SENATOR RITCHIE'S SENIOR HEALTH, WELLNESS EXPO OCT. 12

 


Free Flu Shots, Cancer Screening At Fulton War Memorial


State Senator Patty Ritchie’s Senior Health and Wellness Expo will offer square dancing, free flu shots, cancer screening and even pampering at the Fulton War Memorial on Oct. 12.


The free event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. feature over 50 exhibitors on health and wellness, health care, senior nutrition, fitness, and a wide variety of other services.


“My Senior Health and Wellness Expo will offer a one-stop event where you will be able to learn about the variety of services available to keep your family healthy and obtain services when family members need them,” said Sen. Ritchie. “A lot of people who have older family members seldom realize the wide variety of agencies and services that are available in Oswego County.”


Special events will include:


- Square dancing - Oswego County Square Dancers


- Free flu shots - Kinney's & Oswego County Health Department


- Nutritional information - Oswego County Opportunities Senior Nutrition Services


- Fitness information - SUNY Oswego Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Oswego & Fulton YMCAs


- Energy information - National Grid


- Bone Density Screening - St. Lukes Nursing Facility & Oswego Health


- Cancer Services - Oswego County Opportunities


- Breast Cancer Support Group - Oswego County


- Pampering Activities - Beauticontrol and Mary Kay


There will also be free flu shot, health screenings and refreshments.


Over 1500 seniors attended a similiar event in September in Watertown. That was a new record for attendance at such an event.


An up to date list of participants can be found at www.ritchie.nysenate.gov.


For more information, call (315) 342-2057.


Some of those attending include:


Oswego County Health Department


ARISE


Kinney Drugs, Inc


MVP Health Care


Office of the Aging


Office of Aging – Medicare


St. Luke's Nursing Home


Sunrise Nursing Home


Seneca Hill Manor


Michaud Residential Health Services


Pontiac Care and Rehabilitation Center


Bishop's Commons


Oswego YMCA


RSVP of Oswego County


Springside at Seneca Hill


Rural Health Network


Stafkings Healthcare Systems Inc


Oswego County Opportunties


Cancer Services Program of Oswego County


OCO, Inc. Facilitated Enrollment


Oswego Health


Mary Kay


Tastefully Simple


Square Dancing


Oswego County Sheriff's Office


Fulton YMCA


Wayne Drugs


Cornell Cooperative Extension


Excellus BlueCross BlueShield


National Grid


Oswego OBGYN


Fidelis Care New York


Oswego County Veterans Service Agency


Friends of Oswego County Hospice


Emergency Management


All-Metro Services


Northern Oswego County Health Services, Inc. (NOCHSI)


Alzheimer's Association


Oswego County Emergency Response


Oswego County Historical Society


American Red Cross


Dunkin Donuts


OCO, Inc. Health Education Dept.


OCO, Inc. Transportation


Caring & Sharing Breast Cancer Support Group


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