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Walk-in wellness screenings not available Sept. 2

Published 9:51pm Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Due to the upcoming holiday weekend, the walk-in wellness screenings held at Lakeland Rehabilitation Services at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA, 905 North Front St., Niles will not be offered Friday, Sept. 2. The screenings will resume Friday, Oct. 7. The same screenings are offered each Wednesday from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Margaret Beckley Upton Center for Health Enhancement at the Lakeland Center for Outpatient Services, 3900 Hollywood Rd., St. Joseph.
The screenings offered include:
•  Cholesterol Lipid Panel (12-hour fasting cholesterol). This screening helps determine the risk of heart disease. Cost is $39.
•  Osteoporosis Health Screen (bone density screen). The Achilles Express uses ultrasound to evaluate bone status in the heel, providing a T-score for determining bone density. Cost is $29.
• Body Composition Analysis (body fat percentage). Determines accurate body composition in less than 10 seconds, and an analysis calculates the amount of fat mass to be lost in order to achieve a healthy body fat percentage. Cost is $29.
Participants receive a free blood pressure screening with any paid service.
For more information on the health screenings or if an appointment is preferred, call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.

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