New year, new you? Start this year off right by learning ways to improve your health and lifestyle at the Arlington Aging Well Expo.This free event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 at the Bob Duncan Center and will feature a variety of informative presentations on wellness to empower adults of any age.Event Coordinator Kelly Geer with the Parks and Recreation Department visited with MyArlingtonTX.com about why Arlington residents should consider attending this year’s expo.What can people expect at this event? We will have speakers, fitness demonstrations, and a variety of health and wellness screenings available throughout the day. As the schedule is updated and finalized, it will be posted on the Aging Well Expo webpage. Attendees will also receive a program at the door with all the relevant information.Are only adults able to attend? Yes, the expo is geared for adults 21 and up.What are some examples of the planned presentations and vendors? Attendees will have the chance to hear tips and tricks from a master gardener, learn about identity theft and protection from an FBI Agent, understand more about aging and Alzheimer’s from a doctor in UNT’s Health Science Center, and much more.We will have representatives from the major local hospitals as well as smaller offices. We always try to have more than one of each type of professional so that attendees can find someone that meets their needs but isn’t located too far away. The complete list of vendors, as their information becomes available, can be found on our website.Who would benefit from attending this event? All adults! We titled this year’s expo the Aging Well Expo because no matter what age you are, your goal should always be to continue aging well. Quality health and wellness goes beyond the doctor’s office so our well-rounded group of vendors can offer expertise and services that impact your entire life. Adults of all ages can find helpful information and professionals to use as they strive to live long, healthy, and fulfilling lives.Are people able to register now?Yes, a complimentary box lunch is available to the first 800 registrants. People have three ways to register:
- Download the AWE Attendee Registration Form and fax, mail, or hand deliver to Eunice Activity Center. (1000 Eunice St, Arlington TX, 76010, Fax: 817-548-8782)
- Sign up online.
- Give us a call 817-277-8091
For more information, please call 817-277-8091 or visit Arlington-tx.gov/agingwell.