Youngstown State University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program kicks off "Walk with a Doc" at Southern Park Mall this month to help encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages.
The free program begins 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the mall's center concourse will continue the last Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. for the remainder of 2019 except for November due to Thanksgiving.
A doctor will be on hand to provide a brief educational session on a relevant health topic and then will lead the group on a walk at each participant's own pace.
Each session will also include light refreshments, blood pressure and heart rate checks, and the opportunity to talk with students in the YSU DPT program about embracing an active and healthy lifestyle.
Sessions will be 9 a.m. on the following Thursdays:
The program is free. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 330-941-1963 or 412-417-8598.