Be Well Utah

Senior Focus

Liberty Senior Center

Location:

251 East 700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Date:

Friday, August 16th

Time:

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Speakers:

  • Hearing Loss and Treatment Options
    TeeMarie Jorgensen, Au.D
    10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Mental Health Wellness for Seniors
    Dr. Martin Freimer, M.D.
    10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
  • Healthy Cooking Demonstration
    Chef Tse
    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Screenings:

  • Atrial Fibrillation Screening
    Help prevent a stroke with this simple and painless screening
    Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening
    Free screenings to help you track your blood pressure and glucose levels
    Carotid Artery Screening
    Prevent carotid artery stenosis with this 15-minute screening
    Visual Acuity/Glaucoma Testing
    Free eye screening along with eye-health information and free giveaways

Exhibitors:

  • University of Utah Health Care - Please join a variety of exhibitors from UUHC
    • Audiology: Resources relating to hearing loss and treatment options
    • College of Health (Life Skills Clinic): Information about low vision
    • Clinical & Translational Science: Awareness and outreach regarding clinical research participation
    • Endoscopy: Colon cancer awareness and prevention
    • Hope Fox Eccles Health Library: Free health handouts, check-up checklists and health-related games
    • Neurosciences Center: Information about Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
    • Rehabilitation Center: Information about the center’s rehabilitation services
    •  University Orthopaedic Center: Information about the center’s services
  • Regence Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Medicare information, healthy snacks and free giveaways
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute - Information about cancer screenings and prevention
  • Intermountain Therapy Animals - Susan Daines will join us with her therapy animals, Diva and Reggie
  • NetSafe Utah (Utah Education Network) - How to reduce your risk while on the internet
  • Salt Lake County Voter Registration - Voter registration and vote-by-mail applications
  • Utah Poison Control Center - Resource for poison information and education