Health calendar 11/4/04

Thursday, November 4, 2004

Today

Blood pressure screening at 10 a.m. at Cape Senior Center, sponsored by the Generations Family Resource Center. For information, call 651-5825.

"Ask your doctor" airs at 8 p.m. on cable channel 5. Dr. Suha Alkadry will speak about breast-feeding. Viewers can phone 334-3095 with questions during the program.

Sibling class for children ages 4 to 8 in the Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. The class meets at 6 p.m. while parents attend a refresher childbirth class. For registration information, call 651-5825.

Preparation for Childbirth Class 4 meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room in the Healing Arts Center. This is the last of a four-session class. For information, call (877) 231-2229.
Seeds of Hope Grief Support Group meets at 6 p.m. in the Assisi Conference room at Saint Francis Medical Center. This is a six-week education and support series. For information, call Bonnie McCulley at 331-5118.

Friday

Blood pressure screening at 8:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. The screening is sponsored by the Generations Family Resource Center. For information, phone 651-5825.

Saturday

Diabetes Basic Skills Class meets from 8:45 a.m. to noon in Saint Francis' Health & Wellness Center conference room 2. Physician referral is required to attend. For more information, call 331-5897.

Monday

Muscular Dystrophy Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in meeting room 102 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. This new group is for family members and caregivers affected by muscular dystrophy and related disorders. For information, call 651-5825.

Infant Care Class meets at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Healing Arts Center. This class is targeted toward parents, grandparents or other care providers. For information, call (877) 231-2229.

Tuesday

Balance screening for seniors at 9 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Jackson. The screening is open to seniors age 60 or older who live in Cape Girardeau County. Appointments are necessary. Call 651-5825.

Diabetes Self-Management Support Group meets at 1 p.m. in the Generations Family Resource Center to discuss depression and diabetes. For information, call 651-5844.

Seminar on conductive keratoplasty at 6 p.m. in the Harrison Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Dr. Mason F. Bias wills peak about the near vision CK procedure that could eliminate the need for reading glasses.

SHARE grief support group meets at 7 p.m. in the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. The group is for parents and families who have lost a child because of a miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death or ectopic pregnancy. For information, call 651-5825.

Grief support group meets at 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church. The program is on coping with grief during the holidays. For information, phone Julie Metzger at 651-5549 or Connie Griswold at 651-5519.

New Voice Club meets at 2 p.m. in Saint Francis' Health and Wellness Center, conference room 1. For more information, contact Luana Rhodes at 331-5980.
Diabetes Basic Skills Class meets from 8:45 a.m. to noon in Saint Francis' Health and Wellness Center, conference room 2. Physician referral is required. For information, contact the Diabetes Center at 331-5897.

Wednesday

Knee and hip pain seminar at 1 p.m. in the Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5825.

United Ostomy Association meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Generations Family Resource Center. For information, call 651-5844.

-- From staff reports

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