Escondido, CA

Expo will focus on senior health

The Escondido Senior Center will host the 9th Annual Community Wellness Expo on Saturday, October 17, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave. The Expo is designed to “Enrich the Lives of Older Adults and Their Families,” by providing valuable health/wellness information and resources that support older adults, family members, friends and care givers who help and assist with important life enhancing decisions.

Wellness Expo attendees can browse over 30 exhibitor booths staffed with well-informed personnel who will disseminate vital information. The event also features:

• Health screenings provided by community partners including Palomar Health who offer Meet the Pharmacist for one-on-one consultations (older adults should bring all medications), body composition, blood pressure, flu shots;

• Meet the Registered Dietician/ Nutritionist educator;

• Professional Hearing Associates will evaluate hearing health;

• Wellness Activities include Pot- A-Plant, Pet Therapy by Helen Woodward Animal Center, Senior Portraits by Palomar Community College, and Chair Massage.

Attendance at the Expo is free and includes a continental breakfast from 8:30 – 9:30 am with gift basket drawings being held throughout the event.

The Expo is sponsored by the City of Escondido in partnership with Palomar Health. For information call the Escondido Senior Center at 760-839-4688.

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