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Health briefs 6-19-17

Events

n American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, in Community Room 1 of the main lobby in the Uniontown Hospital. Information and appointments: 800-RED CROSS.

n The Safe Sitter Program, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 28, in Community Room 1 of the main lobby at the Uniontown Hospital. Information and registration: 724-430-6925.

n Exercise classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Center in the Woods, 130 Woodland Court, Brownsville. Classes include chair dancing at 9:30 a.m. followed by healthy steps at 11 a.m. Information: 724-938-3554.

Support groups

n Suicide Bereavement Group, 1-2:30 p.m. June 26, at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and registration: 724-268-1144.

n Al-Anon Family Groups, 8 p.m., Wednesdays, Trinity Church basement, Fayette and Morgantown streets, Uniontown, and 7:30 p.m., Fridays, Christian Church, Pittsburgh Street, Connellsville. These meetings are for anyone who has been affected by or is having problems from someone else’s drinking. Information: al-anon.alateen.org or pa-al-anon.org.

n Survivors of Incest Anonymous group, 6:30-8 p.m., the first and third Mondays of the month, excluding holidays. This 12-step recovery program is meant for men and women aged 18 or older who were sexually abused by a trusted person as a child. The group meets at the Mount Macrina Retreat Center. A similar group, Healing Friends, is from 6:30-7:30 p.m., East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Information: peopleofcourage@gmail.com siawso.org, or healingfriends8@gmail.com.

n Missing Piece of My Heart Support Group, the last Thursday of each month, 6-8 p.m., at the Crime Victim’s Center conference room in the Oliver Square Plaza. The group is for families who have lost a child to a violent crime. Information: 724-438-1470.

n Silver Generation Support Program, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, East End United Community Center, Uniontown. The program is for ages 55 and older. Information: 724-437-1660.

Courses

n American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course, 4 p.m., Tuesday, at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and registration: 724-259-1333.

n Managing Your Diabetes, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Registration and information: 724-258-1483.

n Learn to Prevent Type-2 diabetes, June 26, in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information: 724-258-1483.

Article source: http://www.heraldstandard.com/healthy_living/health-briefs/article_3d9aa6b2-69bb-54ea-bc89-1d07c4c3cc70.html

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