Representative Pritchard and Senator Syverson to Host Senior Health Fair

Sycamore, IL…State Representative Bob Pritchard, State Senator Dave Syverson, and the Family Service Agency announce their 2015 Senior Citizen’s Health Fair on Thursday July 23rd at DeKalb High School, 501 West Dresser Road in DeKalb from 9am – 12pm.  The fair is free and open to the public.

“I encourage senior citizens and their care givers to come to the fair and learn about the businesses, doctors, and non-for-profits that work to improve their lives,” said Pritchard.  “While at the fair, senior citizens can take advantage of the numerous screenings and tests that are offered for free.”

Screenings offered at this year’s fair include: diabetic foot screenings, blood pressure, massage, vision, and hearing.  There will also be over 60 providers of services geared towards helping create better lives for seniors.

“I am excited to have so many helpful vendors under one roof at this year’s senior health fair,” said Syverson. “Seniors who attend this year will be amazed at the number of vendors and the services they offer.”

Seniors who attend will have the opportunity to register for a door prize.  Also, bags will be given to seniors at the door.

“It is a pleasure for the Family Service Agency to join with Representative Pritchard and Senator Syverson for this year’s senior fair.  I encourage seniors and their families to stop by our booth and learn about our many local senior centers, programs, activities and other services that we offer,” said Diana King of the Family Service Agency.

The Voluntary Action Center will provide a shuttle service from the parking lot to the fair’s entrance as well as coffee and other refreshments.