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2011 Press Releases
Health and Wellness Fair Offers Seniors Health Screenings and Wellness Education For New Year
01/04/2011

CLEARWATER, Fla., January 4, 2011) - A new year can bring a new resolution for good health. Morton Plant Mease and the Aging Well Center of Clearwater offers the Health and Wellness Fair, a fun afternoon of free health screenings, refreshments, giveaways and wellness information to help older adults focus on their health. The Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the Long Center, located at 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater, Florida. 

From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., health information on diabetes, heart disease, cancer, orthopedics, stroke, wound healing, memory disorders and more will be provided and the following free health screenings will take place:  

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Hearing
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Function
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vision and Glaucoma

The event is hosted by Morton Plant Mease and the Aging Well Center to connect health experts to older adults in the community and provide them information on services available to continue their quality of health. To pre-register, call (727) 253-4252 or visit: mpmhealth.com

About Aging Well Center

Aging Well Center is a 7,700 square foot facility within the Long Center of Clearwater to serve as a resource that facilitates services and activities promoting a high quality of life for the community's 35 and older adults. For more information, visit: myclearwater.com/agingwell

About Morton Plant Mease

Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals - Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient's lifetime. With more than 195 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare's family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony's, St. Joseph's, St. Joseph's Children's, St. Joseph's Hospital-North, St. Joseph's Women's, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.

Media Contact: Denise Moore, (727) 461-8538 Phone, (727) 402-5975 Pager