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Michigan Senior Center Recognized with 'Prescription for Better Health Award' from the National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy
Date:3/17/2009

and were impressed with the remarkable programs that have been implemented at senior centers across the country. We are pleased to recognize a program such as 'The Amazing Race,' which can serve as a model to many other centers."

The five honorable mentions include:

  • Capital Senior Center of Columbia, South Carolina
  • East Providence Senior Activity Center of East Providence, Rhode Island
  • Friendship Circle Senior Center of Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Newton Senior Center of Newtonville, Massachusetts
  • Resources for Seniors, Inc. of Wake County, North Carolina

The Prescription for Better Health Award recipients were chosen for the strength of their healthy lifestyle programs, positively impacting the health of seniors in their community, while also designing programs that could be easily implemented at other senior centers across the country.

"The Prescription for Better Health Award honors senior centers that are committed to helping individuals make healthy lifestyle choices and improving the quality of life," said Rob Price, senior vice president, retail advertising and marketing of CVS/pharmacy. "We were inspired by the variety of programs. It was a challenge to select just one as the winner, but we're delighted to see all of these organizations honored for their hard work and dedication to the senior community."

Programs receiving honorable mention include:

Capital Senior Center (Columbia, S.C.) - The "Palmetto Health (PH) Lifestyle University" program is a three month course designed to empower seniors to overcome barriers, stay physically fit and socially engaged. The co
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