SPRING INTO HEALTHY LIVING: YMCA HOSTS FREE HEALTH FAIR MARCH 20

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March 2, 2013 (Spring Valley) – Spring Into Healthy Living, a health and wellness fair featuring free health screenings and healthy living information from seniors and community service providers in the East County, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 20 at the McGrath Family YMCA, 12006 Campo Road, Spring Valley. Admission is free, and continental breakfast will be served.



Health screenings will check blood glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, hearing and stroke risk. Information will be available on nutrition, volunteer opportunities, disaster preparedness and various diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and diabetes. Demonstrations of tai chi and zumba, along with tours of the YMCA, will be held. Health officials will accept unused prescription medications.



Sponsors include YMCA, Grosssmont Healthcare District, San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center, East County’s Action Network, Parkinson’s Association of San Diego, Senior Community Center, La Vida Real and AARP.



To RSVP, call (619) 401-3929.