BENAVIDES - Senior citizens in Benavides are taking the opportunity to participate in the Walk ’N Talk and Cooking Well classes hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

Participants gathered at the Benavides Civic Center for the two classes.

During the Walk 'N Talk exercise group participants exercised by walking a mile, some exercised from their chair and others showed off their dancing.

The Cooking Well with Diabetes class sampled two dessert recipes. They also learned how to prepare the low in sodium desserts such as the Waldorf salad

The purpose of the classes are to instill healthy living at any age.