Calling All Seniors… Active Aging Week 2015

The Arthur and Gloria Muselman Wellness Pavilion is hosting the fourth annual Active Aging Week from Sunday, September 27th to Friday, October 2nd. Active Aging Week promotes the benefits of a healthy lifestyle on a national scale by providing older adults with the opportunity to experience themed activities and exercise in a safe, friendly, and fun atmosphere.

All activities and events, themed “Live Your Adventure”, will be held at the Wellness Pavilion, and will be free for seniors ages 55 and older. The week brings many opportunities for seniors to socialize in a healthy environment with neighbors and friends.

Seniors can expect to participate in events such as an adventurous food demonstration/tasting, exercise classes, swimming, outdoor yoga, a campfire and storytelling, a canvas painting demonstration, senior lunch, a tour of the Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, performance by the Alley Cat dancers, an ice cream social with music by Gabe Bailey, stories from Kayakers John and LaNae Abnet the first couple to travel the Wabash River to the Gulf of Mexico via kayak, as well as adventures from Chris Clemens avid hiker and traveler, health and wellness fair, and much more.

Seniors will also have the opportunity to participate in a Survivor Challenge which will include an obstacle course, survival quiz, pool relay races, and scavenger hunt. Participants will be able to complete the Survivor Challenge throughout the entire week. Each senior who completes the challenge will receive a Senior Survivor t-shirt.

Wrapping up the week’s events will be a health and wellness fair open to the entire community on Friday, October 2nd from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bingo will be from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for any senior 55 and older.

For a complete schedule contact the Arthur and Gloria Muselman Wellness Pavilion at 260.589.4496 or visit the website at www.swissvillage.org. The Arthur and Gloria Musleman Wellness Pavilion is a Service/Outreach of Swiss Village, Inc. and located at 1201 Emmental Drive in Berne.

 

Sunday, September 27
2p.m. - 4p.m. Ice Cream Social “Tropical Sundaes” and Music with Gabe Bailey

Monday, September 28

 

6a.m.               Senior Water Aerobics

 

8a.m.              Senior Water Aerobics / Walking
10:00a.m.        Survivor Challenge Obstacle Course

 

1p.m.               SilverSneakers® Classic
2p.m.               Outdoor Senior Yoga

3:30pm Adventurous Food Demonstration/Tasting

Tuesday, September 29

 

9a.m.               Senior Weight Room Instruction
9a.m.              Senior Water Walking
9:45a.m.         Senior Water Toning
11a.m. – 3:30p.m. Black Pine Animal Sanctuary & Lunch, Albion Indiana Cost: $10 per person includes lunch. Advanced signup required.

Wednesday, September 30

 

6a.m.               Senior Water Aerobics
8a.m.              Senior Water Aerobics / Walking
9a.m.              Senior Yoga Class (Indoor)
10:30a.m.       Canvas Painting, Artist Ruth Green Cost $10 for supplies

 

1p.m.               SilverSneakers® Classic

 

2:30p.m.          Two Separate Boats John and LaNae Abnet (The first couple to record a trip by kayak from the Wabash River to the Gulf of Mexico)            

Thursday, October 1

 

9a.m.               Senior Weight Room Instruction
9a.m.              Senior Water Walking
9:45a.m.         Senior Water Toning
11:30a.m.        Free Senior Lunch / Adventures from Chris Clemens “Live Your Adventure”
2:00pm Survivor Challenge Pool Relay Races

7p.m.              Campfire and Story Telling
w/ Chris Clemens
(bring your own camp chair)

Friday, October 2

 

9a.m. – 11a.m. Health and Wellness Fair

 

11a.m.                Bingo

1 p.m.              Alley Cat Dancers, Swiss Village Auditorium