Second Annual Senior Expo and Health Fair

Fernandina Beach, FL – The Council on Aging of Nassau County and Baptist Health Hospital have joined forces to present the 2nd annual Senior Expo and Health Fair on Friday, August 15th. This event will bring together more than forty state and local organizations who will present a wide variety of health and wellness information to Nassau County senior citizens.

This expo is free of charge and will be held at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center’s main auditorium. The goal of this event is to educate and enlighten seniors resulting in a longer, healthier life.

The Senior Expo and Health Fair will begin at 9 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. While the information offered is geared for individuals 60 + years of age, the public is invited to attend this free event. Health tests and screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, bone density and glucose levels will also be offered at the expo free of charge. Influenza vaccinations will also be available through Walgreens Pharmacy.

In its 40th year serving the needs of Nassau County seniors, The Council on Aging of Nassau County is a 501(3)(c) not for profit agency. There are five outreach programs currently offered by the COA: Two Senior Centers, In-home Services, Transportation Services, Meals on Wheels, and Adult Day Healthcare. The COA is partially funded by local and federal grants and donations from local individuals and businesses.

For more information, please visit their website:

Feedburner If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment below or subscribe to the feed to have future articles delivered to your e-mail and get the latest Amelia Island News, business, tourist activities and videos every morning!

SearchAmelia on TwitterYou can also choose to follow SearchAmelia on Twitter to get your daily updates!