Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Official Sponsor for the 18th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness DayŽ
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (BCBSF) announced today that it is the official state sponsor for the 2011 National Senior Health & Fitness DayŽ, the nation's largest older adult health promotion event. More than 1,000 local organizations and 100,000+ older adults will participate in health and wellness activities across the country on this day, Wednesday, May 25.
Dozens of local Florida organizations will host events May 25, all with the same goal: to help promote active, healthy lifestyles through physical fitness, good nutrition and preventive care. These local health and fitness events are an excellent opportunity for Florida's older adults to make, renew, and revitalize their commitment to live healthier lives through better health and fitness.
"Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida's sponsorship of the 2011 National Senior Health & Fitness Day is another example of our commitment to building strong communities for all Floridians," said Jane Tuten, vice president, senior market solutions. "In our efforts to help every Floridian achieve better health, we are "In the pursuit of health" and as a result, we are delighted to be a part of this great seniors' community event."
For information about National Senior Health & Fitness Day events throughout Florida, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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National Senior Health & Fitness Day
National Senior Health & Fitness Day, now in its 18th year, is always held on the last Wednesday in May in support of Older Americans Month and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Visit www.fitnessday.com for more information.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) is a leader in Florida's health industry. Since 1944, the company has been dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of all those it serves by offering an array of choices. BCBSF is a not-for-profit, policyholder-owned, tax-paying mutual company. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., BCBSF is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information concerning BCBSF, please see its Web site at www.bcbsfl.com.
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