On Saturday, September 19, 2015 the FREE West Side Men’s 2nd Annual Men’s Health Fair will take place from 11am-2pm at Loretto Hospital in Chicago.  

  • FREE Lunch
  • Glucose Screenings
  • Blood Pressure Screenings
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test – (PSA is the protein produced by cells of the prostate gland. The blood level of PSA is often elevated in men with prostate cancer.)
  • Meningitis Vaccines

Don’t let your health take a back seat – many health conditions and diseases that face men can be prevented or treated – if found early. You need to understand your risk factors and learn how to improve your overall health. Come learn about common conditions affecting men, while you hear from a panel of men’s health specialists and learn about support from vendors: Access Community Healthcare NetworkBlue Cross Blue Shield of IllinoisCostco,Jackson Square Nursing & Rehab CenterGuaranty BankOak Street Health and Fathers Who Care.

Presentations on:

Screening Tests for Men: What You Need and When

• Dr. M.S. Bhagavan, Internal Medicine, Loretto Hospital

• Prostate Health: Dr. Alan Sadah, Urologist, Loretto Hospital

Signs that Stress is Affecting Your Health

• “On Your Behavior”: Jerome Phillips, Director of Behavioral Health, Loretto Hospital

• “On Your Body” (Heart Health): Dr. Aziz Ahmed, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease, Loretto Hospital

Tips on Stress-Free Living

• “Get Moving to Reduce Stress”: Darien Mickens, Certifi ed Fitness Trainer

• “Stress, Nutrition & Diet”: Annica Shumny, Nutritionist, Loretto Hospital

Social Well-Being

• “The Importance of Being Engaged in Your Community”: Commander Dwayne Betts, Chicago Police Department (15th District)

Financial Health & Wellness

• “Building Wealth”: Ron Milner, founder and President of Goboodle.com, a financial members-only website dedicated to helping ordinary people learn how to create, manage, and grow their own mutual fund portfolio

• “Managing Your Money”: Guaranty Bank

Tours of the newly renovated Loretto Hospital will also be available. Click here to see pictures and a summary of the 2014 West Side Men’s Heath Fair.

Seats are limited, so RSVP is REQUIRED! Contact Alicia to reserve your seat: (708) 613-3344 or alicia@oakpark.com.