May 30, 2023 7:55 am

News Photo by Darby Hinkley
The Alpena Senior Citizens Center is noticed at 501 River St.

ALPENA — Seniors will have a day complete of wellness and fitness ideas on Wednesday at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River Street.

The senior center has partnered with MyMichigan Health’s Neighborhood Education Division and other neighborhood specialists and educators to present a Senior Overall health and Fitness Fair from 11:30 a.m. to three p.m. on Wednesday, which is National Senior Overall health and Fitness Day.

The senior center is hosting the plan for the 1st time this year.

“I’ve constantly wanted to do it in the previous, so this year, we’re performing it,” mentioned BJ Sander, Alpena Senior Citizens Center plan manager.

Sander heads up senior exercising at ten a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning, and she mentioned quite a few seniors have noticed wonderful benefits from participating in that class.

She added that typical exercising can strengthen balance, general physical wellness, mental wellness, and the group classes offer a social chance.

“This is a way of providing back to them for becoming committed to their wellness,” Sander mentioned of her exercising class participants.

The totally free occasion is open to any interested seniors.

Vendor booths will be presented by Alcona Overall health Center, Alpena Fire Division, Catholic Human Solutions, Healogics, Kindred, Michigan Division of Overall health and Human Solutions, Michigan State University Extension, MyMichigan Overall health, Northeast Michigan Neighborhood Service Agency, Thunder Bay Fyzical Therapy, Thunder Bay Transportation, and the U.S. Division of Agriculture.

Presentations involve Nutrition at 12:30 p.m., Stopping Heat-Associated Illness at 12:45 p.m., Spiritual Care and Loneliness at 1 p.m., Osteoporosis and Diet regime at 1:15 p.m., Osteoporosis and Therapy Alternatives at 1:30 p.m., Inpatient Rehabilitation Solutions at 1:45 p.m., Fall Danger Prevention at two p.m., Senior Applications at two:15 p.m., and Overview of Physical Therapy at two:30 p.m.

Contact the senior center at 989-356-3585 if you have inquiries.

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