Ohio Department of Aging partners with Ohio State Fair to sponsor fifth annual Well Beyond 60! EXPO

| July 29, 2019

COLUMBUS – For the fifth consecutive year, the Ohio Department of Aging is partnering with the Ohio State Fair to sponsor the Well Beyond 60! EXPO on the fair’s senior day, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The EXPO is an interactive health and wellness fair that features nearly 3,000 square feet of health screenings, wellness demonstrations, and more provided at no cost by state and community partners. The EXPO is located in the fairgrounds’ Central Park area and is free to fairgoers with paid fair admission. Visitors age 60 and older enjoy $4 admission on senior day.

The EXPO will feature health screenings that will help visitors of all ages identify healthy choices they can make throughout their lifespans to ensure they live a healthier, more active life at age 60 and beyond. Services include computerized balance screening, falls risk assessments, vision screening, kidney health assessments, blood pressure screenings, long-term care consumer advice, medication safety education, nutrition demonstrations, home adaptations, diabetes education, and driver safety resources.

The Department of Aging will also conduct a falls prevention mini-workshop prior to the day’s free senior day concert “A Tribute to John Denver” at 1 p.m. in the Celeste Center.

For more information about the Well Beyond 60! EXPO, visit: www.aging.ohio.gov/wellbeyond60expo .
For general information about the Ohio State Fair, visit: www.ohiostatefair.com .

The Ohio Department of Aging serves and advocates for the needs of Ohioans age 60 and older, as well as their families, caregivers and communities. Programs include home and community based long-term supports and services, as well as initiatives to promote health and wellness throughout the lifespan. Visit www.aging.ohio.gov .

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