Health and support
Hernando County Ostomy Association: 2 to 4 p.m. today, Brooksville Regional Hospital, Conference Room 2, first floor, 17249 Cortez Blvd. Friends and family members welcome. Bob Barnard, (352) 442-9787, or Linda Ravenhorst, (352) 686-1956.
Men's Health Fair and Car Show: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd. Includes free screenings in a "tuneup" area for thyroid, body mass index, blood glucose, memory, strength, blood pressure, prostate-specific antigen, pulse oximetry and ankle-brachial index. There will be information booths with resources on topics related to men's health, games such as a golf swing challenge and quarterback toss, door prizes and more than 75 vintage cars, presented by Monster Transmission and Performance. A complimentary barbecue lunch will be provided. (352) 754-3230. brooksvilleregional.net.
Ask the Registered Dietitian: 11 a.m. Friday, Crescent Community Clinic, 5244 Commercial Way. Sponsored by the Tampa Dietetic Association. The event is held in conjunction with National Nutrition Month. Visitors may speak with the registered dietitian and sample healthy recipes. Free. (352) 610-9916. Visit eatright.org/nnm.
Comfort for Caregivers: 11 a.m. to noon March 28, Catholic Charities, 8370 Forest Oaks Blvd. For caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Sponsored by HPH Hospice. (352) 597-1882.
Diabetic Teaching and Support Education Series: "Obesity in Diabetes," 5:30 p.m. today, Access Healthcare, 4270 Lake in the Woods Drive. Conducted by Verna Pedersen Runyan, a nurse practitioner. Seating is limited; reservations required. Arlene, (352) 597-7249.
Community Chatterboxes: 3 p.m. today, Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54. For those with communication deficits as a result of a cerebral vascular accident or other neurological disorders. Caregivers and spouses welcome. (727) 845-0757.
Lymphedema Support Group: 3 p.m. today, Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54. Seating is limited; reservations required. (727) 834-5630.