Annual Health and Senior Resource Fair set for March 2

Experts will be on hand to share knowledge on health, legal and financial issues.

PORT ORCHARD — The seventh annual Health and Senior Resource Fair will take place on Saturday, March 2 in Port Orchard.

The fair, as it has been advertised in past years, is an opportunity for older residents to get detailed information from experts in the field of health, legal and financial matters. It is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 2.

Expert speakers will address relevant topics and give those attending the fair a chance to ask specific questions. The event includes discussions on tax changes; long-term care with options; how Medicare works; signs of elder abuse and elder law issues.

Free health screenings and senior Orca transportation cards also will be available. Bloodworks Northwest will be available for blood donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to sponsors, your gift of blood will make a difference and possibly even save a life.

The Health and Senior Resource Fair, to be at the Port Orchard United Methodist Church at 725 Kitsap St., is sponsored by the church, Stafford Suites and Costless Senior Services.

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