PT students hold health fair at senior center
Monday, May 20, 2019
By Kate Hunger
Melinda Fountain was one of 35 third-year physical therapy students who ran a health fair for seniors last month. Her team ran the nutrition booth for the event that drew about 75 attendees.
“We educated the participants on proper nutrition—specifically protein, carbohydrates, fruits, and vegetables—and we questioned them about what they typically eat,” she said.
Fountain’s team took their job pretty seriously.
“We dressed up as fruits and vegetables,” she said. “I was a carrot.” view more