SOURCE: Riverside Medical Center

Riverside Medical Center

September 27, 2010 10:00 ET

Riverside to Host the Annual Women's Health Expo

KANKAKEE, IL--(Marketwire - September 27, 2010) -  Riverside Medical Center's 5th annual Achieve Women's Health Expo will take place on September 25th with the theme "Achieve health, wellness, fitness, your dreams. Achieve is a community-oriented women's health expo through which one of the top hospitals in IL offers a variety of wellness information for women. Riverside's women's diagnostic center will provide free health screenings, a cooking demonstration, educational booths and healthy living presentations. 

If you live in Illinois and have the opportunity to utilize the many services of the hospitals in the Chicago area, you should definitely attend this expo. There will be several free screenings to take advantage of: EKG, glucose, pulse oximetry, blood pressure, carbon monoxide, hearing, osteoporosis, vision/glaucoma, functional balance, cholesterol and pre-diabetes. If you feel you may be at risk for any of these serious health factors, stop in and get a screening while it is on the house. Riverside Medical Center will also be offering free health risk assessments for stroke, sleep apnea, respiratory and smoking. 

In addition to these all important health screenings, a Zumba fitness exercise session will also be offered. This session will be lead by a certified Zumba instructor from the Riverside Health Fitness Center. During this high energy class you can dance your way to a healthy heart in a free-spirited, one-of-a-kind program. With easy to follow moves, you will find yourself quickly catching the beat of the Latin rhythms. A cooking demonstration will show you how to achieve heart health with delectable vegetarian entrees. An Osteoporosis lecture will focus on the novel treatment options for osteoporosis which are available at Riverside. There will also be a forum for you to learn how to balance work and life. You can learn how to create a better work-life balance with simple ideas and tips on managing and tracking time, learning to say no, nurturing yourself and more.

While this is primarily a women's expo, men are also encouraged to attend. With mini manicures, educational booths, demonstrations, presentations, giveaways, prizes and more, you can't afford not to attend. The Achieve Women's Health Expo will take place on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Quality Inn & Suites in Bradley, IL from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

For more information about other quality services offered by Riverside Medical Center, visit or call (815) 933-1671.

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