Waynesboro Senior Forum set for Aug. 29

The Waynesboro Senior Advocacy Commission is a group of volunteers appointed by City Council to advocate for the health, safety and overall well-being of older adults in our community.

The WSAC is excited to host the 3rd Annual Waynesboro Senior Forum on Monday, Aug. 29th from 5-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church. We welcomed over 125 attendees in 2010, and we look forward to another great crowd this year. The Senior Forum will feature expert guest speakers, complimentary refreshments, an Information Fair and fun door prizes.

Expert guest speakers include:

Cpl. Derek Almarode with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office

Scams targeting seniors in OUR area

How to avoid becoming a victim of financial or physical abuse

Attorney Doris Gelbman

Who should you appoint to make financial decisions for you?

What is a Financial Power of Attorney? (POA)

John Yang, M.D. with Augusta Health Cardiology

Latest treatments for heart conditions

Differences between heart attack symptoms in men and women

Christina Kunkle, R.N. & Certified Life and Wellness Coach

Volunteer to thrive! Stay inspired by sharing your time and talents

This event is made possible thanks to generous donations from the Augusta Health Foundation, Home Instead Senior Care, Avante at Waynesboro, Summit Square and Caring Solutions.

The free event is open to the public. Seniors, family members, caregivers and policy makers are all invited to attend.



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