Health and Wellness

Blood Pressure Clinics
These are free of charge and take place on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Foot Care Clinics
These are held on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. Appointments are necessary and should be made a month in advance. There is a fee for this service. Call (269) 329-4555 for fee information or to make an appointment.
 
Hearing Clinics
These are offered at no charge, basic testing, call the PSC for information.

Flu Shot Clinics
These are offered in October/November of each year. Injections are free to persons with Medicare, Part B.

Fitness Classes
You can have fun, make friends and improve your overall health by exercising with others! At Portage Senior Center there are always several classes going on and you can usually sign up at any time. However, some classes fill rapidly and there may be a limit on the number of registrations that can be taken.

A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns About Falls
Many seniors experience fear of falling, which restricts their activities. This program emphasizes practical strategies to reduce this fear and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors and exercise to increase strength and balance.  A Matter of Balance includes eight two-hour sessions for a small group led by a trained facilitator. This program was developed at the Royal Center at Boston University and as been nationally recognized. Classes take place at various locations in the community.