10162019H0110DECATUR – Senior citizens from the Decatur area joined State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) Wednesday for a free senior resource fair.

The event featured an opportunity for seniors to take advantage of free and discounted services from health care providers as well as state and local groups, such as health screenings and on-site drivers’ license renewals.

“In some cases, senior citizens face financial and logistical barriers to accessing vital care and resources,” Manar said. “Senior fairs allow us to bring these resources to one convenient location and ensure that everyone has access to the services they need.”

The event in Decatur is one of three senior fairs Manar hosted this fall.

Pharmacy Award

(Pictured are pharmacists Lauren Young from Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy, which operates in Decatur and the surrounding area, Dave Faulk, who operates Sav-Mor Pharmacies, and Byron Barry from Pharmacy Plus, which operates in Girard and several other locations.)

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Pharmacists Association honored State Senator Andy Manar last week with its Honorary Co-President Award for his work on behalf of local pharmacists in Illinois.  Manar has ushered through legislation that has positively impacted pharmacies in rural and underserved communities.

“The rising costs associated with prescription medication are hurting consumers and pharmacists alike, and that’s why I’ve focused on doing everything I can to protect Illinoisans from out of control drug expenses and keeping local, independent pharmacists in business,” said Manar, a Bunker Hill Democrat. “It’s an honor to be recognized for that work and I want to thank the Illinois Pharmacists Association for selecting me for this award.”

Read more: Manar honored for work on behalf of consumers, independent pharmacies

DSC 0057TAYLORVILLE – Senior citizens from around Christian County joined State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) Thursday for a free senior resource fair.

The event featured an opportunity for seniors to take advantage of free and discounted services from health care providers as well as state and local groups, such as health screenings and on-site drivers’ license renewals.

“Seniors often face the challenge of having to travel several miles to access vital services they need,” Manar said. “Hosting these events allows us to bring all of these resources to one convenient location, saving seniors both time and money.”

The event in Taylorville is the second of three senior fairs Manar is hosting this fall. The final senior fair will take place in Decatur on Oct. 16.

09252019AH0009BENLD – Senior citizens from around Macoupin County joined State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) Wednesday for a free senior resource fair.

The event featured an opportunity for seniors to take advantage of free and discounted services from health care providers as well as state and local groups, such as health screenings and on-site drivers’ license renewals.

“In rural areas like Macoupin County seniors are often forced to drive dozens of miles to obtain the services they need,” Manar said. “These senior fairs allow us to bring all of these services to one convenient location, and that can help save these individuals both time and money.”

The event in Benld is the first of three senior fairs Manar is hosting this fall. The remaining senior fairs will be held in Taylorville and Decatur.

 

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