Kingston, October 1st, 2012 – Senators Lisa Baker (R-20th) and John Yudichak (D-14th) have announced their annual Senior Expo will be held on Thursday October 11th from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the 109th Armory, 280 Market Street in Kingston. The expo will feature dozens of exhibitors, health screenings, up-to-date information on Voter ID and various services available to the area’s older residents.
“This is a special opportunity for seniors to connect with each other, and with local service providers. The expo features products and services designed to keep seniors active, healthy, safe and involved,” said Senator Baker. “I hope all of our seniors will come out to see some of the services tailored especially for them – all displayed in one convenient location.”
“We are pleased to follow the success of last year’s expo with another enjoyable and informative event for our area’s senior citizens. New items have been added this year to increase awareness of the many programs and services available,” added Senator Yudichak.
Vendors will include government agencies, health and nursing care facilities, consumer protection agencies, educational institutions, independent living services, safety awareness organizations, and other groups that help and assist the region’s senior citizens.
The expo will include presentations from the PA Department of State on the New Voter ID Law
and the Senior Crime Prevention University from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.
Wilkes University Pharmacy students will also be available to perform medication checks. Senior citizens can bring their medications and the students will check to make sure the medicines are being taken properly.
The expo is free and open to the public. For more information please contact Senator Baker’s office at 570-675-3931 or Senator Yudichak’s office at 570-740-2434.