Local parish to host wellness fair Saturday
Saint Raphael Parish in Milford will present its annual Health, Wellness and Information Fair on Saturday, March 3, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., at its parish center and grounds, 501 Naugatuck Ave.
Participants include Acuity Hearing Solutions, (Willa C. Horowitz, Doctor of Audiology - hearing screenings); Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter; Autism Services & Resources; Boys & Girls Club of Milford; Boys & Girls Village, Therapeutic Foster Care; CapTel Captioned Telephones and Ceasar Irby, DPM.
Also on hand will be Northeast Medical Group; Congregations Organized for a new CT; Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling; Connecticut State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped; Connecticut Office of Tourism; DeJesus Dental Group, Stratford; Donate Life CT; Fairfield University Student Nurses Association (blood pressure screenings).
Good Shepherd Child Development Center; Griffin Hospital (breast wellness, stroke education, and osteoporosis screenings); Home Comfort Practice, Authorized Energize CT Contractor; Knights of Columbus Tinto Council #47; Milford Police Department (Neighborhood Watch Program) and the Milford Senior Center.
Also, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Connecticut Chapter; Parkinson's Disease Support Group (St. Mary Church); PC Plus Solutions (Internet Safety); Ronald McDonald House, New Haven; Shop-Rite (with Lisa Bishop, nutritionist); Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Southern Connecticut; St. Vincent's Health Services Cardiology (blood sugar screenings - fasting recommended)
Sunset Shores Adult Day Center, Stratford/Connecticut Association of Adult Day Centers; Woodruff Family YMCA, and Yale New Haven Hospital Lifeline Medical Alert.
There will also be short talks beginning at 11 a.m. by Maria Tomasetti, Alzheimer's Association, 10 Ways to Love Your Brain; Lisa Bishop, Shop-Rite nutritionist; and CONECT: Building one, healthy, vibrant community in Connecticut.
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Maria Tomasetti, firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-988-8598.