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Supermarket Safari

It’s a jungle out there! Navigating the supermarket can be intimidating for those of us with diabetes. But the professionals at East Jefferson General Hospital’s Diabetes Management Center are prepared to guide you down the aisle to good health. Attend our Supermarket Safari and take a guided, virtual tour through the aisles of the grocery store. During this seminar, participants: Learn to find the best foods for diabetics in the grocery store Discover how to read food labels Obtain recipes that are healthy, quick and easy.

Join us on September 27, 2017 in the EJGH Conference Center.

Registration is free. Seating is limited. Call Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000 today to reserve your seat!

Free Child Safety Seat Fitting

East Jefferson General Hospital’s Woman and Newborn Services and EMS are partnering together with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force to offer free Child Safety Seat Fittings.

This program is designed to demonstrate proper installation of your child safety seat and ensure seat type and fit are accurate for your vehicle.

Seat Fittings are available on the third Thursday of every month from 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Wellness Center parking lot at 3726 Houma Blvd., Metairie, LA. Fittings are also offered by appointment. For more information, please call 504-503-7152.

Yoga and Tai Chi at City Park

EJGH Wellness Center presents relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA Monday evenings at 6pm. Or join us for Yoga Saturday mornings at 8am among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

Classes are $5 or free to members of EJGH Wellness CenterEJGH Healthy Lifestyles or members of NOMA.

Call HealthFinder at 456-5000 to register.