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Hernando health and support calendar: Jan. 29-March 24

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'Affordable Care Act and You' program: Certified assistant counselors will be available to explain eligibility requirements, outline the different plans available and assist with signing up. Provided by the Hernando County Public Library System and the Nature Coast Community Health Center. Appointments are recommended. Call (352) 540-6842.

• 1-4 p.m. Monday, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

• 2-5 p.m. Feb. 6, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill.

• 2-5 p.m. Feb. 28, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

Hernando Diabetes Alliance: A Hernando diabetes support group will be offered at 10 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, and again at 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at Bayfront Health Brooksville, first-floor conference room, 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. The focus is on exercise and nutrition for pre-diabetics, Type II diabetics and caretakers. Call (352) 597-6331 or send an email to hernandodiabetessg@yahoo.com. The Hernando Diabetes Alliance is a one-stop diabetes resource for Hernando County residents. Visit hernandodiabetes.com or call (855) 221-5031.

'Understanding Your Medicare Options': Discussions will be offered on the following days at several locations:

• 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

• 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

• 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 6, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill.

Topics of discussion will include original Medicare and what it covers, Medicare Advantage, Medicare D (prescription drugs) and how to compare plans while looking at out-of-pocket limits. Advance registration suggested, but not required. Free. Call (352) 754-4043.

Spring Hill

Cancer Support Group: 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd. Call Alan Schukman at (352) 597-6095.

'Grief's Journey' Bereavement Program: 3-4:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 3 to March 24, HPH Hospice, 12260 Cortez Blvd. For newly bereaved adults or people just coming to terms with their grief over the death of a loved one. A hospice bereavement counselor will help the group understand the grief process and explore coping strategies. Class size is limited, so preregistration required. Attendance at one of the first two meetings is necessary to continue with the group. Call, toll-free, 1-800-486-8784.

Hernando County Ostomy Association: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center at Bayfront Health Spring Hill, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105, 10441 Quality Drive. Friends and family members are welcome. Call Bob Barnard at (352) 442-9787 or Carol Krause at (352) 683-5586.

'Tools to Quit' smoking cessation program: 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Hernando County Health Department, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd. This is a free, one-time, two-hour tobacco- cessation class offered through the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center and the Hernando County Health Department. People who take this class may also participate in the IQuit program, which includes a free four-week supply of nicotine-replacement therapy — patches, gum or lozenges. Registration required. Call (813) 929-1000, ext. 213 or visit gnahec.org.

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 email pday@tampabay.com. Deadline for this news is two weeks before event or reservation deadline. Must include time, date, place, ticket price (if applicable), contact person and phone number. For information, call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando health and support calendar: Jan. 29-March 24 01/28/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:14pm]
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