Programs - Older Adults

  • Cooking Matters

    Cooking Matters hands-on courses empower families with the skills to be self-sufficient in the kitchen. Courses meet for two hours, once a week for six weeks and are team-taught by a culinary professional and nutrition educator. Participants practice fundamental food skills including proper knife techniques, reading ingredient labels, and making healthy meals on a budget.

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    Free

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    Participants receive book of handouts and recipes, bag of groceries at the end of each class and get to sample different recipes prepared during class by participants

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  • Cooking Matters: Exploring Food Together

    Exploring Food Together is a toolkit of simple activities that adults who work with young children (3 to 5 years old) can use, in the classroom or in the home, to help kids learn about new foods and start building the skills to make healthy food choices. Call for more information. Download a free activity/recipe…

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    Free

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    - Exposes children to new or different types of foods with a goal of increased consumption of fruits and vegetables with increased exposure to them in a supportive environment
    - Each class includes reading a book focused on food/nutrition, an activity and sampling healthy foods
    - Goals of the classes are that children will utilize senses to explore different types of food, be willing to try new foods and be aware of basic kitchen and food safety rules.

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  • CrossFit Burkburnett

    https://www.crossfitburkburnett.org/ Or email us at: mark@crossfitburkburnett.org katie@crossfitburkburnett.org

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    Ever since CrossFit began in 2000, it has been a wildfire fitness phenomenon spreading to numerous locations across the globe. With this unique methodology, CrossFit athletes start from humble beginnings to become the machines their bodies were meant to be. Gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing, and body weight exercises are just to name a few aspects of this all-inclusive training program.

    At CrossFit Burkburnett, we asked ourselves what is vitally important to our clients, and we arrived at a method that is efficient and effective. We can help you achieve your goals, whether it's living life comfortably or competing at the highest level. It doesn’t matter if you have never worked out before or ready to take your fitness to it's greatest potential, CrossFit Burkburnett is made for all levels of all ages. It's why we are who we are; building better humans, together.

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  • Diabetes Education Empowerment Program

    This program is for adults with a diagnosis of Type II Diabetes.  This class meets once per week for nine weeks.  Physical activity is included in each class and listed below is a schedule with all of topics covered: The goal of this program are to decrease A1C, increase blood glucose control, and better understand…

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    Free

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    Services are FREE to the public.

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  • Diabetes Self-Management Outpatient Program at United Regional

    United Regional’s Diabetes Self-Management Outpatient Program has been certified by the American Diabetes Association for providing an exceptional program. This program is taught by Certified Diabetes Educators and a Registered Dietitian.  Classes are individualized to YOUR needs and usually can be completed in 3 to 4 sessions. Upon completion of the program, follow up visits…

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  • Diabetes Support Group (for adults) at United Regional

    The Diabetes Support Group is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and their families through education and ongoing support from clinical staff as well as peer-to-peer support from patients and caregivers. The events are FREE and are held quarterly and includes various speakers covering topics, such as: Healthy eating Holiday cooking Foot…

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    Valet parking is available or you may park in the main parking lot. Lunch will be served.

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  • Diabetes Support Group at United Regional

    The Diabetes Support Groups are dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and their families through education and ongoing support from clinical staff as well as peer-to-peer support from patients and caregivers.

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  • Diabetes Survival Skills Class at United Regional

    The Diabetes “Survival Skills” Class provides persons with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes the necessary skills and equipment to help control blood sugars and maintain their health and safety at home.  A two-hour class is provided weekly and is especially helpful for those who may have been recently discharged from the hospital and…

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    Free 2 hour course

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  • Disc Golf-Lake Wichita Park

    Disc Golf is a fun-filled game of skill and challenge that can be played by the whole family. The game is played like golf but instead of using a set of clubs, specialized discs, similar to a Frisbee, are used to drive, chip and putt to the hole, which is actually a chain basket mounted…

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    Free

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  • Disc Golf-Lucy Park

    Disc Golf is a fun-filled game of skill and challenge that can be played by the whole family. The game is played like golf but instead of using a set of clubs, specialized discs, similar to a Frisbee, are used to drive, chip and putt to the hole, which is actually a chain basket mounted…

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    Free

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