Jikimee Senior Leadership Program cultivates community mental health leaders among monolingual Korean seniors. Jikimee sessions provide a culturally and linguistically responsive environment to explore issues important to the Korean community.
Our Jikimee leaders attend public meetings and join legislative visits to voice community needs, volunteer at cultural, community and wellness events, and support our programs.
A Matter of Balanceis an award-winning, evidence-based program designed to reduce the fear of falling and improve activity levels among community-dwelling older adults. KCCEB partners with Alameda County senior centers to offer this eight-week program is run in small groups and includes group discussions, problem-solving, sharing practical solutions and exercises to reduce the risk of falling.
On hold during COVID-19.
Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance®
Moving For Better Balance is a 12-week evidence-based fall prevention program based on the Simplified 24-form Tai Ji Quan. This course combines traditional Chinese Taiji movements and modern science to help seniors improve their balance, muscle strength, flexibility and mobility, and internal organ functioning to enhance overall health.
KCCEB partners with Alameda County senior serving organizations to offer the classes in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin and with translation in other languages.
Offered online or outdoors following social distancing guidelines during COVID-19.