Health & Fitness

Senior Services Health Screening

Screenings include: blood pressure, ultrasounds, hearing and memory assessments, and more. - Courtesy photo

Screenings include: blood pressure, ultrasounds, hearing and memory assessments, and more. – Courtesy photo

 

Health Fair, Health Screenings, and Health Lectures

Arcadia Senior Services, in partnership with Methodist Hospital, is hosting a “Head to Toe” health fair on Friday, Sept. 9.

It will take place at the Arcadia Community Center, located at 365 Campus Drive. There will be informational booths and health screenings from 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

The health screenings include: blood pressure, ultrasound screening of lower extremities, balance, and mobility. Free hearing screening and memory assessment are available, but appointments are required.

If you have a hearing impairment, California Telephone Access will have communication devices, including telephones available for those individuals with hearing loss. Appointments are also available for carotid artery screening, cost is $7.

Dr. Wenjay Sung, foot and ankle surgeon, will be present his lecture, “Oh My Aching Feet,” at 11:15 a.m.

Following Dr. Sung’s presentation, Sue Krause, RN, director of clinical education services at Silverado Memory, will discuss common mental health concerns, including memory and dementia.

Lunch is available for $2.There will be raffle prizes and give-a-ways. Please call Arcadia Senior Services at (626) 574-5130 to make an appointment or for additional information. This program is for individual’s age 50 and older.

August 25, 2016

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