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.

    July Highlights

    • Elder Law Basics, Wednesday, July 1, 2 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Lighten Up Your Summer Sides, Saturday, July 11, 1 to 2:30 pm. Mark your calendar.
    • Vertigo: Causes and Solutions, Thursday, July 30, 5 pm. Mark your calendar.

    Financial Health

    Estate Planning for Families 
    Hear from local attorney Mike Wells about estate planning in terms you can understand. Learn about the four main documents everyone should have and when it may be time to change any existing documents because of tax law changes Blended families (second marriages with children from first marriages) may need different planning. Register now.

    Healthy Snacking

    Smart Snacking 
    Join registered dietitian Cindy Silver for a guided tour through the nutritious snacking options at the grocery store. Find out how to maximize the fruits and veggies in your own and your family's snacks. Learn about salty, crunchy snacks and develop the confidence to make smart choices. Discover how creative snacks can become a satisfying breakfast or something new for your child's school lunch. Register now.

    Foot Health

    Bunions and Hammertoes 
    Bunions and hammertoes are two of the most common foot problems and often occur together. Wake Forest Baptist Health podiatrist Dr. Christina Long discusses the signs and symptoms of these conditions, and what to expect during examination. She also provides an overview of surgical and nonsurgical treatments. Register now.

    Lunch & Learn: Stroke Awareness

    Stroke Awareness and Prevention  
    Taught by Enjoy a free healthy lunch when you join registered nurse Rayetta Johnson to learn more about stroke prevention, including regular blood pressure checks and controlling diet and weight. Register now.

     View all classes in June 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.


    Stroke Risk Profiler ›

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


    Health Calculators ›

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


    Merchant Discounts ›

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


    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.