Get involved in Barry County's first senior fair

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Vendor applications are still being accepted for the first annual Barry County OACAC Neighborhood Center Senior Fair, which will be held at the Crowder College Cassville Campus from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, Sept. 14.

The senior fair is designed for community members who are 55 years of age or older. Senior caregivers and children of seniors will also find an assortment of value information at the event.

The senior fair will offer information on home healthcare, medical supplies, independent living centers, end-of-life services, hospice, skilled nursing homes, dental care, disability services, senior centers, transportation, legal services, consumer credit counseling, durable power of attorney, rehabilitation, physical therapy and volunteer opportunities.

In addition to offering an assortment of valuable information, the senior fair will offer entertainment. Several musicians have volunteered to perform and other volunteers have signed up to share their hobbies and talents.

The senior fair is for all local community members. The event and information available during the event will not be limited to low-income residents.

For more information or to request a vendor application, call the Barry County OACAC Neighborhood Center at 847-2140.

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