Conference will feature screenings, presentations on medical topics

RMH Senior Advantage will hold its fourth annual Aging Gracefully Conference, promoting healthy living for those 55 and up, from 8 a.m.-noon May 17 at the Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene, 1871 Boyers Road.

The event will include talks from physicians William Lennen, MD, RMH Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, on joint pain and advanced joint surgery; Drew White, RN, FNP-C, on a program overview of RMH Joint Services; and Lisa Alleyne, MD, family practitioner, on “Fact or Fiction: The Real Truth About Omega 3, Vitamin D, Glucosamine and More.”

In addition, health screenings will be offered, including cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose, bone density and CarFit. Registration is required for cholesterol, foot and CarFit screenings. Other screenings are offered on a first- come, first-served basis with a limited number available.

The Broadway Lions Club will offer hearing, vision and glaucoma screenings, and will accept donations of old eyeglasses, lenses and hearing aids.

Exhibits, exercise samplers and light refreshments will be available.

The event is free for RMH Senior Advantage members. A $10 fee for individuals and $15 for couples covers the cost of the event and a lifetime Senior Advantage membership.

Conference and screening registration is required by calling RMH Healthsource 540.433.4580 or 800.433.4580.

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