Celebrate good health at June 8 event


Good Health

What it is: Free event that focuses on making healthy choices fun

When: 9 a.m. to noon June 8

Where: 400 N. Highland Ave., Aurora

For more information: visit www.vnahealth.com or contact Amy Downing at (630) 978-2532 or adowning@vnahealth.com.

VNA Health Care is hosting a party to Celebrate Good Health for men and women. Everyone is welcome to attend the free event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 8, at 400 N. Highland Ave. in Aurora.

“Since women are usually the ones making the social plans for the family, we are encouraging the women to bring the men in their life to our party,” said Cheryl O’Donoghue, vice president of human resources and marketing. “The event features a series of energizing 10-minute fitness sessions, health screenings, a DJ, food samples, raffles and a variety of wellness and lifestyle presentations. The focus of this event is on making healthy choices fun.”

Activities include:

Healthy cooking demonstration by Deepa Deshmukh, MS, RD, offered at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

“3 Easy Steps to Diabetes Management and Prevention” presented by Sandra Meister, MS, RD, LDN, offered at 10 and 11 a.m.

DJ Jeremy from “A DJ for You” will keep the energy level high and announce raffle winners every 15 minutes.

10-minute fitness classes offered by local instructors, including Zumba-Lite session, Line Dancing instruction, and chair exercise/beginner fitness. Offered every 30 minutes.

Free tastings and samples of healthy lunch and snacks options from The Corner Bakery and other vendors.

Complimentary chair massage offered by Dr. Houston Brown and other local massage therapists.

Complimentary health tests including blood pressure and body fat.

Sign up for free mammograms (for uninsured and low-income women through VNAs Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program)

For additional information on the health fair, visit www.vnahealth.com or contact Amy Downing at (630) 978-2532 or adowning@vnahealth.com.

Provided by VNA Health Care