Mobilizing Owen County 7th Annual Health Fair

     

Community Event – Mobilizing Owen County Health Fair

Spencer, IN – Mobilizing Owen County, a coalition advocating for older adults and people with disabilities, is proud to present a Health Fair at the Connection Church (371 W. St. Rd. 46) on Friday, November 8th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The goal of the Mobilizing Owen County Health Fair is to provide access to free health screenings, information and resources for Owen County residents which will help them to lead a healthy and fulfilling life through addressing mental, physical, social and spiritual well-being.
New this year, we will have certified Medicare counselors on site for one-on-one assistance sessions for free. Individuals who have questions about their Medicare coverage and prescription drug plans can schedule a session. Appointments must be made in advance by October 31st. Individuals must bring current Medicare card and list of prescriptions with them. To reserve your appointment, call Susan at 812-935-2504 or email schambers@area10agency.org

The Mobilizing Owen County Health Fair helps raise money for Owen County Rural Transit, a service of Area 10 Agency on Aging. The Owen County Rural Transit service provides low cost transportation to medical appointments, school, work, and shopping. “Over the past year, we have worked hard to inform Owen County officials and residents on the role that Rural Transit plays in supporting the lives of all Owen County residents. Coordinating this Health Fair highlights the importance of support Rural Transit and also our agency’s mission to support healthy aging,” said Chris Myers, CEO of Area 10 Agency on Aging.

Door prizes will be given away at individual booths and a low cost healthy lunch will be provided. Free shuttle services to and from the health fair will be provided within Owen County by Rural Transit. To reserve a ride, call Tricia Goss at (812) 829-6066.

Some medical services such as blood pressure screenings and flu and pneumonia shots will be provided on site. To qualify, please bring your insurance card, Medicare or Medicare A/B card (red white blue card).

The current members of Mobilizing Owen County include: Area 10 Agency on Aging, Indiana University Health, Comfort Keepers, IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Services, Purdue Extension Owen County, and Owen County YMCA.

For more information about Rural Transit including pricing and routes visit: http://www.area10agency.org/ruraltransit.

Area 10 Agency on Aging is a private, not-for-profit corporation serving older adults and those with disabilities in Monroe and Owen Counties. Our mission is to lead by offering resources, solutions and connections that empower community members to live more fulfilled lives.

Email: cmyers@area10agency.org
Website: www.area10agency.org

 

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