(FORT WORTH, Texas – April 29, 2019) — Care N’ Care (HMO/PPO) Health Plan announced today that it will once again be a Platinum sponsor at the May 9 Senior Synergy Expo in Fort Worth. The annual event is designed for local residents age 50 and older to learn about the services and opportunities for healthy living available in Tarrant County.
As part of Care N’ Care’s participation in the event, Chief Medical Officer David Sand, M.D., will be conducting three health information workshops for attendees. From 9:45-10:30 a.m. he will present “What does it mean to be an effective healthcare consumer?” From 11-11:45 a.m. he will discuss “How to get the most out of my doctor visit.” And at 12:15 p.m. Dr. Sand will be joined by Donald Smith, vice president of community investment for the United Way of Tarrant County Area Agency on Aging, for a 45-minute presentation on “caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia.”
In addition to the workshops, Care N’ Care will be conducting a healthy cooking demonstration—“Easy Cold Pasta”— from 11:20 a.m.-noon with Chef Henry and iconic weatherman Troy Dungan. Attendees are also invited to stop by Care N’ Care booth 835 to have their picture taken with Dungan.
“Empowering seniors and giving them the healthy advantage is what Care N’ Care is all about, which is why I urge all seniors to attend the expo and discover exciting ways to remain active physically and mentally so they can live life to its fullest,” said Wendy Karsten, CEO of Care N’ Care. “Year after year we see how attendees leave the expo feeling more inspired to live a healthier lifestyle, which is why we are so proud to once again play a major role in this wonderful event.”
Karsten points out that attendees at the expo will be able to avail themselves of an extensive array of health-related workshops and health screenings including blood pressure and glucose tests, hearing and vision screenings, cholesterol screening, body mass index and more. And in addition to Care N’ Care’s cooking demonstration, the health-related portion of the expo will be augmented with a series of talks on gardening and financial planning.
The Senior Synergy Expo will take place from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Will Rogers Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibit Hall at 3400 Burnet-Tandy Drive in Fort Worth. Further information on the event as well as registration can be obtained at http://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/county-judge/programs-and-initiatives/senior-synergy.html.
Care N’ Care is a Medicare Advantage health plan providing North Texas Medicare beneficiaries in Tarrant, Johnson, Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Hood, Wise and Parker counties affordable alternatives that improve and simplify Medicare coverage. With both PPO and HMO health plans, Care N’ Care offers all of the traditional benefits included in original Medicare plus additional benefits and services, including a personal Customer Experience Team to serve as the single point of contact and trusted partner throughout the member’s healthcare experience. For more information about Care N’ Care and its Medicare Advantage health plans, visit cnchealthplan.com.
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