Second annual Silver Discovery Expo planned
Breakout sessions every 30 minutes
Area residents will have the opportunity to discover important information for senior citizens and their caregivers at the second annual Silver Discovery Expo, set for 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 18 at New Site Baptist Church in Monett.
Exhibitors will offer resources for completing a health care directive, and information on nursing homes, assisted living and memory care facilities. Blood pressure checks and vital signs will also be offered to attendees.
In addition, Dr. Tommy Goode will present information on veterans care, and the Alzheimer’s Association will provide information on Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Tara Ransom, with Parks and Jones Elder Care, will discuss ways for seniors to protect their assets, and the Missouri CLAIM Office will offer information on updates on Medicare. Finally, seniors can ask questions about their medication concerns with Ask the Pharmacist. Breakout sessions will take place every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. to noon.
This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded.
The event is hosted by Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care of Monett.
New Site Baptist Church is located at 1925 Farm Road 1060, southwest of Monett.