Health Fair planned at Association for Blind


First Posted: 7/3/2013

In conjunction with its 95th anniversary celebration, the Association for the Blind of Wyoming Valley is sponsoring a Health Fair July 26, 2-6 p.m. at the association’s facility at 1825 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

Vendors scheduled to participate include: the Association for the Blind, Allied Services Integrated Health System, Alzheimer’s Association, Bureau for the Aging, Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services, Center for Diagnostic Imaging Affiliate of Commonwealth Health, Commission on Economic Opportunity, Erwine Home Health & Hospice, Eye Care Specialists, Family Hearing Center Zeigler & Asby Audiology, Intermountain Medical Group, King’s College Physician Assistant Program, The Center for Medical Weightloss, Wyoming Valley Drug & Alcohol Services.

Free screenings will be offered for vision, body mass index, bone density, cataracts, glaucoma, glucose, hearing, strength, and sunglass polarization.

Ask the Doctor: Age-related Eye Diseases will be presented from 2 to 3 p.m. featuring Dr. William M. McLaughlin Jr.

What My BMI Means for Me, and My Healthy Plate will be presented by Erin Burns Kilduff, PA-C, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Healthy Snacks: Kids Program will be presented from 5 to 6 p.m.

There will be refreshments and door prizes. All are invited.

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