The 47th Ward is holding a Health and Wellness Day at Sulzer library in Lincoln Square this Saturday, September 29. The list of available services is terrific! There will be free flu immunizations; cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose and bone density checks; body mass index and weight assessment; optometry and diabetci retinopathy screenings; and prescription check-ups with a pharmacist and consultations with a nurse practitioner.
Stop by and take advantage of the great classes and lectures on offer as well! Here is the schedule:
Plan your day around these informative and interactive presentations!
10:00 Yoga for Health – Come enjoy the benefits of yoga.
10:30 Tai Chi – Learn about this ancient art from Elizabeth Wenscott, owner, Tai Chi Center of Chicago.
11:00 Brain Aerobics – Exercise your brain with Joni Gatz-Bauman, long-time brain health teacher.
11:30 Understanding the Chakras – Explore the 7 energy centers of your body with Paula Rosenfeld.
12:00 Herbal Remedies and Natural Products – Anthony Qaiyum of local gem,Merz Apothecary.
12:30 Oh, Just Bury Me in the Backyard! An inspiring and uplifting presentation by Loretta Downs.
1:00 The Ways Acupuncture Heals – Licensed Acupuncturist Natalie Shuler explains its healing power.
1:30 It’s Never Too Late to Rejuvenate – Learn why food is medicine with Marla BrodskyRD, LD, CNSD.
2:00 Concepts in CREATING Wellness – Jason Fennema, D.C. of Ravenswood Health Center
2:30 Health Care Power of Attorney: Why you need it, and how to get it. Kathryn Chapman, J.D.