Fall into Good Health – Health Screenings, Health Lectures

Arcadia Senior Services in partnership with Methodist Hospital is having its annual Health Fair on
Friday, September 8 from 9am-1pm. It will take place at the Arcadia Community Center, 365
Campus Drive. September is “National Senior Center Awareness Month” and “Health Aging
Month”. To highlight these two nationally designated events this health fair will have informational
tables available from 9-11:30am plus giveaways, and raffle prizes. In addition, there will be free
health screenings; spine, balance evaluation, blood pressure, retinal, bone density and more. Two
of the free screenings; memory assessment and hearing testing require an appointment. There is
also a carotid artery screening for $7. Dr. Jay linuma, who specializes in family medicine, will
present an informative lecture at 12pm, “Stress and High Blood Pressure: What is the Connection”.
Individuals may purchase lunch tickets for $2 starting at 7:30am. Lunch will be served from 11-
11:45am. To make an appointment or for additional information please contact Arcadia Senior
Services at 626.574.5130. This program is for individuals age 50 and over.

About the City of Arcadia

Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Arcadia is an 11.38 square mile community with a population of
just over 56,000. Located approximately 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, Arcadia is known for combining
small-town charm with the conveniences and amenities of a mid-size city. Arcadia is a full-service charter city
governed by a five-member City Council, elected at large. Recognized for exceptional education and recreation
opportunities and beautiful neighborhoods, Arcadia is also defined as the “Community of Homes” and has twice been
designated the “Best City in California in which to Raise Kids” by Business Week Magazine.

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