You are the Chief Wellness Officer for your family and a super hero in our eyes.
Gwinnett Medical Center is designing a Women’s Wellness Day just for you, focusing on taking better care of you and the ones you love. Saturday, March 9th, 2019 will be action-packed with healthcare heroes to make sure you are in the know about the many health and wellness resources available in our community. Come enjoy wellness workshops, interactive booths, free screenings, demonstrations and a powerful keynote speaker that will inspire you to be the best you can be.
Our goal is to help you ensure you and your family are healthy, happy and thriving. So save the date, dust off your cape, and make plans to join us.
Schedule of Events
8:00 a.m. – Doors Open
9:00 a.m. – Wellness Workshop 1
10:30 a.m. – Wellness Workshop 2
11:30 a.m. – Keynote Speaker
12:30 p.m. – Event Conclude
The career of Gail Devers was one of perseverance and dominance in women’s track and field. A career that saw her compete until the age of 40, Devers is a three-time Olympic gold medalist and 13-time World Indoor and Outdoor medalist, 9 of them Gold Medals.. In 1991, near the beginning of her career, Devers was diagnosed with Graves’ disease and began radiation treatment as doctors threatened to amputate her feet. Devers recovered to become one of the most dominant sprinters and hurdlers of her time.
She won the 1992 Olympic gold medal in the 100m along with gold medals in the 100m and 4x100m in 1996. At the World Outdoor Championships she won three gold medals in the 100m hurdles (‘93, ‘95, ‘99) along with a gold medal in the 100m in 1993 and 4x100m in 1997. She won World Indoor Championships gold three times in the 60m (‘93, ‘97, and ‘04) and one in the 60m hurdles (‘03). In 2007, at the age of 40, Devers won the 60m hurdles at the Millrose Games in 7.86 seconds, which was the fastest time in the world that year. A 10-time USA Outdoor 100m hurdles champion; she is a two-time winner of the ESPY for Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
Gail recently became an author. Her book GAIL DEVERS MY LIFE IN STORY: STRONGER was released in 2015 and available at http://cosbymediaproductions.
Healthcare heroes from the community and health/wellness fields have been carefully chosen for the purpose of giving you plenty to learn and practice. We are covering all topics that keep women up at night, from protecting our children and caring for aging parents to those darn night sweats!
Wellness Workshops Topics
Not sure what type of wellness activities fit your needs? We encourage you to try it out!!! Fitness activities and nutrition demonstrations allow you to discover what fits your lifestyle and body needs before you dive in head first into a new regime. Come prepared to get moving. Get to know your numbers! Complimentary health screenings will be provided by GMC Service lines.
Nutrition & Cooking Demonstrations
- Heart Healthy
- Feeding the Family
- Fuel for Athletes
- Easy Gluten & Diabetic Meal Solutions
Get to Know Your Numbers:
You’re constantly investing in those around you. Take the time to invest in yourself and your wellness by visiting with our health providers and exhibitors. Here is your chance to ask questions and get answers without having to make an appointment. PLUS there will even be a little retail therapy and pampering. Be sure to visit and take advantage.