Health & Fitness

Health and fitness are extremely important to everyone, regardless of age.  Maplewood and South Orange offer a full range of health screenings and fitness classes specifically for seniors.  

SPRING INTO ACTION!
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Baird Community Center
5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ

9:00-10:00 am     Meet & Greet / Continental Breakfast

Time

Conference Room 1

Conference Room 2

Pierro Gallery

Gallery Lobby

Main Room

Little Gym

Meadowland Park

9:30-9:50 am

 

Life Drawing

 

 

Total Body Circuit

 

 

10:00-10:20 am

Pretty Little Boxes

 

 

Extended Session

Life Drawing

Pierro Gallery Tour

 

Chair Yoga

 

 

Pickle Ball

 

 

Extended Session

10:30-10:50 am

Life Drawing

Active Mind,Active Body -Library Resources

 

Senior Fitness

 

Zumba Toning

 

11:00-11:20 am

Making Quilt Inspired Cards

 

Social Media Aptitude -Working Out your Connections

 

Project Healthy Bones

 

Zumba Gold

 

Pickle Ball

 

 

Extended Session

11:30-11:50 am

Making Quilt Inspired Cards

Fighting Adversity with Positivity, Exercise & Nutrition

Gadget Apps/Tracking Health

 

Project Healthy Bones

 

International Folk Dance

 

12:00-1:00 pm     Luncheon & Entertainment

12:30-12:50 pm

 

Color Your World

Pierro Gallery Tour

Mini Digital Devices -Mr. Fix It

 

Zumba Toning

 

 

1:00-1:20 pm

Music for Health & Community

Zentangle Meditative Drawing

 

Mini Digital Devices -Mr. Fix It

 

Zumba Gold            

A Walk in the Park

1:30-1:50 pm

Music for Health & Community

Guided Painting

 

Mini Digital Devices -Mr. Fix It

 

International Folk Dance

 

 Color Legend:      Green – The Arts       Blue – Live & Learn      Red – Fitness & Health         

 Health Departments
The local health departments have a wealth of resources and information to help residents live healthier lives.  Each town holds regular health screenings that are free and open to all adult residents. 

Regularly scheduled  screenings are:

South Orange
Monthly Blood Pressure Clinics
3rd Thursday of every month
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the Baird Center (at 5 Mead Street)

Maplewood
Maplewood offers adult health screenings, medication counseling, blood pressure, carotid bruit and diabetes risk screenings at three locations:

Main library
51 Baker St
10:30 – noon
February 7
April 4
June 6

Hilton Library
1688 Springfield Ave.
3:30- 5:00pm
March 14
May 9
July 18

Maplewood Town Hall
574 Valley St.
10:00 am – noon
February 8, March 8
April 12, May 10

 

For more information and links to local, county and other  resources, visit the health department websites. 

South Orange: http://www.southorange.org/167/Department-of-Health-and-Animal-Control 

Maplewood http://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/index.aspx?nid=111

 

Non health-related social services are also available in the two towns.  All inquiries are confidential

South Orange Senior Services
South Orange Pubic Library
65 Scotland Rd.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
(973) 762-0230

Maplewood Welfare Department
Maplewood Municipal Building
574 Valley St.
Monday & Tuesdays  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursdays 10:00am - 2:30 pm
(973) 762-8120 x 2200