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Move Today - 12 Week Session starting June 16th
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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Public access to the Hunterdon County Senior Center is temporarily suspended through May 4, 2020, at which point the situation will be re-evaluated. All Senior activities, including congregate meals, are suspended.

Seniors with questions may contact the Senior program by calling (908) 788-1361 during regular business hours or via email at aging@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

NOTE: The Meals on Wheels program will continue with a meal drop off program designed to eliminate personal interaction between participants and volunteers.

 

Follow the County's Coronavirus COVID-19 webpage for current information.

 

 

SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS PROGRAMS

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Senior Centers Full Calendar of Events

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FOR THE CURRENT MONTH

ABOUT OUR FITNESS PROGRAM:

We offer a variety of Fee Based fitness classes including: Low Impact Aerobics; Pilates; Tai Chi; Qi Gong; Yoga; Chair Yoga; Healthy Bones; Zumba Gold and Meditation. Free Classes include Gentle Exercise; Men’s Fitness and (NEW!) Women's Fitness; Move Today & Move Tomorrow: Line & Tap Dance and Tai Chi for Health. Recreational Activity offerings include Bocce and Senior Walking Club. Fitness Activities include: Physical Therapy /Health Presentations and Special Dance Programs. Health Related Events include: Health Ease Educational Seminars; our Annual Brain Fitness Course Series and much more.

All participants in every fitness and recreation activity must sign a waiver. It is always wise to get permission from your physician before participating in any regular fitness program.

There is a nominal fee of $4.00 per class. for Low Impact Aerobics, Tai Chi, Qi Cong, Yoga, Meditation, Chair Yoga, Zumba, Jazz & Jive Dance and Pilate classes.

Donations at all Senior Health Services activities are appreciated.

Please - Invite your friends to join you.

You can purchase Punch Cards for our classes. A four class card is $16.00, an eight class cards is $32.00 and a twelve class card is $48.00.  All fitness punch cards can be used for more than one class.

You may also call 908-284-6128 to obtain more specific information.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Required Registration and Medical Forms

Exercise Punch Cards

General Policy Regarding Course Cancellations & Weather Closures

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Fair - April 2, 2020, 3pm to 7pm
Hunterdon County Route 12 Complex, 314 State Route 12, Building #1, Flemington, NJ 08822

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS LECTURES: Spring/Summer Series

All lectures at the Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington beginning at 11:30 am. To register, call Eleanor at 908-824-6128 - NO CHARGE! - DOWNLOAD 2020 MARCH-OCTOBER HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERIES FLYER

Monday, March 16, 2020: Hypertension: Diet, Prevention, and Lifestyle Behaviors

Monday, March 23, 2020: Aromathera-Tea: History of Herbal Tea For Medicinal Purposes

Monday, April 20, 2020: Aging Myths and Facts

Monday, May 18, 2020: Arthritis of the Hand and Elbow

Monday, June 8, 2020: Getting back in shape after Knee Surgery

Monday, July 13, 2020: Tinnitus: a journey to better hearing

Modnay, August 03, 2020: Heads up! A Pedestrian Safety Program- An Interactive fun program

Monday, September 28, 2020: How your Posture and Core Muscles can affect your Balance

Monday, October 26, 2020: 10 Warning signs of Alzheimer’s

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ONGOING FITNESS CLASSES

INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE CLASSES LISTED BELOW? Please call Eleanor at (908) 284-6128 for additional information and to register.

OTHER YOGA CLASSES (Fee Based)
These classes are very popular and fill quickly.  

  • Mondays, 9:30 (level 1) & 11:00am (all levels)- Delaware Township Municipal Bldg.
  • Tuesday, 11am - Clinton Community Center, Clinton. (Frank Fayne)
  • Wednesdays, 11:30am - Senior Center, Flemington (Frank Fayne)
  • Thursdays, 9:30am & 10:45am - Raritan Township Police Building, Flemington (Kim Karsh)
  • Thursdays, 9:30am- Frenchtown Presbyterian Church, Frenchtown (Frank Fayne)

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PILATES with Dennis (Fee Based)
Tuesdays at 9am, Senior Center, Flemington

PILATES with CHRISTI NEW! (Fee Based)
Thursdays at 11:30am, Public Health Nursing, Building #2 – Lower Level, Flemington

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"TWO TIMERS" HEALTY BONES - Must be a Graduate of Beginner Class - this class is in addition to your regularly scheduled weekly class.

