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Because I Care Community Fair, Oct. 8

The San Marcos Senior Activity Center, the San Marcos Fire Department, the CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM, and California State University San Marcos are pleased to announce the 14th Annual Because I Care Community Fair.

Coming up on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; this year’s fair theme is “Vote for Health” and will include free education and resources for the community with the goal of supporting seniors and family caregivers.

The day also includes a kids’ zone, the San Marcos Fire Department Open House, live entertainment, flu shots, Meet the Pharmacist, Prescription Drug Safe Disposal, Last Chance Voter Registration and more!

Join us for Entertainment, Education and Fun!


Resource Fair 10 a.m. - 2p.m. in the San Marcos Senior Center Parking Lot
Join us as an Exhibitor! -- Limited Spaces Left!

Please contact Sylvia Atwan at 760-744-5535 or e-mail: SAtwan@ci.san-marcos.ca.us
· $25 Non-Profit Exhibitor
· $125 For-Profit/Commercial Exhibitor


Health Workshop Topics --Inside the San Marcos Senior Center

Housing Options for Seniors and Home Safety Tips to Age in Place, with Kimberley Sloan, Gerontologist, ElderHelp San Diego, 10:30 a.m. in Horizon Room 2

The Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease & The Alzheimer’s Project: San Diego’s Response, with Matthew Parcasio, MPH, County of San Diego HHSA, Aging and Independence Services, 10:30 a.m. in Horizon Room 1

Caring for the Caregiver, with Debra Lobatz, MFT, specializing in support and resiliency for families caring for an aging parent or a loved one with memory care needs, 11:20 a.m. in Horizon Room 1

Behavioral Health and Older Adults with Kerry Butler, MFT, 11:20 a.m. in Horizon Room 2

Help for Veterans in San Diego County, Martin Dare, MSW, Legacy Corp., County of San Diego HHSA, Aging and Independence Services, 11:20 a.m. in the Community Room

Palliative Care or Hospice Care? How do they Differ? How can they Help? with Dr. Daniel Calac, Physician, The Elizabeth Hospice; Chief Medical Officer, Indian Health Council in Valley Center, CA, 12:15 p.m in Horizon Room 1

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors, with Astrid Starcher, Fire Inspector, San Marcos Fire Department, 12:15 p.m. in Horizon Room 2

Keynote Speaker What Would My Loved One Want? Dementia and Advance Care Planning. Dr. Glenn Panzer, M.D., Chief Medical Director, The Elizabeth Hospice; Chairman of the Board, San Diego Dementia Consortium, 1:00 p.m. in Horizon Room 1

Health Screenings
Blood Pressure
Check Your Mood
And More!

We greatly appreciate your support!

Learn more on our website:www.csusm.edu/becauseicare
Or call for more information:760-744-5535

Event Address:
111 Richmar Avenue
San Marcos, CA 92069