Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention Summit Oct 21

The Healthy Aging Association in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, and the Stanislaus County Area Agency on Aging, invites you to attend the 14th Annual Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention Summit. This year’s Theme is “Living Today for a Better Tomorrow.”

The Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention Summit is open to the general public and provides free health screenings and healthy aging resources for older adults, their families and caregivers. Health screenings will include depression screening, diabetes, vision and hearing exams, balance assessments and much more. Informational sessions will include topics such as “Living with Diabetes: Achieving Success, Keeping Medications Safe: Avoiding Overuse, Top 10 Geriatric Syndromes – What to Look For, Dementia/Alzheimer’s: The Basic 101, and Transition of Care: From Hospital to Home – Your Options.”

The Summit will be held on Friday, October 21 from 8:00 am-1:00 pm. The first 500 will receive a fresh bag of fruits and vegetables. The Summit will be located at the Modesto Centre Plaza on the corner of 10th and K Streets. Free shuttles will be available. For event information, please call (209) 523-2800.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.