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Healthy support for senior wellness

Posted by on Thursday, August 3rd

Healthy support for senior wellness

Lamprey Health Care serving as sponsor of 2017 NH Senior Games

Nashua, NH: The New Hampshire Senior Games (NHSG) and Lamprey Health Care are pleased to announce an innovative partnership in support of the 2017 New Hampshire Senior Games.

“We’re pleased to be part of the 2017 games,” said Gregory White, CEO, Lamprey Health Care.  “The games support healthy competition and social interaction for older adults across our state.  This focus on health and wellness is very much in alignment with Lamprey’s work across the communities we serve.”

Mr. White explained that in addition to sponsoring the games, Lamprey Health Care will be hosting a free wellness information table at the Senior Games 3-3 on Basketball Tournament on Saturday, August 5 at the Plaistow YMCA.  From 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., athletes, family members and YMCA members are invited to visit the table to pick up free health information and giveaways.

“Supporting community health and wellness is a key part of our mission,” said Carrie Chooljian, Care Manager at Lamprey Health Care.  “We will also have a Community Health Worker on hand at the event to answer questions about our services and programs.”

“This is a wonderful collaboration,” said Chris Dugan, Director of Communications, New Hampshire Senior Games.  “Our sponsors provide valuable support and we’re thrilled to welcome Lamprey Health Care aboard.” Mr. Dugan said the basketball tournament will include more than 75 players from NH and through New England.

Now celebrating its 30th year, the New Hampshire games offer 15 sports- primarily competed Friday-Sunday-from late June through Labor Day.  In addition to swimming and 3-3 basketball, events include track and field, pickleball, tennis and archery.  All events are open to athletes ages 40 and over.  For registration information and details, please visit www.nhseniorgames.org.

About Lamprey Health Care

With health centers in Nashua, Newmarket and Raymond, Lamprey Health Care is New Hampshire’s oldest and largest private, non-profit community health center.  The centers serve over 16,000 patients each year, using the patient-centered medical home model to deliver comprehensive health care and services.  Lamprey Health Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).   To learn more, please visit www.lampreyhealth.org.

About the New Hampshire Senior Games

The mission of the New Hampshire Senior Games (NHSG), formerly known as the Granite State Senior Games (GSSG) is to promote, organize and effectively develop physical challenges, as they relate to the NH Masters Athlete and the 50+ population of the state of New Hampshire, undertake related activities benefitting the well-being of adults as appropriate and focusing on the development of active and healthy lifestyles.  Our mission is accomplished by encouraging fitness and by providing athletic competition in a variety of sports, clinics and creative pursuits.

Founded in 1987, Granite State Senior Games, Inc. is a not-for-profit (501c-3) all volunteer sports and fitness organization governed by a Board of Directors. The Granite State Senior Games' (GSSG's) sporting events are now known as the New Hampshire Senior Games (NHSG).  We are New Hampshire’s premier multi-sport event for the 50+ population. NHSG is the only New Hampshire organization in the state to be sanctioned by the National Senior Games Association (NSGA) to qualify senior athletes for participation in the National Senior Games held every two years.  To learn more, please visit www.nhseniorgames.org.