Phoenix College

Phoenix, AZ

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Phoenix College
1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Additional information about senior education here.
Type: 2-year or Community College
Senior Wellness
The Phoenix College Senior Wellness Program is a comprehensive program designed to help individuals remain healthy. The goal of the program is to work toward and maintain an optimal level of fitness through supervised exercise training and education.

There are two specialized senior programs:

Cardiac Rehab (Phase III)
SilverSneakers
Cardiac Rehab (Phase III)

The goal of the program is to work toward and maintain an optimal level of fitness through medically supervised and monitored exercise training and education.

The program includes:

Stretching
Chair exercises
Strength training
Cardiovascular exercise
Supervision by a cardiac nurse
Summer 2008 Group Fitness Schedule
SilverSneakers

The award-winning* SilverSneakers Fitness Program is a proven, results-oriented program that enables older adults, often burdened with chronic conditions, to take charge of their health and maintain an active, independent lifestyle.

SilverSneakers offers an innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that allows older adults to take greater control of their health. SilverSneakers members receive:

A free fitness center membership, access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment and other valuable amenities
Access to any participating fitness center throughout the U.S. while traveling
Customized SilverSneakers classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance
Health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle
A specially trained Senior Advisor at the fitness center to introduce you to SilverSneakers and acquaint you with their site
*The SilverSneakers Fitness Program is a winner of the 2004 HAN Award from the Healthcare and Aging Network of the American Society on Aging.



Program Eligibility

All SilverSneakers member are required to obtain a medical release prior to participating in exercise. Please have your doctor fax your medical release to 602.285.7755, attention Allen Jackson.

If you are interested in enrolling in SilverSneakers at Phoenix College, please bring your insurance card and go to the Phoenix College Fitness Center and ask to speak to an instructor.

SilverSneakers memberships include full access to the Phoenix College Fitness Center, Group Exercises classes and locker rooms. Specialized SilverSneakers classes are offered as well as classes in Gentle Yoga, Body Sculpt, Stretch/Pilates and much more!

If you have Health Net, Secure Horizons, Pacific Care, or AARP/Medicare Supplement Insurance you could be eligible.
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