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Kroc Center to Offer free classes to Senior Citizens

Posted: Feb. 7, 2019 12:01 am Updated: Feb. 8, 2019 1:30 pm

QUINCY -- The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will offer a free eight week wellness series, Healthy Aging, to local seniors ages 62 and older.

Fitness Initiatives Coordinator Amy Junkerman will educate participants about healthy eating, exercise, and general health. Each 90 minute session will include devotion and prayer, a lesson, exercise, and a healthy snack. The first session of the Healthy Aging Series will be Tuesday, Feb. 12. The registration deadline is Sunday, Feb. 10. Participants can register at the Kroc Center.

Sessions are available on Tuesday and Thursday. Each participant must choose either the Tuesday or Thursday session. There is a limit of 10 participants per session. Participants do not need to be members of the Kroc Center. A body composition analysis will be performed at the beginning and conclusion of each eight-week session.

The Healthy Aging series will be an ongoing program. Future sessions will be announced at a later date. For more information on the Healthy Aging Series, contact Junkerman at 217-231-5640.

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