Seniors Get Life Saving Advice From Houston Rockets Cardiologist At Texas Seniors Expo

Houston, Texas – University General Hospital Cardiologist, and Houston Rockets partner, Dr. Asif Ali will be a featured speaker at the Texas Seniors Expo at the GRB Convention Center on Saturday, January 26, 2013. He will speak about cardiovascular wellness. Dr. Ali is an international speaker on cardiovascular prevention, book author, and has appeared on the nationally syndicated “Dr. Oz” television program, local 2, Fox, channel 8, and AM radio.  He will be given a special introduction by seven-time NBA Champion and Founder of the Robert Horry Center for Sports & Physical Rehabilitation, Robert Horry.

The Texas Seniors Expo will feature more than fifty exhibitors and connect seniors and caregivers with organizations that can make their lives better. Throughout the day there will be presentations on the “Seniors & Caregivers Learning Stage” featuring leading experts covering the most popular topics effecting Seniors and Caregivers, including; Alzheimer’s Information, Assisted Living, Available Community Services, Barrier Free Remodeling, Dementia Care, Elder Law, Exercise & Fitness, Financial Advice, Home Care, Hospice Care, Housing Options, Legal Advice, Medicare / Medicaid, Mobility Solutions, Reverse Mortgages, Senior Nutrition, Veteran’s Benefits, and many others. There will be plenty of prizes and FREE giveaways, too.  

CVS/pharmacy will provide flu shots. CVS/pharmacy accepts many health plans, including Medicare Part B and TRICARE that typically cover the full cost of a flu shot. Direct medical billing for many national and regional health plans that cover all or part of the cost of a flu shot is also available.

Admission / Location / Hours

Admission is FREE. The Texas Seniors Expo will be open to the public from 10am to 5pm. George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center is located at 1001 Avenida De Las Americas Houston, TX  77010.


Participating Sponsors Include

CVS/pharmacy, CLA Estate Services, Belmont Village at West University, Brookdale Senior Living, CapTel, Dignity Memorial, Freedom Med Alert, HealthSpring, Holiday Retirement, Legacy Community Health Services, Odyssey Hospice, Park Plaza Hospital, The Women’s Hospital of Texas, University General Hospital,  Houston Airport System,  Accessible Home Health Care, ADT Home Health Security Services, Amazing Place, Ambassadors Caregivers, At Your Side Home Care, Atria Senior Living, Beltone, Copperfield Estates, Cullen Residence Hall, Cypress Woods, Department of Veterans Affairs, Houston Metro Transit Authority, Houston National Cemetery, Humana, Synergy Vein & Interventional Clinic, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center , New Bath / Max Home, , Paradise Springs, Reach / The Care Group, Rescare Home Care, Texas Home Health, The Medallion, The Villas on Winkler UnitedHealthcare, Universal Healthcare, Walgreens, Wright & Abshire, Houston Foot Solutions.



Companies and organizations interested in participating can contact John Wayne, Show Coordinator at 586-381-3222 / or visit