Health calendar 2/11/09

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Today

Mended Hearts appreciation banquet

Heart-healthy menu and a presentation by "The Hat Lady." Call 331-7950.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Harrison Room, Southeast Missouri Hospital

Diabetes self-management support group

Coping with health issues can require changing the way things are done. Learn what strategies are most helpful for dealing with the stress that can come from making changes. Call 332-1587 to register.

When: 1 to 2 p.m.

Where: Wellness Connection in West Park Mall

THURSDAY

Asthma education

Asthma education for children, adults and families by Southeast Missouri Hospital respiratory care practitioners. call 332-1587.

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Meeting room 105, Southeast Missouri Hospital

FRIDAY

The Details on Diets

Hear how TLC diets work for some and not others.

When: 10:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Where: Health and Wellness Center conference room 1, Saint Francis Medical Center

Monday

School's Out Day Camp

Fun and games for children ages 5 to 12 who have Presidents Day off. Call 243-2211.

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: HealthPoint, Jackson

Healthy Cooking: Mardi Gras Fun

Cook up some healthy Louisiana-style eats. Some dishes will be spicer than others. To register, call 986-4440.

When: 6 to 7:15 p.m.

Where: HealthPoint, Cape Girardeau

Feb. 17

Wellness Connection Healthy Heart Fair

Cholesterol and blood pressure screenings; heart and stroke prevention education; nutrition education, 11 a.m. healthy cooking demonstration; 5:30 p.m. light supper; call 332-1587.

When: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: West Park Mall

Arthritis Education and Support Series meeting

This free series offers support and knowledge to those suffering from arthritis. Call 331-5880.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Health and Wellness conference rooms 1 and 2, Saint Francis Medical Center

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