Medical Clearance and county waiver required: Obtain forms at the Hunterdon County Senior Center in Flemington - call (908) 284-6128 to have form mailed to you and to sign up for classes. Only 15 people per class accepted. Suggested donation is $25.00 which covers the cost of weights and manual

BEGINNER HEALTHY BONES – Mondays at 9:30am Flemington Senior Center
Next Beginner Class starts September, 2020 (Waiting List Only)
(12 week session) Beginners then move on to an ongoing class.
Manual and weights included.  Suggested Donation of $25.00 is appreciated

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GETTING STRONGER (Free Program)
An extension of the “Healthy Bones” Concept enhanced by additional repetitions and movements.  It emphasizes Balance and is more strenuous.  Bands as well as weights are used in the class. Beginner Healthy Bones is a pre-requisite for joining this class, as is the progress made in the prior program. 
Wednesdays – 9:30 am     Frenchtown Presbyterian Church, Frenchtown   

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Senior Walking Club (Nominal fee)
Every Wednesday 9:30am to 10:30am.  Visit different parks in the county (education and recreation walks).

BOCCE (Free Program)
No experience necessary, beginners are welcome!
Held Every Monday and Tuesday.  
Summer Hours - 9:00AM
Runs April through October 31st
Spring & Fall hours at 10:00am
Court is located at the end of Building #3 of the Route 31 County Complex, on Gaunt Place, Flemington.  To register, please call Eleanor at 908-284-6128. Ongoing program.

  • MONDAYS TAP 1:
    11:00am
    12 noon - Beginner Tap and Choreography
  • WEDNESDAYS TAP 2:
    1:00pm

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January to August
Intermediate starts at 12:15 PM
Advanced Class starts at 1:00 PM

September through December
Beginner class starts at 12:15 PM
Intermediate Class starts at 1:00 PM

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BRAIN FITNESS SERIES (Free Program) TO BE ANNOUNCED:
Five courses (10 Weeks each) Illuminate, Mind your Mind, Brain Aerobics, Strengthen your Mind, Whole Brain Workout – call for details – Classes fill up quickly.

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  • Clinton Community Center: Mondays at 9:00 am (September through June)
  • Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Pittstown Mondays at 9:00am (July and August)
  • County Senior Center: Wednesdays at 9:00 am

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  • Beginner Tai Chi for Health - Mondays at 2:00 pm
  • Intermediate Class - Mondays at 3:00 pm and Thursdays at 9:00 am

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  • Thursdays at 10:15pm – Public Health Nursing (Lower Level) - Building #2, Flemington

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  • Wednesdays, 11:15am: Community Center, Clinton (September - June)
    • Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Race Street, Pittstown (June-August)
  • Thursdays, 10:15am: County Senior Center, Flemington

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  • Thursdays at 11:30 am

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MOVE TODAY (Free Program)
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12 week class held on Tuesdays, 11am to 12noon
Starting June 16l, 2020
1 hour each Held at the Hunterdon County Senior Center Auditorium. 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington.
No charge - Call for more information
Emphasis on balance, posture, and strength training
“Evidenced Based Program” Class is geared to help participants increase strength, flexibility, balance, and posture. Also helps to relieve tension & stress, reduce the risk of falls and injury, and fights osteoporosis.  

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MOVE TOMORROW (Free Program)
As an extension of the Move Today series.  Move Tomorrow continues emphasis on balance, posture and strength and flexibility with some new twists!
Every Tuesday at 11:00am Senior Center Room 5A (pre-requisite:  Move Today) ongoing class. Runs year round except for August.
SECOND CLASS STARTING NOW: Every Thursday at 2pm – St. Paul’s Church – Gauntt Place across the street from the senior center

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MATTER OF BALANCE (Free Program)
“Evidenced Based Program” with proven outcomes. Combination of education and exercise designed to help people improve balance and overcome fears and concerns about falls and increase physical activity.  Educational materials provided. 8 weeks – 2 hours each (open to all residents of Hunterdon County – 60+and older)
Fridays, Septmeber13th - November 22nd
1pm to 3pm
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LOW IMPACT AEROBICS (Fee Based)

  • Mondays, 11:30am - Frenchtown Presbyterian Church
  • Tuesdays, 9:30am – County Senior Center, Flemington
  • Fridays, 11:00am – County Senior Center, Flemington  (No Classes June, July and August on Fridays)

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GENTLE EXERCISE CLASSES Flexibility – Range of Motion (Free Program)
Come when you can. New people are always welcome.

