Aging Mastery Program

The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) is a fun and engaging education and behavior change program for aging well created by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). 

The AMP core curriculum covers 10-11 topics. 
  • Navigating Longer Lives
  • Exercise
  • Sleep
  • Healthy Eating & Hydration
  • Financial Fitness
  • Advanced Planning
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Medication Management
  • Community Engagement
  • Falls Prevention
  • Caregiving (optional)
These classes address topics such as patient/physician communication, memory, home safety, malnutrition, and bucket lists.  Aging Mastery is a comprehensive approach for modest lifestyle changes to empower and cultivate health and longevity

Over the course of the program, participants set goals for positive actions in many aspects of their lives such as exercise, nutrition, finances, advance care planning, community engagement, and healthy relationships.

Program results have shown that older adults in the program participants significantly increased their:

  • Social connectedness
  • Physical activity levels
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Use of advanced planning
  • Participation in evidence-based programs
  • Adoption of several other healthy behaviors

The Aging Mastery Program is offered in a number of counties across Wisconsin, as well as offered virtually. For more information, please contact:

Sara Richie, MS
Outreach Program Manager, Life Span 
sara.richie@wisc.edu

or

Angela Flickinger, MPH, RD, NETA-PT
Outreach Program Manager, Healthy Eating, Active Living 
angela.flickinger@wisc.edu

 

 

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