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Senior Health & Wellness Fair - Saturday, June 16
Start Date
05/25/2012
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St. Mary Mercy Hospital is hosting its second annual Senior Health Day Fair on Saturday, June 16, in the St. Mary Mercy Hospital South Lobby, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (with free
boxed lunch from 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.). Join many other seniors, families and friends for a day that includes information on a variety of health topics, health screenings, speakers, exercise demonstrations, a cooking demonstration, and free prizes and giveaways. Hear from our physician experts and learn from exhibitors. All activities are free and fair includes complimentary valet parking.

Health Education (Exhibitors from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
· Heart Health and Wound Care
· Eye and Ear Care
· Stroke Awareness – meet our robot, B.U.S.T.E.R.!
· Orthopedics
· Podiatry and Physical Rehabilitation
· Women’s Health
· Senior ER
· Information about our Geriatric Assessment Center, and more

Health screenings
· Balance, blood pressure, bone density, depression

Cooking demonstration
· Simple, healthy cooking

Educational Sessions and Exercise Demonstrations
· 9:15 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Managing Urinary Problems – Urologist John Harb, MD, and Gynecological Robotic Surgery Medical Director Paul Makela, MD
How to Talk to Your Physician – Marianne Simancek, BSN, MEd, Director of Community Outreach
Making the Best Nutrition Choices (including a food prep demo) – St. Mary Mercy dietician
What to Expect From Medicare – Betty Hughes, Regional Coordinator, Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)

· 11 a.m.
Lunch with a Medical Expert:
•Q&A: Healthy Aging Strategies – Geriatrician Erin Diviney Chun, MD
•Aging Wellness in the 21st Century – Nurse practitioner and Senior ER Program Director Michelle Moccia, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, and Geriatric Social Worker Kathy Dattolo, LMSW, ACSW
•Pharmacist – Ray’s Drugs, Livonia

· 12:45 p.m.
What to Expect From Medicare – Betty Hughes, Regional Coordinator, Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)
Yoga for Seniors – exercise demonstration class, Kelli Joyce, Group Fitness Instructor, Livonia Family YMCA

· 1:45 p.m.
What to Expect From Medicare – Betty Hughes, Regional Coordinator, Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)
Yoga for Seniors – exercise demonstration class, Kelli Joyce, Group Fitness Instructor, Livonia Family YMCA
Making the Best Nutrition Choices (including a food prep demo) – St. Mary Mercy registered dietician

Prizes and giveaways …And many other participating area resources.

St. Mary Mercy Hospital was the first hospital in Michigan to open a Senior Emergency Department and the first of eight locations in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. St. Mary Mercy is a NICHE designated hospital, which focuses on nursing care specific to the senior population that benefits hospitalized older patients (NICHE stands for Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders).

Pre-registration for the event is preferred. Please call 734-655-2929 to register or request more information. For a complete list of exhibitors and activities, visit our web site at stmarymercy.org/SeniorHealthFair.
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