Healthy Aging Association
We are a Non-Profit Organization whose mission is to
help older Americans live longer, healthier, more independent lives by promoting increased physical activity, and sound health, and nutrition practices.
Visit our Online Store to purchase class equipment or to make an online donation designated for our Online Fitness Classes.
Healthy Aging Association provides Older Adult Fitness Classes right here in Stanislaus County. There are 81 weekly Young at Heart Classes in Modesto and neighboring areas. Our Young at Heart Classes are designed to help our community improve function, to help maintain independence, to increase quality of life, and to reduce the risk and number of falls in those over 50 years of age in our community. Click to find out which one of our 30+ Class Locations is closest to you.
Our Programs & Services
Bring Young at Heart to Your County!
Are you an organization outside of Stanislaus County that would like to bring the USDA Evidence Based-Practiced Tested Young at Heart Strength Training - A Fall Prevention Program to your area?
Click here for the SNAP-Ed Toolkit description and details and click here to download the Young at Heart info guide.
Join the following organizations in bringing Young at Heart Strength Training to your community!
The State Department of Aging, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services recognize the Young at Heart Program as an Approved Practice-Tested Intervention. As of 2019-2020, Young at Heart Strength Training - A Fall Prevention Program can now be found in the USDA SNAP-Ed Toolkit.
Our Young at Heart Program was presented at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) World Conference in May 2014. View the entire ACSM poster presentation now.
Young at Heart - A Community Based Fitness Program was presented at the American Society on Aging (ASA), Aging in America conference in May 2015 in Chicago (View the ASA Presentation).
Watch the opening session from the ASA 2015 Conference.