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The Northwest Focal Point Senior Center will host the 2019 Summer Boom Health Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19th. This free expo will take place at 6009 NW 10th Street in the City of Margate.
The event is open to the public. The annual Summer Boom Health Expo provides older adults and caregivers with important information about aging, health, and safety and communications needs to plan for their future. Fitness demonstrations and raffles will take place throughout the event.
Participants will learn about free and paid services for senior citizens, retirement facilities in the area, hurricane preparedness, Broward County’s 211 Program, transportation options and more. A variety of doctor representatives with various specialties will provide information about their services. Biometrics screenings will be done by Baptist Health. More than 25 vendors are currently registered to participate.
The Northwest Focal Point Senior and Adult Day Care Center, which is administered by the City of Margate, provides support services to older adults age 60 and over, including special services for those with physical and/or cognitive impairments. This regional facility has more than 1,500 members and gets more than 250 visitors per day.
Some of the services provided by the Center include transportation, eldercare advocate program, individual and group counseling, EHEAP and SHINE programs, and nutritional meals. Activities available throughout the day include arts and crafts, live music, fitness classes, bingo, discussion groups, day trips, and much more. The Center’s goal is to provide the members with tools to manage and enhance their quality of life.
Membership is free and open to individuals age 60 and over. Transportation is available to residents in the Cities of Margate, Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill, North Lauderdale, Parkland, Pompano Beach (west of the Turnpike), Sunrise and Tamarac.
An adult daycare program is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a minimal fee. Financial assistance is available.
For more information about the 2019 Summer Boom Health Expo, please call the Northwest Focal Point Senior Center at (954) 973-0300.