BELLINGHAM - Bellingham Senior Activity Center will present "What's Next? A Healthier You!" a free health and wellness fair Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the center, 315 Halleck St.
The event starts at 9 a.m. with a hearing equipment presentation by Joel Bergsbaken of the Hearing, Speech, and Deafness Center, followed by a welcome address by Mayor Kelli Linville at 9:30 a.m.
There will be presentations and workshops throughout the day, including a class to help seniors maintain mental clarity, balance and mobility by Sheryl Allen, a presentation by Kathy Sitker from the Alzheimer's Society, a laughter activity by Marylou Richardson, a presentation by physical therapist Sidney Anderson on preventing and treating osteoporosis, and a Brainpower group led by Marcia Corey.
There also will be blood-pressure checks, chair massage demonstrations, and skin cancer screenings, and visitors can meet representatives of local health and wellness businesses and groups. The event wraps up at 3:30 p.m.