Healthy town athlone free talk this evening

Positive ageing is the theme of this week's Healthy Town Athlone initiative.

A free talk with Ciarán McKinney, Head of Arts and Culture, Age and Opportunity, will take place at the Sheraton Athlone Hotel this evening at 7pm.

He will give tips on looking after your health, for those aged 65 and over, whilst offering advice on staying active, staying independent, eating healthy food and looking after your mental health.

This is week 4 of the eight-week project in association with The Irish Times and Pfizer.

Events and activities throughout the eight-week programme include:

·Running club training in the Regional Sports Centre on Monday at 7pm.

·Hell and Back training for teenagers on Monday in the Regional Sports Centre from 5pm – 5.45pm.

·Free Park Run in Athlone Institute of Technology, every Saturday at 9.30am.