Community Health Fair
Sage Engaged in Wellness
Community Health Fair Oct. 24, 2010 Crossgates Mall
Live well – stay well!
The Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences sponsored a Community Health and Wellness Fair at Crossgates Mall on October 24. Students provided information and interactive exhibits dealing with ways to promote health, prevent injury and live healthier lives. All ages were welcome to participate in interactive educational booths about osteoporosis, asthma & lung health, diabetes, back care, bladder health, heart disease and recovery from breast cancer. Information was available dealing with the role that physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, nutritionists, psychologists and forensic mental health professionals play in community wellness. Additionally, materials were distributed dealing with community resources that support health across a lifespan. Resources for veterans were available as well.
The Sage Colleges in Partnership with
Rensselaer County Department of the Aging Co-Host Community Health Fair
[Troy Senior Health Fair 2010]
Troy Area Senior Services Center
19 Third Street, Troy
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
The Sage Colleges and the Rensselaer County Department for the Aging proudly co-sponsored this year's Community Health Fair for seniors entitled, "Do Something Fun for Your Health!" at the Troy Area Senior Services Center located at 19 Third Street, Troy, NY on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
This year's Community Health Fair was organized by The Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences as part of a service learning project for Sage professor Diane Bossung's Community Health Education class. Booths were hosted by Russell Sage College's health science, psychology, nutrition and nursing students along with representatives from local service providers and community agencies including: Seton Health Rehabilitation, Home Instead, Commission of Economic Opportunity of the Greater Capital Region, Rensselaer County Department of Health, the Eddy Alzheimer's Services, Maccio PT, Seton Health PT, the RSVP Program from the Center for Excellence in Aging; Community Wellness at SUNY Albany; The Art of Reiki, Therapy Dogs Echo and Maggie (with their owner!), Northeastern Association of the Blind, Unified Family Services, Unity House, and more.