Senior citizens and their loved ones are invited to the 10th Annual Health & Wealth Fair Sept. 24 at the James P. Nix Center in Fairhope. The event is co-sponsored by the City of Fairhope’s James P. Nix Center and Optimum Asset Management of Daphne. The event begins at 9 a.m. and features informational displays from area businesses and professionals in the health and financial fields, door prizes, and three keynote speakers.
Participants who attend all informational booths are eligible for a free box lunch at noon, courtesy of The Brennity at Fairhope and Daphne. Those who attend the three lectures during lunch are eligible to win door prizes, including the grand prize of an Apple iPad. You must be present at the 2 p.m. drawing to win the iPad. Guests who visit all informational booths are also invited to play Bingo, beginning at 9:30 a.m., for a chance to win prizes.
Greg Dorriety of Optimum Asset Management will be one of the three keynote speakers, as well as Kyla Kelim with Aging in Alabama and Abby Lightsey with Thomas Home Health.
“You will not want to miss these knowledgeable speakers,” Sarah Smith, Nix Center manager, said. “We are so fortunate to have Greg, Kyla and Abby share their expertise with the senior community.”
Informational booths and various health screenings will be provided from 9 a.m. to noon by the followings agencies: Optimum Asset Management, The Brennity at Daphne and Fairhope, Aging in Alabama, Thomas Home Health, The Blake at Malbis, Community Hospice, Fairhope Smiles, Eastern Shore Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center, Morgan Stanley (Tom Adent), Aseracare Hospice, Alabama Hospice Care, Covenant Hospice, Gentiva Hospice, Shepherd’s Place, Country Place Senior Living, Fairhope Health & Rehabilitation, South Alabama Regional Planning Commission, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Southern Care Hospice, Council on Aging, Trina Health of Alabama, Visiting Angels, Touching Hearts Senior Care, BancorpSouth Bank, Robertsdale Rehab & HealthCare Center, Homestead Village, The Gardens of Daphne, First Light Home Care and Synergy Home Care.
“This event is open to all area seniors and their families, not just Nix Center members,” Smith said. “We invite everyone to come visit our beautiful facility and enjoy this opportunity to learn more about issues that are important to us all as well as have some fun with friends, new and old.”
For more information, call the Nix Center at 251-928-2835.
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