Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at Cleveland Clinic Akron General health and wellness centers.
Each hourlong 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 January class will focus on the "Top 10 Supplements" and "Biggest Trends in Fitness."
Jan. 3, 6-7 p.m., Stow Health & Wellness Center, 4300 Allen Road, Stow
Jan. 10, 6-7 p.m., Bath Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Akron
Jan. 24, 6-7 p.m., Green Health & Wellness Center, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown
Call to register: Stow 330-945-3100, Bath 330-665-8100, or Green 330-896-5000; bone, glucose and cholesterol screenings
Akron General Community Access & Wellness offers regularly scheduled low-cost bone, glucose and cholesterol screenings throughout the community, including the following dates in January:
Jan. 10 and 28, 8:30-11 a.m., Bath Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Akron
Jan. 14 and 24, 8:30-11 a.m., Green Health & Wellness Center, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown
Jan. 21, 8:30-11 a.m., Stow Health & Wellness Center, 4300 Allen Road, Stow
Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Acme Fresh Market, 116 W. Streetsboro Road, Hudson
Bone density screenings are provided on indicated Saturdays only.
To measure LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, be sure to fast for at least twelve hours. No appointments required. Free parking is provided.
Cholesterol and blood glucose screenings are done by a finger-stick test. The bone density screening is a fast, painless ultrasound.