Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen will offer free blood pressure screenings and a Thera-Band class during Senior Week activities at the Orland Park Sportsplex, 11351 W. 159th St.
Loyola is among the organizations participating in Senior Week, which runs from Oct. 6 through Oct. 9. On Monday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Loyola will raffle prizes and offer blood pressure screenings and health information.
Loyola will offer a Thera-Band class on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. In a Thera-Band workout, elastic bands and rubber tubing are used in resistance exercises for rehabilitation, strength building, injury prevention and fitness.
Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen, 15750 Marian Drive, offers family and internal medicine, sports medicine and 19 other clinical specialties. Diagnostic services include cardiac stress testing, colonoscopy, diagnostic ultrasound, echocardiography, EKG, EMG, endoscopy, laboratory and X-ray.
To schedule an appointment, call 888-LUHS-888.
Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, Loyola University Health System is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and 22 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus, Loyola University Hospital, is a 570-licensed bed facility. It houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonaldÂ® Childrenâs Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Health & Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 250-bed community hospital, the Gottlieb Health & Fitness Center and the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Care Center.