SE­NIOR

Record Observer - - Se­nior Satelite -

blood pressure and hear­ing tests were of­fered to those who at­tend­ing who wished to par­tic­i­pate. The event was free and open to the pub­lic.

The event was cre­ated as a live ex­ten­sion of “The Se­nior Re­source Guide” — an an­nual di­rec­tory pub­lished in co­or­di­na­tion with the county agen­cies on aging and Mary­land Ac­cess Point of­fices, said Betsy Grif­fin, Se­nior Expo di­rec­tor. At­ten­dees were given the op­por­tu­nity to have face time with each ven­dor to ask per­son­al­ized ques­tions of the ex­perts fea­tured in the re­source guide.

The expo also of­fered ses­sions — which were filled to stand­ing room only — on top­ics such as “Main­tain­ing Brain Fit­ness,” “Aging in Place/Home Care,” “AARP Fraud Watch Net­work”. Guest speaker Memo Diriker, BEA­CON Per­due School of Busi­ness at Sal­is­bury Col­lege, pre­sented “Boomers and Ro­bots: What the Work­force of To­mor­row will Look Like.”

PHO­TOS HAN­NAH COMBS

Compass Re­gional Hos­pice par­tic­i­pates as a ven­dor at the Se­nior Expo in Wye Mills, an­swer­ing ques­tions at­ten­dees have about hos­pice op­tions.

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