Screenings, information raise awareness to "Own Your Health"
HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO---Wind Crest, the Erickson Living retirement community, will host its annual 9Health Fair on Saturday, April 21st as part of the network of events promoting health awareness and responsibility in Colorado.
In 2011, over 83,000 people participated in 9Health Fairs throughout Colorado, and 19,000 volunteers donated $3.1 million worth of time and talent.
Over one hundred volunteers, including medical professionals from Wind Crest, will be on hand to support the event.
Services to be offered at the 9Health Fair at Wind Crest include screenings for blood chemistry, blood pressure, body fat, bone health, eye health, foot, hearing, height/weight/body mass index, memory, nutrition, oral health, pulse, skin, sleep apnea, stress management and vision.
There will also be opportunities to ask questions of medical professionals and pharmacists.
The event is free; anyone over the age of eighteen can participate in the 9Health Fair.
WHAT: 9Health Fair: Own Your Health!
WHEN: Saturday, April 21st
WHERE: Wind Crest retirement community
3235 Mill Vista Road
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
For more information on the 9Health Fair, please contact Murry Mercier, the administrator of Aspen Terrace neighborhood at Wind Crest, at 303-876-8300.
As a nonprofit organization, the mission of the 9Health Fair is to promote health awareness and encourage individuals to assume responsibility for their own health. For more information on the history of the 9Health Fair, please visit 9healthfair.org.
Attending a 9Health Fair does not replace your regular check-ups with your physician, and attendees are encouraged to share their results with their primary care physician for further diagnosis and treatment.
About Wind Crest: Wind Crest, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment. Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind. Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits. A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average. For more information, please visit www.ericksonliving.com.