Thursday, April 30, 2015

Burlington Community Health Fair - May 2, 2015

The Burlington Board of Health in collaboration with the Burlington Council on Aging will be hosting their first annual Burlington Community Health Fair on Saturday, May 2 from 10 am - 1 pm at Memorial Elementary School. The Health Fair is sponsored by Lahey Health and will provide excellent opportunity for residents to discover the health and wellness services available in their community.

The health fair will include over 35 exhibitors covering a wide range of health and wellness services for people of all ages. There will be educational information, health screenings, fitness demonstrations, chair massages, and other wellness services. Educational information will be provided on nutrition, food safety, gardening, fire safety, poison prevention, and other services. Health screenings will include bone density, blood pressure, body mass index, facial sun damage, digital spinal screenings, oral cancer screenings, and balance assessment. Fitness group and exercise demonstrations will be conducted in the gymnasium and will include personal fitness training, boxing and agility training, yoga stretches and breathing techniques, and a children's obstacle course. All screenings and services are provided free.