Are you keen on discovering the secrets to aging gracefully in Fairbanks after the age of 50? Would you like to explore the resources and services available to support healthy aging in our community? Are you passionate about art, science, and wellness activities? If you answered affirmatively to any of these questions, then the Fairbanks at 50+ Summit is an event you simply cannot miss!

The Fairbanks at 50+ Summit is an engaging two-day event, scheduled for Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8, 2023, at the FNSB Pioneer Park Civic Center. This summit was designed to foster community health by bringing people together with the shared objective of enjoying and assisting one another throughout the aging process. The event is open to everyone interested in aging well in Fairbanks.

The summit offers an exciting range of activities, such as:

  1. Health education and affordable blood tests conducted by Alaska Health Fair, Inc., a nonprofit organization with a history of hosting health fairs since 1980. Attendees can access free basic screenings, information, and resources. Blood screenings can be ordered individually or as part of a wellness package at nonprofit prices. Pre-registration for blood tests is recommended at (walk-ins are also welcome).
  2. The Art & Science of Aging presentation series, covering topics such as managing changing health conditions, deciphering legal matters, understanding new scientific research, exploring in-home care services, providing caregiver support, financial planning, technology, fostering intergenerational relationships, physical and mental fitness support, and promoting healthy aging in our community. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are available for health topic presentations at no additional cost!
  3. A First-Friday juried art show & reception featuring local artists who portray the beauty of aging through their work. Enjoy complimentary food and beverages provided by AARP while mingling with fellow attendees.
  4. An exhibit hall displaying a diverse assortment of organizations and businesses offering products and services for older adults. Uncover new opportunities and connect with valuable resources.

The Fairbanks at 50+ Summit provides an excellent opportunity to learn about crucial health topics in a relaxed, informal environment while also enjoying the company of like-minded individuals who share your interests and values. Whether you’re attending for yourself or someone you care for, you’re guaranteed to find something valuable and inspiring at this event.

Don’t let this chance to celebrate life at 50+ pass you by! Mark your calendar and join us for this exhilarating summit. For more information on the schedule, location, parking options, accessibility accommodations, and more, please visit

We look forward to seeing you there! 😊

Event Documents

Education sessions & exhibitors

About Event Organizers & Partner Organizations

Numerous community organizations, collaborating as part of the Senior CHIP initiatives at FMH, have come together to contribute their expertise and resources in organizing this inaugural event.

The host of the Fairbanks at 50+ Summit is Foundation Health Partners, a community-owned and community-operated health care system that includes Tanana Valley Clinic, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and Denali Center. Foundation Health Partners was founded by a group of local volunteers who envisioned a new community-owned hospital after the great flood of 1967 devastated St. Joseph Hospital. Today, Foundation Health Partners provides a continuum of quality medical facilities and services for the people of Interior Alaska. Their vision is to offer a lifetime of excellent care provided by your community health care team. Their mission is to put people first, be community focused, and deliver excellence every time. They also value excellence, integrity, compassion, stewardship and responsiveness. By hosting the Fairbanks at 50+ Summit, Foundation Health Partners demonstrates their commitment to promoting health education and preventative screenings for older adults in our community.

Alaska Health Fair, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that has been delivering health fairs since 1980. Their mission is to promote statewide health education and preventative screenings. Their vision is to achieve optimal health for all Alaskans. Their core purpose is to promote health and wellness and save lives. Alaska Health Fair provides a unique event model where people can access free health education, screenings, and affordable blood tests. They work with the largest clinical laboratory in the nation to bring high-quality blood tests at nonprofit prices. They also offer worksite health fairs for organizations that want to improve their employees’ health and productivity. Alaska Health Fair has two office locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks, and conducts close to 100 community events annually. Thousands of Alaskans attend their events in Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks and many other communities each year. Alaska Health Fair is supported by charitable donations from individuals and businesses who share their vision of a healthy Alaska. With questions about Alaska Health Fair, Inc. and their services, please call (907) 278-0234 Anchorage/Statewide, (907) 374-6853 Fairbanks, or (907) 723-5100 Juneau.

Comprehensive Blood Tests

View event schedule and set appointment online here. Walk-ins are welcome!

Thousands of Alaskans take advantage of AHF‘s affordable blood tests each year. We offer this service in partnership with atoprankingclinical laboratory used by local providers, and offered through AHF at nonprofit pricing.

  • 27 panels – Comprehensive Blood Chemistry Screen – covers infection, anemia, liver disease, clotting ability, kidney and adrenal function, liver function, bone disease, tissue disease or damage, heart function, liver function, muscle function, coronary heart disease, & more – $45
  • Thyroid Screen – $35
  • Prostate Disease Screen – $25
  • Vitamin D Screen – $50
  • A1C diabetes – $25
  • Blood Typing – $20
  • More tests and details on our website,

People with diabetes should not fast. Check with your medical provider for specific recommendations. You are encouragedtodrinkplenty ofwater and continue to take prescription medications. Credit cards, cash, and checks are accepted, and resultsaremaileddirectly to you within3 weeks. View detailed test descriptions.