Residents at senior living community take over 1 million steps in 4 weeks

Residents at senior living community take over 1 million steps in 4 weeks
Ouida Evans accepts her Walking Challenge award. (Source: Pee Dee Gardens)
Ouida Evans accepts her Walking Challenge award. (Source: Pee Dee Gardens)
Jerry Frazier accepts his award. (Source: Pee Dee Gardens)
Jerry Frazier accepts his award. (Source: Pee Dee Gardens)
Brenda Bullard accepts her award. (Source: Pee Dee Gardens)
Brenda Bullard accepts her award. (Source: Pee Dee Gardens)

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Talk about stepping up to the challenge! Residents at the Pee Dee Gardens senior living community in Florence teamed up and recorded over 1 million steps with pedometers in just four weeks.

The resident broke up into teams and wore pedometers for the Walking Challenge, sponsored by Gentiva Home Health, according to a news release from the DePaul Senior Living Community.

The pedometers were read weekly by Michelle Anderlik of Gentiva's Kindred at Home, and all participants received a medal and certificate.

Pee Dee Gardens residents Jerry Frazier, Ouida Evans, Virginia Hudson and Brenda Bullard were among those who proudly accepted their Step-It-Up Awards for participating in the Walking Challenge.

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