Each year, the Power of Age Expo features many special themed areas to delight and inform attendees on an array of topics. The following special features include the very best in resources, products and entertainment for the Power of Age Expo's celebration. The feature areas address all aspects of aging.
South Hall–Booth 3007
Reimagine Aging within the Senior Center Area in the South Hall. The information booth provides the newsletters for all 20 Baltimore County Senior Centers for you to peruse at your leisure. A travel brochure will highlight the 2018 trips planned through each center council.
Are you “Hungry for Health"? Answer some nutrition questions at the Nutrition Booth and you could be the “Star of the Supermarket” when you play the new Fall Game and win prizes and giveaways. Or you may want to stop at the Fitness Booth and learn your body fat percentage and grip strength. Watch the short video highlighting the evidence-based classes in the senior centers. Enjoy a conversation about your health and wellness with a fitness trainer. Brochures and information about the Fitness Centers and Studios will be available.
North Hall–Booth 2007
One new feature area will highlight our annual initiative of Reimagine Aging. When you think of aging, what does it look like? The media often portrays it as a negative experience, but we know better! Join the Baltimore County Department of Aging as we challenge the stereotypes of getting older and celebrate our later years.
At the expo, we will highlight individuals in our community who are making a difference as they age and offer resources to grow older successfully! The Reimagine Aging feature area will offer exhibits and activities that will help everyone to Reimagine Aging!
Baltimore County Public Library Technology
North Hall–Booth 2006
The Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) feature area will provide attendees with an awareness of everything the library system now offers in the County. There will be training seminars on how to use and check out the wonderful equipment on loan, as well as sessions on how to use the BCPL databases for job searches and research.
BGE Energy Pavilion
North Hall–Booth 2003
BGE is a longstanding partner of the Baltimore County Department of Aging and is once again a proud sponsor of the Power of Age Expo this year. BGE Energy Pavilion is the place to visit to learn more about BGE’s ongoing commitment to Central Maryland. Further, you can learn more about BGE community outreach events and how to save energy in your home. You may also visit the BGE Community Calendar or follow BGE on Twitter or Facebook.
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus
North Hall–Booth 2004
Kaiser Permanente exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of the communities they serve. At the Power of Age Expo, Kaiser Permanente offers free health screenings for attendees, including blood pressure, BMI, glucose and cholesterol. Guests will be given the results to take to their personal physicians.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
North Hall–Booth 2000
GBMC HealthCare has a long history of partnership with the Baltimore County Department of Aging and is once again proud to sponsor and participate in the Discover the Power of Age Expo this year. Be sure to stop by GBMC’s booth located in the North Hall at this year’s Expo where you will also have an opportunity to personally interact with GBMC’s healthcare staff on-site and pick up a wide range of health information and tips, including a list of our primary care physicians who specialize in caring for older adults, details about specialists and healthy lifestyle suggestions.
Senior Craft Gallery
South Hall–Booth 3002
Senior Craft Gallery is a volunteer organization that operates a wonderful store of handcrafted items for sale. The store gives older adults an opportunity to sell their crafts for extra money to help make ends meet. The items for sale make extremely unique gifts or special treats, and range from doll clothes to wood carving to Ravens and Orioles jewelry and more. Come find that handmade treasure at a reasonable price.