Silver Cross Senior Advantage Hosts Health Fair Oct. 30
Free Health Screenings, Medicare Advantage Plan Information, Flu Shots and More
Silver Cross Senior Advantage will hold a Senior Health Fair on Monday, October 30 from 9 a.m. to Noon in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Complimentary valet parking available.
Maggie DelReal, Senior Vice President of United Healthcare, will present a free lecture –Medicare Made Clear, at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Attendees can also talk with representatives from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, and United Healthcare about the 2018 Medicare Advantage plans throughout the event. A sales representative will be present with information and applications.
At the event, attendees can take advantage of free health screenings including:
- Blood Pressure
- Blood Glucose (non-fasting)
- Colon Cancer Screening Kits provided by The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
- Fall and Balance performed by The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross‘ Brain & Balance Clinic
- Pulse Oximetry
Walgreens will offer flu and pneumonia immunizations (insurance will be billed). In addition, attendees can receive information about stroke from the Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute; emergency care and urgent care; cancer prevention and care; diabetes from the Silver Cross Diabetes Center; robotic surgery from the Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital; services by the Health Management Center; Lifeline Medical Alert Program; volunteering at Silver Cross; and the Childerguild Gift Shop and Encore (Resale) Shop.
Complimentary coffee and light refreshments will be provided. And, there will be a chance to win a door prize. Advanced registration is NOT required. For more information, call (815) 300-7091.