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.