Anderson, McCombie to Host Sterling Senior Fair June 27
State Sen. Neil Anderson (Rock Island), and State Rep. Tony McCombie (Savanna) will host a free Senior Health Fair from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. June 27 at Challand Middle School, 1700 6th Ave in Sterling.
“The Senior Health Fair is a great opportunity for Sterling-area seniors to come out and learn more about the resources available to them not only in their communities, but also from the state. I hope a lot of people come out and take advantage of this resource,” said Anderson.
The fair, which is free and open to the public, will feature free blood pressure and non-fasting blood sugar screenings, as well as information on safety in the home, medication safety reviews and a Silver Sneakers demonstration at 9:15 a.m.
“We are committed to assisting our seniors and their families become more aware of all the services that may improve their health, financial security, and overall quality of life." said Rep. McCombie. “The fair is a great way for our office to provide outreach by bringing the providers together at one place for convenience and awareness for our senior population."
Refreshments and giveaways, and free informational legislative brochures will also be available. More than 45 groups are participating in the fair.
Free screenings and information will be available on:
- Blood Pressure Screenings
- Blood Sugar Screenings (Non-fasting)
- Medication Safety Reviews (Bring a list of current medications)
- Hearing Loss
- Safety in the home
- Utility Savings
- Assisted Living
Beacon of Hope – Blue Cross Blue Shield – Bowes in Home Care – CGH Medical Center – Citizens Utility Board – Compassus Hospice & Palliative Care – Connect Hearing – DD Homes Network – Gaffey – Home Nursing & Rehab – Heritage Woods of Sterling – Hospice of Rock River Valley – Illinois State Police – KSB Hospital – Lifescape – Morningside of Sterling – Morrison Community Hospital – Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging – Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living – Office of the Illinois Attorney General – Office of the Illinois Secretary of State – Office of the Illinois Treasurer – Pleasant View Rehab & Healthcare – Regency Care of Sterling – Polo Rehab & Healthcare – Resthave Home – Rock Falls Rehab – Rock River Garden – Sauk Valley Senior Living & Rehab – Secretary of State Organ Donor Program – Sterling Police Department – Sterling Rock Falls YMCA – Sterling Towers – Tri County Opportunity Council – VITAS Hospice – Walgreens – Whiteside County Health Department – Whiteside County Sheriff – Whiteside County Senior Center – Whiteside County State’s Attorney’s Office – YWCA of the Sauk Valley
For more information contact Sen. Anderson’s office at (309) 736-7084 or visit www.senatorneilanderson.com.