Seniors will have the opportunity to learn valuable information about programs and benefits for seniors during the 10th Annual Super Senior Friday on March 11 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 pm, a free event presented by the Social Development Commission’s (SDC) Senior Companion Program. Super Senior Friday will be held at the Clinton and Bernice Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Milwaukee. The event, co-sponsored by My Choice Family Care, the Milwaukee County Department on Aging and AARP, will offer seniors health screenings and exams, personal training advice and demonstrations, and more than 20 exhibitors will provide information on benefits and programs for seniors. This event is free and open to the public.
Blood pressure checks, flu and pneumonia shots, workshops on breast and prostate cancer are among the health screenings and information that will be available.
AARP will offer VITA free tax preparation and filing for attendees. Onsite enrollment for energy assistance will also be offered. Seniors interested in learning about SDC’s programs and services for older adults can discover more about the Senior Companion Program that aids homebound seniors, and other senior benefits that can reduce Medicare premium or secure free or low-cost prescriptions.
Exhibitors include Walgreens, Independence First, the Alzheimer’s Association, Social Security Administration, the Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care, the Milwaukee Women’s Center, the Milwaukee County Department on Aging, US Bank and SDC programs: Senior Companion, Prescription Advocacy & Referral Service (PARS) and Residential Services.
Attendees can enjoy a free continental breakfast beginning at 8:30 AM. A complimentary lunch, sponsored by My Choice Family Care, will be served at the conclusion of the event.
For more than 50 years, the Social Development Commission has operated as the Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County. SDC serves as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low- income individuals and families residing in Milwaukee County. The agency is an intergovernmental commission and is governed by a board of 18 citizens from Milwaukee County, each of whom hold the title of “Commissioner.” For more information on SDC’s programs and services, visit cr-sdc.org. Connect with us on Facebook www.Facebook.com/SDCMilwaukee and Twitter www.twitter.com/CRSDC.Did you like this story? Subscribe to NNS today.