Area seniors are invited to attend a Health Fair on Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-noon and a presentation entitled, “Choosing Wisely with Medical Director Dr. Victoria Braund,” on Sept. 27, at 1:30 p.m., in the Town Center at Covenant Village of Northbrook, a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located at 2625 Techny Road, Northbrook.
Annual Health Fair, on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-noon: Local health care organizations and vendors will share information to help senior adults maximize fitness and wellness. Join Bentley, a therapy dog, and her owner to learn more about the benefits of pet therapy.
“Choosing Wisely with Medical Director Dr. Victoria Braund,” on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Victoria Braund, Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSytem and Medical Director at Covenant Village of Northbrook, will educate guests about the national Choosing Wisely® campaign. Designed to promote conversations between patients and physicians, the initiative’s goal is to help people avoid unnecessary tests and treatments.
Both events are free, and reservations are required. Call (877) 816-5668 or visit http://www.covenantnorthbrook.org to reserve your spot or to learn more.