YMCA Hosting Active Older Adult Health Fair

FREMONT – The first annual Active Older Adult Health Fair sponsored by the Fremont Family YMCA and Fremont Audiology and Hearing Clinic will be held on February 7, from 8 a.m. to noon. This event will be held on the indoor tennis courts is free for the public.

Booths at the event will include:

Fremont Therapy Wellness, Pathfinder Place, HomeInstead, Fremont Audiology, Promedcare, Methodist Fremont Health, Methodist Fremont Health (Post-Acute Services), Three Rivers Health Department, Pinnacle Bank Heritage Club, Kindred Hospice and Home Health Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Caring Senior Service, Shalimar Gardens, SR Solutions, Nye Senior Services, Parkinson’s Nebraska, Fremont Area Alzheimer’s Association, YMCA Personal Training, the YMCA’s Active Older Adults Program.

Three Rivers Health will be doing blood pressure checks and is bringing the Tanita Scale. Fremont Audiology and Hearing Clinic will be doing free hearing screenings.

For more information, contact Conor at conorm@fremontfamilyymca.org.

Breakout sessions:

Fremont Audiology

Breakout session #1 – 9-9:30am

“Hearing Loss: How it Affects Everyday Life”

Breakout session #2 – 11:30am-12:00pm

“Hearing Loss: How it Affects Everyday Life”

Nye Senior Services

Breakout session #3 – 10-10:30am

“Medicare Made Clear”

Session Facilitator: Kathy Kirby, Executive Director of Home Health Care

Methodist Fremont Health Post-Acute Services

Breakout session #4 – 11-11:30am

“Wait! Medicare Doesn’t Cover That? What you need to know about financial obligations for long term care and skilled care.”

Session Facilitator: Ashley Fisher, CSW.

Breakout session #5 – 11:30-12:00pm

“Common Myths about Hospice: Debunked, Maximize the Benefits”

Session Facilitator: Cindy Pankratz, RN Clinical Manager MFH Hospice.