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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Duke Heart Center and Northgate Mall Team Up for Senior Wellness Expo Friday, July 20, 2012
Duke Heart Center and Northgate Mall have lined up more than 40 exhibitors to participate in its Senior Wellness Expo, Friday, July 20, 2012 from 8:30am-1:00pm at Northgate Mall’s Center Court, 1058 West Club Boulevard, Durham. This event is free and open to the public.
“Whether you want to learn more about prescription drugs, home health care, disease prevention, or get tips on how to keep fit, this event will help you learn more about ways to preserve your health,” said Leatrice Short, Duke Heart Center Outreach Coordinator and organizer of the event. “This Expo will provide a one-stop experience for people who want to talk to health care and wellness professionals and learn about an array of area services.”
Exhibitors include Kroger, Duke Heart Center, Durham Regional Hospital, Senior PharmAssist, Durham Center for Senior Life, Duke Stroke Center, Croasdaile Village, AAA, Minority Women’s Health Project, Royal Alert, AARP, EPA, Meals on Wheels and dozens more.
Schedule: Free Educational and Entertainment Events 9:00am-1:00pm
9:00am: Welcome/Dare 2 B Different Dancers Platinum/Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstrationpresented by Kroger
9:45am: Ask the Pharmacist presented by Kroger
10:00am: Zumbawith North Carolina Central University Wellness Center
10:30am: Warning Signs of Stroke with Mark Constable, Duke Stroke Center
11:00am: Durham Divasspecial performance
11:30am: Safe Driving for Seniors presented by AAA of Durham
12:00pm: Belly Dancing Demonstration with Golden Genies Belly Dancers
12:15pm: Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration presented by Kroger
12:30pm: Ask The Pharmacist presented by Kroger
12:45pm: Zumba with North Carolina Center University Wellness Center
1:00pm: Door Prizes
Northgate Food Gallery merchants will provide discount lunch specials for attendees; vendor door prizes including Kroger gift cards and free goodie bags from sponsors Kroger, Dasani Water, Boom Magazine among others will be distributed at registration.