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Carle Health Presents: Health and Wellness Expo for Seniors

Carle Health Presents: Health and Wellness Expo for Seniors
Carle Health is proud to announce its upcoming Health and Wellness Expo, an annual event dedicated to the well-being of seniors in Champaign County and surrounding communities. Scheduled for Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., this vibrant event will occur at the Carle Administrative Center at the Fields (CATF), 3310 Fields S Drive, Champaign, IL 61822.

The Carle Health Wellness and Medicare Expo is tailor-made to empower individuals aged 64 and older, whether already enrolled in Medicare or will be soon. This immersive event promises a multitude of resources and insights aimed at helping seniors lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Expo Schedule:

Health, Wellness and Medicare Expo: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Grab N Go Breakfast: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Local Keynote Speakers: 11 a.m. to noon (CATF 108 B & C).
  • Grab N Go Lunch: noon to 1 p.m.
Key Expo Highlights:

Exhibits: Explore the latest health and wellness technologies, services, and products to enhance your well-being.

Engaging Community Speakers: Gain invaluable insights from notable speakers deeply involved in our community:
  • 11:00-11:05 a.m. - Opening Remarks: Linda Fred, Vice President of Pharmacy at Carle Health.
  • 11:05-11:20 a.m. - Local Resources & Assistance: Lisa Miller, Executive Director, CRIS Healthy Aging Center.
  • 11:20-11:35 a.m. - Annual Wellness Visits & Medicare Considerations: Dr. Michael Smith, Senior VP & Chief Medical Officer at Health Alliance.
  • 11:35-11:50 a.m. - Navigating Your Health with Care Coordination & Medicare Advantage: Jennifer Mohr, RN, Health Alliance.
  • 11:50 - noon - Closing Remarks: Sinéad Rice Madigan, CEO of Health Alliance.
Community Engagement & Informative Sessions: Learn about Medicare, discover innovative solutions, and connect with a supportive community. Interact with nonprofits and community organizations promoting safety, senior health, fostering connections and providing support.

Touch-A-Tractor: An educational exhibit exploring tractor safety while driving and sharing the road.

Food Vendors: Enjoy a variety of delicious offerings from Just BEE Açaí UIUC and Keke's Mobile Food Truck.

Champaign County Humane Society: Explore pet adoption opportunities for senior citizens.

CRIS Healthy Aging Center: Learn more about local senior services and resources.

U of I College of Applied Health Sciences Center for Health, Aging, and Disability (CHAD): Gain insights into the latest research and available support options.

Flu Vaccinations Provided by CRIS Healthy Aging & Hudson's Pharmacy: Get your flu shot just in time for the fall flu season.

And More: Explore various exhibitors offering valuable resources and information.

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to prioritize your health and well-being. Join us at the Carle Health Wellness and Medicare Expo on October 7.

The expo promises to be an enriching experience for seniors and their families. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Tags: Champaign, Community, Expo, Health, Medicare, Seniors, Wellness