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CCAOC Brings “Senior Roadshow” To Lighthouse Church of God in Mexico June 14th

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Caring Community Advocates of Oswego County, a group of local professionals and service providers dedicated to the health and wellbeing of our aging population, announces a series of events especially for older adults featuring games, guest speakers and information on a wide variety of topics, taking place at locations across Oswego County in the month of June.

On 6/14/19 from 10am-2pm The Senior Roadshow will take place at The Lighthouse Church of God in Mexico, NY. The theme will be “Benefits of Good Nutrition” and will feature guest speaker Chaya Charles with Oswego County Opportunities’ Nutrition Services. Chaya will speak about how good nutrition supports a healthy and long life, how poor nutrition is linked to disease, the dangers of eating salt in excess, and tips for eating healthy!

The Oswego County Sherriff’s Department will have a medication disposal bin for attendees to bring their expired and unused medications to be disposed of safely and securely. Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch served at 12:00 with registration required by 6/1/2019, courtesy of The Oswego County Office for the Aging funded by Federal and State grants through the New York State Office for the Aging and by Oswego County government.

Vendors at the 6/14/19 Senior Roadshow will include: Oswego County Office For the Aging, Community Living Advocates, Fulton YMCA, United Health Care, North County Cancer Services Program, RSVP of Oswego County, Oswego County Health Department, Serving Seniors, iCircle, Oviatt Hearing, Oswego County Sherriff’s Department, The Hearth, Franciscan Companies, Kindred At Home, St.Joseph’s Health Services, Rural Health Network of Oswego County, and Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Can’t make it to the Fulton location? No problem! There are two additional Senior Roadshows that week! Each event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., is free of charge and open to the public. Each venue will feature a different assortment of vendors/providers and activities; folks are welcome to attend any or all of the events! Registration is required to receive lunch, please contact Virginia Bough 315-598-4740 extension 1090.  Mark your calendars – the dates and locations of the events are as follows:

June 12

Fulton Municipal Building
141 South 1st Street
Fulton, NY 13069

June 13

Central Square Community Church
833 U.S Route 11
Central Square, NY 13036

June 14

The Lighthouse Church of God
11 South Jefferson St
Mexico, NY 13114

For more information about “The Senior Roadshows” and to register for lunch, please contact Virginia Bough, Rural Health Network/DSRIP Program Specialist at 315-598-4740 extension 1090.

About Caring Community Advocates – Caring Community Advocates is a group of area service providers working under the auspices of the Oswego County Rural Health Network. Recently to group conducted a survey campaign to identify what was important to the aging population in regards to social needs, nutritional education, health/wellness needs, financial information, and medical resources. The group evaluated responses to the surveys and decided to bring the most sought after needs to the senior population across the county in a fun and informative format – “The Senior Roadshow”. For more information, please contact: Virginia Bough, Rural Health Network/DSRIP Program Specialist at 315-598-4740 extension 1090.

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