Senior Health Expo set for Friday at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards
Ryan Summerlin September 17, 2013
EDWARDS — Eagle County Paramedic Services and Eagle County Healthy Aging will host the annual Senior Health Expo from 8-11 a.m. on Friday at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards.
The expo will include a keynote presentation by a panel of three physicians and a physical therapist, as well as over 20 booths providing information on healthy aging tips and senior services.
Senior Health Fair on Sept. 27
Both agencies are also collaborating to host the 9th annual Senior Health Fair from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 27 at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards.
“The Senior Health Fair gives our older population the opportunity to focus on their individual health care needs with free screenings and information on aging and wellness. We want to try to catch any health issues in the early stages.”
Eagle County Paramedic Services
The Senior Health Fair focuses on the health needs of older adults and will offer a variety of screenings such as memory, vision, hearing, balance, strength, dental, vein and blood pressure.
All services at both events are free and light refreshments will be provided.
“We all know healthcare can be expensive and hard to come by for seniors. This is a great way for seniors to gain access to a variety of providers,” said Cathy Dulac, clinical coordinator with the Eagle County Paramedic Services. “Eagle County Paramedic Services exists to serve the health needs of our area and this is one way we can proactively help our seniors.”
For more information, contact Cathy Dulac at 970-926-5270 or Pat Nolan at 970-328-8831.