OUR PROGRAMS

FREE Class for People with Diabetes

Take charge of your life by learning how to control your diabetes

In these classes you will learn how to live a healthier life with diabetes:

  • Find out how diabetes affects your body
  • Make sense of your blood sugar numbers
  • Meet others who have diabetes
  • Have fun learning in a small group through games, activities and support conversations
  • Learn about diabetes through classes located in the community near your neighborhood

When:July 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Time: 9am-11am
Cost: FREE
Where: Oaklawn Center on Aging / Schmieding Home Caregiver Training
101 McGowan Court
Hot Springs, AR 71913

To Register Call: 501.623.0020

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The Oaklawn Center on Aging (OCOA)

Providing information and education, the Oaklawn Center on Aging can be an integral part of a person’s successful journey through the aging years.

Explore the various programs we offer below or call our office at (501) 623-0020.

“Aging is out of your control. How you handle it, though, is in your hands.”

Diane Von Furstenberg

Free Community Events

We’d love for you to join us! The Oaklawn Center On Aging hosts free group classes for everything from fitness and fall prevention to nutrition and caregiver support.

To register for an event call (501) 623-0020.

Nutrition Classes

Community Classes

Class Category Meets On
Beginner Tai Chi Fitness Tuesdays 10-11am at the Hot Springs Senior Center
Beginner Tai Chi Fitness Wednesdays 10-11 am at the McAuley Senior Center
Intermediate Tai Chi Fitness Tuesdays 2-3pm at the Coronado Fitness Center
Intermediate Tai Chi Fitness Thursdays from 10-11 am at the Hot Springs Senior Center
Advanced Tai Chi Fitness Wednesdays 9-10 am at the McAuley Senior Center
Caregiver Support Group Support Every 4th Thursday of the Month at the Good Samaritan Cedar Lodge
Lewy Body Support Group Support Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month at The Caring Place
Healthy Cooking Nutrition Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month at the Union Missionary Baptist Church
Aging Gracefully Education Every 2nd Wednesday of the Month at the Good Samaritan Society Chapel
Ageless Grace Fitness Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. at Kirk of the Pines
Silver Sneakers/Boom Muscle Fitness Wednesdays at Noon at the Coronado Fitness Center

About The Oaklawn Center on Aging

Kathy Packard (Director of Education) discusses the mission and goals of the Oaklawn Center on Aging

Video Library

Tai Chi: Leisurely Tie Coat

Tai Chi: Open & Close

Tai Chi Introduction

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The Oaklawn Library on Aging

The Oaklawn Center on Aging is proud to announce the creation of its new FREE online library.

OCOA has gathered free resources from leading experts from organizations including:

National Institute on Aging
Food and Drug Administration
Centers for Disease Control
Family Caregivers Alliance
American Bar Association