News from August 2017

Net gains

Posted on Tuesday, August 15th

2017 NHSG Badminton Tournament features strong performances from area athletes New London, NH: Hard fought rallies on the singles, doubles and mixed doubles courts highlighted the 2017 New Hampshire Senior Games Annual Badminton Tournament, held recently at Colby-Sawyer College. “I enjoy all aspects of the sport,” said Wicky Chan of Nashua.  The 53-year old plays regularly in a club in Massachusetts and looks for competitive events outside of his regular playing group.  “This is a wonderful tournament,” he said.  “There are some excellent players here and it’s been fun to meet people and compete.” Mr. Chan’s doubles partner, Larry Lo of Westwood, MA, shared that he plays for exercise and the competition.  “It really is a fun game,” he said.  “I like the strategy of the sport.  Many times, you are thinking several shots ahead with the goal of getting your opponent out of position so you can win the… READ MORE >

Teeing up some healthy fun!

Posted on Wednesday, August 9th

Teeing up some healthy fun! Havenwood-Heritage Heights serving as sponsor of 2017 NH Senior Games and venue sponsor for annual golf tournament at Beaver Meadow Golf Course Concord, NH:  In support of active older adults across the state and region, Havenwood-Heritage Heights has stepped up as a sponsor of the 2017 NH Senior Games “The games promote a wonderful message which is very much in keeping with our mission at Havenwood,” said Michael A. Palmieri, President and CEO at Havenwood-Heritage Heights.  “As an organization always looking to engage our residents in a range of healthy activities, this partnership is a perfect fit!”  In addition to sponsoring the games, Havenwood’s donation will support a golfer breakfast prior to the annual NHSG Golf Tournament set for Wednesday, August 30 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Mr. Palmieri has competed in Senior Games event in the past and is encouraging both residents and employees to participate this year.  “We… READ MORE >

Taking a swing at gold

Posted on Monday, August 7th

Taking a swing at gold 2017 NHSG Pickleball Field Largest Ever Manchester, NH: Over 150 pickleball players from throughout NH, New England and the Northeast competed in the 2017 NH Senior Games Pickleball Tournament held recently at the Executive Health and Sports Center. “This was our largest field in the history of our games and likely one of the larger tournaments ever in New Hampshire,” said Walt Hooker, event director.  “Over the three-day period, we had 386 matches played by 154 players on 10 courts.  We also provided two practice courts.” 2017 NH Senior Games Pickleball Tournament Medalists included: Female category (singles) 50-54 age group Gold Medal: Julie Bosch, Beverly, MA; Silver Medal: Beth Atkinson, Townsend, MA 55-59 age group Gold Medal: Sherry Scheer, Windsor, MA; Silver Medal: Kathy Paganis, Nashua, NH; Bronze Medal: Margaret Berg, Litchfield, NH 60-64 age group Gold Medal: Barbara Marketz, Fairfield, CT 65-69 age group Gold Medal: Margo Chase-Wells, Hadaam,… READ MORE >

Healthy support for senior wellness

Posted 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… READ MORE >