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Aurora Health Care invites seniors to celebrate at Milwaukee County Zoo

Thursday, July 17, 2003

Please Note: Aurora Health Care will not be sponsoring a Senior Celebration event for 2009.

Health screenings and information to live healthier lives event

MILWAUKEE – Senior citizens are invited to enjoy a free day at the zoo and learn how to stay healthy during the Aurora Health Care Senior Celebration at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, everyone 55 and older will receive free zoo admission. In addition to enjoying the animals and a leisurely stroll through the grounds, participants will be able to visit health exhibits and get free screenings for blood pressure, vision and heart rhythm.

“The day offers older adults a chance to meet with care providers and organizations with information on services that can help them continue to lead active lifestyles and enjoy their later years to the fullest,” said Gina Graham, Aurora director of senior services.

Exhibitors will provide information on programs to help seniors with all aspects of their lives, including health and wellness, travel and other leisure activities.

There will be plenty of entertainment as well, including performances by the Kids from Wisconsin, Ed Franks & Hi Rollers and Tom Green. Bingo also will be offered.

Parking will be $7 per car and $12 per bus.

For more information about the event, call 414-256-5412.

Aurora Health Care is a community-owned Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora has care sites in more than 75 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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