The Utah County Foster Grandparent program will hold an in-service meeting and health fair for the community on Friday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to noon in room L700 of the Utah County Administration building, 100 E. Center.
Paul Dymock, a social worker with Applegate Home Health and a member of the Foster Grandparent Program advisory board, will be the guest speaker. Dymock will discuss home health services and options for staying at home during serious and prolonged illness.The health fair will include blood pressure checks, cholesterol screening, podiatry exams and stress level testing. Healthful snacks will be served.
The organization, part of the National Senior Service Corps and sponsored by the Utah County Commission, is a federal program for low-income men and women, age 60 and over. Members provide companionship and guidance to at-risk children. Volunteers commit 20 hours per week to the program and receive a stipend of approximately $200 per month. Meals are provided and some transportation is available.
For reservations or information, call 370-8384.