Calendar Of Events Health
Written by Miami Today on April 3, 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.
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, US1 and Southwest 62nd Avenue, South Miami. Details: (305) 662-6368.
The Colossal Colon Tour will stop in Miami through April 5. The 40-foot long replica of the human colon will be parked at Lummus Park, between 13 & 14 street, Miami Beach, spreading the word on colon cancer prevention and awareness. Details: (202) 828-9763.
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.
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.
CARING FOR PARENTS
The Palace at Weston will host a seminar "Caring for Aging Parents: Making the Right Decisions-Coral Gables," 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Miami, 1350 S. Dixie Hwy., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 270-7000.
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.
POLESTAR PILATES CENTER OPENING
Formerly the Balanced Body Center, the newly expanded facility will celebrate its re-naming and present a choreographed Pilates performance featuring the latest movements in the Polestar Pilates discipline. 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Polestar Pilates Center, 1500 Monza Ave., Suite 350, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 740-6001.
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.
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.