Info, Fun On Tap For Seniors At Essex County Senior Wellness Day

Valuable information, health screenings and free refreshments will be available for seniors at the 12th annual Essex County Senior Wellness day, Sept. 26 at the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex, West Orange.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Essex County Senior Wellness Day is free and open to all seniors residing in Essex County. Health screenings information about nutrition and exercise demonstrations will be available. Various Essex County agencies, including the Division of Senior Services, will have representatives on site to talk about available programs for which seniors are eligible. Also participating are area hospitals, senior day care facilities, local nursing homes and other social service providers.

Musical entertainment will be provided. All seniors will receive free refreshments and bagged produce. Admission to Turtle Back Zoo on the day of the event is free for seniors, but carousel and pony rides will be $2 each and feed sticks at the Outback Adventure Aviary will be $2.

For transportation to the event, call 973-618-1280. For more information about the Essex County Senior Wellness Day,  call 973-621-4400.

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