Tryon Estates residents observe Active Aging Week

Published 6:35 pm Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tryon Estates residents at a Dancing with the Stars Latin Cardio class that premiered during Active Aging Week. (photo submitted by Colleen Wilson)

The last week of September is known in the fitness world as Active Aging Week.
Tryon Estates/ACTS Retirement Life Community observed Active Aging Week by holding an open house that provided the opportunity to experience activities and exercise in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Fitness instructor Sandra Wiley assists Sue Smith on the new elliptical machine at the fitness center at Tryon Estates. (photo submitted by Colleen Wilson)

Events included: ACTS Samaritan Fund Golf Classic; “Dancing with the Stars” Latin cardio, similar to Zumba; yoga; Weight Watchers meeting; tai chi; bridge; Busy Needles; quilting; beading; card making; billiards; fitness center open house; philosophy class; bingo; line dancing; Bible study; chorus; team Wii bowling; bocce and a vendor fair with more than 30 local companies in attendance.
Local residents Sandra Wiley and Sara Staton organized the well-attended program.
Tryon Estates is a not-for-profit, faith-based continuing care retirement community serving the needs of seniors 62 and up socially, emotionally, spiritually, vocationally, mentally and physically.
– article submitted
by Colleen Wilson

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