A Can’t-Miss Event for Local Seniors

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Senior expo

Now in its 23rd year, the annual Capital Region Senior Expo is organized by Senior Services of Albany and is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, October 24 on the lower level of Crossgates Mall in Albany.

The event will feature more than 50 exhibitors who cater to the senior population. They will offer information on a variety of topics, including life, health, and long-term care insurance; housing; home health services; home repairs and modifications; city and governmental services; trips and recreation; finances; volunteerism and more.

Educational workshops, health screenings, health-related activities and entertainment will also be featured. In addition, Price Chopper pharmacy will provide flu shots, and Senior Services of Albany will offer a food tasting from the Meals on Wheels program.

Stop by each of the exhibitors and enter to win an array of prizes, including gift certificates from Price Chopper, Stewart’s Shops, and more.

This year’s educational presentations include:

  • “Home Safety & Housing Options as You Age,” presented by Montero Therapy
  • “Balance & Fall Prevention Hands-On Workshop,” presented by Choice Connections
  • “Do You Qualify for Prescription Assistance?: EPIC & Medicare Guidelines Explained,” presented by NYS EPIC Outreach

In addition to CDPHP®, the Senior Expo is presented by Price Chopper and the Albany Guardian Society.

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