Garnish–Frenchman’s Cove Wellness Program wraps up
From October 2013 through April 2014, seniors from Garnish and Frenchman’s Cove met at the Garnish Community Center to work at staying well.
The group decided to end the program Apr. 15 with a lunch that surely put back on a few of the pounds that were lost.
Twice weekly, for more than seven months, participants, ranging in age from their early 50s to late 80s, lifted light weights, worked on balance and
exercises, walked and stretching more.
For all, it was a socializing event where friends met to work out, chat and spend some time together, particularly important over the long, harsh months of the fall, winter and spring just passed.
Now that better weather has arrived, some plan to continue to walk outside in the fresh air.
Garnish is most fortunate to have Sandy Mason as a resident. She has pro- fessional experience and much experience related to keeping seniors well. All participants have nothing but good words for the exercise routines planned and led by her.
Garnish Town Council received a grant from Grand Bank MHA Darin King to support this year’s program and funding has already been arranged to begin again next fall.
Mason has said she plans to have the group meet three times a week during the next session.