Master Athletes and Experts to Share Advice on Aging Well
A seminar entitled “Staying Fit and On Top of Your Game: Active Aging Tips from Master Athletes and More…” will take place on Wednesday, October 17th, 7:00-8:30 pm at Longfellow Sports Club, 203 Oak Street, Natick.
Speakers include Mary Ellen Clark, two-time bronze Olympic medalist in 10m platform diving and currently a strength, conditioning coach at Wellesley College. Mary Ellen became the oldest Olympic medalist in American diving history in Atlanta in 1996; Laury Hammel, The Longfellow Clubs President and Founder and top tier tennis player; Pete Phildius, a top ten U.S. Masters competitive swimmer, and Founder of The Grays Matter- an interactive website for a community for healthy and active seniors; Steve Crowell, Clinical Director of Rebound Physical Therapy, and Patty Magill, PT. Clark, Hammel and Phildius will share their personal stories as well as advice on training regimens for older athletes and bouncing back from injuries. Participants will have opportunity to ask questions. Physical therapists, Crowell and Magill, will discuss and demonstrate best exercises for arthritic knees.
The event is free and hosted by The Longfellow Clubs and part of the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) “Change the Way we Age” campaign. The Longfellow Clubs is a locally owned and independent business committed to the health and well being of our community, and provides extraordinary fitness, recreational, and educational programs for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. ICAA connects a community of like-minded professionals who share the goals of changing society's perceptions of aging and improving the quality of life and wellness for aging Baby Boomers and older adults. To register or for more information- call 508-653-4633.