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Senior Resource Fair

May 2, 2017

The annual Senior Resource Fair will take place on Thursday, May 25th, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. There will be information on programs and services are available to retirement-age people in Woodland and Yolo County. The event will be held at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East Street in Woodland.

More than sixty organizations who serve Woodland will be on-site to answer questions and provide materials, covering topics such as: health care, in-home support services, health and fitness, legal and tax assistance, support groups, volunteerism, repairs and chores, and much more. This information will be available between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

In addition, free informative presentations are available to hear more about improving brain health, legal issues, eating healthy and many more. The presentations will begin at 9:05 a.m., 9:40 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.

The YMCA Fitness & Wellness Center located within the Community Center has opened their doors to seniors for this event and welcomes you to try their full gym and try one of their many group exercise classes.  Free exercise and fitness classes will be available for seniors to try including: Chair Balance & Stretch and Silver Cycle.

The event is conducted by the City of Woodland Commission on Aging and the City of Woodland Community Services Department.  Contact Woodland Senior Center at 661-2001 or visit www.cityofwoodland.org/communityservices for more information. 

Free Informative Presentations

9:05 a.m.

Being Mortal DVD Screening” by Louise Joyce, Yolo Hospice

“Brain Booster: Brain Health Promotion” Cindi Under, Comfort Keepers

“Dementia Symptoms and What to Do About It” by Alice Moore, Citizens Who Care for the Elderly

“How to Cover the Gaps in Medicare” by Christopher Juten, HealthNet

 9:40 a.m.

“Healthy Eating for Seniors” by Jessica Hoefling, St. John’s Village

“Music and Memory Program” by April Carni, ApexCare

“Prostate Cancer Best Practices” by Harold Honeyfield, Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group

 12:00 p.m.

“Do I Need a Trust?” by Barbara Sonin, Sonin Law

“How to Allow Your Body to Heal Itself” by Sue Mazzoni, Awakening Wellness

“Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters” by Denise Davis, Alzheimer’s Association

“Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program” by Nicole Kirkaldy, Yolo County Neighborhood Court