Family Health West offers fitness classes designed specifically for older adults

Family Health West in Fruita now offers fitness classes designed specifically for older adults.

SilverSneakers classes are set for 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the nursing home at 228 N. Cherry St.

“Participants should wear comfortable clothing, rubber-soled shoes and bring water,” said Susie Ziegler, a certified SilverSneakers senior advisor and instructor. “It’s a lot of fun and the health benefits are wonderful.”

SilverSneakers offers a fitness program through a nationwide network of participating locations.

Family Health West offers a range of health care services through a hospital, nursing home, assisting living facility and imaging center. For more information, call 858-2104 or visit the Web site at www.familyhealthwest.org.