Manar2016SeniorFairSPRINGFIELD – Area residents are invited to join Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) this month for a series of senior resource fairs throughout his district.

The events are free and open to the public. Senior citizens will be able to ask questions and obtain information from a variety of service and health care providers, state programs and local groups. They also can take advantage of free and discounted health screenings.

Dates and times are as follows:

Tuesday, Sept. 19
10 a.m. to noon
Christian County Senior Citizens, 701 W. Adams St., Taylorville

  • Health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose and pulmonary testing
  • Driver’s license and state ID renewals at the Illinois Secretary of State’s mobile unit
  • Updated information for seniors from the Illinois Secretary of State and the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Details about lowering utility bills from the Citizens Utility Board
  • Determine if the state is holding unclaimed property with the Illinois treasurer’s office
  • Additional representatives available from AARP, the Illinois comptroller, Quad County Home Health, Christian County Department of Public Health, Pana Community Hospital, Taylorville Memorial Hospital and more

Wednesday, Sept. 20
10 a.m. to noon
Decatur-Macon County Senior Center, 1430 N. 22nd St., Decatur

  • Driver’s license and state ID renewals at the Illinois Secretary of State’s mobile unit
  • Health screenings and information from area medical providers
  • Updated information for seniors and veterans from the Illinois Secretary of State and the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Details about lowering utility bills from the Citizens Utility Board
  • Determine if the state is holding unclaimed property with the Illinois treasurer’s office
  • Additional representatives available from AARP, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur Township, Dove Inc., Eagle Ridge, the Illinois attorney general, the Illinois comptroller, the Illinois Department on Aging, St. Mary’s Hospital and more
  • Co-hosted by State Representative Sue Scherer (D-Decatur)

Tuesday, Sept. 26
10 a.m. to noon
Benld Civic Center, 201 E. Center Ave., Benld

  • Driver’s license and state ID renewals at the Illinois Secretary of State’s mobile unit
  • Health screenings from area hospitals and the Macoupin County Public Health Department. (Most health department screenings will be free of charge, but some may require a nominal fee.)
  • Updated information for veterans from the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Details about lowering utility bills from the Citizens Utility Board
  • Determine if the state is holding unclaimed property with the Illinois treasurer’s office
  • Additional representatives available from AARP, Illinois Valley Economic Development Corp., Macoupin County Public Transit and others
  • Staff from Senator Manar’s office available to answer questions about Medicaid, state government operations and more

For more information about any of the senior fairs, call 217-782-0228 or 618-585-4848 or visit SenatorAndyManar.com.

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