A healthy activity

first_imgLatest Stories By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “The Colley Senior Complex would like to thank the 27 vendors who participated,” she said. “We appreciate their interest in and commitment to our senior adults. We also want to thank all of our volunteers and the many seniors who participated. Hopefully, these screenings provided valuable information to our seniors and altered them to any potential health issues.” Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Minnie McLoud was one of about 250 seniors who took advantage of the free screenings and health checks offered at the Colley Senior ComplexÕs Health and Wellness Expo on Tuesday. McLoud took part in the free vision screening. (Photo/Jaine Treadwell)Seniors enjoy free wellness screeningsThe Health and Wellness Expo at the Colley Senior Complex on Tuesday was a great success with about 250 seniors participating.“We could not have been more pleased with the turnout,” said Janet Motes, complex director. “There was a steady flow from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and most of the seniors went though several of the checks. We tried to have health screenings and checks that are not always available at all health fairs, such as bone density and prostate screenings.” Out of the expo also came the encouragement to write a grant for the lifesaver bracelets for Alzheimer’s patients.Motes said the grant will be a project offered by the South Central Alabama Development Commission Area Agency on Aging. Published 11:00 pm Tuesday, September 6, 2011 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author Print Article Sponsored Content You Might Like Victory served Pike’s Kailee Taylor returns the ball in Tuesday’s match with Ft. Dale. (Photo/Thomas Graning) The Pike Liberal Arts Lady Patriots… read more Skip The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder A healthy activity Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Motes said the Health and Wellness Expo was designed especially for seniors and their needs.“Our seniors have requested a health fair like this and they responded with their attendan.” The expo was also a learning experience for Motes and her staff.“The ‘Alzheimer’s and Dementia’ and ‘Falls Prevention and Home Safety Check’ workshops were very well attended,” she said. “So well attended that we are already considering doing a series of workshops on Alzheimer’s and dementia and also focusing on caregivers. We saw a real interest there and also a great need.”last_img read more