Celebrate Walk Maryland Day and get in shape!

By Tracy Fowlkes, CPT Coordinator, Fitness The Fitness Department is teaming up with Jeff Hughes, a certified Health & Lifestyle Coach for Active Fit Healthy – Now and for Life, to co-sponsor Walk Maryland Day at the beautiful Brookside Gardens in Montgomery County. Come out and meet other local seniors while enjoying a beautiful stroll…

Resident uses daily walking to maintain excellent health

By Elaine Hauptman Resident Writer Walking is a gentle, controlled form of exercise that promotes weight maintenance, enhances mood, promotes better heart health, keeps blood pressure in check, reduces the risk of diabetes, and controls hypertension.  Because of the repetitive motions of walking, it promotes better brain process, thoughts, and memories. Endorphins are released when…