23rd Annual Wellness Day for Women
Saturday, March 4, 2023
7:00am – 1:00pm
C.B Pennington, Jr. Conference Center at Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
For a map to the location, please click here.
We’re focusing on mind and body wellness this year by bringing back our popular health screenings and offering a variety of great activities, so come dressed to do the 1-mile walk around the lake, participate in our fun outdoor fitness stations, and try out an entry-level Tai Chi class!
Schedule of Events
|7:00 am||Check-In for Pre-Registrants Only; Screenings & Exhibits Open
Bottled water and light breakfast items will be available at check-in
|8:00 am||Fitness Stations Open (around the lake)
Station 1: Stretching
Station 2: Low Impact Circuit Training
|8:15 am||Walk for Wellness
Enjoy our 1-mile trail around the lake at your own pace with some of Pennington Biomedical's knowledgeable staff. Can't make it at 8:15? That's okay! You can walk the path on your own at any time. Our exercise stations around the lake will be open until 10:30.
|9:00 am &
|Tai Chi Classes (30 minutes)
Woman’s Center for Wellness staff will lead you through the basics of Tai Chi with this entry-level class for all fitness levels. Visual, auditory, and kinesthetic teaching is given on focused attention, balance and weight shifting.
|10:30 am||Educational Talks (30 minutes)
|11:00 am &
|Hands Only CPR Demonstration
American Heart Association will lead a demonstration on how to safely perform CPR.
|12:30 pm||To-Go Boxed Lunches available (1 per person)|
|12:30 am||Screening Lines & Fitness Stations Close|
|1:00 pm||Event Ends|
Passport to Wellness Card
Upon entry, all women age 18+ will receive a Passport to Wellness Card. As you participate in activities, you will receive stamps on your card. Before you leave, show your card to get a prize!
Health Screenings, Vaccinations, and Blood Donations
Health Screenings (while supplies last)
- Blood Pressure
- Blood Glucose*
- Body Mass Index (BMI)
- Colorectal Cancer Kits
- Lung Cancer
- Mammograms (by appointment only at: https://pogo.marybird.com/ create account and register through the link)
- Skin Cancer
- Stroke Risk
- Total Lipid Panel
- Oral cancer
*Note: For blood glucose screenings, fasting is not required, but eating or drinking in the 9-12 hours prior to your test could affect the accuracy of your test results.
Albertsons Pharamcy will have Flu, Shingles, Tdap, Pneumonia, Hepatitis A/B Vaccines available. All vaccinations will be billed to your insurance provider.
OLOL Blood Donations
Our Lady of the Lake Mobile Blood Donation Center will be on-site to collect blood donations. All blood types are needed, so please consider donating blood while at the event. To view their Frequently Asked Questions about Blood Donations, please visit: https://ololrmc.com/ways-to-give/blood-donor-center/blood-donor-faqs
Space is Limited! Pre-Registration is strongly recommended!