Active Aging Week: Ignite your passion
Monday, September 25 - Friday, September 29
Each September the International Council on Active Aging sponsors Active Aging Week to help build a positive outlook on aging and showcase what can be achieved regardless of how old one is. Join us for a week of fun and fascinating activities!
Monday from 9 - 11 am and Tuesday from 1 - 3 pm
Senior Fitness Testing
This health-packed event will feature a variety of vendors from the Fox Cities community who will be on hand to offer their expertise in a wide variety of wellness topics and screenings. This is your one-stop shop for vital health and wellness information. We look forward to being of service as you take a proactive role in your personal health and wellness initiatives.
This fitness evaluation will take you through six physical tests to measure lower body strength, upper body strength, aerobic endurance, agility, and balance.All health and fitness levels are encouraged to attend.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Cost: $10 per individual. Testing will take approximately 30 minutes. Please call Touchmark at 920-710-1377 for more information or to register.
Wednesday at 1:30 pm
Zip in your Zing
Join Carol Jacobs, RN, MSN, GNP, to learn about the importance of healthy lifestyles including diet, exercise, supplements, relationships, and sleep.
Thursday from 2 - 4 pm
Health and Wellness Fair
Discover what various local business offer to enhance your health and overall well-being.
In celebration of Active Aging Week, Touchmark on West Prospect will be offering a Community Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, September 28 from 1- 4 pm. This health-packed event will feature a variety of vendors from the Fox Cities community who will be on hand to offer their expertise in a wide variety of wellness topics and screenings. This is your one-stop shop for vital health and wellness information. We look forward to being of service as you take a proactive role in your personal health and wellness initiatives.
Services will include the following, but not limited to:
- Eye testing
- Skin assessments
- Hearing checks
- Gait and balance assessments
- Flexibility testing
- Proper footwear and injury prevention
- Nutritional counseling
- Pharmacist to discuss prescription management
- Bone density testing
- Cholesterol testing
- Glucose testing
- Memory screening
- Essential oils demonstration
- Tai chi and yoga educational information
Admission to the Community Health Fair is complimentary and sign up is not required. Please call Touchmark on West Prospect at 920-710-1377 for more information.
Friday from 10 - 11:30 am
Join us on Friday, September 29 from 10 - 11:30 am for an amazing smoothie bar celebration to finish out our Active Aging Week events. If the recommended five servings of fruits and veggies per day seem daunting, you will be pleasantly surprised to find out that most smoothies pack nearly all those servings in one delicious drink! In fact, you will be able to choose from five different smoothies that deliver brain-healthy nutrients that increase blood flow to the brain, help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and can also help to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes. It’s an excellent way to make good nutrition delicious, so be sure to stop by! No sign up required.
Call 920-710-1377 for more information or to RSVP. TouchmarkAppleton.com/ActiveAgingWeek