A Partnership of Top-Ranked Universities with a Space for You.
Promoting an Active and Healthy Lifestyle
The 2017 Over 50 Expo will take place on December 8, 2017 from 9AM-3PM and admission is FREE!
There will be over 70 vendors in the Grand Hall with an emphasis on promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.
10:00 a.m. Matt Crum, J.D. Attorney, “End of Life Issues: Living Wills, Medical Directives, DNR Orders”
Fred Knickerbocker, M.D. “Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment”
11:00 a.m. Larry Cox, M.D. Cardiologist, “Keys to a Healthy Heart”.
Elizabeth Hand, Komen Coordinator, “Breast Cancer Self Awareness”
12:00 p.m. Brian Lawson, CFP Highlands Financial Services, “Safe Investing for Older Adults”
K.C. St Louis, owner of Abingdon Olive Oil Company, “The Health Benefits of Olive Oil”
1:00 p.m. Brian Jacks, Associate State Director of AARP, “Scams and Frauds that Target the Older Adult”
Tabitha Ebbert, “Understanding and Responding to Those with Alzheimer’s”
2:00 p.m. Michael Bird, CFP, SecureMoneyMatters, Inc., “Making Sense of Social Security”
Tabitha Ebbert, “The Legal and Financial Implications of Alzheimer’s”
Current Vendors Registered:
AARP / Abingdon Health & Rehab Center / Abingdon Olive Oil Company / Aetna Better Health of Virginia / AirMedCare Network / Alzheimers Association / Animal Defense League of Washington County / Auxiliary to VFW Post 1994 Abingdon / Avon / Bella Vita, LLC / Beltone Hearing Aid Center / Benchmark Physical Therapy / Bliss Yoga & wellness / Breast Prostheses & Orthotics, Inc. / Chiropractic First / College for Older Adults / Color Street / Commonwealth Senior Living / Community Center of Abingdon / Country Club of Bristol / CSE Insurance Agency / District Three Governmental Cooperative / Dreamland Alpacas / Edward Jones Investments / Envision Eye Care, Inc. / Farris Service Group / Goodwill Senior Community Service Employment Program / Healing Hands Health Center / Healthi-Preparedness Project / HealthSouth / Heartland Rehab Services / Highlands Community Services / Highlands Union Bank / Home Instead Senior Care / Hope Essential, LLC / Komen VA Blueridge / Linda Hudson Hoagland, Author / LipSense,SeneGence / Living Waters Recovery Program / Mary Kay Cosmetics / Mountain Empire Square and Round Dance Association / Mountain States Home Care and Hospice / Mt. Rogers Appalachian Trail Club / New Peoples Bank / Occupational Enterprises Inc. / Old Dominion University / Real Time Pain Relief / Robert Ashley and Associates, Inc. / Secure Money Master / Shaman/energy healer / Southwest Virginia Legal Aid / Steve’s Juice / SWVHEC Culinary Program / SWVHEC Door Prizes / Tar Heel BasementSystems / Toastmasters / Tupperware / University of Virginia / UVA Cancer Center / Victoria Fletcher’s Books and Hoot Books Publishing / Virginia Relay / Washington County Public Library / Washington County, Virginia Habitat for Humanity / WCOVA Time Bank / Young Living Essential Oils / Zazzy’Z
The Appalachian College of Pharmacy will hold a “brown bag” clinic, where everyone is invited to bring their prescription drugs/supplements/vitamins, etc. to be evaluated for interactions or adverse reactions to one another. They will also offer blood sugar testing and blood pressure testing.
There will be classes on legal issues, proactive aging, brain health, and other topics.