Calendar Of Events Health
Written by Miami Today on November 21, 2002
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.
"Get the Facts: The Truth About Herbal Remedies," topic of free program for Senior Advantage memebers (adults 55 and older). 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Victor E. Clarke Education Center, South Miami Hospital, U.S.-1 and SW 62nd Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 412-8700.
The Aventura/North Dade Prostate Cancer Support Group meets on the 4th Sunday of each month at 11:30 a.m. Biscayne Medical Arts Plaza – 1st floor, 21110 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Details: (305) 682-2151.
Information and assistance are available for senior adults 55 and older who need help with Medicare, HMO, long-term healthcare questions and concerns. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Homestead Hospital, Coconut Room, 160 NW 13th St., Homestead. Details: (305) 226-7362.
The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group meets on the 4th Friday of each month, from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Women’s Health Resource Center, Baptist Medical Arts Building, 1st floor, 8950 N. Kendall Dr., Miami. Details: (305) 598-5981.
STRETCHING & MEDITATION
Therapeutic workshop. Meets weekly on Wednesday this month. $5. 6-7 p.m. Victor E. Clarke Education Center, South Miami Hospital, 6200 SW 73rd St. Details: (305) 662-8106.