Calendar Of Events Health
Written by Miami Today on November 14, 2002
Support group for those with cancer and their families meets every Thursday. 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N. Kendall Drive, Miami. Call (305) 596-6572.
AARP DRIVING CLASS
AARP’s "55 Arrive Alive", course for drivers 55 and older will meet on Saturdays through Nov. 23rd. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Baptist Medical Plaza at Westchester Health Resource Center, 8840 Bird Road. Participants must attend both sessions. Call (305) 382-6293.
"ABC’s of Hepatitis", topic of free program for adults 55 and older. 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Homestead Hospital, 160 NW 13th St., Homestead. Registration required. Call (305) 412-8700.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS
Free blood pressure screenings available every third Monday of the month. 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Main lobby, Baptist Hospital, 8900 N. Kendall Drive No appointment necessary. (305) 596-6534.
Resolve, support group for those experiencing infertility, meets on the third Monday of each month. 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Women’s Health Resource Center, in the Baptist Medical Arts Bldg., first floor, 8950 N. Kendall Drive, Miami. Call (305) 598-5981.
Cherish, a support group for adoptive and potential adoptive families meets on the third Tuesday of each month. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Women’s Health Resource Center, Baptist Medical Arts Bldg., first floor, 8950 N. Kendall Dr., Miami. Call (305) 598-5981.
Aventura Medical Center will conduct blood pressure checks and have informational materials available. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bloomigdale’s/Burdines Court, Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Call (305) 933-5572.
KIDS AND DRUGS
"Kids and drugs: What parents need to know", program will discuss how to prevent drug use, signs and treatment and more. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. in the auditorium, Baptist Children’s Hospital, 8900 N. Kendall Drive, Miami. Cost $5. RSVP: (305) 412-8700.
UM School of Medicine marks Diabetes month with Community Health Fair. Event will feature educational lectures, free blood pressure screenings, door prizes, a meter exchange and more. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1450 NW 10th Ave., Miami. Call (305) 243-4853.
Breast cancer support group meets the third Thursday of each month. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Women’s Health Resource Center, Medical Arts Building, first floor, Baptist Hospital, 8950 N. Kendall Drive, Miami. Call (305) 598-5981.