Laguna Woods Village held its first Health Fair and Expo, drawing about 350 residents to Clubhouse Seven on Tuesday, March 7. The event included presentations on hiring a caregiver, safety and scams, aging happily, medical marijuana, nutrition, longevity, naturally reversing type II diabetes and four fitness demonstrations.
Experts also provided health screenings and educational seminars.
“Health and wellness is essential to enjoying the retirement years, and the Recreation and Special Events Department strives to find new and exciting events and classes to encourage lifelong fitness and wellbeing,” Brian Gruner, the department’s director, said.
Among the vendors distributing information were Commit 2 be Fit, Bud & Bloom Marijuana Collective, Humana Insurance, Ultima, and doTERRA.
Residents seeking hands-on fitness could participate in instructor-led yoga and circuit training classes.