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2013 Wellness Fair held at Peachtree Mall

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

If you passed by PeachtreeMall in Columbus on Thursday morning you may have noticed many cars in theparking lot before the mall even opened.

That's because PeachtreeMall and the River Valley Area Agency on Aging is commemorating Older AmericansMonth with the 2013 Wellness Fair.

There were dozens oforganizations there from the Medical Center to Curves that even had Zumba demonstrations.

We spoke with LaurenPfrogner, the special events coordinator with the Agency on Aging who tells uswhat they hope to accomplish through the fair.

"Our goal here todayis to educate seniors and make them more aware of the different vendors ororganizations that are available to them around the Columbus area to make thema healthier person,"said Pfrogner.

This year's theme for OlderAmericans Month is unleashing the power of age -- with a focus on helpingseniors find new ways to stay healthy and active.

They provided free healthscreenings, education, products and information on certain services.

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