For seniors in East Pierce County communities, the holidays brought a notice from
Multicare Health System that the Celebrate Seniority enhanced fitness classes would be discontinued.
These classes were offered in community centers and accessible without long drives. We attend at the advice of our physicians. Regular suitable exercise improves our health, maintains our capacities and allows us to continue to live at home. Over many years, we have become small, mutually supportive communities. We do not have ready alternatives that are designed especially for seniors as old as we are.
Our members are customers of Good Samaritan Hospital. …