Category: Health

Free Minority Men’s Health Fair on Thursday, April 19th from 5pm-8:30pm @ Akron General

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on April 16, 2018

  • Health

MINORITY MEN’S HEALTH FAIR THURSDAY, APRIL 19TH 5:00PM – 8:30PM Cleveland Clinic Akron General Ambulatory Care Center 1 Akron General Ave., Akron (click for map) Health Fair will focus especially on African-American and Hispanic males. These minorities have a higher risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and prostate cancer. WHAT TO EXPECT –…



Free Minority Men’s Health Fair on Thursday, April 19th from 5pm-8:30pm @ Akron General

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on April 4, 2018

  • Health

MINORITY MEN’S HEALTH FAIR THURSDAY, APRIL 19TH 5:00PM – 8:30PM Cleveland Clinic Akron General Ambulatory Care Center 1 Akron General Ave., Akron (click for map) Health Fair will focus especially on African-American and Hispanic males. These minorities have a higher risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and prostate cancer. WHAT TO EXPECT –…



Free Nutrition & Fitness talks in April

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on March 28, 2018

  • Health

FREE MONTHLY LECTURE SERIES NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a new you! Get the latest information on nutrition and fitness: new recipes, facts and myths, and tips from our experts.  Reservations are encouraged. APRIL TOPICS Plant-Based Meals Fitness Wearables TUESDAY, APRIL 3RD 6:00pm – 7:00pm Akron General Health & Wellness 4300 Allen Rd., Stow Register by…



Healing Journey Support Group meetings start Thursday, March 15th at Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on March 12, 2018

  • Health

HEALING JOURNEY SUPPORT GROUP FREE SIX WEEK SERIES Focus on rebuilding life after the death of a loved one and incorporating hope. Help normalize the grief experience through sharing with others facing similar challenges. THURSDAYS, MARCH 15TH – APRIL 19TH Choose 2pm-4pm OR 6pm-8pm Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH 44333…



Epilepsy Support Group meets monthly on Wednesday evenings @ Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on March 7, 2018

  • Health

EMPOWERING EPILEPSY YOGA FAIRLAWN KIWANIS COMMUNITY CENTER 3486 S. Smith Rd., Fairlawn (map) WEDNESDAYS, 7:00PM – 9:00PM Next Meeting March 14th WHAT TO EXPECT – Free Support Group with Yoga 8pm-9pm – Yoga is personalized to each individual – Meet others who understand epilepsy – Learn strategies to mange your seizures – Make new friends –…



Free Nutrition & Fitness talks in March

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on February 28, 2018

  • Health

FREE MONTHLY LECTURE SERIES NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a new you! Get the latest information on nutrition and fitness: new recipes, facts and myths, and tips from our experts.  Reservations are encouraged. MARCH TOPICS Fad Diets Fad Exercise TUESDAY, MARCH 6TH 6:00pm – 7:00pm Akron General Health & Wellness 4300 Allen Rd., Stow Register by…



Healthy Strides: Warm Up with an Indoor Walk @ Akron General Health & Wellness Centers

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on February 28, 2018

  • Health

Join others for a casual one-mile walk indoors preceded by a brief informative talk by Akron General physicians and caregivers. Topics change each session. FREE TO ATTEND – NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED THURSDAY, MARCH 8TH 1:00PM Akron General Health & Wellness Center 4125 Medina Rd., Akron THURSDAY, MARCH 15TH 1:00PM Akron General Health & Wellness Center 1940 Town…