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Fri, Apr 26


First Church Ministries

First Church Active Aging Expo

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First Church Active Aging Expo
First Church Active Aging Expo

Time & Location

Apr 26, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:15 PM

First Church Ministries, 410 Flannery O'Connor St, Newport News, VA 23606, USA

About the event

Join us for this FREE half-day event featuring educational presenters, informative exhibitors, continental breakfast, and the opportunity to win one of many door prizes. This Expo is open to both older adults and healthcare professionals seeking Certificates of Attendance for Educational Credits.


8:00 – 8:45AM  Registration, Continental Breakfast & Visit Exhibitors

8:45 – 9:00AM  Welcome from Senior Advocate and Blessing

9:00 – 9:20AM  “Aging in Place” presented by Gada Saunders, Co-Owner, Upgrade Remodeling

9:20 – 9:40AM  “Legal Issues to Address During Retirement” presented by Shannon Laymon- Pecoraro, Attorney, Parks Zeigler Attorneys at Law

9:40 – 10:00AM  “Top Home Updates That Pay Off” presented by Greg Garrett, Owner, Garrett   Partners Realty

10:00 – 10:45AM  Break & Visit Exhibitors

10:45 – 11:05AM  “What to Consider Before Making a Move to Senior Living” presented by   Stephanie Hertz, Marketing Director of Warwick Forest, Active Senior Living by  Riverside

11:05 – 11:25AM  “What You Need to Know about Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease” presented by Doug Panto, Community Programs Manager, Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter

11:25 – 11:45AM “Newport News Department of Human Services, Adult Services & Adult   Protective Services” presented by Felicia Scott, Family Services Supervisor

11:45AM – 12:05PM “Avoiding Common Healthcare Scams” presented by Shawn Smith, State Director Virginia Senior Medicare Patrol

12:05 – 12:15PM  Closing and Door Prizes


Aetna, Alzheimer’s Association – Southeastern Virginia Chapter, AmeriCare Plus, Bath Fitter, Beltone Hearing Aid Centers, CapTel Captioned Telephone, CaptionCall by Sorenson, CenterWell Primary Care, Clear Captions, Dominion Energy, Fluff n Puff Senior Care, Garrett Realty Partners, JenCare Senior Medical Center, Newport News Active Lifestyles Program, Newport News Human Services, Paramount Builders/Virginia Shower and Bath, Parks Zeigler PLLC, State Corporation Commission: Bureau of Financial Institutions, State Corporation Commission: Bureau of Insurance, Upgrade Remodeling, Virginia GrandDriver, Virginia Senior Medicare Patrol, Warwick Forest


NOTE: When registering and attending this event, you will automatically be consenting to being photographed, interviewed and/or videotaped by representatives of Senior Advocate, LLC.  Any information or images obtained from those activities may be reproduced by the Senior Advocate, LLC, and/or the public media for use in advertising, publicity or educational activities, including but not limited to Web sites, publications, videos, print and television news. You hereby waive any claims you may have, and release Senior Advocate, LLC, and its representatives from liability of claims arising out of such activities.

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