Sunday, November 22, 2009

Campbell Heights Community Health Fair, December 5

The Campbell Heights Residents' Association (along with a number of partners, listed below) is holding a Community Health Fair on December 5 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Campbell Heights Apartments (2001 15th Street, NW, Multipurpose Room and Dining Room).

An array of screenings will be available including:

  • Glaucoma and other ophthalmology testing
  • Blood pressure
  • Prostrate
  • Audiology
  • HIV
  • Diabetes

The health fair will also feature discussions including:

  • Health resources and health maintenance for the aging
  • Poly pharmacy
  • Food nutrition
  • Podiatry
  • HIV/AIDS and STDs
  • Financial management
  • Mental health

Attendees can also participate in exercise and yoga/meditation demonstrations.   Another feature of the event include free light refreshments.

Co-sponsors of this health fair are: Howard University Hospital, Women in Medicine, Jair Lynch Development Corporation, Campbell Heights Property Management, and Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham.

For more information, contact Rev. Dr. Sandra Butler-Truesdale, (202) 246-6300 or Sandrabt [AT] emmamaegallery [DOT] com.

The Campbell Heights Residents' Association, Inc. was organized more than 25 years ago and now represents 171 senior citizens residing at the Campbell Heights Apartments.

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