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7th ANNUAL UPSTATE SENIOR EXPO AFFORDS OPPORTUNITY TO REACH THOUSANDS OF SENIORS

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November 5, 2010
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SENIOR Solutions has finalized plans for their seventh annual Upstate SENIOR Expo to be held at the Anderson Civic Center on Friday, November 5th, 9am-2pm. Over 2000 seniors around the Upstate are expected to attend.

The event will showcase products, and give Senior Adults and their families the opportunity to gain more knowledge about beneficial services. The event is free with entertainment, raffles, health screenings, and more. If someone would like to take advantage of the health screenings, keep in mind for accurate results, we ask that you do not eat or drink anything other than water for at least 8 hours prior to being screened. It is fine to take medications with water. AnMed Health Medical outreach will be on site offering free blood pressure, blood sugar and total cholesterol screenings. A Lipid profile including the breakdown of cholesterol into HDL, LDL, and Triglycerides is offered for a cost of $15. Additionally, AnMed?s Rehab hospital will be offering free balance screening to attendees. Once again SC DHEC will be offering flu vaccines as well. If you plan to take advantage of this opportunity don?t forget to bring your Medicare card and proper identification. If you do not have Medicare and wish to take the vaccine, the cost is $25. To showcase our home delivered meals programs, lunch will be provided for those attending absolutely free beginning at 10:30am.

A convenient drop-off at the front entrance is available for buses, groups and individuals needing assistance.

Douglas Wright, President/CEO of SENIOR Solutions, says of the event, ?Because of the support from the community and sponsorships, this event grows each year. We are very grateful for this much interest in and excitement for the Expo. ?

The Platinum Sponsor for the event is Golden Cuisine. Golden Cuisine offers an expansive line of chef-inspired meals with the great taste and presentation that define a true dining experience. From single frozen entrees to complete meal bundles and shelf stable solutions, we provide everything you need to ensure that every senior meal your program serves is special.

The Silver Sponsor for the Expo is Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina. Representatives will be on site to showcase their plans available.

Over 90 exhibitors have already signed up to take part in the Upstate SENIOR Expo. Since moving the event to the Civic Center of Anderson, it has grown substantially, allowing room for more informative displays, live entertainment and free health screenings.

SENIOR Solutions serves Anderson, Oconee, Pickens and Greenville Counties with Senior Social and Fitness Centers, Group Dining Sites, Adult Day Care, Transportation, Home Delivered Meals, Home Care Services, Information/Referral and more. Those interested in becoming an exhibitor at the Upstate SENIOR Expo should contact Kim Reyes, Event Coordinator, in Anderson, at 864.225.3370 or reyes@seniorsolutions-sc.org.

Civic Center of Anderson
3027 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Anderson, South Carolina 29626
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Kim Reyes
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