Well Beyond 60! EXPO at Ohio State Fair


Seniors pay half-fare July 30; health screenings, demos offered

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COLUMBUS – For the fifth consecutive year, the Ohio Department of Aging is partnering with the Ohio State Fair to sponsor the Well Beyond 60! EXPO on the fair’s Senior Day, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The EXPO is an interactive health and wellness fair that features nearly 3,000 square feet of health screenings and wellness demonstrations. The EXPO is located in the fairgrounds’ Central Park area and is free to fairgoers with paid fair admission. Visitors age 60 and older enjoy $4 admission on Senior Day.

Services include computerized balance screening, falls risk assessments, vision screening, kidney health assessments, blood pressure screenings, long-term care consumer advice, medication safety education, nutrition demonstrations, home adaptations, diabetes education, driver safety resources and more.

The Department of Aging will conduct a falls prevention mini-workshop prior to the day’s free Senior Day Concert at 1 p.m. in the Celeste Center. The concert is “A John Denver Tribute featuring Ted Vigil.”

For more information about the Well Beyond 60! EXPO, visit www.aging.ohio.gov/wellbeyond60expo

For general information about the Ohio State Fair, visit www.ohiostatefair.com

About ODA

The Ohio Department of Aging serves and advocates for the needs of Ohioans age 60 and older, as well as their families, caregivers and communities. Programs include home- and community-based long-term supports and services, as well as initiatives to promote health and wellness throughout the lifespan. Visit www.aging.ohio.gov

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Seniors pay half-fare July 30; health screenings, demos offered

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Info from the Ohio Department of Aging

Info from the Ohio Department of Aging