Successful Aging

This program has been designed specifically for individuals who are 65 years of age and older. The program helps individuals reduce stress, enhance quality of life and reduce negative thinking.

Overview

Mind Body Program for Successful Aging

Would you like to understand the link between stress and aging? Would you like to become a more active participant in maximizing your health? Would you like to be more vitally engaged in life?

The Mind Body Program for Successful Aging is a nine-week group for individuals who are age 65 and older. Learn the tools you need to age with wisdom, health, humor and gratitude.

All program participants will learn the following:
• Learn and practice the Relaxation Response, the opposite state of the fight or flight response, which reduces stress
• Understand the relationship between stress and hypertension, insomnia, headache/chronic pain and cognitive decline
• Change your mind to change your mood (cognitive restructuring and positive thinking)
• The top ten tips for aging well


Leadership
Ann Webster, PhD is the Director of the Mind Body Program for Successful Aging.

Registration
Most health insurance companies cover the cost of the program, however there is $35 material fee. For more information or to register, please contact Sue Clough at 617-643-6054 or email her at sclough@partners.org.

Download the Successful Aging program factsheet (PDF)

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