June 2017

The Move Yourself! Salem County outdoor walk and indoor exercise program sets its June 2017 dates. The outdoor walk-n-talks will take place every Tuesday at 10 am in various parks throughout the county. The indoor exercises – tai chi and chair yoga will take place every Thursday at 10 am in the Stage Room at The Ware Building, 51 Cheney Road, Woodstown. The Ware Building is located two miles south of Woodstown off Route 45 behind the Salem County Vo-Tech and next door to the Salem County Special Services Salem Campus.

The Office of Aging is offering a free box lunch to participating seniors on Tuesday June 6 and Tuesday June 27. 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 ext. 8302 to register for the boxed lunch. The box lunch is prepared by the Italian Kitchen of Pennsville and meets the nutrition requirements of the State Office of Aging.

The exercise schedule is part of the We Can! campaign to encourage residents with special needs to participate. We Can! Walks 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) 339-8622 in advance.

Below is the list of dates:

Date Location Exercise
Thurs. June 1 The Ware Building
51 Cheney Road Woodstown
**Tai Chi
Tues. June 6 Fort Mott State Park
Fort Mott Rd. Pennsville
What is Postural Hypotension
Thur. June 8 The Ware Building
51 Cheney Road Woodstown
**Chair Yoga
Tues. June 13 Green Branch Park
299 Upper Neck Rd. Pittsgrove Twp.
**Causes of Postural Hypotension
Thurs. June 15 The Ware Building
51 Cheney Road Woodstown
**Tai Chi
Tues. June 20 Marlton Recreation Park
123 Marlton Rd., Woodstown
**Nature Walk
Thur. June 22 The Ware Building
51 Cheney Road Woodstown
**Chair Yoga
Tues. June 27 Salem County Recreation Park
Corner of Route 130 and Perkintown Rd
Oldmans Township
**Management of Postural Hypotension
Thur. June 29 The Ware Building
51 Cheney Road Woodstown
**Tai Chi

In the event of severe weather or snow, the outdoor walk or exercise class maybe cancelled, please contact the Health Department at 856-935-7510, extension 8302.

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 walkers and meeting new residents.