Living healthy isn't just about weight loss, it's about moving your body and feeding it good things for health and longevity. Learn more about how to live a healthy lifestyle at:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
The Nation Women's Health Information Center
Health and Human Services Seniors' Fitness
Nutrition for Seniors
Children and Families
USDA Food and Nutrition Service - Program for parents and children
Independence Parks and Recration Department offers two
workout faciltiies with physical fitness programs:
The Roger T. Sermon Community Center
201 N. Dodgion Ave. (SE corner of Noland and Truman Rds.)
$60 per year for Independence residents age 13 - 59
$90 per year for Non-Independence residents age 13 - 59
$40 per year for Independence residents age 60 and over
$70 per year for Non-Independence residents age 60 and over
The Palmer Center
218A N. Pleasant St.
For adults 50+ only.
$40 per year for Independence residents age 50+
$70 per year for Non-Independence residents age 50+
Each Palmer Center membership includes a fitness assessment and equipment orientation.
For information on the fitness programs or memberships call (816) 325-7370.