News release from the United Way of Allen County:
United Way and Organized Labor Present the 19th Annual Senior Health Fair on Friday, October 7, 2011
United Way of Allen County and Organized Labor have scheduled their annual Senior Health Fair for Friday, October 7, 2011, from 8 a.m. until noon at Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St. The 19th Annual Senior Health Fair is sponsored by Parkview Home Health & Hospice and everyone 18 and older 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 (HDLs), low density lipoproteins (LDLs), triglycerides and more.
Also during the event, Parkview Home Health & Hospice will give flu shots for $25 and Pneumonia vaccines for $35. Anyone covered by Medicare Part B will not need to pay for these two injections.
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. Refreshments are provided.
For more information, contact Vickie Meyers, United Way of Allen County, at 260-469-4013. Or, for a complete list of participants and services, visitand its Stay Connected section on the right side of the web page.