Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady invites area seniors to visit the Township Office during May to take part in the month-long celebration of Older Americans Month.
Specially themed drop-in days and free fitness classes are just a few of the events that will encourage seniors to “Engage at Every Age,” the 2018 theme of Older Americans Month.
The Township will kick of Older Americans Month with a Senior Health Fair on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, from 9 a.m. and noon at the Township Office, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park.
The health fair is free and some of the featured services included:
- FREE Blood Pressure Checks
- FREE Cholesterol Tests (must make appointment)
- FREE Blood Glucose Test (requires 2 hr. fasting)
- FREE Hearing Screenings
- Discounted Adult Vaccines (must make appointment)
- Medicare Counseling
- Orland Fire & Home Safety
- Podiatry Screening (sign up at Health Fair)
- Cook County Sheriff’s Office and Senior Services
Local vendors will be on site with light snacks and other various giveaways. Those scheduled to attend include:
- Casa Margarita
- Cheesecake Factory
- Christopher John Florist
- Granite City
- Longhorn Steakhouse
- Nothing Bundt Cake
- Olive Garden
Other senior related vendors and information also scheduled to attend include:
- American Dream Retirement
- Arthritis/Balance Assessment
- Autumn Leaves
- Diabetic Shoe Info
- Evergreen Senior Living
- Honor Flight
- Nutrition Information
- Premier Jewelry
- Right at Home
- Salon Evangelos
- Sam’s Club
- Senior CPR Info
- This is my Legacy
- Treasurer’s Office
- Waterford Estates
The Carl Sandburg High School Orchestra will also be in attendance to provide entertainment.
“Today’s seniors are active adults who keep busy by participating in a variety of activities,” said Supervisor O’Grady. “Orland Township is proud to host many programs that keep our seniors active and engaged.”
For more information on programs and events being held at Orland Township during Older Americans Month, click here.