Plus 50 Living Fair

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In conjunction with Older Americans Month, KROS Radio, 1340 AM and Mercy Medical Center in Clinton will sponsor the 24th Annual Plus 50 Living Fair on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 9am – 1:30pm in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort in Clinton, IA.  The purpose of this fair is to bring businesses and organizations together in one convenient location to provide information, demonstrations and fun for the area’s 50-plus population.  Each booth will offer door prizes to be given away.

There will be over 40 different businesses and services on hand to discuss their operations with attendees.  Businesses signed up for the event range from financial services, retirement residences, realtors, home repair and more.  KROS Account Executive, Gary Determan, said, “The type and variety of businesses varies each year which means that if you’ve been here before, you should come back and learn more.”

Special health screening opportunities will be offered by Mercy during the Plus 50 Living Fair.  These are screening tests only and not designed to take the place of an exam with your physician.  Prices for the tests include – Complete Lipid Profile (12 hour fast) – $15.00, Cholesterol only – $7.00, Glucose only (2 hour fast) – $8.00, Cholesterol & Glucose (2 hour fast) – $10.00, PSA – $25.00, Blood Pressure – Free.

In addition, representatives will be on hand from a variety of Mercy health services including: Mercy Home Care & Hospice, Sleep Center, Surgical Services, Mercy Home Medical Equipment, Specialty Clinic, Radiation Oncology, Imaging, Mercy Advantage and Living Centers.  Mercy Advantage coordinator Mary Kaup will also be there with information on the events and activities coming for Mercy Advantage and applications to join the health and wellness group.

1340 AM, KROS Radio, will broadcast from the fair throughout the day with special information on health, nutrition, products and services available to the 50-plus population.

For screening instructions, cost and general information call Mercy in Clinton, IA at (563)-244-3539.  Admission is free to the event.

For further information contact Gary Determan or Greg Naftzger with KROS Radio in Clinton, IA at (563)-242-1252.