Health


 TODAY, Jan. 26 

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION 

Where: Old Gym, UH-Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 26 

Details: Eight-week class using yoga, meditation; $150. Register with CCECS at 974-7664 or http://hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/ccecs/fitness/ For more info visit www.positively-living.com 

Contact: Bernie Schreck, 937- 9736, bernieschreck@gmail.com 

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 

HAWAIIAN HEALING 

Where: Kilauea Visitor Center, HVNP 

When: 10 a.m. Jan. 30 

Details: Learn how Hawaiian plants are used as medicine. Kaohu Monfort shares knowledge of native plants, including how noni, kukui, olena, others can heal and nourish. 

Contact: 985-6011, havo_ interpretation@nps.gov 

COMING 

B.R.I.D.G.E.S SUPPORT 

Where: 440 Kapiolani St., Hilo 

When: 2 p.m. Feb. 2 

Details: Ongoing on first and third Saturday of each month at nonprofit Hawaii Island Home for Recovery. For adults with mental illness to voice opinions and improve their lives. B.R.I.D.G.E.S. stands for Building Recovery of Indivduals through Dreams Goals Education and Support.Refreshments will be available; a drug-free event. 

Contact: Lynn and Christol, 640-2519 or 769-8636, hilobridges@gmail.com 

SPIRITED SURVIVORS BREAST CANCER SUPPORT 

Where: Imiloa Sky Garden 

When: 11 a.m. Feb. 2 

Details: Spirited Survivors offers social support for newly diagnosed patients and survivors of breast cancer in informal peer-led setting. Welcoming network of survivors sharing information, personal experiences, concerns on first Saturday of month. 

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

SAMADHI FITNESS 

Where: Kalani Oceanside Retreat 

When: 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Friday 

Details: Ongoing 75-minute intense dance asana combining yoga, swing, hip hop, Irish step, Latin and tribal trance dance; for all ages, levels. 

Contact: Daina Fawn, 1-804- 366-0503, Charismadances@ gmail.com 

WHAT IS DEMENTIA? 

Where: Aging/Disability RC 

When: 9 a.m. Feb. 2 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association explains difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, reversible and irreversible dementia, the stages, warning signs, risk factors. Call to sign up. 

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

‘A TIME TO REMEMBER’ 

Where: Aging/Disability RC 

When: 11 a.m. Feb. 2 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association presents movie “A Time To Remember” focusing on a family reunion at Thanksgiving. Call for reservation. 

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

FORGETFULNESS PART 1 

Where: Aging/Disability RC 

When: 1 p.m. Feb. 2 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association presentation for the forgetful and their family members. Attendees do not need to have a formal diagnosis. First in a three-part series. Call to reserve seat. 

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

ACS ‘LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER’ PROGRAM 

Where: American Cancer Society, 120 Pauahi St., Suite 302 

When: 1 p.m. Feb. 4 

Details: Inviting all women facing appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Free program designed to help women combat hair loss, skin changes and other treatment-related side effects. Call to sign up; makeup included. Meets first Monday of month. 

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

CODEPENDENTS ANON 

Where: Central Christian Church 

When: 1 p.m. Feb. 7 

Details: Meets one hour weekly. Fellowship of men and women to develop healthy, loving relationships via 12-step programs. 

Contact: Cheryl or Charles, 333-1467 or 937-2683, mackenzie@hawaiiantel.net 

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS IN HILO 

Where: Mina Pharmacy, Hilo 

When: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 9 

Details: Screenings, consultations with UH-Hilo pharmacy/nursing students: blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, medication education; healthy-living giveaways. 

Contact: 808-256-6104, thealohaprojecthawaii@gmail.com 

 

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