COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 21, 2012) – The Commerce City Recreation Center is hosting its third annual Senior Health and Fitness Fair on Wed., May 30, from 8-11 a.m. The free event – open to all older adults in the metro Denver area – features interactive presentations and demonstrations on topics such as transportation, staying healthy while aging and learning the signs of Alzheimer’s.
Eighteen organizations will be participating in the fair, providing attendees with tips and information to improve individual health and wellness. They include:• Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado• Alliance for Healthy Aging• Arthritis Foundation• The Caregiver’s Guardian• City of Commerce City• Consortium of Older Adult Wellness• CSU Extension• Denver Regional Mobility and Access Council• Ensight Skills Center• GoodHealthwill• Humana• Kaiser-Permanente• LivHOME Professional Home Care• MedicareColorado.com• Senior Hub• SilverSneakers• Tri-County Health Department• Weigh and Win
“Getting healthy is on everyone’s to do list, but for older adults there are often barriers like lack of insurance or high co-pays,” said Kelsey Lundy, recreation coordinator. “This is an opportunity for seniors to learn about preventative health measures without costly payments.” In addition to informational booths, low-cost health screenings will also be available.
WHAT: Third Annual Senior Health and Fitness Fair
WHEN: 8-11 a.m., Wednesday May 30, 2012 Education presentations begin at 8:05 a.m. and last approximately 15 minutes.
WHERE: Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 E. Parkway Drive, Commerce City
Please contact Kelsey Lundy, email@example.com or 303-289-3762 for more information.