The 21st annual Omaha Women’s Health and Wellness Conference will be held Friday, Oct. 12, from 8 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. at the La Vista Conference Center, 12520 Westport Parkway, Omaha.
The theme of the conference is “All About You – Shaping Your Wellness Perspective” and will feature three main sessions and six health education sessions. The conference offers new health insights, encouraging and empowering messages, health screenings, exhibits and fellowship.
Plan to spend the day learning tips on how to improve your health and wellness.
Breakout sessions will be offered on the topics of:
- Medical Marijuana
- Financial education & health
- Skin health
- Resiliency in the digital age
- Environmental wellness & sustainability
- Heart health in women
Marcia Adler, Ph.D., R.N., instructor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) School of Health and Kinesiology will give a presentation on "How to Design a Peak Performance Body Using the Eight Dimensions of Wellness".
A large health fair will also be provided that will give you the opportunity to attend exhibits from Nebraska Medicine clinics and University of Nebraska Medical Center departments, non-profit organizations within the Omaha area, and our conference financial sponsors.
The conference, is hosted by UNO, WELLCOM, The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Nebraska Medicine and the Olson Center for Women’s Health.
Participants must register by Friday, Oct. 5. The cost is $59, which includes lectures, exhibits, breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments and door prizes.
Low-cost screenings including lipid and glucose profile and complete blood count, will be available for $17, and a thyroid-stimulating hormone test will be available for $7. Flu shots will be offered for $20.
For more information, contact the Olson Center for Women’s Health at 402.559.6345.
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