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Older Adult Extravaganza planned for May 14 with special guest

| April 21, 2014

CAMBRIDGE – The eighth annual Older Adult Extravaganza will be at Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge on May 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with a Kentucky Derby theme. Admission is free.

This year, Gary Barg, author of “The Fearless Caregiver” and editor-in-chief of “Today’s Caregiver” magazine will be on-hand with a panel of local and national caregiving experts to answer the most pressing questions caregivers have. Among those on the panel this year in addition to Mr. Barg will be an audiologist from Florida, Elder Law Attorney Mike Bryan, Financial Planner Ken Kohlmyer, and Dr. Michael Sarap. This session will be in the Conference Room of Pritchard-Laughlin from 12:30 – 2 p.m. No registration is required and admission is free.

There will be more than 60 exhibitors all decorated in this year’s theme, with information about services available to the caregivers and older adults in our nine-county area. Also available will be a variety of health screenings including Northside Pharmacy who will be doing cholesterol and bone density screenings, and Dr. Perry, who will be doing foot screenings from 10 a.m. to noon only. Among other attractions will be Bill and Barb Marling providing entertainment in the theater, the blood mobile will be on-site for donations, Pound Partners, Fun Factor Photo Booth, and the Columbus Zoo from 1 – 2 p.m.

Sponsors for this event are Area Agency on Aging Region 9; Ohio Department of Insurance; Guernsey County Senior Citizens Center; Interim Healthcare; Fosterbridge, Inc.; Medi-Wise Pharmacy; M.C. Mobility Systems; Southeastern Med; Northside Pharmacy/Oxygen and Medical; Ten Lakes Care Center; Summit Acres; Avada; Red Carpet Health Care; Res Care; Meridian at Cambridge and Quanex.

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