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Health Wellness and Safety Expo

The Southwest Missouri Office on Aging is presenting a Health Wellness and Safety Expo in the E-plex at the Springfield Fairgrounds on April 14, 2012 from 9:00 to 4:00.  Admission is free and the OATS bus will give free rides (only 6 spots left) from Ava.

Over 100 vendor booths, free give-aways, free health screenings, free diabetes screenings, door prizes, Wii bowling, on-site food concessions and free use of mobility devices are just some of the things to browse.  There will be a talent contest with prizes, cooking demonstrations, mobility scooter demo course, hands-on crafts and activities, live entertainment all day, and baggo and washers tournament.

There is also free hearing tests and on-site hearing aid repairs ($50.00), free vision screening for macular degeneration and glaucoma, free on-site foot clinic including nail trim, file and shape and massage (call 868-9523 for an appointment), free confidential mental health counseling sessions (call 761-5725 to schedule an appointment) and other wellness checks including blood pressure, bone density, weight and body mass index.

To register for the talent show or more information, please call 868-9523.

Also sponsored locally by LaTour Advisory Group, Inc. and Family Pharmacy.