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2011-04-07 / Community News

Scott & White Hospital hosts 14th Annual Seniors Day

Scott & White Hospital – Brenham will host the 14th Annual Seniors Day on Wednesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p. m. at the Fireman’s Training Center located on U.S. Highway 290 in Brenham.

The event includes free health screenings, informational booths, entertainment and refreshments for our valued older citizens. There are no age or residency requirements to attend the event, and family members and friends are welcome.

The Scott & White Wellness Center staff coordinates the event from start to finish. The LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority) Employees United Charities has once again provided a generous contribution to help fund publicity for this year’s event.

Scott & White works in partnership with approximately 60 area health care providers, organizations, businesses and agencies to host the event. These partners help in many ways such as staffing booths and providing monetary and in-kind donations, entertainment and refreshments.

Dozens of informational booths will be available showcasing services from home health to spa care to fall safety. Free health tests and screenings will be offered including: blood pressure checks, blood sugar testing, spinal screening, bone density testing, spirometry, PSA screening for prostate cancer, oral cancer screening, pulse oximetry screening, ear video otoscope, grip strength testing, ear drum screening, low vision acuity testing, and tinnitus screening.

For more information on Scott & White Hospital – Brenham’s Seniors Day, please call the Wellness Center at 979-830-5017 or visit swbrenham.org/ seniorsday.aspx.

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