Health Fair Planned for Oct. 29

On Saturday Oct. 29 the Princeton Public Library will be hosting its first ever Health Fair from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m.  Several programs will take place that day in addition to vendor tables set up throughout the library offering services and information.

Programs being presented by participants are: “Heart Healthy Living” by Perry Memorial Hospital, “Alzheimers vs. Dementia” by Alzheimer’s Association, “Self Management of Chronic Disease” by IVCIL, “Open Enrollment – Healthcare Insurance Marketplace” by Patient Innovation Center, “Short Term Rehabilitation” by Liberty Village, “Creation Health” by FARMSTEW International, “Managing Caregiver Stress” by Home Instead Senior Care, “Reducing the Risk of Diabetes” by University of Illinois Extension, and “Getting Off the Blood Sugar Rollercoaster” and “Kids’ Health” by Genesis 129 Wellness. A program schedule can be FOUND HERE.

Tests provided by participants include blood typing by Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, blood pressure by Perry Memorial Hospital, and blood pressure and body fat analysis by St. Margaret’s Hospital. Information will also be available from CPASA, Freedom House, Health Care Solutions Team. In Home Care VNA, Patient Innovation Center, Dr. Timothy Puhr DDS, and VITAS Hospice.