Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing Hosting Age of Access Senior Health Exposition
By Rayna Burgett -
Tuesday Feb 28, 2023
(PHOENIX, Ariz.—Feb. 27, 2023)—The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) will host the Age of Access Senior Health Expo on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Ability360 Center to provide senior citizens in the deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind communities with information and resources to improve their quality of life.
The event is free to attend and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Jaime Wilson, Ph.D., ABN, ABPP, prescribing medical physiologist, board certified neuropsychologist and rehabilitation psychologist at Wilson Clinical Services, PLLC in Tacoma, Washington, who will address risk factors for dementia among the deaf and hard of hearing population.
Exhibitors at the event include organizations in the healthcare and social service fields.
“This event will provide seniors with useful knowledge, connections and support services that are accessible for the deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind,” says Sherri Collins, executive director of ACDHH. “We are thrilled for this year’s health expo, as it is the first of its kind to be hosted in the state, and to continue empowering our communities and improving their experience in all aspects of life.”
Refreshments, American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and CART services will be available for all attending.
Age of Access: Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind Senior Health Expo
For expo questions, you may contact Chyla Dalton-Nava at [email protected] or 602-542-3383.
For registration questions, you may contact Michele Fulcher at [email protected] or 480-247-2454.
About Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH):
A national leader in the provision of communication access, support services and community empowerment, ACDHH, in partnership with the public and private sector, ensures accessibility for the deaf and the hard of hearing under the mission to improve their quality of life to the fullest capability. ACDHH is a state agency that serves any citizen of Arizona, reaching over 6 million Arizonans annually, with more than 2000 trained public safety and healthcare professionals and up to 500 licensed American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters. All services excluding obtaining a licensed interpreter are done at no cost to the consumer. For more information, you may visit http://www.acdhh.org.