Third Annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair to Feature "Living with Diabetes" Panel Discussion
Saturday, November 17, 2007
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Ashland High School
65 East Union
State Senator Karen Spilka
Panel of Specialists on Diabetes
Numerous health and wellness exhibitors
** The Senior Health and Wellness Fair is FREE and includes continental breakfast and hot lunch **
The Senior Health and Wellness Fair provides a forum for seniors from throughout Senator Spilka's district to learn new information, have an opportunity to ask questions, and enjoy a day out.
This year's program will include an excellent panel of specialists on diabetes. They'll lead a discussion entitled, "Living with Diabetes." Participants will have the chance to speak about the diagnosis of this disease and strategies for living with it from some of the leading experts on the subject.
In addition, more than 30 individual booths will provide information and materials on various topics ranging from recent changes in government health insurance programs to nutrition. Seniors will also have the opportunity to speak to local service providers. Throughout the day, there will be opportunities to participate in wellness activities and health screenings.
Anyone interested in attending the fair should contact Pat Vinter in Senator Spilka's office at (617) 722-1640. She will confirm your attendance and discuss transportation options that may be available to you.
Sarah Blodgett, Communications Director
Office of Senator Karen Spilka
(617) 722-1640 phone
(617) 275-6348 cell
2nd Middlesex and Norfolk
State House, Room 511C
Boston, MA 02133