(BENTON HARBOR) – On Thursday, May 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., thousands of area residents will attend the Senior Expo at the Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor. Lakeland HealthCare is once again sponsoring the event, with free health screenings, wellness information, and more.
Visit booths on smoking cessation, wound care, early heart attack care, and congestive heart failure (CHF). Learn how to prevent and/or manage diseases such as stroke, hypertension, heart disease, osteoporosis, and diabetes.
Specific health screenings provided include:
Balance and Fall prevention
Stroke risk assessment
All screenings and education are provided free of charge and no special preparation is required. Results of the screens will be immediately available, and participants are encouraged to share the results with their physicians.