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Posted on: October 1, 2014

[ARCHIVED] 2014 Health & Education Expo on October 29, 2014

Coping with Caregiver Stress

The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, under the auspices of Westmoreland County Human Services, is proud to sponsor the 2014 Health & Education Expo. Seniors, caregivers, persons with disabilities and the general public are welcome to attend.

The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, under the auspices of the Westmoreland County Human Services Department,Westmoreland Casemanagement and Supports, Inc., Westmoreland Community Action, and the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners are proud to sponsor the 2014 HEALTH AND EDUCATION EXPO. Seniors, caregivers, persons with disabilities and the general public are welcome to attend.

There will be many activities, free health screenings and information, light refreshments, giveaways, free parking and a live radio broadcast by 1480 WCNS. A variety of vendors are participating, providing their assistance and information to address every health and care issue imaginable. Those attending will have access to a spinal screen, oxygen levels, vision and hearing screens, flu and pneumonia shots, massages, reiki and reflexology – ALL FOR FREE.

Also, JENNIFER ANTKOWIAK (Caregiver Coach, TV news anchor, author) will be presenting “Don’t Stress! Coping with Caregiver Stress” at 10:30 a.m.

Mark your calendar for:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center100 Ramada Inn Drive, Greensburg, PA

Come anytime, stay as long as you like and bring a friend. No pre-registration is required.

Need a ride??? If you’re 65 or older or disabled, you may be eligible for discounted public transportation.

If you’re a Westmoreland County resident age 65 or older, you’re eligible for a 95% discount for transportation to this event through Westmoreland Transit’s Senior Shared-Ride program in conjunction with the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging’s Priority Transportation program. You must be pre-registered for both programs, and your trip must be scheduled in advance. Contact the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging for more information at 724-830-4444 or 1-800-442-8000.

If you’re a disabled Westmoreland County resident, Westmoreland Transit has the Americans with Disabilities Complementary Paratransit Program and the Persons with Disabilities Transportation Program. Call WCTA at 1-800-242-2706 for further information.

You don’t want to miss this once-a-year OPPORTUNITY to obtain all this valuable information in one place. For more details, contact the Area Agency on Aging at 724-830-4444 or 1-800-442-8000.

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