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Kick off Summer with a Day of Exercise, Education and Entertainment 

ALLENDALE, N.J. (June 14, 2023) — Join assisted living community Allendale Senior Living and Allendale Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center for a community Samba Fitness and Wellness Day on Wednesday, June 21. The program, which is free and open to the public, runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature a variety of interactive activities and educational opportunities on the grounds of the senior living campus in Allendale; guests can access the event directly from Route 17 South – via an entry drive shared with Ramsey Acura.  

The event will start with a 30-minute Samba Fitness session. All are invited to join the dance-inspired program, which promotes exercise and movement for older adults. There will also be live entertainment and booths featuring local wellness business and organizations, including:  

Attendees can learn about various life enrichment programs that Allendale offers for residents, including Rendever virtual reality, Eldergrow therapeutic gardening and more. The event will conclude with a finale Samba class, and participants will be given Sambucha Smoothies to enjoy on their trips home. 

“The entire team at Allendale is excited for our Samba Fitness Wellness Day, and so are our residents,” said David Gillies, life enrichment director at Allendale Senior Living. “We are so fortunate to have an exclusive program like Samba Fitness available right on our campus, and we look forward to sharing the experience with our guests.” The Allendale campus is spearheading the Wellness Day event with the Life Enrichment team from Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports the community.  

At Allendale Senior Living, residents enjoy a fulfilling lifestyle with beautifully appointed apartments, gourmet dining, onsite rehab care, and an engaging mix of programming and activities. And they have access to the services they need, when they need them, including a dedicated memory care program. Experience this charming community by scheduling a visit and tour. Call 201-824-4182 or visit for more information. 

Allendale Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care. The skilled nursing facility also serves as a healthcare resource for the local community, offering a resource library of physician-curated content addressing many topics of interest. It can be accessed on the facility’s website,   

Brick, N.J.-based Marquis Health Consulting Services provides administrative and consulting services to skilled nursing facilities and senior housing communities along the Eastern Seaboard. The organization’s operational guidance enables its client facilities to overachieve their quality and customer service goals by embracing a progressive, multi-specialty approach to healthcare.


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