Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

October 20, 2008

Cookeville locale for Senior Expo Oct. 29

The Upper Cumberland Development District Area Agency on Aging and Disability will host their seventh annual Senior Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hyder-Burks Ag Pavilion in Cookeville.

Co-Sponsors for the event are AmeriChoice, Air Evac Lifeteam, At Home Walk in Tubs, Buckeye Home Medical Equipment, Budweiser, Cookeville Funeral Home, Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Elder Law of Tim Takacs, Genesis Financial, Heritage Pointe Senior Living, Highways, Inc., Hyder-Burks Pavilion, Masters Health Care, New York Life, SecureHorizons, Southern Comforts, Quality Home Health, Tennessee Tech University, UCHRA and WHUB AM 1400.

Keynote speaker will be Erie Chapman, president and CEO of Baptist Healing Trust. Chapman’s topic will be “Radical Loving Care – The Heart of Healing.”

Wendy Askins, executive director of UCDD/AAAD, stated, “There is an expected 140 exhibitors and major sponsors who will offer free health screenings and educational information to help improve the health, well being and continued independence of the 50+ generation. Where else could you find under one roof, informative and fun workshops, enthusiastic speakers, fabulous prizes, free health screenings, 'freebies' from participating venders, and the best resources for older adults in the Upper Cumberland region? I would like to invite everyone to come spend the day with us, have lunch while watching the fashion show and gain valuable information from venders from all across Middle Tennessee.”

The event is free and open to the public. If you are a business or organization and would be interested in reserving a booth, please call Jane Mee at the UCDD/AAAD office (931) 432-4111.