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'Ask the Experts' at the 38th Annual RVNA Health Fair

Experts Will Answer Your Questions at the 38th Annual RVNA Health Fair

Have a question about your hearing? Your skin? Your feet? Practitioners from these and many other medical fields will be on hand to field your questions at the 38th Annual Health Fair to be held at the Ridgefield Visiting Nurses Association from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012.

Here are the doctors, nurses, and other medical specialists bringing their expertise to our Health Fair to date:

Dr. Ray Schwartz, Gastroenterologist; Dr. Jay D’Orso, Internist and Pediatric specialist with Western Ct Medical Group;  Jen Miller, N.P., from Family Medical Associates; Dr. Alan Rosenthal and Dr. Henry Gross, podiatrists; and Dr. Jeffrey Knispel, dermatologist/skin cancer screening.

Also, Dr. David Johnston, osteopath; Christine Coates, ophthalmologist (presented by the Lion’s Club of Ridgefield); Wendy Wallach-Delucia, audiologist, with Advanced Ear Nose and Throat Care of Ridgefield; and a registered dietitian will offer nutritional counseling.

JoAnn Sullivan, a physical therapist with Carlson Physical Therapy Network will be on hand, as will physical therapists, occupational therapists and RNs from RVNA. Professionals in alternative health applications including Reiki, Reflexology, massage, and Healing Touch will also be available for you.

Ed Karvoski and Donna Mychaskiw, pharmacists with Bissell Pharmacy, will review your medications and explain interactions and side effects. They will also discuss vitamins and supplements.

Representatives from numerous community service organizations such as the Lyme Disease Task Force, the Ridgefield Commission on Aging, WomenHeart, local rehabilitation and senior living communities, will also be on hand to talk with you. Also participating is LT McAllister from the Ridgefield P. D., who will have information on identity theft protection and other safety information for the community.

All this plus our ever popular medical screenings such as cholesterol, anemia, blood pressure and more will be offered at the Health Fair located at the RVNA offices at 90 East Ridge, Ridgefield. For additional information, please call 203-438-5555.

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