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FREE Healthy Living Programs

Offered By Our Centers For Active Aging


Below are currently three different healthy living programs offered by our Centers for Active Aging, located in Benson, Selma and Clayton. They are offered for FREE to the public as Community & Senior Services are advocates of such programs that promote the well being of the seniors in and around our community of Johnston County, North Carolina. Please feel free to call either of our centers to see when the next classes you are interested in are offered so you that you sign up.

Benson Center for Active Aging: 919-894-2370

Clayton Center for Active Aging: 919-553-4350

Harrison Center (in Selma) for Active Aging: 919-965-2627

or call our office at: 919-934-6066 and ask for our Community Services Director.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis


The Tai Chi for Health programs (TCH) were recommended by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), Arthritis Foundations and many organizations around the world. Many people have benefited from these programs. Learn More HERE.


Millions around the world have gained health benefits from the TCA programs. Scientific studies have shown that the TCA program relieves pain, improves quality of life, and helps people feel better overall. It has also been shown to help prevent falls.


Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP)

Take control to effect and/or improve your well-being when suffering from arthritis


Low-impact physical activity program proven to reduce pain and decrease stiffness. The sessions include gentle range-of-motion exercises that are suitable for every fitness level and ability. Led by a trained program leader, these enjoyable and motivational classes may be taken either standing or sitting in a chair.

Potential Benefits:

  • Overall sense of well-being

  • Better quality of life

  • Reduction of pain/inflammation

  • Increased social interaction

  • Improved joint function

  • Increased muscular strength

  • Fun, safe and effective way to promote better health

Call 919-934-6066 to Sign up or Inquire of Current Program Offerings.

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