St. Bernards will host a free lunch and learn at noon on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Conference Room at the new St. Bernards Health & Wellness Institute at 1416 East Matthews Avenue on the eastern end of the Matthews Medical Mile.
Topic for the hour-long session will be “Taking It To Heart.” And the program will focus on learning to make healthy food choices that enable you to better manage both diabetes and heart disease. The presenter will be Emily Smith, registered dietitian at St. Bernards.
Lunch will be provided, with foods coming from the new Café on the Mile at the Health & Wellness Institute.
Persons interested in attending must register for the session by calling 870-336-4912.
The November lunch and learn is being sponsored by the Craighead County Community Foundation, the Blue and You Foundation and Genetech.
The next Lunch & Learn is scheduled for noon on Dec. 15 at the Conference Room at the Health & Wellness Institute. Jessica Weems, tobacco prevention coordinator, will present a program on “Tips, Tricks and Benefits of a Tobacco-Free Lifestyle.”
The programs are open to the interested public, but participants must register ahead of time.