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In-person Event Promotes Healthy Living for Seniors with Exercise

Pictured: Shannon Kautz, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist and Joyce Edwards, Senior Exercise Instructor

McKenzie Health is excited to announce its upcoming in-person event focused on promoting healthy living among seniors through exercise. The in-person event, which will take place on Wednesday, June 19, from 12:00-1:00 p.m., at the Diamond Trail in Sandusky, will feature expert presenters Joyce Edwards, Senior Exercise Instructor, and Shannon Kautz, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist at McKenzie Health System.

Exercise has long been recognized for its numerous benefits for seniors, including improved balance, flexibility, strength, and overall well-being. This event aims to provide valuable insights and practical tips to help seniors incorporate these activities into their daily routines.

“Participants will have the opportunity to engage with the presenters, ask questions, and learn from their expertise in senior fitness and physical therapy,” shares Nina Barnett, Public Relations and Foundation Coordinator at McKenzie Health System and Healthy Living Committee Chair. “This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from local experts and ask questions along the way. Join us as we empower seniors to lead healthier, more active lives through the power of exercise.”

Registration for this in-person event is now open. To reserve your spot, please visit or call 810-648-6117.

For more information about the Healthy Living Together event series and to stay updated on future topics, visit Other 2024 dates and topics include:

· July 17, Addiction is a Family Disease; Lori Ziolkowski, Families Against Narcotics

· August 21, Preparing for Back to School; Leann Kerr, Peck Elementary Principal, Title 1 Coordinator and Curriculum Director

· September 18, Eating Healthy on a Budget; Carol Bublitz, Community Nutrition Instructor, Michigan State University Extension

· October 16, Organizing Tips & Hacks; Connie Kramer, Integrit Cleaning & Organizing Service

· November 20, Healthy Holiday Meals; Mary Gilbert, Community Nutrition Instructor, Michigan State University Extension

Healthy Living Together is a project developed by McKenzie Health System in collaboration with the Sanilac County Health Department, MSU Extension, Great Start Collaborative Sanilac, and Sanilac County Community Mental Health.