35 vendors set for Health Fair Saturday

Demos, free facility use part of event

— Daily Freeman-Journal file photo Lori Foster of Van Diest Medical Center, seated center, visited with those stopping by the hospital’s booth at the 2018 Health Fair. The booth offered visitors a sample of healthy energy bites.

Thirty-five vendors and exhibitors will share their wares and the services they provide at the 6th annual Fuller Hall Health Fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In addition to the exhibits, area residents can take advantage of a free day at Fuller Hall Saturday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. There will be no charge to use swimming pool, weight room, cardio room and racquetball courts, according to officials. Fuller Hall staff will be on hand in the cardio and weight rooms to show how to use the various pieces of equipment.

Leah Feltz, from Hamilton County 4-H and Amber Kastler will be offering a healthy snack and hands-on activities that are both engaging and educational for youths of all ages from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Sampson Room.

At 11 a.m., the Dance Connection will have a few of their dancers perform in the Sampson Room.


• Prairie Sun Yoga –Visit with Mary-Louise Burt, E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor about the benefits of Hatha (Postural) Yoga class. For those interested, she will demonstrate and show the various poses to help you achieve optimal health.

• The Dance Connection –Celebrating their 30th season. The goal at The Dance Connection is to provide a positive and meaningful environment for children to learn how to dance and tumble, enjoy the art, and perform to the best of their abilities.

• Hamilton County Public Health (Shelby Kroona) — Hamilton County Public Health offer services provided by: Nurses, Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapist, Home care Aides, and Homemaker. Their goal is to help clients remain safely in their homes by allowing them to choose the type and level of care they need.

• Young Living Essential Oils–Visit with Elaine about the various benefits of Young Living Essential Oils.

• Van Diest Medical Center and Van Diest Family Health Clinic — Board-certified Integrative Medicine physician Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller will be on-hand to discuss her Integrative Medicine practice and new Virtual Visits, along with supplements available for purchase. CRNA Shawn Tulp will also be in attendance to discuss Pain Management Services and the new Ketamine Clinic now available at the hospital.  Additionally, Nurse Informaticist Vickie Wickham will assist individuals who are interested in registering on the HealtheLife Patient Portal. All are encouraged to stop by to enjoy free samples of our delicious, healthy Energy Bites; recipes will be available.

• Central Iowa RSVP –RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) connects people to purpose and offer a variety of opportunities for seniors to use their knowledge, skills and abilities to give back to the community. RSVP also offers a free senior exercise program called BASE Senior Fitness, focusing on Balance, Agility, Strength, and Endurance, with groups of seniors meeting in 16 different locations in Hamilton County. New participants are always welcome.

• Webster County Health-I-Smile Program — The I-Smile Program provides preventative dental services for children ages 0-21. The I-Smile Program provides assistance with finding a dental home, scheduling dental appointments, transportation and limited financial assistance.

• Webster County Health-I Smile Silver Program–Similar to the I-Smile Program, Gayla Moore will discuss this program that is available to seniors.

• Community & Family Resources–Shelly Zabel will be available to visit with persons concerning questions with substance abuse or mental health issues.

• ISU Extension and Outreach, Hamilton County — Susan Schmitz will be promoting their Money Smart Week-Being “money smart” is an ongoing quest because products change, laws change, and your own needs and priorities change. Spend Smart Eat Smart has a new tool to help Iowans, a free phone app that helps put healthy eating and cost saving tools in the palm of the hand at the grocery store. Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth 10-14.

• Southfield Wellness Community –Marilyn Middleton and John Boughton will be on hand to talk about all of the services and benefits Southfield Wellness Community has to offer. They will also offer samples of a healthier version of the popular scotcheroo bar.

• Bee Inspired Program & Building Families — Tiffany Larson, Coordinator of the Bee Inspired Program through Building Families, will be on site with options for all ages. Tiffany will also be available to answer questions about the sexual health education programming and services offered to youth and adults in the serving area. Angela Wesselink (Coordinator of the Parent Connection Program) and McKinley Bailey (Executive Director for Building Families) will be present to answer questions about the programming and services available for families with children ages 0-18.

