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September 24, 2014 (La Mesa)--The City of La Mesa will host its fifth annual Senior Expo on Thursday, October 9, 2014.  With a wide variety of speakers and exhibitors, Senior Expo will offer free "one-stop shopping" for all adults facing life changes that may affect their independence, or for those who would like great tips on safety and security.  Senior Expo will be held at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa 91942, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, and is supported by funding from the San Diego Association of Governments.

Guest speakers include: 

  • Paul Greenwood, San Diego County Deputy District Attorney and Lead Prosecutor of Elder Abuse Cases
  • Mona Freels, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Disaster Preparedness
  • SDG&E, Energy/Money Saving Tips, Information on Specialized Services

In addition, a variety of exhibitors will be onsite including the La Mesa Police Department, Aging and Independence Services, Metropolitan Transit System, "211," Sharp Senior Resource Center, Meals on Wheels, California Telephone Access Program, DMV Senior Ombudsman Program, AARP, The Burn Institute's free smoke alarm program for seniors, and more.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital will provide flu shots for seniors and high risk adults for a $2.00 donation from 8:30 am - Noon. Refreshments will be served, and free shuttles will be available from certain trolley stops and parking lots. Please call 619-667-1322 or email to RSVP by October 3.