National Senior Health & Fitness Day

“This is an event our seniors look forward to each year, and we have a very supportive community that helps us provide a good program.”

Teresa Plymesser,
Director of Aging
Licking Valley Community
Action Program
Flemingsburg, KY

“This event was very well received… it increased health and wellness awareness among our seniors.”

Randy Cogburn,
Wellness Director
Tulsa Jewish Retirement Center

Thank You to Our 1,000+ Local Event Organizers and the 100,000+ Older Adults That Participated in the 30th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 31st!

National Senior Health & Fitness Day® is the nation’s largest annual older adult health and wellness event always held the last Wednesday in May. This year’s 30th anniversary event was held on Wednesday, May 31st with more than 100,000 seniors participating at local events across the country on the same day.

Organizations interested in hosting an annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day event must register every year in order to legally use the event name and logo, which are federal trademarks. Registration includes a license to legally use the event trademarks, access to the special event website with all of the materials and resources needed to plan and host a successful event, a free subscription to FitnessDay News, the official event e-newsletter, the option to purchase official promotion items, and more.

The 2023 event registration was $34.95 per location. A limited number of free event registrations are available. Registration for the 2024 National Senior Health & Fitness Day, set for Wednesday, May 29th, will open in January.

Types of events held every year include mini-health fairs, exercise demonstrations, health presentations, screenings and fitness walks. Click the links below to find out more about what happens during the event, or simply Google “National Senior Health & Fitness Day.”

Examples of local organizations that host National Senior Health & Fitness Day events include retirement communities, park and recreation districts, Ys and health clubs, senior centers, Area Agencies on Aging, hospitals and health systems, health plans, health care providers, service organizations, houses of worship and many more.

Download the 2023 Fact Sheet for Complete Event Details (PDF)
The 2024 Fact Sheet will be Available Soon

Fact Sheet

Download the 4-page "What Happens During National Senior Health & Fitness Day?" Flyer (PDF)

Fact Sheet


National Senior Health & Fitness Day

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