Hernando health and support listings for Jan. 1

'Affordable Care Act and You' program: The Hernando County Public Library System and the Nature Coast Community Health Center have teamed up to offer a series of programs to assist with explaining Affordable Care Act health care plans. Certified assistant counselors will be available to explain eligibility requirements, outline the different plans available and assist with signing up. Appointments are recommended; call (352) 540-6842. Program dates include:

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

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

• 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 24, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

Hernando Diabetes Alliance: The alliance is a one-stop diabetes resource for Hernando County residents. Visit hernandodiabetes.com or call (855) 221-5031.

Brooksville

Separated, Divorced and Widowed Group Weekly Ministry: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, 10172 Patrick St. The purpose of this group is to resolve underlying issues for healing. Private counseling appointments also are available. (352) 754-1009.

Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group: 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 21, Brooksville Regional Hospital Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd. Kenneth C. Fischer will speak. Fischer has more than 40 years of postdoctoral experience in neuropsychological evaluation and is an expert in the use of the Halstead-Reitan battery. The meeting is for brain injury survivors and their families. (352) 556-5516.

Spring Hill

Hernando County Ostomy Association: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Spring Hill Regional Hospital Enrichment Center, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105, 10441 Quality Drive. Call Bob Barnard, (352) 442-9787, or Carol Krause, (352) 683-5568.

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. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Hernando health and support listings for Jan. 1 12/30/13 [Last modified: Monday, December 30, 2013 4:14pm]

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