Ranzenhofer hosts 2013 Family Health Fair

 
  • Free Health services, screenings and info from more than 80 providers
  • New! Screenings for Hearing, Skin and Prostate Cancer
  • Free admission / No reservations needed

 



Amherst, NY– State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has announced today that he will host a Family Health Fair on Saturday, August 3rd  from 9 a.m. to noon at the Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst.  

 

“Everyone knows that it’s so important to stay healthy. That is why I am once again sponsoring a Family Health Fair.  Over 80 providers will offer a wide variety of health screenings absolutely free of charge.  I hope that you and your family will take advantage of all of the health information and services.  Be sure to join us at the Health Fair cause it’s never too late to get healthy!” said Ranzenhofer.    

 

Screenings/services offered to attendees include:

Balance & Strength Assessments

Blood Pressure Checks

Bone Density Heel Scan

Cholesterol Screening

Foot Screening 

Glucose Test

Hearing Screening

Medicine/Prescription Review

Mini-Reflexology Sessions

Retina Scans

Prostate Cancer Screenings 

Skin Cancer Screening

 

Information will also be available on the following topics:  

Stroke prevention

Chiropractic Care

EPIC

Dental Health

Alzheimer’s Disease

Medicare

Substance Abuse

Venous Disease

Nutrition

Heart Disease

Cancer Support

Diabetes

Emergency Preparedness

Health & Wellness

Parkinson’s Disease

Empower NY Program

Organ Donation

Celiac Disease

Gluten Free Diet

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Senator Ranzenhofer’s 2013 Family Health Fair is co-sponsored by Kaleida Health and the Amherst Senior Center, in conjunction with Assemblyman Raymond Walter and Assemblywoman Jane Corwin. 

 

“This year’s Family Health Fair is going to be fun and educational.  Everyone in attendance will have access to important screenings and information that will ensure a happy, healthy life. I hope all my Western New York neighbors and their families can drop by to take advantage of all the medical professionals in our community have to offer,” said Walter.

 

“I am proud to join Senator Ranzenhofer, Assemblyman Walter and Kaleida Health in sponsoring the 2013 Family Health Fair.  This family event promotes healthy living and provides our community with free health services, screenings and valuable information that promises attendees will walk away with a sound body and great piece of mind.  The number of health related organizations participating this year guarantees there is something for people of all ages. There is nothing more important than the health of you and your family, and I look forward to seeing residents in our community taking advantage of this annual healthy summer tradition,” said Corwin.

 

For more information, residents can visit ranzenhofer.nysenate.gov or contact Senator Ranzenhofer’s district office at (716) 631-8695.

 

Driving Directions: From Main Street via local roads, west on North Forest Road three miles, right onto Audubon Parkway, after half mile turn right into the Senior Center.  From the I-290 Youngman Highway to I-990, go two miles to Exit 3 (Audubon Parkway). Right onto Audubon Parkway, half mile and at first traffic light, left into the Senior Center. 

 

About the 61st Senate District

The 61st Senate District encompasses: the Towns of Amherst, Clarence, and Newstead and the Villages of Akron and Williamsville in Erie County; the Towns of Chili and Riga, the Village of Churchville and part of the City of Rochester in Monroe County; and all of Genesee County.

 

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