Females take component Wednesday afternoon in the 29th yearly National Senior Well being & Health and fitness Day at the Hosmer Elaborate in Rumford. The working day is the nation’s major more mature grownup health and wellness party with far more than 100,000 envisioned to take part. Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls Occasions

RUMFORD — A dozen females Wednesday participated in the 29th once-a-year National Senior Health and fitness & Health Working day, the nation’s most significant more mature adult well being and wellness function.

The women did a a person-mile stroll at the Hosmer Elaborate, joining far more than 100,000 anticipated to take part at 1,000-additionally destinations throughout the nation, according to the Countrywide Senior Wellness & Conditioning Day web site.

Mitzi Sequoia of Rumford stated she attempted for two years to keep the occasion but was prohibited by the pandemic.

It was sponsored by the River Valley Healthful Communities Coalition and Maine West, a partnership of community and regional businesses operating throughout the financial, training, wellness and conservation sectors to posture rural western Maine communities as viable and attractive destinations to reside, perform, do business enterprise and raise households.

Sequoia said Wednesday’s wander was the kickoff for this year’s Wellness Walks for individuals 50 and older at the Hosmer Field track. The two 6-7 days classes are Wednesdays at 5 p.m. June 1 to July 6 and Sept. 7 to Oct. 12.

Water, snacks and sunscreen will be delivered walkers are invited to carry a hat and h2o bottle and wear comfortable sneakers.

For much more data and to sign up, call leaders Kim Sequoia and Mitzi Sequoia at 364-7400, or the River Valley Balanced Communities Coalition at 364-7408.

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