Senior Center Opens at 3531 Georgia Avenue, NW

From a press release:

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, joined by Councilmember Jim Graham, DC Office on Aging (DCOA) Executive Director Clarence Brown, Department of Real Estate Services (DRES) Director Robin-Eve Jasper and Ward 1 community members and seniors today celebrated the grand opening of the first senior wellness center in Ward 1.

Located at 3531 Georgia Avenue, NW, center provides programming and activities that promote the health and wellness of the District’s 100,000 senior residents. Situated along Georgia Avenue, the $4.35 million, 3-story building was made with environmentally construction materials and is tracking LEED Gold certification.

The 15,000 square foot facility features the following:

* Nutrition Counseling and teaching classrooms
* Intake Room
* Health Education Seminar Rooms
* Exercise and Fitness Area
* Massage Room
* Computer Training Center
* Multipurpose Rooms
* Offices for Staff
* Roof top terrace with walking space

It’s been fun watching this building go up. Sounds like it is just as good on the inside as it looks on the outside.

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