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Inova and Aetna Present ‘Wellaware’: A Free Wellness Event for Seniors

(November 29, 2012)
WHO:    Representatives from Aetna Medicare and InovaWHAT:    To help seniors in the Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia area take steps toward healthier lives, Inova and Aetna are presenting a morning of valuable information and fun activities.

“WellAware” will feature:

  • A presentation about proven ways to age successfully;
  • Tai chi, qigong, Zumba Gold, stretch and tone demonstrations from Inova fitness instructors;
  • Aetna LifeCentered™ booth, with information to help you achieve a healthy mind, body and spirit. It features balance and fall-prevention tips, plus information about nutrition and fitness;
  • The LifeCentered™ “Wheel of Life,” featuring prizes under $15;
  • A healthy snacks area;
  • Hand massages; and
  • Information booths where you can learn about nutrition, beauty, diabetes and cardiac health.

There is no charge to attend the event, and parking is free.

WHEN:     Thursday, Nov. 29
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:    Waterford at Springfield
6715 Commerce St., Springfield, Va.

For press inquiries, contact Walt Cherniak, Aetna Public Relations, 410-401-9490 or

Inova Health System is a not-for-profit health care system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research.

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