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A week of wellness starting Tuesday

By Staff | Oct 23, 2016

This year’s Estherville Wellness Expo is happening tomorrow, Oct. 25 from 3-7 p.m. at the Regional Wellness Center.

The goal, according to Bob Grems, RWC?Director, is to provide a wellness educational experience.

“We will have vendors for health-related services and products, and many booths with health education and information,”?Grems said.

Avera Holy Family Hospital will be offering flu vaccines at the event. The cost will be covered by Title XIX, Medicare, or private insurance.

Tuesday’s Expo is designed to provide a wellness educational experience for people who attend. Admission to the Expo is free.

Wednesday, the focus is on student wellness. From 2 to 5 p.m., the RWC will offer activities then a snack, with offerings including basketball and jiu jitsu.

Friday is Senior Day. The Wellness Week committee demurred from giving a floor for age group, but the usual participants are age 55+. From 10-11 a.m. the RWC?offers a senior fitness class with lunch after class.

Sunday is family day. Enjoy free admission to the RWC. Parents must accompany children.

This week of “Elements of a Healthy Life” is a chance to show off the opportunities at the RWC, according to Grems.