AAMC Wellness Movement Expands To Westfield Annapolis

Just in time for the upcoming winter months, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is launching a new indoor wellness program in partnership with Westfield Annapolis. Throughout the mall, you’ll find a marked walking path and inspiration for living healthier. The trail measures more than a mile with start and finish zones just outside Macy’s.

During the week of Oct. 21-25, AAMC and mall partners will host daily activities for fitness, nutrition, skin cancer prevention, and stress reduction. The full schedule includes:

· Monday, Oct. 21, 7:30-9:30am: Free breakfast and sign-up for Energize—the next generation of mall walkers! Come and get a free t-shirt (courtesy of Under Armour™), pedometer, and learn about new tracking systems and contests. Plus, our Energize team will be on-site to learn more about what you want!

· Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6-8pm: Fitness demonstrations with AAMC’s own wellness champions and instructors. Plus, meet a member of the Baltimore Ravens!

· Wednesday, Oct. 23, 11am-1pm: Nutrition education with registered dietitian Ann Caldwell: 10 tips for a healthier plate.

· Thursday, Oct. 24, 11am-1pm: Cancer prevention with nurse Joanne Ebner: Understanding the sun’s impact on your skin.

· Friday, Oct. 25, 11am-1pm: Stress reduction demonstrations with wellness practitioners.

All events will take place in the Crate & Barrel Court. Registration for Energize will be available during all activities.

About Anne Arundel Medical Center
Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), a regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, Md., serves an area of more than one million people. Founded in 1902, AAMC includes a 380-bed not-for-profit hospital, a medical group, imaging services, a substance use treatment center, and health enterprises. In addition to a 57-acre Annapolis campus, AAMC has outpatient pavilions in Bowie, Kent Island, Odenton, and Waugh Chapel. AAMC is nationally recognized for its joint replacement center, emergency heart attack response and cancer care. A leader in women’s services, AAMC delivers the state’s second highest number of births annually and has a Level 3b neonatal intensive care unit. With more than 1,000 medical staff members, 3,900 employees and 750 volunteers, AAMC consistently receives awards for quality, patient satisfaction and innovation. To learn more, visit askAAMC.org.