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Senior health fair to be held Feb. 6
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Posted: 2013 Jan 18 - 06:47

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MARTIN COUNTY -- The Council on Aging of Martin County, in partnership with Treasure Coast Advocates for Seniors and WellMed, will host a senior health and wellness fair on Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kane Center in Stuart.

More than 45 health care and community vendors will participate in the free event, which is open to all area seniors and their families.

The health and wellness fair will feature free services, including blood pressure checks, memory screenings, sugar testing and chair massages.

Information from more than 45 health and community organizations will be on hand, as well as representatives from the Veteran's Administration.

There will be demonstrations of the Kane Center's senior fitness programs, such as Zumba Gold and tap dancing by the Treasure Coast Tappers.

A hot dog cookout with entertainment by Tunes by Tony will also be held, as well as a Chinese auction for more than 50 valuable items and a seniors-only 50/50 raffle.

No reservations or RSVPs are necessary to attend this event, which will be held at the Council on Aging's home at the Charles and Rae Kane Center, located at 900 S.E. Salerno Road in Stuart.

Council on Aging of Martin County provides programs that help seniors live independently in their own homes, including: Meals on Wheels, an adult day program, care management, caregiver support and in-home services.

The council is the longest- standing organization in the county dedicated to serving the senior population (in their homes or within the senior center).

For information on Council on Aging services, or to support the council and be a part of the Kane Center, call (772) 223-7800 or visit www.kanecenter.org.

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