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Pasco seniors can get free legal help at CARES centers


Seniors can get free legal advice at CARES centers

Attorneys with Helping the Elderly with Legal Problems (HELP) will offer free half-hour consultations by appointment beginning at 1 p.m. on the following dates:

• Thursday and Jan. 24, Feb. 10 and 24, and March 10 and 24 at the CARES Claude Pepper Senior Center, 6640 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. Call (727) 844-3077.

• Jan. 18, Feb. 1 and 15, and March 1 and 15 at the CARES Rao Musunuru Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. Call (727) 863-6868.


Fishing club now taking applications

The South Pasco Bassmasters fishing club is accepting applications for membership at its next meeting, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rapscallions, 4422 Land O'Lakes Blvd. For information, visit


Learn to use photo software, e-mail

CARES Elfers hosts a Picasa class from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 at the center, 4136 Barker Drive. Picasa is a free software program designed to help users edit, organize and share digital photos. The center also hosts a basic e-mail class from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 26. Learn how to set up and use Outlook Express. Each class costs $11. For information, call (727) 848-1290.


Classes help families cope with mentally ill

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is planning a free 12-week course called Family to Family for the family members and caregivers of adults with serious mental illnesses.

The class is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 27 to April 14 in conference room C at Community Hospital, 5637 Marine Parkway. NAMI is also planning a free six-week course called NAMI Basics for the parents and primary caregivers of children and adolescents who have mental illnesses. The class is from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays from Feb. 18 to March 25 at Hudson United Methodist Church, 13123 U.S. 19, Hudson. Registration is required for both courses. Call (727) 992-9653 or visit


Eight-week program offers help with grief

HPH Hospice will host Grief's Journey bereavement groups, a free eight-week program for newly bereaved adults or those who are coming to terms with their grief over the death of a loved one. Groups meet on the following dates:

• 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Jan. 11 to March 1 at HPH's south Pasco office, 4422 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey.

• 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 19 to March 9 at HPH's east Pasco office, 37445 Clinton Ave., Dade City.

• 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 20 to March 10 at HPH's north Pasco office, 12029 Majestic Blvd., Hudson.

Preregistration is required. Call toll-free at 1-800-486-8784.

Pasco seniors can get free legal help at CARES centers 01/06/11 [Last modified: Thursday, January 6, 2011 6:58pm]
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