Franciscan Alliance: A Fair Day of Fun for Seniors

By: Franciscan Health Last Updated: August 10, 2016

Franciscan-Alliance-A-Fair-Day-of-Fun-for-Seniors-01Hundreds of participants crowded the Showcase Tent at the Lake County Fair Aug. 8 to take part in the annual, Franciscan Alliance-sponsored, Senior Citizens Day. The program offered information regarding the Accountable Care Organization, Franciscan Senior Promise, Franciscan Senior Health and Wellness, Franciscan Insurance Services, outpatient services, stroke awareness and palliative care.

Health screenings and information were available for balance assessment, blood glucose, blood pressure, body fat analysis, early heart attack care, lung and breast health, nutrition and skin cancer. Other attractions included free refreshments and music by the Goldtones; an apple-peeling contest; radio memories, featuring The Dentons; and a musical tribute, called, The Spaniels Forever. There also were giveaways and a chance to receive a coupon for a free foot screening.