Saint Joseph Martin To Host Annual Senior Health Fest

9/23/2013

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Martin, Ky. (September 23, 2013)—Saint Joseph Martin, part of KentuckyOne Health, will help local senior citizens take control of their own health and wellness at the ninth annual Senior Health Fest on Friday, September 27.
 
The free event takes place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Graceway United Methodist Church, located at 8410 Kentucky 80 in Landley, Ky.
 
The Senior Health Fest will feature a number of health screenings specifically designed for those age 55 and older, including blood pressure and diabetes screenings.  John Triplett, DO, Saint Joseph Martin, also will be on hand to discuss his specialty of family practice medicine. In addition, health fair guests will have the opportunity to receive a flu shot free of charge.
 
Kathy Stumbo, president of Saint Joseph Martin, also will attend to share an update about the facility and its offerings. 
 
“We’re pleased to be able to bring this event back to area residents,” said Kathy Stumbo, president of Saint Joseph Martin. “Events like this help us provide tools to our community members to help them to be informed and empowered about their health.”
 
Lunch, with entertainment provided by the Swinging Sensations, will be provided.
 
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies, with nearly 15,000 employees across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.
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