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Senior Expo of S.B.: An Active Aging Fair

A showcase of programs, information, products, and services designed for seniors and their families, including financial services, fitness programs, mobility solutions, health information, and more.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara

Cost: $10

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Citizen's Alert

Description:

he Senior Expo of Santa Barbara will welcome area seniors to the Earl Warren Showgrounds on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm for the largest event of its kind in our area.

“We have a diverse senior population in this community and the Senior Expo offers new and creative ways to meet the needs of seniors, their family members and their caregivers,” said Jeanne West, committee chair of the Senior Expo. “We have programs for active seniors who are looking for everything from new fitness programs to financial services, or information and tips for those who need assistance getting around safely and affordably.”

For just $10 attendees will receive a flu shot provided by Cottage Health System, hearing, vision, and physical fitness testing and a healthy snack. Almost 100 exhibitors will offer local products and services for seniors, including:

· The CarFit Program for older drivers, which assesses visibility or movement problems seniors may have while driving

· Free Paper Shredding by ShredRITE

· MTD Bus Display and Passes

· Free Parking

· Live Music

· Mobile Solutions from the Braille Institute

· Free Parking – valet parking is available for those with a blue placard

The Senior Expo is sponsored by Sansum Clinic, City of SB Parks & Recreation, Our Gang Travel Club at Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Earl Warren Showgrounds, LivHome, Friendship Manor, Vista del Monte, Cottage Health System, and Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care.

Phone: 805-886-4234

Event posted Oct. 4, 2011
Last updated Oct. 5, 2011

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