Franklin County resource fair offers elders advice for young and old

East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging will host its annual resource fair that offers information to help people later in life or right now. The fair will be held 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 26, 2017, at Neosho County Community College Campus, Ottawa, Kan.

This year ECKAA is working with Neosho County Community College so that students and Franklin County organizations can partner in educating the public. All presentations will be open to the community and students.

NCCC instructors from the nursing and occupational therapy departments will also have presentations and workshops. Speakers and their topics include: Barbara Flett, NCCC program advisor, adaptive yoga; Alex English, Kansas Legal Services elder law attorney, fraud; Amanda Smith, Resource Center for Independent Living, “Seeing through obstacles: Life after vision loss”; NCCC occupational therapy students, occupational therapy demonstrations.

The fair is free and open to the public. Also available will be free health screenings, information, light snacks, giveaways and door prizes. NCCC is located at 900 E. Logan St., Ottawa.

Information thanks to East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center.

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