BestHealth

BestHealthSM, the community wellness outreach program of Wake Forest Baptist Health, offers health seminars, screenings and events to help you live a healthier life and stay on top of the latest advances in medicine. Classes are held at various locations in the community.

View our list of seminars, screenings and cooking classes.

    June Highlights

    • Estate Planning for Families, Wednesday, June 3, 2 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Smart Snacking, Thursday, June 4, 4 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Bunions & Hammertoes, Wednesday, June 10, 11 am. Mark your calendar.
    • Lunch & Learn: Stroke Awareness and Prevention,Thursday, June 11, Noon - 1:30 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Boot Camp Fitness, Saturday, June 27, 9 am. Mark your calendar.

    Nutrition

    Healthy Balance: One Bite at a Time
    Join Wake Forest Baptist Health Essential Program coordinator and registered dietitian Annette Frain as she discusses ways to balance weight and nutrition. Register now.

    Bone Health

    Hip and Knee Replacement 
    Wake Forest Baptist Health orthopaedic surgeon Dr. John Shields describes medical treatments for damaged hips and knees, including hip replacement, which allows preservation of more bone mass. Register now.

    Eye Health

    Laser Cataract Surgery 
    Wake Forest Baptist Health ophthalmologist Dr. Keith Walter discusses LASIK and advanced cataract surgery. Hear about the specific vision problems corrected by these procedures, the characteristics of qualified patients, and the risks and benefits of surgery. Register now.

    Babysitting Training Course

    Safe Sitter Basic 
    Taught by certified Safe Sitter instructors, this nationally recognized program teaches 11 - to 13 - year olds how to be safe, nurturing babysitters. Students learn safety precautions, basic first aid, how to care for a child who is choking and more, then take a final exam to earn a completion card. Cost: $45 per student for the one-day class that includes a Safe Sitter manual and babysitter kit. Make checks payable to BestHealth. Students should bring a healthy bag lunch; drinks will be provided. Register now.

     View all classes in May and register now.

    Brenner FIT

    The Brenner FIT program at Brenner Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric weight management program for children and their families. BestHealth is pleased to include Brenner FIT classes in our monthly offerings. 

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    BestHealth Resources

    Heart Health Profiler ›

    Complete this quick health survey to discover important information about your cardiovascular health.

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    Stroke Risk Profiler ›

    Complete this quick health survey to discover important information about your stroke risk.

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    Health Calculators ›

    What is your target heart rate? How many carbs should you have in a day? Is stress affecting your health?

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    Merchant Discounts ›

    Quick guide to the merchants in the Winston-Salem area who offer discounts to BestHealth members.

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    BestHealth monthly newsletter ›

    PDF file of the monthly BestHealth newsletter.

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    Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.