Calendar Of Events Health
Written by Miami Today on February 27, 2003
A support group for people coping with cancer and their families meets weekly on Thursdays from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Chapel at Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Miami. Details: (305) 596-6572.
Tenet South Florida Health System will provide weekly cardiac screenings from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. during the month of February. Medical staff will check your blood pressure and cholesterol. Tenet hospitals include Coral Gables Hospital, Hialeah Hospital, North Shore Medical Center, Palmetto General Hospital and Parkway Regional Medical Center. Details: (888) TENET-4U.
The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group meets on the fourth 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 Drive, Miami. Details: (305) 598-5981.
WALK/RUN FOR HOPE
Henderson Mental Health Center hosts its fifth annual Walk/Run for Hope. Registration 6:30 a.m.; Run 7:30 a.m.; Walk 7:32 a.m. Beach Place on South A1A in Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 777-1612.
Tai Chi style exercise classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. and 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Health Resource Center at Baptist Medical Plaza, 8840 Bird Road, Miami. Eight-week fee $32. Details: (305) 226-7398.
Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Women’s Health Resource Center, Baptist Hospital Medical Arts Building, first floor, 8950 N Kendall Drive, 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.
A Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma support group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at South Miami Hospital-Center for Women’s Medicine, US 1 and Southwest 62nd Avenue, South Miami. Details: (305) 662-6368.
A support group for adults with diabetes and their families meets the first Friday of each month, 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. in the Diabetes Care Center conference room, located on 3 Main West at Baptist Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Miami. Details: (305) 270-3696.
Support group for children with diabetes and their parents meets the second Saturday of each month. 10 a.m. The location alternates each month between the Diabetes Care Center at Baptist Hospital and Miami Children’s Hospital. Details: (305) 270-3696.
Parkinson-Park-Optimists Group meets the second Saturday of each month, 2 p.m. at the Floridian Home, 47 NW 32 Place, Miami. Phillip Mondschine, Elder Law Attorney, will speak on "How to Protect your Assets." Details: (305) 441-7975.
Stress management workshop for people dealing with stress in their lives will be held the second Tuesday of each month, from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at South Miami Hospital, Victor E. Clarke Education Center, US 1 and SW 62 Avenue, Miami. Fee $5. Details: (786) 662-8106.