Humana, a leading health and well-being company, will sponsor the 25th National Senior Health & Fitness Day® on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in which Arizonans will join more than 100,000 older adults across the country participating in health and wellness events at more than 1,000 locations nationwide.
National Senior Health & Fitness Day aims to promote the importance of regular physical activity for older adults and to showcase what local organizations are doing in their communities to help improve the health of older adults.
Throughout Arizona, National Senior Health & Fitness Day will be celebrated at senior centers; retirement communities; Ys and health clubs; hospitals and health systems; and local aging organizations. Events at these locations, made possible in part through the support of Humana, will include health fairs, fitness walks, exercise demonstrations, health screenings and presentations by health and fitness experts.
“This year is the 25th anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the nation’s largest older adult health promotion event,” said Patricia Henze, executive director of the program. “We are pleased to be working with Humana in Arizona and with more than 1,000 local organizations nationwide to organize older adult health and wellness events on Wednesday, May 30.”
“Our sponsorship of National Senior Health & Fitness Day in Arizona is an example of Humana’s deep commitment to improving the health of the communities we serve be 20 percent by the year 2020,” said Mark Iorio, Central West Region Medicare President for Humana. “We want our members and the communities we serve to achieve their best health. We do this by partnering with likeminded, health-inspired people and organizations that share our values and want to make a real difference in improving the health of our communities.”
Local organizations interested in hosting an official National Senior Health & Fitness Day event can register the event by visiting www.fitnessday.com/senior.
Community members can find more information and local events happening on National Senior Health & Fitness Day in Arizona on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, by emailing [email protected].