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2011 Press Releases
Morton Plant Mease Hosts Health and Wellness Fair
12/13/2011

Free Health Screenings and Wellness Education for Older Adults                                                                                       

CLEARWATER, Fla., (December 13, 2011) – Good health makes the top of many New Year’s resolutions lists. Morton Plant Mease and the Aging Well Center of Clearwater team up again to host the second annual Health and Wellness Fair to help older adults stick to this resolution.

The Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Aging Well Center at the Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater, Florida. The fair includes a fun afternoon of free health screenings, refreshments, giveaways and wellness information.

From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., health information on breast health, diabetes, heart disease, lung cancer, orthopedics, stroke, memory disorders, sports medicine, weight loss and more will be offered and the following free health screenings will take place:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Function
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vision and Glaucoma

The event is hosted by Morton Plant Mease and the Aging Well Center to connect health experts to older adults in the community and provide them information on services available to continue their quality of health. 

To pre-register, call (727) 253-4252 or visit: www.mpmhealth.com

About Aging Well Center

Aging Well Center is a 7,700 square foot facility within the Long Center of Clearwater to serve as a resource that facilitates services and activities promoting a high quality of life for the community’s 35 and older adults. For more information, visit: myclearwater.com/agingwell

About Morton Plant Mease

Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.

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Media Contact: Denise Moore, (727) 461-8538 Phone, (727) 402-5975 Pager