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Workshops & Classes

We offer a variety of workshops and classes to promote health and wellness for seniors of all levels and abilities.

What are BeWell & LivingWell Workshops?

CareWell Services offers a variety of programs and workshops that support your health and wellness including those that address the needs of caregivers, persons with dementia, those dealing with chronic pain and/or chronic health conditions. These programs are tested and researched that help you learn to improve your self-management of chronic conditions such as diabetes.

BeWell Workshops include:
  • Active Choices

    Active Choices is a telephone-support program to encourage regular physical activity. Participants consult with a facilitator to create an individualized plan of action based on their preferred activities. This evidence based, six-month program is designed to help people at all fitness levels live a healthier life.

  • Lunch & Learns

    Lunch & Learns are hour-long programs with a new topic each week. Participants pay $6 for lunch and enjoy an educational presentation by a local expert. These sessions are currently being held on Fridays from 11:30am to 12:30pm.

  • MoveWell Classes

    Cycle through several different exercises using weights and bands, standing and sitting. This versatile class ends with a calming cool down.

  • Strong Bones Classes

    During strong bones, participants practice repetitive movements with weights, standing and sitting. This class is designed to strengthen bodies for better fitness.

  • WERQ Fitness Classes

    WERQ is a wildly addictive and fiercely fun cardio dance fitness program. This 30-minute class is full of fresh choreography set to pop and hip-hop tunes. All fitness levels are welcome!

LivingWell Workshops include:
  • Aging Mastery

    The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) is a fun and engaging education and behavior change incentive program for aging well.

  • Companion Pets

    The Companion Pet program provides adorable robotic cats and dogs to those who are unable to care for an animal, but desire the comforting interaction of a furry friend.

  • Diabetes Personal Action Toward Health (PATH)

    A class for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Helps individuals learn to create meal plans, monitor and balance blood sugar, & prevent diabetic complications.

  • OBIE

    Cognitively stimulating and socially engaging video games projected onto a tabletop for interactive play.

  • Online Interactive Programs

    Evidence-Based Programs offered online in partnership with other Michigan Area Agencies on Aging. Click title to download the list.

Get Started

To take part in a Lunch & Learn, participants must register by calling (269) 966-2450 by 3pm the Wednesday prior. 

MoveWell and Strong Bones classes do not require prior registration. Walk-ins welcome.

WERQ classes ask that participants call (269) 966-2450 to register.

Notice of Public Hearing

CareWell Services is seeking input from the public about the needs of an available services for seniors in Barry and Calhoun counties. Attend a public hearing or submit your feedback via letter or email.

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