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Family Service Agency plans health programs

Published: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 11:29 a.m. CDT

February is American Heart Month; so learn about heart health with Family Services Agency Senior Services’ presentation, “Maintain a Healthy Heart” with Dr. Shaun Kurien at noon Wednesday, at 330 Grove St in DeKalb. Kurien will discuss how to keep your heart healthy and easy ways to prevent heart disease.

Cardiologist Kurien is board certified in Internal Medicine and ECHO cardiology. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Kurien is a physician at the DeKalb Clinic and Rockford Cardiovascular Associates Ltd., as well as an assistant professor in the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

To receive a VAC lunch at “Maintain a Healthy Heart,” RSVP by 10 a.m. Tuesday at 815-758-1678.

Looking to learn more about macular degeneration? Family Service Agency Senior Services will hold presentations on this disease at the Genoa and DeKalb locations. Dr. Jeffery Frank from Spex Expressions will speak about the disease and the new technologies surrounding it.

The presentation at the DeKalb location, 330 Grove St., will be at 12:15 p.m. March 4.

The presentation at the Genoa location, 400 E. Second St., will be at 12:15 p.m. March 11.

To receive VAC lunch at either of these locations, RSVP by 10 a.m. Friday for the DeKalb presentation or by 10 a.m. March 8 for the Genoa presentation at 815-758-1678

For more information about these presentations or to register, call 815-758-4718.

Family Service Agency is one of the oldest social service agencies in DeKalb County and devotes its focus to protecting and developing children and older adults through four distinct departments: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Center For Counseling, Children’s Advocacy Center and Senior Services. For information on any department, call 815-758-8616.

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