More than 75 exhibitors have signed up to showcase their goods and services to attendees. There also will be gift card giveaways for participants.
Executive sponsors of the Senior Health and Living Expo include Atria Willow Park/Atria Copeland; The Clairmont/Colonial Tyler Care Center; Copeland Insurance Group; East Texas Medical Center Regional Health Care System; Encompass Home Health; Eye Care Associates; Heart to Heart Hospice; Jordan Health Services; Scott & White Health Plan Senior Care; Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals & Clinics; and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.
For more information, call Bell at 903-592-1661, ext. 230.
Heart specialist talks irregular heartbeats at Hawkins seminar
Individuals can get answers to questions about their irregular heartbeat and light-headed episodes at the “Dine with our Doctors” seminar.
Dr. Sam K. Daya, an invasive cardiologist at the health science center, will explain how atrial fibrillation, or a-fib, is diagnosed, treated and controlled. He will discuss how untreated a-fib can cause blood clots and weaken the heart, resulting in heart failure and stroke.
The seminar will include lunch at no cost and there is limited seating. For reservations, call 903-877-7147.
Free diabetes classes to start Oct. 30 at health science center
The four-part sessions begins Oc.t 30 in Hudnall Auditorium on the health science center campus, 11937 U.S. Highway 271 in Tyler, at the corner of U.S. 271 and Texas Highway 155.
Each free session is offered from 9 to 11 a.m. on successive Tuesdays: Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 20.
Sessions cover various topics, including high and low blood sugar, meal planning, glucose monitoring, exercise and diabetes, medications and insulin administration and foot care.
Preregistration is required, and space is limited. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. Thursday. For more information or to register, call 903-877-7569.