Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to Host Senior Health, Safety, & Awareness Day at Fort Bend County Fairgrounds on May 22

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to Host Senior Health, Safety, & Awareness Day at Fort Bend County Fairgrounds on May 22

May 20 2024

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Fort Bend County is prioritizing the holistic health and well-being of its senior community with its upcoming Senior Health, Safety, and Awareness Day, scheduled for May 22, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Building C.

This informative event aims to empower seniors and their families with knowledge on a variety of topics that affect senior living and well-being. Ranging from mental health support, to strategies to prevent and respond to emergencies or fraud, this event is a comprehensive exploration of the vital aspects that encompass and affect senior health and safety.

Disaster preparedness will instruct attendees on how to strategize, prepare and respond to emergency situations. Furthermore, mental health support will be addressed, providing attendees with valuable insights and tools to maintain mental well-being and manage stress effectively.

Additionally, the event will cover fraud prevention tactics, especially those that target vulnerable senior citizens and Medicare beneficiaries. Attendees will receive advice on how to safeguard personal information and detect fraudulent activities, ensuring a safer environment for themselves and their families.

The Health and Wellness segment of the event aims to promote sustainable, healthy lifestyle decisions and offer strategies for disease management and preventative care. For a healthy dose of wholesome fun, attendees will also enjoy bingo.

The event promises to be a wealth of information and empowerment for seniors and their supporters, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary tools to lead a safe and healthy life. Admission is free of charge and light refreshments will be provided.

For further information, contact Leticia Hardy 281-342-3034, or via email at lvrolland@ag.tamu.edu.

By Tiffany Krenek, My Neighborhood News 
Tiffany Krenek, authorTiffany Krenek has been on the My Neighborhood News team since August 2021. She is passionate about curating and sharing content that enriches the lives of our readers in a personal, meaningful way. A loving mother and wife, Tiffany and her family live in the West Houston/Cypress region.

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