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Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is your ticket to better health!


Our bodies are made for activity, but modern conveniences allow us to be increasingly inactive. Physical inactivity can place our health at risk for many chronic diseases.

Here’s the good news! We have something fun planned to get you up and moving: the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program in Newton!

This eight-week program can help you get started on the road to better health. The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program is built on simple, strength-building exercises that will improve balance, health and state of mind. No, it’s not difficult or complicated weight-lifting. You’ll start at a level that’s right for you. No one is too inactive to participate. Building strength promotes quality of life and independence, especially for adults over 60. Instruction is provided by Jennifer Zuercher, Nutrition, Food Safety, and Health Agent with K-State Research & Extension – Harvey County.

The class will meet for one hour, two times each week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, in Newton from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. starting August 30th. A short Fit Test will be scheduled on the Friday before classes start.

Pre-registration is required by Aug. 26th as class size is limited to 12 participants. Call the Harvey County Extension Office at 316-284-6930 to register or for more information. The fee is $20 for the eight-week series.


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