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Summit offers screenings for elderly

By: Nancy Weaver Teichert, Sacramento Bee, May 3, 2002, Friday

A Healthy Aging Summit focusing on the Korean, Lao, Hmong and Mien communities is set for 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday at Cal Expo. Free health screenings will be offered along with information about herbal and traditional medicine, recreation programs and advice on paying for health services through Medi-Cal and other insurance programs.

Interpreters will be available at the summit, which is sponsored by the County of Sacramento Integrated Immigrant Senior Services Program.

For more information including directions, free parking and transportation in English, call (916) 874-9794. For information in Korean, call (916) 874-8120; Lao call (916) 874-8122; Hmong call (916) 874-9721; and Mien, call (916) 874-2984.