Health event

WHAT: South Baton Roue Wellness Walk & Talk

WHEN: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18

WHERE: Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St.

DETAILS: Event will include health screenings, cancer screenings, lunch and more.

Hoarding workshop

WHAT: Understand Hoarding

WHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18

WHERE: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.


DETAILS: Hoarding is the excessive accumulation of things, regardless of actual value due to a perceived or obsessive need to save them, and it is characterized by the difficulty in parting with or discarding possessions. Professional organizer Alyssa Trosclair will conduct the seminar designed to help develop a greater understanding of the hoarding disorder, including causes, common issues faced by family members, and safety and health risks that can arise as a result. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation.