Rumford marks National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Girls consider component Wednesday afternoon in the 29th yearly National Senior Wellbeing & Health Day at the Hosmer Complex in Rumford. The day is the nation’s greatest older grownup health and wellness celebration with a lot more than 100,000 expected to participate. Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls Occasions

RUMFORD — A dozen girls Wednesday participated in the 29th annual Nationwide Senior Wellness & Exercise Day, the nation’s largest more mature adult health and wellness function.

The gals did a one-mile stroll at the Hosmer Complex, becoming a member of extra than 100,000 anticipated to participate at 1,000-as well as spots throughout the region, according to the Countrywide Senior Wellness & Exercise Working day site.

Mitzi Sequoia of Rumford stated she experimented with for two years to hold the function but was prohibited by the pandemic.

It was sponsored by the River Valley Balanced Communities Coalition and Maine West, a partnership of regional and regional businesses operating across the economic, instruction, health and conservation sectors to placement rural western Maine communities as practical and desirable sites to dwell, do the job, do business enterprise and raise households.

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

H2o, treats and sunscreen will be furnished walkers are invited to provide a hat and water bottle and wear snug shoes.

For extra info and to register, get hold of leaders Kim Sequoia and Mitzi Sequoia at 364-7400, or the River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition at 364-7408.


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