Greenwich Health & Wellness Expo to Focus on Brain Health and Memory

On Thursday, Oct 11, Jason Suran, a master of memory, will share tips on memory health and share how he developed his own remarkable memory. The Greenwich Health & Wellness Expo will take place at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center. Contributed photo

The Greenwich Health + Wellness Expo is a special event for older adults and caregivers. The event has a “brain health” theme and the featured performer is Jason Suran, who is a master of memory.

In fact, Suran has memorized an entire book and will tell people what is on any random page they select.

Suran has been featured on NBC, FOX, ESPN and PBS, and he will give the audience tips on memory health and share how he developed his own remarkable memory.

The event, organized by the Commission on Aging, is Thursday, October 11, 2018, 9:00am – 1:00pm at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road in Old Greenwich.

Line up of activities:
• 9:00 – 1:00pm Flu, Pneumonia & Shingles Vaccines (fees may apply according to your medical plan.)
• 9:00 – 10:45 Free Continental Breakfast + Coffee
• 10:45 – 11:15 Free Zumba Class! Bring your sneakers and get ready to dance!
• 11:30 Raffle for prizes
• 11:45 FREE LUNCH for the first 200
• 12:00 Featured Event: Mentalist and Master of Memory, Jason Suran

FREE Brain Boosting Stations:
– Dark Chocolate for your health (yum!)
– Hydration Station: Cucumber/Basil and Strawberry Waters
– Healing Touch Station for relaxation and de-stressing

Why retire to Florida or Arizona? Why not stay in Greenwich where there are so many programs for older adults and you can stick close to your roots?

Older adult residents of Greenwich are welcome to walk through and enjoy visiting with this year’s sponsors of the Greenwich Commission on Aging.

Flu shots and vaccines are available in the Flu Clinic.

Breakfast will be served, Free Zumba Class with our older adults instructor, Wendy, followed by a free lunch for the first 200 people.

Vaccine Information: Participants 65 years of age or older must bring their Medicare Advantage ID Card/Traditional Medicare Part B Card or a fee of $35.00 (Seasonal); $55.00 (High Dose); $100.00 (Pneumovax 23);$195.00 (Prevnar 13) will be charged for the immunizations. Influenza and pneumonia vaccinations are also covered by United Health Care/Oxford Plan. Medicare Advantage Plans DO NOT cover pneumonia immunizations received at public clinics.

Pneumonia immunizations must be over one year apart or Medicare will not cover the cost.

Checks should be made payable to the “Town of Greenwich” and if paying in cash, exact change will be appreciated.

Medicaid will not be accepted. Patients are advised to call 203-622-7851 for further assistance. Credit cards will not be accepted.