Rumford marks National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Diana J. Smith

Ladies consider component Wednesday afternoon in the 29th yearly Countrywide Senior Health and fitness & Health Working day at the Hosmer Complicated in Rumford. The working day is the nation’s most significant more mature adult health and wellness event with additional than 100,000 expected to take part. Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls Periods

RUMFORD — A dozen gals Wednesday participated in the 29th once-a-year National Senior Health & Health Day, the nation’s greatest more mature grownup health and wellness party.

The women of all ages did a a person-mile wander at the Hosmer Complicated, signing up for additional than 100,000 anticipated to take part at 1,000-moreover places across the country, in accordance to the Countrywide Senior Wellness & Fitness Day internet site.

Mitzi Sequoia of Rumford mentioned she attempted for two several years to keep the party but was prohibited by the pandemic.

It was sponsored by the River Valley Wholesome Communities Coalition and Maine West, a partnership of neighborhood and regional corporations operating throughout the economic, education and learning, wellbeing and conservation sectors to placement rural western Maine communities as feasible and attractive places to are living, function, do small business and increase families.

Sequoia stated Wednesday’s walk was the kickoff for this year’s Wellness Walks for all those 50 and older at the Hosmer Discipline keep track of. The two 6-week sessions are Wednesdays at 5 p.m. June 1 to July 6 and Sept. 7 to Oct. 12.

H2o, snacks and sunscreen will be offered walkers are invited to deliver a hat and h2o bottle and use cozy shoes.

For a lot more facts and to sign up, contact leaders Kim Sequoia and Mitzi Sequoia at 364-7400, or the River Valley Nutritious Communities Coalition at 364-7408.

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