The Clarksville Montgomery County Chapter of AARP will meet Tuesday, October 14, at 10 a.m. at Hilldale United Methodist Church on Madison Street. The featured speaker for the day will be Jeff McKissack, CEO of the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Centers, which operates a special health clinic at Phillips Square, 230 Dover Road. Joe Pitts, State Representative for House District 68, will attend and introduce Mr. McKissack.
The AARP Board meeting will be held October 7 in the conference room of Regents Bank on Second Street. The agenda includes Christmas planning, and chapter plans for service to the Palmyra Health Care Center.
The Chapter will also partner with the Ajax Turner Senior Center to provide free cataract screenings to be administered by Loden Vision Center on November 12 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. A total of 16 fifteen minute slots, eight for the senior center and eight for AARP, will be offered. Candidates for the screening must be 50 years of age, and not have had prior cataract surgery. Symptoms may include blurred vision, glare, haze, and nighttime visual difficulties. For more information or to make an appointment for one of these exam slots, call David Cook at 931-645-3370 or the Senior Center.