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September 25, 2018

St. Luke Adult Day Health Care Nurses Offer Free Health Screenings at Oswego Farmers’ Market On Thursday


OSWEGO – Nurses from the St. Luke Health Services Adult Day Health Care Program will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings during the Oswego Farmers’ Market on Thursday, August 18, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. The screenings will be offered at the St. Luke bus, near the Civic Plaza.

St. Luke Nurse Karen Smith, RN; takes a blood pressure reading of Linda Corelli. Nurses from the St. Luke Health Services Adult Day Health Care Program will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings to the public during the Oswego Farmers’ Market on Thursday.

St. Luke Nurse Karen Smith, RN; takes a blood pressure reading of Linda Corelli. Nurses from the St. Luke Health Services Adult Day Health Care Program will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings to the public during the Oswego Farmers’ Market on Thursday.

“I encourage anyone who is interested in receiving valuable health screenings to stop and see us,” said Sherry Harrison, St. Luke’s Adult Day Health Care Program Director. “The screenings are free of charge and take only a few minutes, and the information can be helpful with monitoring your overall health.”

St. Luke staff will be available to answer questions about screening results, and the services provided by the St. Luke’s Adult Day Health Care program.

Harrison added, “Our adult day care is located right at St. Luke Health Services, and for over twenty-three years we have been providing a full complement of medical services and recreational opportunities to the frail older or disabled adult. We serve individuals who are looking for a safe and supportive day program, while offering caregivers a respite resource. We have flexible attendance options and transportation to our program can be arranged for residents throughout Oswego County.”

For more information about the free health screenings or the St. Luke Adult Day Health Care Program, please call Harrison at 342-3166, extension 1121.

The St. Luke Adult Day Health Care program is a medical-model adult day care program providing daily health monitoring and activities program designed to promote independence and delay institutionalization of a disabled adult who may require on-going rehabilitation and medical services in an atmosphere that is friendly, safe and supportive.

The St. Luke Family of Caring is an affiliation of community-based, not-for-profit healthcare providers serving the greater Oswego County area. Affiliates include St. Luke Health Services, Bishop’s Commons Enriched Living Residence and St. Francis Commons Assisted Living Residence in Oswego, and Michaud Residential Health Services in neighboring Fulton.

Together we provide care and services to over 400 people, and together we employ over 500 in our community. On the web at www.stlukehs.com

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