East County News Service
May 6, 2017 (La Mesa) – The 18th annual East County Senior Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 12, at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa. Admission is free. No advance registration is necessary.
The East County Senior Services Providers, a coalition of community organizations and agencies serving seniors in the East County, said the health fair will feature more than 60 exhibit booths, along with free health screenings for stroke, blood pressure, balance, check your mood, and medication review. Information will be available about senior housing, home care services, home safety, fall prevention, health education, advance directives, nutrition services, social programs, caregiving services, educational programs and volunteer opportunities. Exercise demonstrations will be performed by members of the Feeling Fit Club, OASIS and Silver Sneakers.
Event sponsors include the Grossmont Healthcare District, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, City of La Mesa and the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency. For event information, phone the La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center at (619) 667-1322.