and programs are held at the Lathrem Senior Center unless
otherwise noted. Call the Lathrem Center for dates and times
at (937) 296-2480.
Free blood pressure screenings
are held several times each month.
Free blood sugar screenings are
offered the first Wednesday of each month.
Cholesterol and Prostate Specific
These tests are offered twice
each year through Wellness Connection of the Miami Valley.
Dates and times vary.
Avada Audiology and Hearing Care
offer free hearing tests the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Screenings are performed bi-annually
at our center. Doppler ultrasound equipment is used to test
the rate of blood flow through arteries. Appointment and
Pulmonary function tests are held
periodically each year.
This low-cost screening is held
one to two times per year. The purpose of the test is to
screen for bone density. An appointment is required.
Free posture screenings are held
throughout the year.
Prostate screenings are held each
year. The Combined Health District offers free testing one
time per year. Appointments are limited. Prostate screenings
are also held two times per year through the Wellness Connection
of the Miami Valley.
Free skin cancer screenings are
held twice per year. July testing is performed by the Montgomery
County Medical Alliance and is done on a drop-in, first-come
first-served basis. August testing is performed by Kettering
Medical Center Years Ahead program. An appointment is required
for the August test.
Health & Wellness Speakers
Various health and wellness speakers
present programs throughout the year. Please see a current
issue of the Lathrem
Letter (PDF File) for upcoming events.
Lunch & Learn
This monthly program is held during
the fall, winter and spring. Bring your own lunch or enjoy
ours while listening to local medical professionals talk
about current and hot wellness topics.
Low-cost flu shots are offered
twice each fall through the Montgomery County Combined Health
District and Kettering Medical Center. An appointment is
Low-cost pneumonia shots
are offered each fall through Kettering Medical Center.
An appointment is required. Please see the Lathrem
Letter (PDF File)
for upcoming dates.
Macular Degeneration & Low Vision
This support group meets at the
Lathrem Senior Center the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00
pm. Speakers and topics are published in the Lathrem
Letter (PDF File).
Osteoporosis Support Group
This support group meets at the
Lathrem Senior Center the 2nd Wednesday of each month at
2:30 pm. Speakers and topics are published in the Lathrem Letter (PDF File).
Parkinson Support Group
This support group meets at Kettering
Medical Center in Dining Room No. 1 on the 2nd Tuesday of
each month at 7:00 pm. The group format includes both speakers
and networking opportunities.
Relax your mind and body with
a back and neck or hand and foot massage. Several experienced
therapists offer their services at CIL for $12 for each
The entire body is reflected on
the foot through a system of reflexes. Reflexology can promote
balance, reduce tension, increase blood flow and improve
circulation. A certified practitioner visits our center
twice each month. The cost is $12 for each 10-minute appointment.