Adult health and fitness are celebrated each day at Willow Valley Communities through our Life Lived Forward philosophy. At this year’s 2015 Health & Fitness Expo, more than 50 expert vendors offered the latest tips, advice, and encouragement for adults to maintain and/or improve their health. Educational presentations were featured including a focus on finding your passion and the aging athlete.
Celebrity Fitness & Motivation expert Brett Hoebel who was a trainer on NBC’s The Biggest Loser, health expert on Food Network’s Fat Chef, and judge on a hit reality web-series, Fit or Flop: America’s Next Fitness Star gave two presentations, “Strength From Within – The Fountain of Youth” and “Passion Is Priceless”.
Matthew Silvis, MD who graduated from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2002 and then completed a Family Medicine Residency at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, presented on the topic “Forever Young: The Aging Athlete”. Dr. Silvis is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine & Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, as well as Program Director of the Penn State Hershey Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. He serves as team physician for the Hershey Bears Hockey Club, Lebanon Valley College, and Hershey High School.
The expo also included entertainment by local music groups and performers.
It was a fun and inspiring day with a great focus on the vitality and wellness that exemplify Willow Valley Communities.