Hayes Wellness Center
The Hayes Senior Wellness Center is an adult activity center with social, recreational, and educational programs designed specifically for adults ages 60 and up. The center includes a cardio/weight room, computer lab, multi-purpose room, kitchen, and library.
Our mission is to promote physical, social and emotional well-being through comprehensive programs and activities that include: physical exercise, nutrition education and counseling, health education, health promotion, medication management, and smoking cessation which all lead to a healthy lifestyle.
History of Hayes SWC
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The Hayes Senior Wellness Center officially opened on October 11, 2012. Dr. Thomas Obisesan, clinical research scientist, professor of Medicine at Howard University College of Medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics at Howard University Hospital, is the Principal Investigator. The center is the latest of the District of Columbia's six senior wellness centers. Located in dynamic Ward 6, with boundaries spanning all four quadrants of the city, the center is housed in the beautifully renovated Hayes Elementary School, a landmark community structure. Membership is opened to senior residents of the District of Columbia age 60 years and older.