Health Fair for seniors to feature fitness testing, more

5/3/2012


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Wellness Center will present its Senior Connection Health Fair for seniors on June 12 from 8-11 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. This health fair is open to current Wellness Center members as well as the community. 

With the theme of “Connecting Seniors to Exercise, Health and Wellness,” the event will feature senior fitness testing (reservations required – call 423-431-5386), health screenings, education information, vendors and group exercise classes (Zumba Gold – 9-9:15 a.m., senior belly dancing – 9:15-9:30 a.m., and line dancing –5-5:30 p.m.). Door prizes will be given away.

The Health Fair will help The Wellness Center kick off its new Senior Connection Program. Senior Connection is a supervised exercise program focused on improving function, overall strength and cardiovascular health of individuals who are 60 and older. This program serves as a starting point for individuals who have never exercised before or who are not sure how to begin an exercise routine or need to jump-start their current exercise routine. 

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