Essentia Health and Superior YMCA team up to Host Healthy Senior activities
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
A recent report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that 72 percent of adults over 50 live sedentary lifestyles, a health concern echoed in Douglas County, Wisconsin, after a yearlong health assessment. Now, Essentia Health and the Superior YMCA are teaming up to promote healthy activities for seniors during national Active Aging Week September 26-30.
"The YMCA's intent is to help lead the transformation of health and health care from a system largely focused on treatment of illnesses to collaborative community approach that elevates well-being, prevention and health maintenance." says YMCA Health Engagement Coordinator Cathi Austin. "I want to see older adults getting together to improve their wellness while having fun."
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