30 Aug '16, 2pm

You're never too old to stay young.

You're never too old to stay young.

VA’s Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) and Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Centers are serious about promoting health and fitness for older Veterans. Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Gerofit is one example of how GEC honors Veterans’ preferences for health, independence, and well-being even in the face of aging, disability, or serious illness. Listen to Veterans in their 80s and 90s describe their great successes in the program. ”Some folks came in here hardly able to walk and now they are running.“ September is Healthy Aging Month. There are 46 million Americans over 65 — 14 percent of the U.S. population. Gerofit is a fitness and health promotion program implemented in several VA Medical Centers across the country: Durham, N.C. Baltimore, Md. Bakersfield, Calif. Canandaigua, N.Y. Honolulu, Hawaii Los Angeles, Calif. Miami, Fla. Salem, Va. Rochester, N.Y. Gerofit is m...

Full article: http://www.va.gov/HEALTH/NewsFeatures/2016/August/Health_...

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