|Community Wellness Day at LIFE: April 6
April 2, 2013,
Volume 59, No. 27
Young and old are invited to the third annual West Philadelphia Wellness Day at LIFE, the Living Independently For Elders practice of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Wellness Day, on Saturday, April 6, will feature health checks, mini-massages, food, live music, children’s activities and zumba from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 4508 Chestnut Street.
Along with LIFE and Penn Nursing’s Healthy in Philadelphia, Wellness Day is hosted by Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell, the community outreach nursing programs of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn’s Office of Government and Community Affairs. To learn more, contact Becky Snyder Phillips, at (215) 898-4998 or firstname.lastname@example.org
LIFE, the first and only such program to be owned and operated by a school of nursing, is internationally recognized for helping seniors lead independent lives in their own communities and homes while receiving healthcare and having social opportunities at the LIFE center.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is one of the premier research institutions in nursing, producing new knowledge in geriatrics, pediatrics, oncology, quality-of-life choices and other areas. Researchers at Penn Nursing consistently receive more research funding from the National Institutes of Health than any other private nursing school, and many Master’s programs are ranked first in the country.