Programs - Older Adults

  • 50+ Zone

    The 50+ Zone is an active adult center operated and programmed by the Wichita Falls Parks & Recreation Department for the use and enjoyment of people 50 & over. The Zone is located on the 2nd floor of the W. F. Recreation Center on the corner of 10th & Indiana. Being able to join the…

    Ages:
    Senior & Adult

    Price:
    First time visitors are welcome to tour and use the facility, one time at
    no charge.

    $30 per year membership.

    Services:
    Workout Rooms
    Pool Tables
    Movies on the Big Screen
    BINGO
    Karaoke
    Dancing
    Fitness Classes
    Cards & Dominos
    Texas Hold’em
    Painting
    Stained Glass
    Computer Classes
    Monthly Special Events
    Poker & Bridge
    Table Tennis, and more.

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  • Abilene Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Inc. (ARCADA)

    ARCADA  serves Wichita County with outreach, screenings, assessments and referrals (OSAR) via the Helen Farabee Clinic Pyramid Center. They provide assistance with chemical dependency issues for individuals and their families, especially those who do not have insurance or a way to pay for treatment. OSAR Services are offered free of charge to individual seeking treatment…

    Services:
    Screenings
    Assessment
    Crisis Intervention
    Motivational Counseling
    Referral Services
    Interim Services
    Follow-ups

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  • Active Older Adult Classes at YMCA

    The Wichita Falls YMCA offers six different wellness classes with the active older adult in mind, including SilverSneakers. STRETCH : A relaxing stretch class targeting all major muscle groups. WATER AEROBICS (DOWNTOWN Y INDOOR POOL) : A warm-water class covering the basic principles of exercise, body posture and joint protection. The class will work on…

    Ages:
    Senior

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  • Adult Art Classes & Workshops

    The Art Council offers adult art classes throughout the year, usually in single-session format.  Most classes are multi-level, suitable for beginners through intermediate / advanced.  They partner with a number of local art teachers who each provide a unique perspective on the process of creating art.  Please call or visit the website to see current…

    Ages:
    Adult

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  • Adult Social Dance

    Come an learn a variety of dances to include the waltz, two-step, and jitterbug. Workshops differ from month to month so call or visit the website for more details.

    Ages:
    Senior & Adult

    Price:
    $35/mo

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  • Advocacy Down Syndrome Support Group

    The Advocacy Down Syndrome Support Group meets monthly at The Rehab Center (North Texas Rehabilitation Center). Last Tuesday of Every Month 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The support group does not meet in December.

    Price:
    Free

    Services:
    Down Syndrome Support Group

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  • Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics

    Al-Anon is a fellowship of people who have been affected by the alcohol abuse of a loved one. They meet regularly in small groups to absorb the strength and hope of others who have lived with alcoholism. They learn from the experience of others who have lived in similar situations.  Groups meeting in Texas District…

    Services:
    24/7 Toll Free Meeting Line

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  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline

    This is the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information’s hotline. This federal organization provides free information on drug and alcohol abuse. You can call Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm (EST) (except on government holidays) 1-800-729-6686. Hablamos espanol 1-877-767-8432

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  • Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)

    Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.  There are various groups in the area…

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  • Alzheimer’s Association

    VISION: A World Without Alzheimer’s Disease® MISSION: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The WICHITA FALLS OFFICE offers; family education, professional training, support groups, individual and family care consultations,…

    Services:
    Family Education, Professional Training, Support Groups, Individual and Family Care Consultations, and a Memories in the Making weekly art class.

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