City of Concord California


News Release


February 1, 2016

Free Healthy Lifestyle Expo at Concord Senior Center February 26

Promoting good health awareness and encouraging participants to assume responsibility for their own health are the goals of the Age Strong, Live Long Healthy Lifestyle Expo, a free one day event set for Friday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle in Concord.

The Concord Commission on Aging and Senior Center invite everyone to this free event. The expo will provide information about services, resources and products that benefit older adults, their families and caregivers. A free tote bag will be distributed to the first 500 attendees. Over 40 vendors and service providers will offer valuable information to seniors and family members.

Sessions will offer participants the opportunity to sample juiced fruits and vegetables presentation by Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts nursing students. Informative presentations by Dr. Leonard Chuck, MD, PhD on healthy aging: "Better, Stronger, Younger: Don't Get Old", and "Make Room For Sugar: What is Diabetes" are scheduled at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Visit the Mobile Vet Center (Department of Veterans Affairs) at the expo and learn how they service veterans who need help transitioning to civilian life. Walgreen pharmacists will be available to answer questions about medications and possible interactions. Bring medications or a list including dosage. Learn about the classes, activities and programs the Concord Senior Center offers.

Various health screenings and services provided by Diablo Clinical Research, Senior Helpers, and Gurnick, include cholesterol blood pressure, memory, heel scans and massage. For more information, call the Concord Senior Center, (925) 671-3320, and press 1 or visit www.cityofconcord.org/healthfair.



 
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