Health and Resource Fair on September 13, 2012

Posted Tuesday, July 31, 2012 --- 2:42 p.m.

Press Release from the City of Madison:

Health and Resource Fair on September 13, 2012

Celebrate National Senior Center Month with the Madison Senior Center

The Madison Senior Center will host its first annual Health & Resource Fair on Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 9:00 am - 11:30 am in celebration of National Senior Center month. Learn about the latest trends in health and wellness, receive free screenings, and discover new resources for residential living and retirement planning. The Fair will benefit older adults, age 55 plus, with a variety of FREE health screenings, health-related presentations, a lunch option, and afternoon games including bingo. There will be wonderful door prizes and great giveaways.
Don't miss these important screenings: Adverse Drug Events-UW Pharmacy; Bladder Health Questionnaire-Dean Clinic; Blood Glucose-Group Health Cooperative; Body Composition/Toxicity Screening-Pro Health Chiropractic; Bone Density-UW Osteoporosis Program; Eye Pressure Test-Davis Duehr Dean; Falls Prevention/Strengthening and Hearing/Swallow Testing-Meriter Hospital; FoodShare Eligibility-Second Harvest Foodbank; Oral Health-Department of Public Health; Pulse Oximetry Screening, Blood Pressure and Gait Devices-Home Health United and Spinal Screening-Wait Chiropractic. Call 266-6581 for more details.

There will be three presentations during the morning:
9:30 am- Hydration, Relaxation, and Circulation
Robin Rinehart, LMT, Globe University
10:15 am-Chronic Disease Management and You
Connie Jicha, RN, MSN, Home Health United
11:00 am-Nutrition to Reduce Inflammation and Increase Energy
Dr. Dawn Cadwallader, Pro Health Chiropractic

Sponsors of this free Health and Resource Fair include Agrace HospiceCare, Always Best Care Senior Services, Aster Retirement Community, BrightStar, CATCH Healthy Habits, Heartland Hospice, Home Health United, Mennenga Tax & Financial Service, Pro Health Chiropractic, Oak Park Place, Oakwood Village, and Media sponsor, Midwest Family Broadcasting.

To learn more about the Senior Center, call 608-266-6581 or visit The Madison Senior Center is located at 330 W. Mifflin Street (53703) in the heart of downtown Madison.

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