Health


 TODAY, July 7 

SPIRITED SURVIVORS 

Where: ‘Imiloa Sky Garden 

When: noon July 7 

Details: Welcoming social support group offers informal peer-led, positive setting for those newly diagnosed and breast cancer survivors. Survivors share info, personal experiences and concerns. 

Contact: Cecily Nago, 935- 0025, cecily.nago@cancer.org 

TUESDAY, July 10 

MALL WALKERS PROGRAM 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 9:30 a.m. July 10 

Details: Third quarter runs July 10-Sept. 13, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Register at Mall Walkers station at Food Court fronting Got Gifts. 

Contact: Beverly, 959-3555, beverly.crudele@ggp.com 

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT 

Where: Church of Holy Cross 

When: 10 a.m. July 10 

Details: Support group for caregivers who provide assistance to anyone. Support from knowledgeable community members as well as Alzheimer’ Association. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

WEDNESDAY, July 11 

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 5 p.m. July 11 

Details: For caregivers who provide assistance to someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

FORGETFUL? SUPPORT GROUP FOR YOU 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 5 p.m. July 11 

Details: Support group for forgetful people and their family members. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

THURSDAY, July 12 

LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER 

Where: Tutu’s House, Waimea 

When: 10 a.m. July 12 

Details: Registration now being accepted for Look Good, Feel Better, a free program that teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment. Offers help with the appearance-related side effects of radiation or chemotherapy. Register; make-up included. 

Contact: Cecily, 935-0025, cecily.nago@cancer.org 

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 

Where: Church of Holy Cross 

When: 11 a.m. July 12 

Details: Us Too! Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month. Speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey Albaugh of Chicago’s NorthShore University Health System. Light lunch, $5; call to sign up. 

Contact: Al Manliguis, 935- 2723, cecily.nago@cancer.org 

HOSPICE EVENING GROUP 

Where: Hospice of Hilo 

When: 5:30 p.m. July 12 

Details: Free evening bereavement support. Meet others grieving loss of loved ones and learn tools to help deal with grief. Individual appointments also available. Ongoing every first and third Tuesday of the month. 

Contact: Cathy, 969-1733, cathyhough@hospiceofhilo.org 

COMING 

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT 

Where: HI Adult Care 

When: 9 a.m. July 19 

Details: Support group for caregivers who provide assistance to someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Free respite service available. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP 

Where: Oki Conference Room, 688 Kinoole St., Suite 115A 

When: 7 p.m. July 27 

Details: The room is located along the driveway. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Hawaii presents this monthly support group that helps people gain understanding and empathy for loved ones living with and recovering from mental illness. Learn more, connect with others and feel empowered. 

Contact: Carolyn Oki, 935-3518 or 936-2832, carold2654@hawaiiantel.net 

 

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