Saline County to Host Health & Wellness Event for Seniors

Saline County to Host Health & Wellness Event for Seniors

The 2023 Sunflower Fair, the annual premier health and wellness event for older Kansans, their caregivers, and those living with disabilities, will be held on Tuesday, September 19, from 8 am - 4 pm at Salina’s Tony’s Pizza Events Center. Presented by the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging (NC-FH AAA) and significantly backed by the Salina Regional Health Foundation, the fair offers a comprehensive experience: expert seminars, exhibitions, health screenings, music, fun, and a sit-down lunch.

Key Details:

  • Regular Registration: $30 after September 11.
  • Register: Via phone at 800.432.2703, or online at
  • Special Highlight: Salina Regional Health Foundation's session on Cancer Prevention with experts from the Tammy Walker Cancer Center.

Seminar Topics Include:

  • Fraud and scam prevention
  • Cybersecurity
  • Updates on dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Medicare issues
  • Live cooking demonstration by Chef C J
  • Elder and disability law guidance

In addition to educational sessions, attendees can benefit from health screenings, including COVID-19 and flu vaccines, blood pressure checks, and hearing tests.

Bonus Event: On September 18, prior to the Sunflower Fair, is the inaugural "Sunflower Seniors Got Talent!" at Salina’s Stiefel Theatre from 7-9 pm. The talent show supports various senior-focused programs in the Kansas heartland. Tickets for this event are available at or at the Stiefel Theatre’s box office.

Sponsorship, Donations, and Exhibitor Spaces: For organizations interested in supporting the fair, sponsorship opportunities for events and workshops are available. We are also accepting donations for door prizes and our Silent Auction. Limited exhibitor spaces remain; interested parties can learn more at or by calling 800-432-2703.

The Saline County Department of Senior Services encourages the community to attend and support this enriching event, fostering growth, education, and health for our senior population.

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