Health and Wellness Services and Programs
Southwest General Health Center
Blood Pressure and Diabetes Screening
1st Monday of the month, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
3rd Tuesday of the month, 10:30 a.m. to12 p.m.
Wellness Screenings on the Avenue
1st Monday of the month 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
1st & 3rd Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Blood pressure and glucose testing
Fabulous Fridays for Your Health and Well Being
Mark your calendar for the second Friday of each month, when Southwest General's Community Nurse Program presents an informative talk at 10 a.m.
Nonsurgical Options for Arthritis
July 12, 10 a.m.
Dr. Aaron Wolkoff, MD, a primary care sports medicine physical from Southwest, will discuss paltelet rich plasma injections along with bone marrow injections as a way to help patients overcome injuries and improve their overall health and athletic performance.
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Wednesday, July 17th 10:00am Free
Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join Jaime Inks, Education and Outreach Specialist at the Alzheimer’s Association as she explains how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Registration required.
Eating for a Healthy Brain
Monday, July 22nd 1:00pm Free
Eating well is vital for people of all ages, but did you know what you eat directly affects your brain? This program discusses how daily food choices can make an important difference in your health, how you look, how you feel, how you think, and how you age. Learn the best foods to eat to keep your mind healthy! Presented by Jennifer Nance of Kemper House. Registration required.
HEARING AID SERVICES
Hearing aids serviced and cleaned. Batteries and testing also available. Please call the senior registration desk at 580-3275 to make an appointment. Fee for service.