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Fulton's Fall SPARC Atlanta Clinics seek to enhance the health and quality of life for older adults
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Fulton's Fall SPARC Atlanta Clinics seek to enhance the health and quality of life for older adults

ATLANTA -- Fulton County’s Fall SPARC (Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration) Atlanta preventive healthcare screenings for older adults begin on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Citizens who participate in SPARC Atlanta clinics can take advantage of health screenings, nutrition counseling and health education. Since the initiation of SPARC Atlanta in 2006, more than 7,300 older adults have visited SPARC Clinics to obtain health screenings as well as obtain information regarding Medicare Assistance, employment assistance, Food Stamp Assistance, nutrition education and dental education. 

The fall 2013 clinic dates, times and locations include:

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Roswell Neighborhood Center
1250 Warsaw Rd.
Roswell, GA 30076

Saturday, October 5, 2013
Ben Hill United Methodist Church
2099 Fairburn Road,
Atlanta, GA 30331

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Refuge Temple Ministries
105 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. SW
Atlanta, GA 30314

Thursday, October 10, 2013
West Hunter Street Baptist Church/SWEEAC
1040 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Fountain of Hope
829 Hollywood Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Baptist Gardens
1901 Myrtle Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30311

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Simpson St. Church of Christ 
800 Joseph E Boone Blvd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30314

Services available for those who visit the fall 2013 clinics include:

• Flu
• Women’s Health: Clinical Breast Exams, Mammography and Pap Test Referrals
• STD/HIV
• Blood Glucose
• Blood Pressure
• Healthy Mind
• BMI
• Colorectal  Pre-Screen
• Vision

SPARC Atlanta is administered through a partnership between the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Fulton County Office of Aging. 

The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, area hospitals and several other nonprofit organizations comprise a collaborative group that organizes health screenings and services.

For more information, call the STARline at 404-613-6000.

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact Nell Kapple in the Department of Housing and Human Services at (404) 613-7944. For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.

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