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3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Boomers & Beyond

A free Nova Southeastern University health fair for adults 40 and up on April 1

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE Fla. —- South Florida baby boomers and older adults will have access to free health tests at a Nova Southeastern University (NSU) health fair on Sunday, April 1.

The 7th annual Boomers & Beyond, A Day For Health And Wellness will provide a variety of health tests including peripheral artery health, Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure, bone density, foot health, memory, medication, mental health, and skin health.

Targeting adults ages 40 and up, the free event will be held at NSU’s Health Professions Division located at 3200 S. University Drive in Davie. It will run between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. The theme of this year’s Boomers & Beyond is “A Healthier YOU Starts Today!”

There will also be wellness information and health education (including diabetes prevention and management, neurology, exercise information and demonstration, and nutrition and healthy eating), to help people learn about prevention and disease management. NSU faculty experts will provide information on how to live healthier lives and engage in wellness activities.

Aging and health information will also be provided by organizations such as 2-1-1 Broward, AARP Florida, Alzheimer’s Association of SE Florida, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward County Elderly & Veteran Services, Lighthouse of Broward, Memorial Regional Hospital South, NSU Health Care Centers, other NSU institutes, and many other organizations.

Florida Telecommunication Relay, Inc., will be giving away free FTRI phones (for the hearing impaired) for those who qualify, and the NSU Lifelong Learning Institute will present its virtual classroom where one can watch expert lectures on a variety of topics such as arts and others. Refreshments and entertainment will be available throughout the afternoon.

Giveaways and raffle prizes will be available, along with free parking. So come join the fun and learn about being healthier at this year’s Boomers & Beyond.  For more information, please contact 954-NSU-CARE (954-678-2273) or visit http://www.nova.edu/healthcare/boomers

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About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 300 beautiful acres in Davie, Florida, Nova Southeastern University is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is the eighth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally with more than 28,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification.  www.nova.edu

Media Contact:
Ken Ma, MBA, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5408 (office), 954-621-7961 (cell), ken.ma@nova.edu