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Anderson, McCombie to Host Sterling Senior Fair October 19

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. October 19 at New Hope Foursquare Church, 2305 7th Avenue in Moline.

“The Senior Health Fair is a great opportunity for Quad City-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 hearing screenings, as well as free flu shots with Medicare B. Refreshments, giveaways, and free informational legislative brochures will also be available. More than 45 groups are participating in the fair.

“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 seniors."

Free screenings and information will be available on topics including:

·         ICash

·         911 Information

·         File of Life

·         Breast Cancer

·         Flu Shots (Free w/ Medicare B)

·         Blood  Pressure

·         Hearing

·         Transportation

·         Assisted Living

·         Veterans Assistance

·         Utility Savings

 

Participants Include:

·         911 Centre Communications

·         Active Day Adult Daycare

·         Addus Home Care Inc.

·         Alternatives

·         Amber Ridge Assisted Living

·         Athletico Physical Therapy

·         Augustana College

·         Beacon of Hope

·         Blue Cross Blue Shield

·         Caregivers Today LLC

·         Christian Care

·         Citizens Utility Board

·         Clear Captions

·         Crosstown Square

·         Friendship Manor

·         Genesis Senior Living

·         Genesis VNA & Hospice

·         Heartland Hospice

·         Heritage Woods of Moline

·         Hope Creek Care Center

·         Illini Restorative Care

·         Illinois Department of Human Services

·         Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs

·         Illinois-Iowa Center for Independent Living

·         Illinois State Police

·         Lean on Me

·         Meridian Care

·         Metrolink

·         Moline Fire Department

·         Moline Police Department

·         Moline Public Library

·         Moline Township Senior Center

·         New Life Fellowship – King Foods

·         Office of the Illinois Attorney General

·         Office of the Illinois Comptroller

·         Office of the Illinois Treasurer

·         Palomares Social Justice Center

·         Prairie State Legal Services

·         Robert Young Center

·         Rock Island County Health Department

·         Secretary of State Organ Donor Program

·         Two Rivers YMCA

·         UnityPoint Health

·         Walgreens

·         Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging

·         YWCA of the Quad Cities

For more information contact Sen. Anderson’s office at (309) 736-7084 or visit www.senatorneilanderson.com.

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