May 20, 2018. FAYETTEVILLE, GA – Fayette Senior Services (FSS) will be hosting an expo in celebration of National Senior Health & Fitness Day at their Fayetteville location, 4 Center Drive on Wednesday, May 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and will feature local organizations and what they do to promote the importance and improve the overall health and fitness of older adults in their communities. National Senior Health & Fitness Day is a nationwide health and fitness awareness event for older adults and is held annually the last Wednesday in May during Older Americans Month. This year will mark the 26th year of celebration with more than 100,000 older adults expected to participate at local events at more than 1,000 locations across the country, Fayette Senior Services being one. Morgan Lanier, FSS Program Coordinator, shares the importance of this annual event. “We look forward to this incredible community event every year. Not only is it a way for us to help celebrate Older Americans Month, but also provides an opportunity to help our seniors stay connected to the community. This provides a showcase of local organizations that focus on health and fitness in the senior community and allow people to see what is available to them in this area! We encourage everyone to stop in the day of the event and start taking control of their own health,” expressed Lanier.
This expo will be a great resource for health, wellness and fitness related information and a way to meet local organizations helping us make healthy lifestyle choices. The Senior Health & Fitness Day Expo will feature 19 local organizations that provide resources and information related to their area of expertise. Participating organizations include: Fayette Senior Services, Ear, Nose & Throat Institute, Ankle and Foot Centers of Georgia, Blue Cross Blue Shield Anthem, Piedmont Fayette Hospital Sixty Plus Services and Fitness Center, First Step Physical Therapy, Health Choice Chiropractic, Mary Kay Products, Senior Provisions, WellCare Health Plans, Compassion 312, Fayette Hearing Clinic, Christian City, Bright Star Care, Kaiser Permanente, Tranquil Escape, Encompass Health Rehab, Anchor Trust Health Systems, Inc. and Hearing Life Center.
Join us in celebrating 40 years of FSS serving the Fayette County community. Thank you to our 40th Anniversary Sponsors: Clear Captions and Heartis Fayetteville. For 40 years, FSS has been making a meaningful difference in the social, emotional, and physical well-being of adults age 50 and better in Fayette and surrounding counties. Between three locations – Fayetteville (4 Center Drive) and Peachtree City (203 McIntosh Trail | 191 McIntosh Trail) – FSS offers over 110 programs a month ranging from social, leisure, fitness, educational, technology, wellness, arts & crafts, and special events. FSS also hosts a travel group that takes monthly overnight and day trips. For more information about activities and becoming a member, please call 770-461-0813 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Fayette Senior Services, visit www.fayss.org.