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Health briefs 9-11-17

Events

n Bariatric Community Meeting, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Memorial Conference Center at Westmoreland Hospital. Information: 1-877-771-1234.

n Look Good Feel Better, 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and registration: 800-227-2345.

n Talk with a Doc: What’s New in Shoulder Surgery? 6 p.m., Thursday, Community and Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park. Dr. Allan Tissenbaum with discuss the newest standards of care and protocols. Information and registration: 724-258-1333.

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 Compassionate Friends, 7-8:30 p.m., today, Board Room at Frick Hospital, for those who have lost a child.

n Suicide Bereavement Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., today and Sept. 25, at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and registration: 724-268-1144.

n Alzheimer’s Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and reservations: 724-258-1333.

n RSDS Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information: 724-929-9492.

n Monthly Group for Men, 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, at Bud Murphy’s in Connellsville.

n Diabetes Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Thursdsay, at the Mon-Vale HealthPLEX at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and registration: 724-258-1483.

n Grief Support Group, 2-3:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Greensburg, and from 6-7:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Latrobe every Thursday.

n Stepping Stones Bereavement Support Program, beginning 7 p.m., today, and running for 10 weeks at the Fayette County Health Center on New Salem Road. Anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one is welcome. Information and registrations: 724-438-9373 or 724-439-1683.

n Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Greensburg.

n Grief support group with art, 6-7 p.m., Wednesdays, Latrobe Hospital. Information: 724-516-8605.

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 Advanced Carbohydrate Counting, 9-11 a.m., Tuesday, at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and registration: 724-258-1483.

n Sibling Class, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, in Conference Room D in Westmoreland Hospital. Information: 1-877-771-1234.

n Living Well Series: Life After Cancer “Life After Diagnosis and Financial Issues,” 6 p.m., Sept. 13 at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Session will include Carol Manown, clinical coordinator of medical oncology and cancer survivor.

n Living with Diabetes, Looking Forward, 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, at Frick Hospital Wound Center and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Excela Square in Norwin. Both require a physician referral. Information or enrollment: 1-877-771-1234.

n Childbirth and Beyond, 7-9:30 p.m., Wednesdays, at the Memorial Conference Center in Westmoreland Hospital.

n Yoga class, 5:15 p.m., Mondays beginning today, in Conference Room D at the Westmoreland Hospital, and Thursdays, in Auditorium A/B/ in the Latrobe Hospital.

n Chair Fit mixed cardiovascular training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mondays beginning today, Conference Room D in Westmoreland Hospital.

n Interval Training class, 4:30-5:40 p.m., Mondays beginning today, at the Memorial Conference Center at Westmoreland Hospital.

n Body Sculpting and Core Conditioning, 4:30 p.m., Wednesdays, in the Memorial Conference Center in Westmoreland Hospital. Information: 724-830-8568.

Article source: http://www.heraldstandard.com/healthy_living/health-briefs/article_4542814b-1d06-56d7-84ac-f236cbf7e130.html

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