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Cooking Demo with Paul Prudhomme’s Magic Seasoning Blends

Join EJGH Nutritionist Michael Sandoz and representatives from EJGH Food & Nutrition along with Paul Prudhomme’s Magic Seasoning Team on Wednesday June 8, 2016 at 6pm for a cooking demo designed to show you how you really can pack great flavor and nutrition into your meals.

Seating is free in the EJGH Crawford Conference Center / Esplanade 3 Room, but limited. Reserve your seat through HealthFinder at 504-456-5000.

You will enjoy a great cooking demo and samples of the dishes prepared

Foundation Gala

This year, East Jefferson General Hospital is celebrating 45 years of providing the highest quality, compassionate healthcare to the people in this community. To commemorate this anniversary, The Foundation is hosting a 45th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, June 11, 7-10 p.m. at The Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center at the World War II Museum. The Gala will provide the community an opportunity to come together to celebrate EJGH as a community partner and to honor physicians, nurses and volunteers who have made a significant contribution in Jefferson Parish and to the medical profession. Tickets are $200 per head and available here. For more information contact Lucy King at or 504-503-5593.

Live Well with Cancer: Free Friday Classes

As part of our Live Well with Cancer program, members of the community and participants can attend FREE classes. All classes are from 10:30am to 11:30am. The program provides safe and effective exercise training, education and therapy for the mind, body and spirit. Cancer patients, survivors, loved ones and caretakers are all welcome.

Program Includes:

  • April 8th – Art & Music Therapy at the Regional Cancer Center
  • April 15th – Nutrition Education at the Wellness Center
  • April 22nd – Healing Therapies at the Regional Cancer Center
  • April 29th – Healing Therapies at the Regional Cancer Center
  • May 6th – Nutrition Education at the Regional Cancer Center
  • May 13th – Massage and Guided Meditation at the Regional Cancer Center

For more information, click here or call (504) 503-6868.


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 or Pilates 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.


Grocery Store Tours and Blood Pressure Screenings

Every month our Wellness Center nutritionist guides participants through Whole Foods Market in Metairie to teach them how to make healthier choices, understand food labels and shop for the best health.

Tours will be held on the following dates from 5–6pm and will meet in the restaurant area of Whole Foods Market at 3420 Veterans Blvd. Blood pressure screenings are conducted from 4–4:30pm before each tour. 

All tours are free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call EJGH HealthFinder at 504-456-5000 to register.

  • April 28
  • May 26
  • June 30
  • July 28
  • August 25
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • November 17

Tours are subject to change depending upon roster.