Forsyth County Senior
Services will host a Caregiver Assistance and Resource Event (CARE) Fair to
showcase information and resources available to residents and caretakers
throughout the community.
The CARE Fair will be
held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10 and Saturday, Sept. 11, at the
Sexton Hall Enrichment Center (2115 Chloe Rd.). Various local nonprofits and
government agencies will be featured Friday and local businesses will be
featured during the event Saturday.
Admission is free and the
fair will offer interactive elements such as health screenings, balance courses
provided by Occupational Therapy students/faculty from Brenau University and an
innovative aids showroom. Many of the innovative aids showcased will also be
provided at no cost to Forsyth County residents age 60 plus. All attendees will
also receive a care package.
“This is a great
opportunity for residents, seniors and caretakers, to meet with community
leaders on the topic of aging well,” said Senior Services Director Ruthie Brew.
“Our goal with the event is to get information and resources in the hands of
local residents to help them maintain their independence and a better quality
For more information on
the event, visit the Senior Services webpage at www.forsythco.com/seniors, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (770) 781-2178.