Senior expo this week

first_imgLatest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Colley Senior Complex will host a Health and Wellness Expo from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Colley Senior Complex, 715 East Elm Street in Troy.The Health and Wellness Expo is free and lunch will be served. All seniors are invited and encouraged to come.The Senior Health Fair is an event that is held each September in recognition of Senior Center Month. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “We are offering two workshops that are of great interest and value to seniors. The workshops are at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and they are optional. You can attend one or both or neither. It just depends on what your interests are.”The educational program at 11 a.m. is Alzheimer’s and Dementia presented by Mary Wedgeworth, Alabama Cares Program coordinator.The Pike County Sheriff’s Department will also so have Lifesaver registration at 11 a.m.At 1 p.m. the workshop will be Home Safety and Fall Prevention, presented by Karen Crawford SCADC Area Agency on Aging. Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Print Article By Jaine Treadwell Email the author You Might Like It’s peanut time Friendly folks boil away in Luverne Twenty-five tons of peanuts is a lot of goobers. And it takes a lot of heat… read more Senior expo this week Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 11:00 pm Friday, September 2, 2011 By The Penny Hoarder “We always have a great response for programs on Alzheimer’s and dementia because there is a continuing increase in both,” Motes said. “And, the onsets are occurring much earlier. So, it’s important to know the early signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia.“We’ll also have information for caregivers of those with these diseases. Each workshop participant will receive a gift that will be a way to exercise the brain.”Motes said the home is where most falls involving seniors occur.“The Home Safety and Fall Prevention workshop will focus on hazards in the home and how to eliminate them,” she said. “This will be a very worthwhile workshop.“We’ll also send the participants home with a safety kit that will include a night light, a non-slip bath rug, stickers for the bathtub that will help prevent slipping and tape to put under rugs to keep them from slipping.”Motes said, in addition to being an educational event, the Colley Senior Complex Health and Wellness Expo will be a lot of fun for all.To confirm attendance, call 808-8500 or email [email protected] Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… “The Senior Health Fair is the most requested event that we have,” said Janet Motes, Complex director. “Last year, we had about 250 participants and we expect even more this year because we are going to offer ‘everything’ that can be offered at a health fair.”The Senior Health Fair will feature 27 vendors and participants have the option of several free screenings, including vision and hearing, glucose, total cholesterol, stroke assessment, and bone density.“The Colley Senior Complex Health and Wellness Expo is an opportunity to learn about health programs and resources in our community that can help improve the health and quality of life,” Motes said. Book Nook to reopen Skip Sponsored Contentlast_img read more

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