2011-10-21 / Community

Ocean Promenade Hosts Health Fair

Ocean Promenade, located at 140 Beach 113 Street, hosted a Senior Health and Wellness Fair last week, that was open to the community.

The afternoon provided local seniors an opportunity to receive information about services available to them, information about other important issues and an opportunity to socialize with others in the area. Featured health care providers consisted of Visiting Nurse Services of NY, which provided blood pressure screens, and The Kitchenista, who conducted a Healthy Cooking Demonstration (thekitchenista.com). Caryn Isaacs, Patient Advocate at GetHealth- Help.com, and RampsFor Living.com offered information about health services available in the community, especially accessibility products such as chair and shower/bath lifts.

Mickey Green, who represents Mutual of Omaha, provided valuable information about Long Term Care Insurance and Estate Planning. Annette Fisher, PESID, People Empowering Seniors Independence and Dignity, offered attendees free ICE (In Case of Emergency) Cards.

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