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BRG’s Senior Life Wellness Screening Offers Free Health Assessments, Tips

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BRG’s Senior Life Wellness Screening Offers Free Health Assessments, Tips

BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) is hosting a free Senior Life Wellness screening on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 8-11 a.m. at BRG’s Bluebonnet campus. Recommended for adults ages 65+, the screening event will provide important health information and tips for staying active.

“As life expectancy continues to increase in the U.S., it’s important to remember that aging doesn’t have to mean settling for aches and pains,” said Dr. Eric Frusha, an internal medicine physician at BRG. “It means it’s more vital than ever to stay on top of your health so you and your physician can address any issues quickly.”

Screenings include:

  • Blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose
  • Balance assessment
  • Flexibility assessment
  • Cognitive memory assessment
  • Grip strength
  • Hearing

The event is free, but participants should reserve a spot at or call (225) 763-4695.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.