SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Senior Center currently is accepting participants for the Project Healthy Bones classes, which are beginning in September. Offered free of charge to members of the Senior Center, up to 15 students may enroll in each of these important sessions.
Project Healthy Bones (PHB) is a 24 week weight bearing exercise and educational program for adults with or at risk for osteoporosis. PHB exercises the body's larger muscle groups to improve strength, balance, and flexibility.
Two levels of classes are being offered. The beginners class starts on September 26 and will be held each Monday at 12:30-1:30 p.m and the experienced class will follow at 1:45.
Participants should wear loose fitting clothes and solid footwear (please, no clogs, crocs, sandals, or open toed shoes). Each class member should bring a water bottle as well. It is strongly recommended that participants attend all 24 sessions to obtain the maximum benefit of the program. Sponsored by the Offray Arthritis Center of Morristown Medical Center and the New Jersey Department of Human Services, these classes will help seniors to stay strong and healthy.
The South Plainfield Senior Center is located at 90 Maple Avenue. For more information on the PHB classes or other programs being offered at the Senior Center, call 908-754-1047.