A summary of programs and services for adults age 65 years and older including annual flu shots. Free flu shots for county residents. The Gloucester County Department of Health seeks to maintain and enhance the healthy behaviors of our residents. Below is information about free fitness programs for Gloucester County seniors. Tai Chi: This program includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. The movements are slow and uninterrupted and are designed to provide a continual challenge by reversing the direction of the movements. This program provides senior with gained balance, strength, and flexibility. It is a one (1) hour program lasting six (6) weeks.
Step By Step Walking Program: This is a walking program designed especially for older adults. It is a one (1) hour program lasting six (6) weeks. We will help you find new ways to make walking for fitness a natural part of your life. Learn strategies to move toward your goal of increasing you’re physically activity and improving your fitness levels. Arthritis “Move Today” Program: This program is an exercise program that uses gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility, maintain range of motion and muscle strength. It also helps increase overall stamina. It is a one (1) hour program lasting six (6) weeks. Participants may perform the exercises seated or use an assistive device during the class. Sunrise Yoga: This is a very gentle form of yoga which will help you relax and improve your well-being, it is a 1 hour program lasting 6 weeks. Yoga mats are provided by the county for your use, we only ask that you bring a towel.