Health & Wellness

Community based programs that promote and offer instruction on having a healthy lifestyle are offered at County Senior Centers and community locations, in partnership with the Butler Family YMCA.

Programs include Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) and Healthy Steps for Older Adults (HSOA) Evidence Based Fall Prevention Workshop.

Healthy Steps for Older Adults Fall Prevention Program  (HSOA)

HSOA is an evidence based fall prevention workshop for individuals 60 and older. The lecture program assists participants in determining their individual fall-risk based on medical, physical and environmental factors. 

Classes are offered at no cost on an annual basis throughout Butler County. 

To find a class near you visit Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s HSOA Page 

SAIL Evidence Based Exercise Program

SAIL classes are specifically designed for individuals 60 years old and older to help improve balance and mobility; reducing the risk of falls and improving the quality of life.

What to Expect:

  • 1 hour of exercise
  • Classes taught by qualified instructors
  • You can sit or stand. Exercises are adapted for all physical levels
  • Registration and participant waiver are required for enrollment
  • No cost!

SAIL Live Class Schedule (Resuming the Week of Monday, September 28) 

  • Butler Senior Center: 10:00 A.M. - 10:45 A.M. on Tuesday and Wednesday 
  • Cranberry Township Municipal Building Gym: 10:00 A.M. - 10:45 A.M. Monday and Friday
  • Slippery Rock Senior Center: 10:00 A.M. - 10:45 A.M. on Tuesday 
  • Westminster Church: 11:00 A.M. - 11:45 A.M. on Tuesday and Thursday 

Advanced registration required for live classes. Contact the Area Agency on Aging at 724-282-3008 48 hours prior to class (for Monday class, reserve by Thursday at noon) 

Virtual Class Schedule

  • Classes posted LIVE on the Area Agency on Aging's Facebook Page @ButlerAging 
  • Monday at 11:00 AM - Chair Class
  • Wednesday at 11:00 AM - Moderate Level (Standing)
  • Friday at 11:00 AM - Lower Level (Chair and Standing) 

Virtual Class Recordings (Linked Below)


Monday, August 3 Chair Class

Wednesday, August 5 Standing Class

Friday, August 7 Mixed (Standing and Chair) Class

Monday, August 10 Chair Class

Wednesday, August 12 Standing Class

Friday, August 14 Mixed (Standing and Chair) Class

Monday, August 17 Chair Class

Wednesday, August 19 Standing Class 

Friday, August 21 Mixed (Standing and Chair) Class

Monday, August 24 Chair Class

Wednesday, August 26 Standing Class

Friday, August 28 Mixed (Standing and Chair) Class

Monday, August 31 Chair Class

Wednesday, September 2 Standing Class 

Friday, September 4 Mixed (Standing and Chair) Class

Wednesday, September 9 Standing Class

Friday, September 11 Mixed (Standing and Chair) Class

Monday, September 14 Chair Class

Wednesday, September 16 Standing Class

Friday, September 18 Mixed (Standing and Chair) class

Monday, September 21 Chair Class