Senior Expo in Auburn Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Hilton Garden Inn

Welcome to the Andy Valley Senior Expo! There is so much going on for mature Mainers that it’s an exciting time to explore options. Come to the senior expo in Auburn to learn about Medicare insurance plans, senior communities, home health care, hearing assistance, cell services, rehabilitation and health care, estate management and senior travel.

We’ll have 30+ different exhibitors ready to answer your questions about aging in Maine. (exhibitor list Auburn 2017.)

We’ll also have five speakers, starting right off at 9 a.m.

Bring a small antique for an appraisal by Daniel Buck of Daniel Buck Auctions and Appraisals. Daniel is a former appraiser for Antiques Road Show, and maybe you’ll discover your little gem is worth big bucks. Appraisals all day, with a $5 donation going to the Maine Alzheimer’s Association.

Enjoy free coffee all day. Come for an hour or stay all day, but don’t miss the entertainment in with former Broadway performer Dennis Saint Pierre and Flash Allen of Across the Ages Entertainment. They will be singing throughout the event on the patio.

Senior Expo in Auburn: Thanks to our sponsors

Many thanks to our expo gold sponsor Spectrum Healthcare Partners. See them at Booth #28 and learn about all the highly-skilled medical help they provide in our area. Our media partners help us spread the word about senior expo offerings and offer you lots of information and entertainment. Thank you to Maine Seniors magazine (Booth #15) and to MyGen/Sun Journal (Booth #34).

Andy Valley Senior Expo June 21, 20176 Speaker’s Gallery

9:00 Bedard Pharmacy: Medicine Safety with Blister Cards

60% of people do not take their medication as prescribed, which leads to worse health outcomes. Bedard Pharmacy has a new FREE service for customers taking multiple medications per day. Medications are organized by your pharmacist in convenient blister cards that show exactly what to take and when to take it. Pre-sorted and packaged by dose and time of day. Come learn more how this convenient system can be an alternative to filling a weekly pill box, and help eliminate missed and double doses.

10:00 Kathleen Kienitz of The Law Office of Kathleen Kienitz: Advanced Directives

Legal expert Kathleen Kienitz will lead a hands-on workshop on advanced directives. When you leave, you’ll have a witnessed advanced directive that will set out all your wishes and directions for care down in one legal document.

senior expo in Auburn11:00  Maine Emergency Management Agency: Risk Management

Information Officer Susan Faloon talks about the risk of many different natural and man-made disasters in Maine.  Now more than ever, it is important for us to take steps to be resilient as individuals. She will offer many preparation tips for keeping ourselves and our communities safe and ultimately protecting our nation.

12 noon: Expo gold sponsor Spectrum Healthcare Partners: Navigating Knee Pain

When should you be consulting your doctor about knee pain? And when should you consider a total knee replacement? Learn the warning signs and hear about your options from Dr. Patrick Fallon of Spectrum Healthcare Partners.

1:00   LA Hearing Center: Your Aging Ears

Dr. Ashlee H. Vandiver, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Board Certified in Audiology, will talk about the common ear related problems associated with aging. She will discuss hearing loss and balance concerns, focusing on overall health implications and treatment options related. Lots of time for questions and answers.