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Senior fair set for April 17

Thursday, April 9, 2015 by AL RECKER Special to the Press in Local News

State Rep. Daniel McNeill (D-133rd) will team up with State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-18th) April 17 to sponsor the annual spring senior fair.

The senior fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at a new location, Westgate Mall, 2285 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. The event was previously held at the East Side Youth Center, Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

More than 600 seniors along with 60 exhibitors from various governmental organizations, participated at the event in 2014. To date, 75 vendors are committed, with attendance expected to increase even more.

Free screenings available to seniors include balance, blood pressure, body comp analysis, chair massage, fall risk assessment, grip strength testing, heat scan, pinch test, spinal screening, strength management consultation, stroke risk assessment and vision.

Organizations that will be represented at the event include a number of state agencies, Lehigh and Northampton counties' health and aging agencies, hospitals, nursing and independent living facilities, LANTA, veterans groups, identity theft organizations and more.