Coral Springs Senior Center

Unless stated otherwise, all programs are first-come, first-serve.

Exercise Classes

  • Beginner Stretch and Flexibility Class Tuesday @ 4:00 P.M.
    This class is safe, heart-healthy, and soft for your joints. You will enjoy sitting and standing exercises that are designed to increase your balance, flexibility, and range of motion, with the support of chairs that will be at your disposal.

 

  • Silver Sneakers Tai Chi Monday & Wednesday @ 10:00 A.M.
    Tai chi is one of the more popular methods of movement for seniors. For this reason, both active seniors and those new to fitness can benefit from the low impact moves taught in this gentle form of exercise. Increases body awareness. 

 

  • Silver Sneakers Chair Yoga Tuesday & Thursday @ 9:00 A.M.
    Staying seated means that even those who are not as flexible can safely do these exercises. Yoga is an excellent way for older adults to loosen and stretch painful muscles, reduce stress, and improve circulation. 

Evidenced-Based Health Programs

  • Diabetes Self-Management Program
    This is held 2½ hours once a week for six weeks. This workshop is for people with Type 2 diabetes. RSVP 954-362-5456

 

  • IQUIT Tobacco Cessation
    This program offers education on the health effects related to tobacco use & the benefits of quitting. RSVP 954-362-5456

 

  • Matter of Balance
    This program is specifically designed for older adults to increase their physical activity level and to help reduce their fear of falling. RSVP 954-362-5456 

 

  • Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program
    Take and record their blood pressure at least two times per month, attend two consultations a month with a Healthy Heart Ambassador and Attend monthly nutrition education seminars. RSVP 954-362-5456

Support Groups

  • Overeaters Anonymous Tuesdays @ 10 A.M.
    A twelve-step program for people with problems relating to food. Food-related issues may include compulsive overeating, binging disorders, bulimia, and anorexia. Anyone with a problematic relationship with food is welcomed.

 

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Thursday @ 10 A.M.
    Anyone with a problem with alcohol is welcomed to attend.

 

  • Al-Anon Meetings Monday @ 11:30 A.M. Al-Anon is a support program for people whose lives have been affected by loved ones who have issues with alcohol.

 

  • Grief Support Group 1st & 3rd Thursday @ 2:00 P.M.
    A grief support group offers a different quality of support and connection that stems from being with people who have also recently experienced a loss. Grief support groups provide emotional support, validation, and education about grief.

 

  • Spiritual Wellness Group 3rd Tuesday @ 2P.M.

    The goal of the spiritual wellness group is to help people find peace, harmony, happiness, and joy. The Spiritual group will inspire clients to focus on their own emotions and inner voice to fulfill their personal needs. The group will offer spiritual activities that help people define their meaning & purpose in life.

     

  • Parkinson’s Support group 4th Tuesday @ 2:00 P.M.We strongly encourage people with Parkinson’s Disease, family members, friends, care partners, and everyone in the PD community to attend our support group. Support groups provide an opportunity for people to meet regularly for mutual support and to exchange coping skills with one another in matters relating to Parkinson’s Disease. We hope to offer Music therapy, which utilizes rhythm, movement, voice, and creativity; and hopefully, improve Parkinson’s symptoms. This is very popular for people with PD.

  • Alzheimer’s Support Group

    This group is for anyone affected by Alzheimer’s or other diseases like dementia. Individuals living with Alzheimer’s, caregivers, family members, and friends can ask questions, get advice and find support. (Coming Soon)

Social Activities

  • Social Cookies & Games Social Hour 1st & 3rd Friday @ 2 P.M.
    Socializing can be a powerful way to inject more fun into your life. That is particularly true if you get to reminisce about old times or talk about the other things that interest you. In fact, a good conversation may elevate your mood and outlook more than anything else on this list, especially if you keep things upbeat.
  • Meditation Thursday @ 11:30 A.M.
    Meditation is a mind and body practice with a long history of use. Meditation is known for increasing calmness and physical relaxation, improving psychological balance, coping with illness, and enhancing overall health and well-being. Mind and body practices focus on the interactions among the brain, mind, body, and behavior. We Use quartz crystal Tibetan singing bowls to enhance meditation, intuition, relaxation, and bodywork.
  • Brain Fitness Class 1st Friday @ 10:00 A.M.
    A free program for individuals concerned about memory loss. A healthy body and a healthy brain are essential to living a satisfying and independent life. The brain needs regular activities that are both varied and stimulating to stay fit. This is where our classes can help: by providing variety and challenge to seniors.
  • Art Class 2nd & 4th Friday at 1:30 P.M.
    Art classes for seniors can improve cognitive and sensory-motor functions. It can also foster self-esteem and enhance social skills. Art projects for the elderly can provide the meaning or purpose they may be missing in their lives now that they are not working or caring for a family. 
  • The “Write” Place For You the 4th Friday each month at 10:30 A.M.
    A free, exciting, interactive, one-hour workshop for seniors. Participants will write on a topic suggested by the facilitator or a topic of their own choosing. Next, they will share their writing with the group. This is a fun way to meet new friends and enjoy the process of writing in a relaxing environment. (Rita)
  • Story telling with Adele 2nd Fri at 10:00 am
    Storytelling for Seniors is facilitated in a safe and fun session where we celebrate life’s journey through the sharing of stories. In her work as a storytelling consultant and coach Adele says that older people underestimate the power of their story. Yet when people are willing to tell and listen to stories from the past it allows us to create meaning and a sense of purpose for where we are now at in life.

Community-Based Programs

  • AARP Safe Driving Class (Day & Time Call 954-362-5456)
    The AARP Smart Driver course is recognized as an approved accident prevention course for drivers age 55 and older by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Insured drivers age 55 and older may be eligible for an appropriate reduction in automobile insurance premium charges for three years after completing this course. Please check with your insurance company or agent for any additional requirements for eligibility.

 

  • FREE SCREENINGS/PHONES (Appointment Only 954-362-5456)
  • Free Covid Vaccination
  • Free Balance & fall Risk Assessments.
  • Free Memory Screening:
  • Free Hearing & Vision Screening:
  • Free Amplified Phones:
  • Free CapTel Phones:
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