Carbondale, IL…State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and State Senator David Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) announce their annual senior citizen health and wellness fair held Thursday, July 16 at the Carbondale Civic Center, 200 South Illinois Ave., Carbondale, IL from 9am to noon.
“I am excited to partner with Sen. Luechtefeld and local organizations that help promote health and wellness for senior citizens in the Carbondale area. I encourage senior citizens and their families to attend this free senior fair and see what state services, doctors and organizations are available to them right here in southern Illinois,” said Bryant.
“I am proud to co-sponsor this free senior citizen health fair,” said Luechtefeld. “Senior citizens who attend can have their blood pressure checked, eye glasses and hearing aids cleaned, receive a free massage and check for unclaimed property that the state may be holding for them,” said Luechtefeld.
Numerous health screenings will be offered at this year’s fair including oral health and cancer screenings. Senior citizens who have their cholesterol and blood sugar checked must fast for 10 hours prior to testing. The fair is free and open to the public. Free refreshments will be provided and senior citizens are encouraged to register to win a door prize when they enter the fair.