AKRON Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health and Wellness Centers. Each hour-long program covers two topics and provides information about the latest in nutrition and fitness, new recipes, tips and more from a registered dietitian and fitness expert. The April class will focus on "Eight Secrets for Aging Well" and "Fitness for Baby Boomers."
April 4, 6-7 p.m., Stow Health & Wellness Center, 4300 Allen Road, Stow
April 11, 6-7 p.m., Bath Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Akron
April 25, 6-7 p.m., Green Health & Wellness Center, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown
Please call to register: Stow 330-945-3100, Bath 330-665-8100, or Green 330-896-5000.
Low-Cost Glucose and Cholesterol Screenings
Akron General Community Access & Wellness offers regularly scheduled low-cost glucose and cholesterol screenings throughout the community, including the following dates in March:
April 4 and 15, 8:30-11 a.m., Stow Health & Wellness Center, 4300 Allen Road, Stow
April 8 and 25, 8:30-11 a.m., Green Health & Wellness Center, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown
April 11 and 22, 8:30-11 a.m., Bath Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Akron
April 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Acme Fresh Market, 1835 W. Market St., Akron
April 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Klein's, 2015 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls
April 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mustard Seed Market, 3885 W. Market Street, Montrose
April 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Acme Fresh Market, 1474 N. Main St., North Canton
To measure LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, be sure to fast for at least twelve hours. No appointments required. Free parking is provided. Screenings are done by a finger-stick test.
Costs range from $12-$58 depending upon the combination of tests ordered. Cash, check or credit card accepted at Akron General Health and Wellness Centers. Cash or check only at other community locations. Call 330-665-8248 with questions. A schedule with complete dates, times and locations for the year is available at the front desk of each of the Akron General Health and Wellness Centers or at akrongeneral.org/screenings.