Free health expo offers seniors resources, screenings in Lompoc

Posted at 12:39 PM, May 18, 2018

Seniors were given the chance to learn more about community health services Friday afternoon at the Lompoc Senior Health Expo. 

The event, which was at the Community and Senior Center in Lompoc, featured food, prizes, live entertainment and a cooking demo, to address overall health care in the community. 

Organizers and volunteers were there to check levels of cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, vision, and bone density, and a skin cancer screening. This was to help attendees understand more about the health conditions they’re up against and how to prevent or treat them if needed. 

"We do have a directory that they can but it’s better that they talk to people in person so they get more information from," said Sue Slavens, recreational supervisor for the city of Lompoc. 

The event was free, and featured future resources to help seniors in the community. More information can be found at the city website.