Free Seminar to Focus on Senior Safety in the Home
KSAL Staff - June 15, 2017 3:53 pm
Senior safety in the home is the topic of a free half-day seminar that will feature speakers, an unused/unneeded medicine collection, vendor booths, prizes, entertainment, and food.
Golden Opportunities: Home Safety Solutions for Seniors is scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 23, 2017, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 Neal Avenue in Salina, and is complimentary to the public, thanks in part to our corporate sponsors: Salina Regional Health Center and Lauren Quinn Flower Boutique. The event will be hosted by the Senior Community Advisory Council (CAC), a group of senior advocate professionals, including Angels Care Home Health, B&K Prescription Shop, Dignity Care Home, McCall Manor and Windsor Estates, Comfort Keepers, Accucare Tx, the Saline County Commission on Aging’s (COA) facility – the Salina Senior Center – and its Salina Meals on Wheels program, Market Place Apartments, and Saline Apartments.
Guest speakers for the seminar include Dr. Dirk Hutchinson, the Salina Fire Department’s Shane Pearson and Troy Long, the Salina Police Department’s Det. Lane Mangels, and Leslie Eikleberry, Executive Director of the Saline County Commission on Aging.
Additionally, a deputy from the Saline County Sheriff’s Office will be on hand to collect unused/unneeded medications for proper disposal. A number of vendor booth will also be available, including those from Angels Care Home Health, Comfort Keepers, Midwest Hearing, Salina Senior Center/Salina Meals on Wheels, McCall Manor and Windsor Estates, Novo-Nordisk, B&K Prescription Shop, Brown’s She Fit Salina, L&L Advisors, Premier Designs Jewelry-Mindy Dunshee, Mary Kay-Lois Moyer, Scentsy-Julie Wilcox, Brown Puckett Vogel LLC, and Doterra Essential Oils-Christy Hull.
Entertainment will include a performance by the Silvertones, the Salina Senior Center’s mixed chorus, which is fresh off its performance at the 2017 Smoky Hill River Festival. There also will be prizes and lunch hors d’oeuvres, all complimentary to those attending.