Veterans invited to free health screen Dec. 7 at Pima Air & Space Museum

Tucson Medical Center and TMC Senior Services will offer free health screenings for local veterans at the Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Road, on Pearl Harbor Day, Friday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. Veterans will be offered free admission to the museum during the 9-to-noon screening hours.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMerri Miller, a TMC nurse practitioner with a focus on geriatric medicine, helped coordinate the partnership between the museum and Senior Services to provide the health screenings.

“As both a daughter and a mother of servicemen, I feel a strong connection with the United States Armed Forces,” she said. “This is one way we can serve those who have served our country. I am very proud to be affiliated with this project and TMC, and we are thankful for this opportunity to partner with Pima Air and Space Museum.”

Health screenings will include glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure tests, available free to museum attendees.  Several information booths also will be available, with a focus on veteran’s issues. TMC Hospice will have information on its partnership with WE HONOR VETERANS, a national campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA also will have information on benefits programs.

TMC is dedicated to supporting Tucson’s veterans through programs at TMC Senior Services, TMC Hospice and TMC Geriatrics.

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