Monday, October 19, 2015

Fauquier Health's Senior Expo Set for October 24

More than 450 people attended last year’s Senior Expo at Fauquier Hospital.
Anyone who pre-registers for the 2016 event will be placed in a drawing for an iPad Air.

Senior Expo

When: Saturday, October 24, 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Fauquier Hospital Bistro and Conference Center

Cost: FREE

Register: 540-316-3588
FREE Health Screenings

· Blood pressure

· Cholesterol

· Height and weight checks (BMI)

· Balance and flexibility assessment

· Bone density testing

Get Expert Advice

· Stroke prevention

· Medicaid and Medicare

· Cancer

· Social Security handouts

· And much more!

Individuals 55 and older represent the fastest-growing age group in America, and this population is focused on maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Fauquier Health’s Senior Expo, slated for Saturday, October 24, will provide an opportunity for the community to take advantage of FREE health screenings and experience firsthand the services available locally.

Screenings, demonstrations and advice from health experts will be included. Anyone who pre-registers will be entered into a drawing for an iPad Air (must be present to win).

Festivities will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and continue until 12 noon. At 1 p.m. there will be a cancer panel discussion in the Sycamore Room focusing on prostate and colon cancer, with oncologist Syed Salman Ali, M.D., general surgeon Kip Dorsey, M.D., urologists Brian DeCastro, M.D., Kathryn Sullivan, M.D. and David Pfeffer, M.D., gastroenterologist Paul Arnold, M.D., and Richard Shrout, RN, MSN, oncology nurse navigator.

The Bistro on the Hill restaurant will be open during and after the event, and the Bistro’s chef, James Wedderburn, will offer healthy cooking demonstrations throughout the morning.

Fitness demonstrations covering Zumba, a stretch, strength and balance demo, and yoga will also be presented in the Bistro.

Screenings will be offered in the Conference Center on the first floor of the hospital and are all FREE.


Prostate and Colon Cancer Panel Discussion

Saturday, October 24

1 p.m.

Sycamore Room

Prostate and colon cancers are two of the most common types of cancers. The panel will discuss different treatment options and their side effects, as well as moving on after treatment. Those who attend the panel discussion will be placed in a drawing for an iPad Mini, which will be given out after the discussion.

With Syed Salman Ali, M.D.


Paul Arnold, M.D.


Brian DeCastro, M.D.


Kip Dorsey, M.D.

general surgery

David Pfeffer, M.D.


Kathryn Sullivan, M.D.


Richard Shrout, RN, MSN

oncology nurse navigator

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