Workshops

At the Parkway Center we are proud to offer workshops to provide a variety of information to our members. Below are some examples of workshops we offer at the Center. This page will be updated to reflect when a workshop has been set-up.

Grief Your Way – Sponsored by Heintz Funeral Home
Date: November 6 & 20
Time:
 5:30 PM
Details: Join us every other Tuesday for this grief support group

Heintz Funeral Home
Date: November 1
Time:
 1pM
Details: A representative from Heintz Funeral Home will be here to discuss cremation and burial services.

Medicare Seminar
Date: November 7
Time:
 1:30pM
Details: CDPHP will be here to do a presentation on Medicare! If you have any questions, or are having trouble with your insurance please attend this event for more information!

Small Business Development
Date: November 8
Time:
 1pM
Details: Mohawk Valley Small Business Development will be here to teach you how to turn a hobby into a business.

AARP
Date: November 19
Time:
 1pM
Details: AARP will be here to talk about senior information and all of the new things they have going on.

Standard Insulating 
Date: November 21
Time:
 11aM
Details: Come sit in on this workshop to find out about programs that can help you with insulating your home this winter!

 

 

 

Evidence Based Programs

Aging Mastery Program (AMP)*:
The Aging Mastery Program encourages developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial security, and overall well-being. By participating in this program you will: make and maintain small, but impactful changes in your health behaviors; financial well-being; and enrichment later in life. This program is made possible through funding from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, and the Slocum Dickson Foundation.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)*:
In Collaboration with the Oneida County Office for the Aging, CDSMP is provided to teach participants skills needed in the day-to-day management of any ongoing health condition. The techniques you will learn include: pain management, relaxation, communication skills, medicine management, and more.

Matter of Balance (MOB)*:
Many older adults experience concerns about falling, and end up restricting their activities as a result. Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to help manage falls and increase activity levels. This program is for anyone that is concerned about falling, interested in improving balance, anyone who has fallen in the past, and anyone who restricts their activities due to fear of falling. In this class you will learn: how to view falls as controllable, make changes to reduce fall risks, participate in low level exercises, and more.

*These programs are available at various times and locations throughout the year. For more information on when a program is running please call our Wellness Coordinator Debby Zampardi at (315) 223-3973 ext.115.,