Health & Wellness

FSPY to Host 2nd Annual Senior Health & Wellness Day

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA will host its 2nd Annual Senior Health & Wellness Day on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The purpose of this event is to pull resources and businesses in our community together to showcase their services that also benefit the needs of our Seniors in our Community. 

The Y offers both fitness opportunities and educational resources that could benefit seniors throughout the various stages of their lives. Flu Shots and Pneumococcal vaccinations will be offered. (Don’t forget to bring a Medicare Card.)

Lectures and workshops that will be offered include: Tai-Chi for Balance and Control,  Enhance Fitness 1 & 2, Overlook Hospital: The New Vitality and Scent and Sound Gong Meditations. This event will be open to all in the community for a $5.00 fee.  A Continental breakfast and a healthy lunch will be provided to Seniors.

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Participating Businesses include: The Chelsea, BrightStar Care, Quickchek, Overlook Hospital—The New Vitality, Visiting Physicians, Alzheimer’s Association, Scent and Sound, Therapeutic Message Training School, North East Spine & Wellness Center, LLC., Williams Lift Company, Keep Safe Med-Alert, Zounds and more.

Participating Sponsors are: Stop & Shop, ShopRite on Rt. 22, Costco Wholesale, Mara’s Café & Bakery.

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