Calendar Of Events Health
Written by Miami Today on March 6, 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.
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, U.S.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 Pl., Miami. Phillip Mondschine, Elder Law Attorney, will speak on "How to Protect your Assets". Details: (305) 441-7975.
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.
A support group for people with arthritis, A.C.H.E. (Arthritis Can Hit Everyone), meets the second Monday of each month, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., at South Miami Hospital, Recreation Therapy Department, East Tower Building, first floor, U.S.-1 and Southwest 62 Avenue, Miami. Free and open to public. Details: (305) 569-0865.
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.
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.
Part of "Cover the Uninsured Week", South Florida hospitals and healthcare organizations join together to provide a day of free health screenings, state insurance eligibility screenings, information on health care alternatives for the uninsured, and preventative care information. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Alamo Park, 1611 NW 12 Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 646-7188.