Joe’s Y Story: From “Busy Retiree” to “Active Older Adult”
I have had memberships at health clubs before, but my track record with them is not that good. There are contracts involved, and I lose my enthusiasm for indoor exercise, particularly in the summer months when I prefer to be outside. Even when there are not contracts, the fees can be expensive or the facilities are small and, the activities are limited or designed to appeal to fitness fanatics. We needed something that appealed to us. We found what we were looking for at the local YMCA.
The first thing I learned when I looked into the Y was that I was no longer a “busy retiree”. I was about to become an “active older adult”. They had me from hello. Read more