Health


 THURSDAY, Nov. 29 

FREE ANTI-AGING LECTURES 

Where: Big Island 

When: Various times 

Details: Integrative physicians Shanhong Lu and Sharon Olson give informational talks about toxins and stress that disrupt natural functioning of the body. “Awaken, Cleanse and Feed” at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in Kealakakua; 3 p.m. Nov. 30 in Waimea; 3 p.m. Dec. 1, UH-Hilo; 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Hawi; 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Kailua- Kona. Call 328-2159 or 238- 1906 for details. 

Contact: Barbara Moore, 238- 1906, info@dragonflyranch.com 

COMING 

‘WELCOME TO MEDICARE’ STATEWIDE WEBINAR 

Where: www.hawaiiship.org 

When: 8 a.m. Dec. 12 

Details: Are you new to Medicare and want to learn about the options that are available to you? The Hawaii SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) provides a webinar every other month for people to listen, learn and ask questions about what is available in your area and the steps you may need to take. Visit www.hawaiiship.org. 

Contact: Pamela Cunningham, 1-888-875-9229, help@ hawaiiship.org 

ONGOING 

HAWAIIAN ACRES AL-ANON 

Where: Hawaiian Acres Comm. Center, 8th/C Road, Kurtistown 

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sundays 

Details: Free support for anyone impacted by another’s drinking. 

Contact: Hotline: 935-0971; Alanon96760@outlook.com 

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 

Where: Varies 

When: Regularly scheduled 

Details: Want to stop drinking? Call for support, meeting info. Visit www.hawaiiaa.org. 

Contact: AA, 961-6133 

AL-ANON IN EAST HAWAII 

Where: Varies 

When: Regularly scheduled 

Details: Family groups help all troubled by another’s drinking. Visit www.afghawaii.org. 

Contact: 24-hour line, 935- 0971; info@afghawaii.org 

HOSPICE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT DROP-IN GROUP 

Where: Hospice of Hilo 

When: 10 a.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Get help in coping with loss of loved one. Private counseling also available. Free. 

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

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE 

Where: Hospice of Hilo 

When: 5:30 p.m. 

Details: Free bereavement counseling for all who have lost a loved one to suicide; second Tuesday of month. 

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

HOSPICE EVENING GROUP 

Where: Hospice of Hilo 

When: 5:30 p.m. 

Details: Meet others grieving loss of loved one; get tools to cope. First & third Tuesdays. Private counseling available. Free. 

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

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT 

Where: HI Adult Care 

When: 9 a.m. third Thursday 

Details: For all who help someone who is forgetful. Free respite service available. 

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

ALTERNATIVE NATURAL MEDICINE 

Where: Hilo Church of God 

When: 6-7 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: Meets weekly. 

Contact: Michele, 640-2407; Michele_Robles@yahoo.com 

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, HILO 

Where: Central Christian Church 

When: 1-2 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: Fellowship of men and women working to develop healthy relationships. 

Contact: Cheryl, 333-1467, mackenzie@hawaiiantel.net 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 

Where: Central Christian Church, 109 Haili St., Hilo 

When: Noon Tuesdays 

Details: Fellowship for those with food or weight issues. No fees. No weigh-ins. Enter in back through basement. 

Contact: 965-7028 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 

Where: Puna Covenant Church 

When: 5 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: See previous listing. 

Contact: 965-7028 

TALK STORY TOO, BLOOD CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 

Where: Hilo Medical Center 

When: 6 p.m. 

Details: New group meets third Wednesday each month for emotional support, education via Leukemia & Lymphoma Society San Diego/Hawaii Chapter. For all with cancer, families and caregivers. 

Contact: Donna Faria, 968- 7050, donna.faria3@gmail.com 

 

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