Residents living in and around the South Boston can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.

Berry Hill Resort and Conference Center will host this community event on March 16. The site is located at 3105 River Road in South Boston.

Screenings can check for the level of plaque buildup in arteries, HDL and LDL cholesterol levels, diabetes risk, bone density, kidneys, thyroid function and more

Screenings are affordable, convenient and accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Free parking also will be available.

Packages start at $149, but consultants will work with patients to create a package that is right for them based on age and risk factors.

Patients are encouraged to ask about the Wellness Gold Membership Program, which allows customers to get all the screenings they need, for only $19.95 a month.

Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit their website at www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.