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Active Generations’ Mission Statement:

To promote positive aging for adults and to enhance the quality of life for all through programs, services and education.

Active Generations is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive aging for adults. We provide social, physical, educational and outreach programs that enhance our members’ lives and our communities. Our state-of-the-art fitness center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, features the latest equipment and exercise programs to promote life-long health. Over 1,000 Active Generations members volunteer in a variety of ways to assist people throughout our communities. Joining Active Generations is the proactive way to getting the most out of life.

Active Generations offers:

  • A state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Clubs and activities
  • Nutrition program and daily meals
  • Educational opportunities
  • Computer classes
  • Employment resource center
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Regular events and gatherings
  • Social opportunities
  • Trips and travel
  • Fun

Call 605-336-6722 or click here to join or for more information on becoming an Active Generations member.

Inclement Weather Policy:

If the Sioux Falls Public Schools are closed due to weather, Active Generations will also be closed.

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Speakers Bureau

Our staff is knowledgeable about the field of aging and is eager to assist you with your programming needs. Our Speaker’s Bureau can be used for club groups, churches, service clubs, educational lectures or any other needs you might have.

Below is a list of topics and speakers. Call us today if we can be of assistance with a program for you this year. We are also willing to have groups meet in our facility if the time can be accommodated. We’re in the business of Positively Aging!

“Your United Way Dollars At Work In The Sioux Falls Community… Learn About Active Generations”
Gerald Beninga, C.E.O. (333-3316)

“How To Stay Active For A Lifetime”
“The Psychology of Positive Aging”
“It’s Not Just Bingo Anymore”
“Fitness After Fifty”
“Seniors and Technology… The Computer Technology Center”

Nancy Wehrkamp, Director of Programming (333-3300) or Jenny Centra, Activities & Volunteer Director(333-3306)     Presenters may also be volunteer instructors.

“Healthy Nutrition for Aging Well”
“Healthy Meals for the Homebound … A look into the Meals On Wheels Program and how you can get involved.”

Rebecca Behnke, Nutrition Director (333-3304)

“What is Adult Day Care and Who Needs It?”
“Taking Care of the Caregiver”
“Communication and Challenging Behaviors… How to Cope”
“Weaving Through the Care Continuum.. Knowing the Options”

Molly Keegan, Director of Adult Day Services (333-3310)

“Navigating through Medicare”
“Long Term Care Insurance”
“Medicare Part D: Prescription Drug Coverage”
“Medicare Preventive Care Benefits”

Karen Healy, SHIINE Director (333-3314)

“Workers On Wheels Works!”
Workers-On-Wheels Director (333-3317)

“Returning to Work after Retirement”
BRIDGES Director (333-3318)