The latest in Health news and topics relating to seniors are featured at the 4 quarterly member meetings and the Life's Champions newsletters. The newsletter offers special events and group travel opportunities
Life's Champions was formed in 1985 to serve the needs of senior citizens. At the time, it was a new dimension in providing health information, resources and social activities for seniors. Today members of Life's Champions, are presented with the latest health topics in the quarterly member newsletter and at the luncheons. Members also enjoy free health screenings at the annual Live4Life Health Fair held on the last Saturday in January.
Life's Champions enjoy the specially planned social gathering, group travel, and volunteer opportunities offered to members. Upon registration members receive a quarterly newsletter outlining all of the benefits of membership. Opelousas General Health System offers to members discounts throughout the hospital. The program is offered free to local and area residents who have attained the age of 55 years.
A 20% discount in the hospital Lil' General Cafe.
A 10% discount on items in the hospital Gift shop, The Lobby Shop.
(some exclusions apply)
Opelousas General Health System is fortunate to work with many volunteers. Our volunteers assist staff in providing extra services to our patients. Volunteer opportunities await you!
Community Health Fair
Each year in January, OGHS hosts a community-wide health fair, providing free and valuable health care services.