National Senior Health and Fitness Day is a nationwide event celebrated on the last Wednesday of May each year. This day is celebrated and held for older adults to encourage healthy activity even into our elder years. More than 100,000 older adults participate throughout the country at multiple different locations such as retirement communities, nursing centers, park districts, hospitals, and more. There are multiple ways to get active, including with participating organizations or making your own fun to celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day!
Some ways to celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day include:
Going for a Walk
Even a walk around the block can help boost your mood, get your blood flow pumping, and so many other great benefits – see our blog https://maltc.net/national-walking-day-2022/ for more information.
Participating in a group exercise class
Look into your nearest gym or Y. There are lots of types wellness classes that you may find yourself interested in!
Go to a near park
Getting some fresh air and enjoying your local park is always a good idea!
Work in the garden
It’s hard not to enjoy a good garden day. New flowers, fresh mulch, mother nature – what’s not to love!
Schedule a health screening
Get ahead and get some peace of mind. Keeping up with your health screenings is an obvious benefit.
Do your research!
There are many locations such as recreation centers, gyms, and retirement communities that host fun activities in special celebration of this very day! Look into some locations near you to get involved!
About Mid-Atlantic Long Term Care:
We are a provider-owned health care company meeting the complex care needs of the geriatric population throughout the areas we serve. MALTC provides our Community Partners with medical leadership, and we place a Care Team that is clinically competent to foster a mutually beneficial long term relationship in the communities we serve. Long term care is all we do! We apply the best medical knowledge with compassion and respect resulting in improved lives and health outcomes. We set a legacy of excellence for geriatric providers and have been doing so since 1998. Mid Atlantic Long Term Care is committed to providing quality care through our dedication, experience in geriatric medicine and a passion to serve our patients, their families, and our Community Partners.