More Movement for the Elderly this Saturday.



~ Exercise is the Key to Healthy Aging ~

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – More Movement for the Elderly, will take place on Saturday, October 8.  Senior citizens are invited to St. John’s Estate, Nr. 6 on Saturday for More Movement for the Elderly Fitness.

The activity has been organized and coordinated over a one-year period by Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department from the Sint Maarten Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, the White and Yellow Cross Foundation (WYCCF), Windward Islands Physical Therapist Association (WIPTA) and I&I Fitness.

The Saturday activity is being coordinated by WIPTA from 10.30AM to 12.00PM at the aforementioned address.

Physical activity is defined as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that require energy expenditure.  Physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality causing an estimated 3.2 million deaths globally.