County hosting healthy aging workshops

STAFF REPORT, York Dispatch

The York County Area Agency of Aging will host free workshops in March and April to promote "10 Keys to Healthy Aging," according to a county news release.

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Workshops will be held noon to 2 p.m. every Thursday, March 23 to April 20, in the Loucks Conference Room at the York YMCA, 90 N. Newberry St. in York City.

The workshops, taught by a certified health ambassador and agency counselors, will focus on lowering systolic blood pressure, stopping smoking, participating in cancer screenings, getting immunized regularly, regulating blood glucose, lowering LDL cholesterol, being physically active, maintaining healthy bones, joints and muscles, maintaining social contact and fighting depression.

A light lunch will be served, and pre-registration is required by calling York YMCA at 717-843-7884.