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"Well Beyond 60!" EXPO returning to the Ohio State Fair

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Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) will host the “Well Beyond 60!” EXPO during Senior Day at the Ohio State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Now in its sixth year, the EXPO will feature more than 20 partners offering health and wellness screenings and demonstrations, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, nutrition information, and more. Visitors of all ages will learn about healthy choices they can make throughout their lifespans to ensure they live a healthier, more active life at age 60 and beyond.

“We are excited to bring the Well Beyond 60! EXPO back live and in person to the Ohio State Fair,” said ODA Director Ursel J. McElroy. “After a few years away, ODA and our partners look forward to bringing the benefits of the EXPO to fairgoers.”

The EXPO is free with fair admission. Parking is free and admission to the fair is free for seniors 60 years of age and over on Aug. 2. The fair is also offering a free Senior Day concert presented by AARP. The Drifters will perform at 1 p.m. in the Celeste Center.

For more information, directions, and a full schedule for the Ohio State Fair, visit www.ohiostatefair.com. For information about ODA’s “Well Beyond 60!” EXPO, visit www.aging.ohio.gov/wellbeyond60.

About ODA – The Ohio Department of Aging serves and advocates for the needs of Ohioans age 60 and older, as well as their families, caregivers and communities. Programs include home and community based long-term supports and services, as well as initiatives to promote health and wellness throughout the lifespan. Visit www.aging.ohio.gov.