  • Mondays, 10:00am - Herman Kapp Senior Residence, Flemington
  • Tuesdays, 10:30am - Senior Center Auditorium, Flemington
  • Wednesdays, 2:00pm - Three Bridges Reformed Church, Three Bridges
  • Thursdays, 10:00am - Senior Center Room 4, Flemington
  • Thursdays 11am - Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem No Classes July and August

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MEN'S FITNESS CLASSES Instructor: Nick DeTura - CPT,SFS,GFS (Free Program)

Open to new members at this time.

  • Tuesdays 2:15pm – and Thursdays, 3:15pm - Senior Center, Flemington

NEW!! WOMEN'S FITNESS CLASSES Instructor: Nick DeTura - CPT,SFS,GFS (Free Program)

This class is designed for every fitness level.  Improves muscle tone, flexibility, balance, bone density and strength.  WAIT LIST ONLY

  • Wednesdays, 10:15am - Senior Center Auditorium, Flemington

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HEALTH-EASE EDUCATION LECTURES (Free Program)
“Evidenced Based” educational program with proven outcomes developed by University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. 

Classes address lifestyle related health issues and chronic conditions.  Audits 60 and older.  Locations at senior clubs. Check with your local club President to register. Topics include:  Brain Health, Osteoporosis, Physical Activity, Medications, Nutrition, Falls Prevention, Memory, Heart Health, Women’s Health.  Call (908) 284-6128

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TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH (Free Program)
“Evidenced Based Program” with proven outcomes.  Six workshops to change your life!  For those living with chronic conditions, learn how to:  Manage symptoms, Develop healthy eating & exercise habits, Communicate effectively with your healthcare provider, Manage fear, anger and frustration, Make daily tasks easier, Feel better and enjoy life to the fullest.   SIGN UP NOW! Open to ALL senior residents of Hunterdon County

  • Begins September 2019 – Building #2 – Public Health Nursing, Flemington
    10am - 12:30pm

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED / INSTRUCTORS FOR EVIDENCED BASED CLASSES:

  • Matter of Balance
  • Take Control of your Health
  • Move Today
  • Healthy Bones
  • Move Tomorrow

Free Training will be provided, Dates to be announced. .  For more information call Eleanor at 908-284-6128 or email elangeveld@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

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GENERAL POLICY FOR FITNESS CLASSES REGARDING CLOSURES AND/OR CANCELLATIONS

If the School District where your class is held closes for inclement weather; classes will be cancelled.  If there is a school delayed opening of 90 minutes and the class is in the morning; the class will be cancelled.

Afternoon classes may still be held depending on the severity of the storm. If you are unsure take the initiative of calling the instructor yourself.  Make sure you have the instructor’s phone number and they have yours.

Depending on the time of the class; Instructors will notify everyone by email or phone.  We strongly encourage everyone to get on your class email list and to check with your instructor if you are currently on their updated list and please remember to check your email.  You should also have your instructor’s home or cell phone if there is any uncertainly.

Some instructors may decide to call you; that is an individual decision.

Stations to tune in to for school closings early day of class

  • News 12 New JerseyChannel 62 on Comcast Cable
  • HCTV Channel 27 (Hunterdon Central TV)
  • Channel 69 (WFMZ-TV)
  • WCTC 14.50 AM
  • WCVH 90.5 FM (Hunterdon Central Radio)

If you have any questions; please email or call Eleanor Langeveld, Hunterdon County Senior Health & Fitness Coordinator:

Work Main Office: (908) 788-1359
Work Direct Line: (908) 284-6128
Cell: (908) 763-1820
Email:  elangeveld@co.hunterdon.nj.us

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