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Hernando County health and support news for week of June 9

Alzheimer's Family Organization: Caregiver support groups — 1 p.m. Mondays, Brooksville Regional Hospital, Medical Arts Building, Suite 120, 17222 Hospital Blvd., Brooksville; 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Spring Hill Regional Hospital Medical Arts Building, Suite 105, 10441 Quality Drive, Spring Hill. 2 p.m. June 16, Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road, Spring Hill. Maria Curley, (727) 992-1358.

Brooksville

Kick the Tobacco Habit: Gulfcoast Florida Area Health Education Centers, in cooperation with Brooksville Regional Hospital, will offer free Quit Smoking classes at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd. Veronique Polo, (813) 929-1000, ext. 213.

Hernando County Ostomy Association: Annual picnic, noon to 2 p.m. June 16, Brooksville Regional Hospital, conference room 2, 17240 Cortez Blvd. There are no meetings in July and August. Call Linda Ravenhorst, ostomy nurse, (352) 686-1956, or Ellen Boldt, (352) 597-5426.

Ridge Manor West

'Health Issues of the Elderly' presentation: 1 to 4 p.m. June 16, East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road. Presented by registered nurse Mary Locke and SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of the Elderly) representative Rovert Russano. There is no cost and no registration required. Blood pressure screenings and refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Mary Martha Guild at Ridge Manor First Lutheran Church. Mary Locke, (352) 583-4102.

Spring Hill

Crescent Community Clinic: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, 5244 Commercial Way (Winchester Plaza). A limited number of new patients will be able to sign in between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. only. Lab patients with a prescription for blood work can sign in at 9:15 a.m. The all-volunteer, nonprofit clinic serves as a primary health care clinic for uninsured adults ages 18-64 who meet federal poverty guidelines. Patients must bring a photo ID and proof of income. Dental services will begin in July. (352) 610-9916.

Healthy Hearts education series: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oak Hill Hospital, cafeteria conference room, 11375 Cortez Blvd. There will be a "Meet the Pharmacist" session. Includes a presentation by pharmacists who will discuss prescription medications and heart health. A question and answer session will follow. Meet one-on-one with a pharmacist to review medications and ask questions. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Also, participants can complete a medication form in advance to bring to the meeting. A form is available on the hospital's website calendar page at oakhillhospital.com, by calling the reservation line at (352) 597-6333 or stop by the hospital's volunteer desk.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oak Hill Partners' Club (behind Oak Hill Hospital), 11375 Cortez Blvd. Pat Killingsworth, (715) 271-5037 or pat@helpwithcancer.org.

Weeki Wachee

Cancer Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Building A Cafe, Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road. For caregivers, survivors and those currently dealing with cancer. Godfrey Eason, (352) 597-9916, (352) 263-3784, or geas46@bellsouth.net.

Send information for the Health and Support column to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613; fax to (352) 754-6133; or e-mail pday@sptimes.com. Deadline for this news is two weeks before event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable) or contact person and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando County health and support news for week of June 9 06/08/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 3:38pm]
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