April 17, 2024


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Rumford marks National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Girls consider part Wednesday afternoon in the 29th once-a-year Countrywide Senior Health and fitness & Physical fitness Day at the Hosmer Intricate in Rumford. The working day is the nation’s greatest older grownup wellbeing and wellness party with much more than 100,000 predicted to take part. Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls Periods

RUMFORD — A dozen females Wednesday participated in the 29th yearly National Senior Health and fitness & Health and fitness Working day, the nation’s major more mature grownup wellness and wellness celebration.

The women did a just one-mile wander at the Hosmer Sophisticated, signing up for additional than 100,000 expected to take part at 1,000-additionally locations across the region, in accordance to the National Senior Wellness & Health Day site.

Mitzi Sequoia of Rumford explained she experimented with for two decades to keep the occasion but was prohibited by the pandemic.

It was sponsored by the River Valley Wholesome Communities Coalition and Maine West, a partnership of local and regional corporations functioning throughout the economic, schooling, well being and conservation sectors to position rural western Maine communities as feasible and beautiful spots to live, perform, do business and elevate people.

Sequoia mentioned Wednesday’s walk was the kickoff for this year’s Wellness Walks for all those 50 and more mature at the Hosmer Discipline observe. The two six-week periods are Wednesdays at 5 p.m. June 1 to July 6 and Sept. 7 to Oct. 12.

Drinking water, snacks and sunscreen will be presented walkers are invited to deliver a hat and water bottle and dress in cozy shoes.

For far more information and facts and to register, get hold of leaders Kim Sequoia and Mitzi Sequoia at 364-7400, or the River Valley Nutritious Communities Coalition at 364-7408.

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