Wellness in the Park, 9-21-13

Hosted by the City of Sierra Madre Community Services Department and Senior Community Commission, Wellness in the Park brings together health and wellness related vendors, speakers and screenings to the Sierra Madre Community, specifically seniors. The event takes place on Saturday, September 21st from 9am to 12pm at Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. It is in conjunction with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast which occurs from 7am to 11am; breakfast $5.00.

The event is sure to be fun and informative as a variety of vendors will be on display, including various LA County Health Departments, Methodist Hospital, Walgreens, the Pasadena Humane Society, and more. Free Health screening include flu shots (primary insurance needs to be Medicare, otherwise $25.00) from Walgreens and hearing from the Hear Center. Possible other screenings include bone density, blood pressure, and dental.

New this year is a speaker series provided by Kaiser Permanente, Methodist Hospital, and Walgreens. Seminars will be held inside the Hart Park House Senior Center, and topics include exercise and fall prevention, nutrition, and preventing drug interaction.

For more information, or if you are interested in being a vendor at this event please contact the Senior Center at 626.355.7394.