Radogno, Durkin to host FREE Senior Health Fair on August 15

Springfield, IL… State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) and State Rep. Jim Durkin (R- Western Springs) are hosting a free Senior Health Fair on Wed., Aug. 15 featuring approximately 40 local and state participants.

The event will be held on Wed., August 15 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Lemont Park District’s CORE Fitness Center at 16028 127th Street in Lemont.

Refreshments will be provided, and guests can take advantage of free heath screenings to assess hearing, grip strength and balance assessment, and to check blood pressure. Information will be available on a variety of topics including transportation and assisted living options, home and fire safety, financial security—including how to save money on utilities. The State Treasure’s Office will be on site to help guests determine if they have unclaimed money or assets to recover.

Fair participants include AARP; AccuQuest Hearing Center; Addus HealthCare Inc.; Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital; Aetna Better Health; Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale; Alvernia Manor Senior Living; Alzheimer’s Association; Assisted Transition; Better Business Bureau; Chiro One Wellness; Civil Air Patrol; Community Adult Day Services; Citizens Utility Board; EMB; Emeritus of Burr Ridge; Franciscan Village; Health Connection; Home Helpers; Home Sweet Home Care; IlliniCare Health; Illinois State Police; Independence-4-Seniors; Juice Plus; Lemont Fire Protection District; Lemont S.A.L.T.; Lemont Township; Mary Kay Cosmetics; NEIL Area Agency on Aging; Office of the Illinois Attorney General; Office of the Illinois Comptroller; Office of the Illinois Secretary of State; Office of the Illinois Treasurer; PACE; RTA; Senior Care Partners; Silver Cross Hospital; The Senior Site; University of Illinois Extension; Victorian Village; and Waddell & Reed.

For more information, contact Rep. Durkin’s office at (708) 352-7700 or Sen. Radogno’s office at (630) 243-0800.