National Senior Health & Fitness Day is an annual celebration held on the last Wednesday of May. It falls on May 27th of this year. Keeping healthy is a must to live healthy and happy. It is very crucial for elderly persons to maintain health and fitness accordingly to stay away from illness. So all the grandpa, grandma, granny are encouraged to look at their health in the best way possible. There is nothing crazy about being health conscious to live a peaceful life. National Senior Health & Fitness Day is aimed at all of those older adults, and it supports them to understand the importance of maintaining good health.
“I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” – Joyce Meyer
History of National Senior Health & Fitness Day
The National Senior Health & Fitness Day has been in celebration since the year 1993. The Day has been established as the public-private partnership by the Mature Market Resource Center which is a national information clearinghouse for those older adult market. The Senior Health & Fitness Day aims at promoting the importance of regular physical activity and thereby shows the need for improvement in the health and fitness of older adults. This year marks the 25th anniversary of this celebration Day. A healthy diet will boost energy and immunity, and regularly exercising will let you maintain bone mass and thereby lowers the risk of fractures. Seniors are encouraged to get involved in the sessions that provide information about health screenings, diet, and exercise. They must understand that health and fitness help not only in physical activities but also works in improving their mental and emotional health.
How to Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day
Celebrating the National Senior Health & Fitness Day is quite simple. If you are an older adult, then take time to know about your health condition by visiting your doctor. Get to know how you can make your health better. Start doing fitness exercise to feel fit both inside and outside. Follow the food routine to stay away from illness. Others can help people around you who are elder to make them know the importance of good health. You can even take them to the seminar sessions that deal with health and fitness. More elderly people can play, exercise, and can indulge in any physical activity to feel fit and fresh. Share your views and thoughts about this Day on the social media using the hashtag #SeniorHealthFitnessDay.