Free Senior Help Fair

September 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Free Senior Help Fair Provides Vital Information & Services

The Senior Help Fair is a collaborative event hosted by community-based organizations comprised of health care, senior service providers and government. The HELP Fair attendees will be treated to a variety of vendors, offering health and wellness screenings, health-related tips and information about local services from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 6, 2012, on the campus of Christ Lutheran Church, located at 111 N. Torrey Pines Drive.

The Senior Help Fair is a one-stop destination for information about local services and organizations and is open to all ages. More than 50 agencies and companies will be on hand to provide information on community services for seniors. Community agencies will be on hand to help seniors connect with resources. Assistance programs that will be available include nutrition support, energy assistance, medication costs, affordable housing, legal services and transportation including the TAP taxicab assistance program. There will also be free health screenings for blood pressure, diabetes risk, vision, falls risk and dementia.

“This fair will help all seniors and those who care for them navigate the programs and services available to help people and to give voice to their concerns regarding services and resources,” said Senior Help Fair Organizing Committee Chair Jeff Klein. Individuals, who are 65 or over, should bring their identification and Medicare cards.
Along with the more than 50 agencies and companies offering information and services, free lunch will be served to the first 200 attendees, local singer Mark Miller will be providing entertainment and many door prizes will be offered on the hour.
The best time to think about aging is before the need arises. If an emergency happens, family members have to scramble to seek out options for care within a short time period, often not being able to take the time to make the best decision. “There are still a large number of people in the state who do not know what senior services are offered, or that these services even exist, so we will continue outreach efforts to the community,” said Commission on Aging member Lucy Peres “The goal is to raise awareness of health and safety related services in the state.”

The fair will also provide an opportunity for seniors to speak with their legislators and voice their opinions and concerns on issues that affect their daily lives.

When: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday Sept. 6, 2012
Where: Campus of Christ Lutheran Church 111 N. Torrey Pines Drive
Information: Call Nevada Senior Services (702) 648-3425 www.nevadaseniorservices.org

Nevada-Senior-Guide Food Assistance Directory – Southern Nevada

Catholic Charities of So. NV

531 N. 30th St., LV, NV 89101

(702) 385-5284, www.catholiccharities.com

Meals On Wheels 7:30am-4pm

 

Christ Church Episcopal

2000 S. Maryland Parkway, LV, NV 89104

(702) 735-7655. Emergency Food Assistance
Need ID for family and food       voucher.

Outreach Program for Clothes – Th 10am-12pm.   Wed – Hot meal 5pm, Food Assistance – M, T,  TH, F 10am-12pm

 

Christ the King Catholic Community Church

4925 Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89118

(702) 871-1904

Food Pantry Mon.-Thurs. 10am-12pm.

Call for zip code days.

College Park Baptist Church

2101 East Owens, North Las Vegas, NV 89030

(702) 642-5921

Food Assistance, need picture ID, birth                                  certificates for each child and proof of

residence Tuesday 1:30 – 3:30

 

Giving Life Ministries

416 Perlite St., Henderson, NV 89015

(702) 565-4984 x 11. Food Assistance for                              Henderson Residents, 9 am-noon Tues. & Fri. only

 

Heritage Senior Facility

300 S. Racetrack Rd., Henderson, NV 89015

(702) 267-2960

Meals on Wheels, Social Activities & Services

Heritage Senior Facility

300 S. Racetrack Rd., Henderson, NV 89015

(702) 267-2957, www.cityofhenderson.com

Nutrition Program, Lunch Mon-Fri 11am-1pm

 

Journey United Methodist Church

2075 N. Lamb Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89115

(702) 437-8989

Food Assistance Tues-Wed-Thurs 10am-2pm

Need picture ID and SS card for each person

Jude 22 – Senior Nutrition Center

530 South 9th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101

(702) 366-0878. Donations welcome.

Food T-Th 8:30am-11:30am, 60+, Low Income,                         Closed Fri & Mon

United Methodist Social Ministries

4412 S. Maryland Pkwy, Ste #B, LV, NV 89119

(702) 733-0053, www.UMSM.org

Family food pantry. Need SS cards for all.

Head of household needs NV ID, proof of  address and income. Pantry Sat 9am-1pm,

Sun 1pm-4pm. Hats and Hands Program.

 

Virgin Valley Food Bank

312 W. Mesquite Blvd., #107, Mesquite, NV 89027

1-(702) 346-0900

Pantry and thrift store. Call for hours.

Nevada-Senior-Guide Acacia Springs – Las Vegas

www.acaciaspringsseniorliving.com

8630 West Nevso Drive, Las Vegas

Call: 1-888-714-1842

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