Inaugural Health Fair set in Cutler Bay on Sept. 21

Encompass Health in Cutler Bay will celebrate National Rehabilitation Week on Saturday, Sept. 21, with an inaugural Health Fair at their facility located at 20601 Old Cutler Rd. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities for the whole family include: food trucks, activities for kids, music, health screenings, education and demonstrations, raffles, guest speakers, health care providers and more. The event serves to recognize and honor patients who have faced overwhelming physical and mental obstacles, and the dedicated healthcare professionals who provide expert care every day, said Marla Fant of Encompass Health. Heres a partial list of vendors who will be partnering with Encompass Health and the Town of Cutler Bay:24/7 Nursing CareAdvocate Home CareAHA (American Heart Association)Alliance for AgingAlzheimers AssociationAmerihealth Home Care AgencyBaptist Screenings: Total Cholesterol/Glucose Blood Presure Body Composition/BMI Waist Circumference Osteoporosis (women 30+; men 50+)Big Red Bus One BloodClareMedicaClearCaptions, LLC (phone)Eastridge Retirement CommunityGriswold Home CareHomeshoppers MagazineHumanaLarkin Hospital Body manipulation Blood pressureMercedes BenzMind and MelodyNational Karate AcademyNew Leaf ChiropractorProvidence Home HealthSelect Physical TherapySHINESt. Annes / Catholic HospiceStarlight CareStaywellThe Roads Home Health CareTown of Cutler Bay Parks and RecreationTown of Cutler Bay Police DepartmentValuecare at HomeVITASWest Coast UniversityZoological WildlifeWe do have verbal RSVPs from Congresswoman Donna Shalala, District 8 Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava and mayor of the Town of Cutler Bay Tim Meerbott, who will be presenting a proclamation to our CEO, Luis Allende, Fant said. Encompass Health Miamis therapy team will be showcasing our Advanced Technology and several of our success stories.For information or to reserve a booth, contact Marla Fant at