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People Plus Senior Health Expo

Date/Time
09/18/18
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
Brunswick Recreation Center
220 Neptune Drive
Brunswick, maine 04011
United States

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The 2018 People Plus Senior Health Expo will be held this year at the Brunswick Recreation Center (220 Neptune Drive, Brunswick Landing) in Brunswick on Tuesday, Sept 18, from 9 am to 1 pm. 2017 saw a record turnout with over 70 tables and 700 participants! This event is made possible by the support of Coastal Landing Retirement Community, Highland Green, Mid Coast-Parkview Health, our Lead Partners Plus, and additional Partners The Vicarage by the Sea, Spectrum Generations and The Times Record. Sponsors include Avita of Brunswick/Sunnybrook Senior Living, Bankers Life, Bill Dodge Auto Group, Brackett Funeral Home, Bridges Home Services, Healthcentric Advisors, Healthy Living for ME, Neighbors, Inc, and ClearCaptions. Space for the event is provided by The Town of Brunswick.

The first 500 people at the event will get a free swag bag and various free activities will be held throughout the event including a chance to win free tickets on the Amtrak Downeaster, performance by Nor’easter’s barbershop quartet, CHANS flu shot clinic, Technology Help Desk courtesy of Curtis Memorial Library, Video Otoscope Screenings with Mary’s Affordable Hearing Aids, Reiki Treatments with Hearts and Hands, Falls Risk Screenings with Healthy Living for ME, Learn to Play Pickleball sessions, Car Winterization Tips and more! Other activities include Yellow Dot registration, Good Morning and Volunteer Transportation Network program registration, and book signings and author chats courtesy of the People Plus Write On Writers group. Free coffee and treats will be provided, and light lunch will be available for purchase courtesy of Cohen on the Meadows. Free admission.

Public transportation will be available to the Brunswick Recreation Center during the event courtesy of The Brunswick Explorer. When riders get on their regular bus, they just need to say “Take Me to the Expo!” Several return bus rides from the Brunswick Recreation Center will be made available.

Maine has the highest percentage of older adults in the country; and the Mid Coast is where this population is growing the fastest. The People Plus Senior Health Expo brings together a variety of resources for this increasingly important segment of our community. The Expo provides an excellent opportunity to learn about products and services in the categories of medical services, fitness and health, technology, legal, community services, housing/respite care, and finance. In addition to providing a link between consumers and providers, this gathering also encourages networking within the community, thereby strengthening the value of products and service. For more information visit www.peopleplusmaine.org or call 729-0757.

People Plus is the Brunswick Area Senior Community Center and supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages. Dedicated to intergenerational community participation and support, we offer numerous choices for fitness and wellness services, recreation and learning opportunities, education and outreach and are home to the Brunswick Area Teen Center Program.

To learn more visit our website at peopleplusmaine.org or find us on Facebook!

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