Rumford marks National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Ladies consider portion Wednesday afternoon in the 29th annual Nationwide Senior Overall health & Conditioning Working day at the Hosmer Complicated in Rumford. The working day is the nation’s most significant more mature grownup wellbeing and wellness function with a lot more than 100,000 predicted to take part. Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls Occasions

RUMFORD — A dozen women of all ages Wednesday participated in the 29th once-a-year Nationwide Senior Health and fitness & Health and fitness Day, the nation’s major more mature adult wellbeing and wellness occasion.

The gals did a a person-mile walk at the Hosmer Complicated, becoming a member of extra than 100,000 expected to participate at 1,000-furthermore destinations throughout the region, according to the Nationwide Senior Health & Health and fitness Working day web site.

Mitzi Sequoia of Rumford explained she tried for two years to keep the party but was prohibited by the pandemic.

It was sponsored by the River Valley Nutritious Communities Coalition and Maine West, a partnership of regional and regional organizations operating throughout the financial, education, overall health and conservation sectors to posture rural western Maine communities as feasible and eye-catching destinations to stay, do the job, do enterprise and raise households.

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

Water, snacks and sunscreen will be furnished walkers are invited to carry a hat and drinking water bottle and dress in at ease shoes.

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

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