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National Senior Health and Fitness Day

National Senior Health and Fitness Day is held at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital the last Wednesday in May. The common goal for the day is to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the nation's largest annual health promotion event for older adults.

The day consists of lectures and fitness programs for seniors. Sponsors include Burke’s Fitness Center, White Plains Hospital Center’s Division of Geriatric Services, the City of White Plains Recreation & Parks Senior Center, Greenwich Woods HealthCare and Rehabilitation, Willow Towers Assisted Living and the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services. Each year the day’s activities include a different theme.  Senior Health and Fitness Day at Burke is free and open to the public. Due to limited space, registration is required.

For information, please call Heather Massimo, Director of Burke’s Adult Fitness Center, at (914) 597-2578, or e-mail

2012 Senior Health and Fitness Day

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is hosting the 2012 Senior Health and Fitness Day, which will include themed "Get Moving ... Start Improving" fitness classes, education seminars and self improvement information. The event is free and open to the public, and lunch is included.

When: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., May 30

Where: Burke campus - 785 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains, in the Rosedale Room of the Billings Building

Space is limited so register now! Contact Heather Massimo at 914-597-2578 or via e-mail at