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Aurora Health Care and Aurora Freedom 55 + to Sponsor Resource Fair for Older Adults

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Milwaukee, WI -- The public is invited to the fourth annual "aging in place" resource fair sponsored by Aurora Freedom 55 +, Pope Financial Services and Wells Fargo & Co. from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Wilson Park Senior Center, 2601 W. Howard Ave.

The goal of the free event is to provide information about services and resources that enable older adults to live independently longer. Free refreshments will be served.
In addition, participants will have to opportunity to learn about the Aurora Visiting Nurse Association as well as:

  • Reverse mortgages
  • Companion services
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Healthy cooking tips
  • Consumer health information
  • Advance directives
  • Low-vision products
  • Money management
  • Pharmacy services
  • Spiritual self-care
  • Driver readiness
  • Heart-healthy information
  • Home safety
  • Travel opportunities
  • Clinical trial opportunities

In addition to Aurora, other participants are Family Caregiver Support Network, Interfaith Older Adult Programs, Home Instead Senior Care, Department on Aging, WE Energies, Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups, Social Development Commission, Social Security Administration, Badger Association for the Blind, Wisconsin Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, AARP, Arthritis Foundation, Wisconsin Parkinson Association, Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Milwaukee County Veteran Association and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing.

For more information, call (414) 389-2578 or (414) 389-2575.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers care at sites in more than 80 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Sue Pierman
(414) 647-6432

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