• Peace Be With You Massage Therapy — Come over for conversations and demonstrations on how massage therapy and reflexology can fit into a life of wellness and self-awareness. Joe and Gracie Lambert will be happy to listen to your questions and help you find answers. We are also pleased to welcome and introduce Deann Townsend into our practice and our community.

• Story Medical Clinic Natural Health –Valerie Stallbaumer, Licensed Acupuncturist, will be available to answer any questions about the benefits of acupuncture.

• Wellness with Wanda –Wanda Conway will be available to discuss the benefits of massage therapy.

• Kendall Young Library–The library will have information on how to get fit and healthy in 2019. They will have everything from Workout DVD’s to Healthy Eating Cookbooks.

• Millennium Physical Therapy – Based in Des Moines, they provide Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy in a variety of clinical settings including Outpatient, Nursing Home, Hospitals, Assisted Living and Home Health. Joa Rolffs will be available to answer any questions.

• Essential Oils by Erin — Young Living inspires wellness, purpose, and abundance by distilling nature’s great gifts into pure essential oils. Erin Hoversten-Majewski is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and is passionate about making people feel better in all aspects of their lives.

• SHIIP Medicare Assistance

This is the Senior Health Insurance Information Program. Joyce Gelhaus and other volunteers assist consumers on Medicare and related health insurance issues so they can make informed decisions and access resources for their needs.

• Reset to Wellness —“Reset to Wellness offers a wide variety of energetic techniques and tools for balancing the body, mind, and spirit. Experience ionic colloidal silver, S.A.D. remedial light, infrared and led light and frequencies, magnetics, and more for external and internal transformations. As a team we work towards removing blocks in order to allow your body’s inherent ability to balance itself.”

• Life & Health Care, Inc.–Life & Health Care provides nursing and caregiver services where ever home may be. Services include personal cares, medication reminders, monthly Life Line system checks and fire alarm checks. Maintain a safe and clean home environment with light housekeeping. They do food shopping and run errands. Plan and prepare healthy meals. Assist with laundry, tending to special clothing needs. Help plan social engagements and help the client host them. Provide socialization through reading, going for walks and assisting with flower gardening with the client. They also assist with emails, Facebook, letters and other forms of communication, and much more.

• The Healing Touch –Healing Touch is a relaxing, nurturing energy therapy. Gentle touch assists in balancing your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Healing Touch works with your energy field to support your natural ability to heal. It is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard medical care.

• Crestview Nursing & Rehab– Bun Luft will be available to answer any questions about their skilled nursing facility and retirement apartments.

• Iowa Specialty Hospital-Iowa Weight Loss Specialists–Michelle Eibes will be present to answer any questions.

• Yoli Optimal Health–With high-quality, natural products and an eating plan designed to keep you feeling great, the Better Body System will get you started on a journey to optimal health.

• Legacy Learning Boone River Valley– Maureen Seamonds will be available to answer any questions.

• MyMedMart — Maureen Seamonds will be available to answer any questions.

• Grandview Care Center–Grandview Health Care Center is a long term and skilled care nursing facility. They have on site therapy, facility transportation, hair salon, cable TV and WiFI accessibility, and multiple dining options. They also offer a range of activities from arts and crafts, games, and church services.

• Cancer Screening — Heidi Hollander will be available to answer any questions.

• It Works — It Works is a health and wellness company that provides over 45 products that help from weight loss to supplements and vitamins to keep your body and overall heath the best it can be. Christina Romp will be available to discuss their facial line, Keto line, protein shakes, and more.

• Gateway Hospice–Gateway Hospice is honored to provide hospice services to 19 counties across North Iowa including, Hamilton County. While not everyone will need hospice care, Gateway Hospice has a mission for providing information and education to better prepare individuals for if the time or conversation arises. Gateway Hospice believes that nobody should be alone during their end of life journey and our staff are committed to making your journey peaceful and purposeful.

• Hoovz-Hemp Products–Norma Evans-Hoover will be available to discuss Hemp Root Therapy Body & Nutrition Products.

• Market America-Health & Wellness–Connie Gilbert will have samples and flyers for her health and wellness products.

• Webster City Badminton Club –Zoami Calles-Rios Sosa will be available to discuss their club, playing schedule, etc.

• Mary Greeley Home Health Services– Valerie Bohlen will be available to answer questions concerning their home health care services that are offered.