Mayor to speak to residents during Active Aging week

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Happening today Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will be speaking to seniors about keeping a healthy lifestyle.

The event is part of Active Aging week going on right now.

Mayor Rothschild will speak at the Fountains at La Cholla, a retirement community near Orange Grove and La Cholla.  The theme for this year is "Discover your Community", and it recognizes the important role that older adults play in all sorts of communities.

He will speak about his local health initiative today, focusing as well on his advisory task force to make a healthy Tucson.

Seniors at the Fountains at La Cholla have already been taking steps to stay active; they are taking part in the Mayor's 'Move a Million Miles' an initiative to get Tucson residents to walk more.

Currently residents of the retirement community have racked up more than 1,800 miles.

The mayor will speak at the Fountains at La Cholla at 2 p.m., the event is also open to the public.

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