Senior health fair set for Tuesday
The Fifth Annual Fall Harvest Health Fair, sponsored by The Senior Coalition of Fredericksburg, will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, located at 1800 North Llano Street.
The Fall Harvest Senior Health Fair is open to the public free of charge, and senior citizens, caregivers and those with aging parents are invited to attend.
This year’s health fair will offer:
• Information about services and products for senior citizens;
• Door prizes;
• Prize drawings;
• Flu shots;
• Vision screenings.
Flu shots will be provided by Walgreens and vision screenings will be provided by TSO.
Additionally, representatives from Hill Country Memorial will be on site to schedule annual wellness visits and mammograms.
Lunch will be catered by the Golden Hub Senior Center at a cost of $10 per person. Lunch for attendees aged 65 and older is free.
“Through this event, we bring people information they can use to stay healthy longer and make the best decisions for their care later in life,” said Hill Country Memorial community relations representative Tammy Rohlf.
For more information and to RSVP, call Lytane Bolzle at (830) 992-8947.
In past years, the health fair has attracted more than 50 vendors and hundreds of attendees from Fredericksburg, Kerrville and the surrounding area, according to a spokesman.
All proceeds from this year’s health fair will benefit local seniors in need.
Sponsors include Alamo Hospice, CelesteCare of Fredericksburg, Complete Foot Care/Dr. Susie Sant’Anna, Fredericksburg Home Care, LLC, Fredericksburg Medical Equipment, Heritage Place, Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Hill Country Memorial Home Care and Hospice, Knopp Healthcare, Parker Law Firm and Windcrest Nursing and Rehab.