17th Annual Senior Health Fair – 10/2/2009

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United Way of Allen County press release:

Community Calendar:
United Way and Organized Labor
Present the 17th Annual Senior Health Fair
October 2, 2009

United Way of Allen County and Organized Labor have scheduled their annual Senior Health Fair for Friday, October 2, 2009, from 8 a.m. until noon at Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities. The 17th Annual Senior Health Fair is sponsored by Parkview Home Health & Hospice and everyone is invited to attend.

Free blood pressure, glucose and colorectal cancer screenings will be available. A blood chemistry test is also available for a $17 fee; this tests liver function, kidney function, cholesterol levels, high density lipoproteins, low density lipoproteins, triglycerides and more.

Also during the event, Parkview Home Health & Hospice will give flu shots for $21 and Pneumonia vaccines for $35. Anyone covered by Medicare Part B will not need to pay for these shots.

Many health care organizations, such as Aging & In-Home Services, the Arthritis Foundation, Alzheimer’s Foundation and more, will be on hand with information and will have health care professionals available to answer questions.

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