July 2018

The Salem County Department of Health & Human Services announces its July 2018 schedule. The Walk-N-Talks will take place every Tuesday at 10 AM in various parks throughout the county. Each walk will feature a different health topic. The Move Yourself! Salem County indoor exercise program will take place every Thursday at 10 AM at the Mid-Atlantic States Training Center (formerly known as Queen of Apostles), 391 South Broadway, Pennsville. Offered exercise classes include Core Strength, Chair Yoga, Tai Chi, Stretch, and HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training).

The Office of Aging is offering free box lunches to seniors whom participate on Tuesday July 3 and Thursday July 19. To receive the free boxed lunch, the participant must be over 60 years of age, fill out a small registration form, and RSVP by 8:00 AM the day before. Seniors must call (856) 935-7510, extension 8302 to register for the boxed lunch. The box lunch prepared by the Italian Kitchen of Pennsville meets the nutrition requirements of the State Office of Aging.

On Thursday July 19, a presentation on safe and healthy habits for summer will follow the chair yoga program. The County Nurses will be on hand to offer free blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose screenings. Please call (856) 935-7510 ext. 8302 to register for this special event.

These low impact exercises are great for a beginner, senior or disabled individual. The exercise program is part of the We Can! campaign to encourage residents with special needs to participate. We Can! exercises are on dates with ** before it Caregivers and support staff are welcomed to attend. If a special needs resident requires transportation please contact the Salem County Office of Aging at (856) 339-8644 in advance.

Below is the list of dates, all Walk-N-Talks and exercise classes will be held at 10:00 AM, please refer to schedule for location.

Date Location Exercise
Tuesday,
July 3

Riverview Beach Park, Route 49, Pennsville

Outdoor Walk
Talk Sun Safety
**Thursday,
July 5
Mid-Atlantic Training Center, 391 South Broadway, Pennsville.

HIIT
(High Intensity Interval Training)

**Tuesday,
July 10

Salem County Recreation Park
Corner of Route 130 and Perkintown Rd., Oldmans Township

Outdoor Walk
Talk What is Ultraviolet Radiation (UV)
**Thursday,
July 12
Mid-Atlantic Training Center, 391 South Broadway, Pennsville. Stretch
**Tuesday,
July 17

Marlton Recreation Park – 123 Marlton Rd., Woodstown

Outdoor Walk
Talk Skin Cancer
**Thursday,
July 19

Mid-Atlantic Training Center, 391 South Broadway, Pennsville.
11:00 am Presentation “Fun in the Sun” Safe & Healthy Habits for Summer

Chair Yoga
(Optional yoga mat)
Tuesday,
July 24
Fort Mott State Park – Fort Mott Rd., Pennsville Outdoor Walk
Talk Skin Self Exam
**Thursday,
July 26
Mid-Atlantic Training Center, 391 South Broadway, Pennsville. Tai Chi/ Core Strength
**Tuesday,
July 31
Carney’s Point Recreation Park
Penns-Grove Auburn Rd., Carney’s Point
Outdoor Walk
Talk Sun Protection

 

In the event of severe weather, the outdoor Walk-N-Talks maybe cancelled please contact the Health Department at 856-935-7510, extension 8302 to confirm walk. For more information about Move Yourself! Salem County, visit us online at health.salemcountynj.gov. Also, get regular updates and walk dates and times at our Facebook page, located at www.facebook.com/SalemCountyHealth. We look forward to seeing our returning residents and meeting new ones.

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