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Older Adult Fitness and Wellness Fair

Fitness and wellness resource fair for folks age 55 and better


Lakewood’s Recreation Division invites the public to enjoy a fun, free day of fitness, wellness and information sharing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the Older Adult Fitness and Wellness Fair Friday, June 27 at the Link Recreation Center, 1295 S. Reed St.

The event will feature fitness demonstrations including Tai Chi, Zumba Gold, Laughter Yoga, SilverSneakers® and pickleball.  Health screenings will be provided including hearing evaluations, balance testing and blood pressure. Personal trainers will be available to discuss your wellness goals.  In addition, more than 40 vendors will be on-site to share information including lawyers, adaptive equipment companies, home health organizations, transportation services, handyman businesses and independent and assisted living organizations.  You can win door prizes and enjoy free gifts and food samples.

“We are so excited to bring all these wonderful resources together for the benefit of our older adults and caregivers in the community,” said Sharon Lubienecki, community wellness advisor for the City of Lakewood.  “It’s important that our residents truly understand the great services that are available to them right here in Lakewood.”

The event is free, and no registration is necessary.  Free bus transportation will be provided during the event’s operating hours from Emeritus at Green Mountain, 12791 W. Alameda Parkway, and Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow St.

For more information, please contact Polly Zimmerman at PolZim@Lakewood.org or 303-987-4807.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 21, 2014