Free Health Checks for Seniors

The YMCA of Okanagan is inviting adults 50 years of age and older to attend their upcoming FREE Seniors Health Assessment at the Kelowna Family YMCA on Friday, March 16th.

This 45-minute, one-on-one assessment tests blood pressure, cardiovascular health, muscular strength, balance, agility and more.

Health and Fitness Manager, Serena Moser says staff then make recommendations for areas that need improvement.  "Balance is a super common one, and balance is one area that is really important for maintaining independence and preventing falls, so for our balance exercise we might show them how you standing on one foot while you brush your teeth, or something like that."

The senior health assessments will run from 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. (last appointment at 12 p.m.) at the Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road.                                         

Registration is required, and space is limited. To reserve your spot, call 250-491-9622 ext. 211.