The Network in Aging of WNY is hosting a complimentary senior health and resource fair for members of the public. The event will feature more than 40 different local senior and health care professionals and organizations. Information will be available on a variety of senior-related topics such as home care, estate planning, day programs, senior housing options, Medicare and nutrition. Complimentary blood pressure and glucose screenings will also be available.
The event is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at The BFLO Event Center, 4475 Transit Road, Williamsville (in Eastern Hills Mall plaza) – next to The Buffalo Store. There is plenty of free parking available.
“The Network in Aging of WNY is so excited to be able to bring this very important event to the community and showcase some of the invaluable expertise and exceptional services our members can provide to our seniors in need, “ said Pamela Pace, vice president of community relations for the NIA. “Senior care and support services are even more crucial especially during this time of transitioning postpandemic. We encourage everyone to stop in and discover ways we may be able to help.”
The Network in Aging of Western New York was founded in 1981 and is a nonprofit, voluntary corporation that brings together individuals and organizations involved in aging and long-term care. They currently have over 110 member agencies specializing in various fields, including education, health and social services, and community and government leadership. Its mission is to provide members with opportunities for resource exchange, professional development and stimulation of interdisciplinary collaboration through networking events, educational programs, strategic partnerships and promoting public awareness of the organization. For more information, call 716-954-3075 or visit networkinaging.org.