Baby boomers, seniors, their families and caregivers will find timely information for living a happy, healthy and productive life at the 20th annual Cumberland County 50plus EXPO on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carlisle Expo Center, 100 K St., Carlisle.
Presented by OLP Events and Cumberland County Aging & Community Services, the 50plus EXPO is a free event that features more than 90 exhibitors displaying products and services in travel, housing, medical services, nutrition, home improvements, finances, healthcare options, and more.
Guests may also participate in a full schedule of seminars and entertainment that includes discussions on healing shoulder pain naturally and reducing chronic pain, container-gardening and self-defense demonstrations, and the latest news on senior scams.
Attendees can take advantage of health screenings for blood pressure, hearing, genetic cancer risk, and others. Chair massages, mini manicures, and a puppy-hugging area will also be available.
Kmart will be providing flu shots on a first-come, first-served basis at the 50plus EXPO. Flu shots are no-cost for most people with Medicare Part B and most insurance plans. Please bring your insurance card.
For all others, the vaccine will be offered at an EXPO special price of $17.99 for trivalent (regular) flu vaccine, $29.99 for the quadrivalent flu vaccine and $53.99 for the high-dose 65+ vaccine.
Admission and parking will be available at no cost.
Sponsors for the 2019 Cumberland County 50plus EXPO are: 50plus LIFE, Advanced PainCare and BioHealth Institute, Allwell from PA Health & Wellness, BusinessWoman magazine, Country Gold Radio WIOO, Gilbert Physical Therapy, Highmark, Holy Family Radio, Homeland Center & Homeland at Home, Menno Haven Retirement Communities, Orthopedic Institute of PA, OSS Health, The Sentinel, and WHTM abc27.