‘Road to Wellness’ event next week

The Fulton County Aging Consortium will sponsor the Eighth Annual “Road to Wellness” Health Care Conference for mature adults and caregivers on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at St. Caspar Catholic Church Parish Life Center in Wauseon. The theme is “Dodging the Potholes of Life!”

Registration will be held 9:30-10 a.m. at the center, 1205 N. Shoop Ave. Blood glucose and blood pressure screenings and flu shots through Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance will be available.

Presentations will include: “Diabetes and Wound Care: The Path to Prevention and Treatment,” 10:15-10:50 a.m.; “Drugs in Fulton County,” 10:50-11:25 a.m.; “Are You Being Scammed?,” 11:25-noon; “What Is Adult Protective Services?,” 1-1:35 p.m.; “OSU Extension: and Services & Cooking For One,” 1:35-2:10 p.m.

Participants may fill out a form at the Fulton County Health Center or at any Fulton County Senior Center location to pre-register for a free noontime lunch, or by calling 419-337-0915.

The event will feature live entertainment and numerous booths representing area health care organizations, and will close with door prizes.