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Active Senior Expo to offer talks on health care, retirement communities

Event to be March 7 at Abbington Banquets in Glen Ellyn

GLEN ELLYN – Active Senior Expo, an event dedicated to informing, educating and entertaining seniors, will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7 at Abbington Distinctive Banquets, 3S002 Route 53, Glen Ellyn.

Active Senior Expo features hundreds of products and services designed specifically for seniors. Health care, retirement communities, assisted living and estate planning are among the topics the expo will feature.

The expo also will offer free health screenings and door prize drawings. Live entertainment will be presented at 11:30 a.m.

The event will feature the following seminars:

• 10 a.m.: Understanding Medicare, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

• 11 a.m.: Transportation Alternatives for Seniors, presented by Pace Suburban Bus/Regional Transportation Authority

• Noon: Six Steps to Help Secure Your Retirement, presented by Wells Fargo LLC

• 1 p.m.: Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s, presented by award-winning author Patricia McClure.

No registration is required, and regular admission to the event is $2. However, free admission coupons are widely available, and attendees can obtain a free admission coupon by visiting Parking is free.

The presenting sponsor of Active Senior Expo is Chicagoland’s Senior News. Major sponsors are Pace Suburban Bus, the Regional Transportation Authority, Suburban Life Media, Alternatives For Seniors and Humana MarketPoint.

For information, contact Silver Star Expositions at 630-620-6347 or email


If you go

WHAT: Active Senior Expo

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7

WHERE: Abbington Distinctive Banquets, 3S002 Route 53, Glen Ellyn


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