HEALTHY DATES

July 8, 2014 

HEALTHY DATES

Prepared Childbirth Class (Monday Series)

7 p.m. July 9, 16, 23. $50 fee, prepayment required. Call 478-633-2229 or www.familybirthcentermacon.org to register.

Look Good, Feel Better

5:30 p.m. July 10, The Medical Center of Central Georgia’s Cancer Life Center, 1062 Forsyth St., Macon. Workshop for female cancer patients. Call 478-633-8537 for reservations.

Baby Care Basics

7 p.m. July 10. Call 478-633-2229 or www.familybirthcentermacon.org to register.

Community Seminar for Arthritis, Knee and Hip Pain

1:30 p.m. July 11, The Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive, Macon. Call 478-633-1865 for registration.

Prepared Childbirth Class

9 a.m. July 12. Call 478-633-2229 or www.familybirthcentermacon.org to register. $50 fee, prepayment required.

Sunrise Yoga Classes

9-10 a.m. Saturdays of July 12, 19, August 16, 23, 30. Meet at Tattnall Square Park near the pavilion. Free and open to the public, all ages and skill levels. Bring a mat. Cancelled if raining. Call 478-751-7694.

Chemotherapy Orientation Class

10-11:30 a.m. July 14, 28, The Medical Center of Central Georgia’s Cancer Life Center, 1062 Forsyth St., Macon. Call 478-633-8537 for reservations.

Prostate Cancer 101

Noon July 14, The Medical Center of Central Georgia’s Cancer Life Center, 1062 Forsyth St., Macon. Call 478-633-8537 for reservations.

Stroke Support Group

4 p.m. July 15, Central Georgia Rehab Hospital, 3351 Northside Drive, Macon. Call 478-201-6500.

Brain Injury Support Group

6:30 p.m. July 15, Central Georgia Rehab Hospital, 3351 Northside Drive, Macon. Call 478-201-6500.

Infant CPR Class

6:30 p.m. July 16. Register one month prior to due date. Call 478-633-2229 or www.familybirthcentermacon.org to register.

The Pink Alliance Breast Cancer Survivor Group

Noon-1 p.m. July 17, The Medical Center of Central Georgia’s Cancer Life Center, 1062 Forsyth St., Macon. Speaker: Darcy Berry speaking on Hereditary Breast Cancer. Light lunch provided. Call 478-633-8537 for reservations.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

1:30 p.m. July 17, Central Georgia Rehab Hospital, 3351 Northside Drive, Macon. For patients and caregivers. Call 478-743-7092, extension 254.

Breastfeeding Class

10 a.m. July 19. Call 478-633-2229 or www.familybirthcentermacon.org to register.

Angioscreens

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. July 24, The Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive, Macon. Determine your risk for heart disease. Call 800-627-2393 for appointment.

ALS Support Group

2 p.m. July 24, Central Georgia Rehab Hospital, 3351 Northside Drive, Macon. Call 478-201-6500.

Aging and Disabilities Council Meetings

9 a.m.-noon Aug. 19, and Nov. 18, 175 Emery Highway, Suite C, Macon. Call 478-751-5160.

Wings of Hope Grief Support for Children and Families

For an appointment with a transitions counselor, call 478-633-7573.

Alcoholics Anonymous

More than 100 AA meetings are held weekly throughout the midstate. For a schedule, visit www.aageorgia.org.

Heartland Hospice Volunteer Training

Looking for caring and dedicated people with an interest in serving terminally ill patients and their families. Provide services such as friendly visiting and clerical services. Call Laurie Martin, 478-550-8969 if interested.

Grief Support Group

Meets four times a year. United Hospice, 6060 Lakeside Commons Drive, Macon. Call Christine Mitchell, 478-745-9204.

Cancer WellFit

9 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive, Macon. Visit www.thewellnesscentermacon.com for information.

Prostate Cancer 101

Noon every second Monday of the month, Lanier Building, Lanier Conference Room, 1014 Forsyth St., Macon. Free teachings on prostate cancer basics, knowing your stage, hormone therapy, surgery, radiation and more. Light lunch served. Call 633-8537.

“Look Good ... Feel Better” Workshop for Female Cancer Patients

6-7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month, Coliseum Medical Centers, 330 Hospital Drive, Building C, Suite 240, Macon. Call 478-765-4805 to register. 5:30-7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month, The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Lanier Building conference room, 1062 Forsyth St., Macon. Call 633-8537 to register. Workshop to help female cancer patients cope with appearance-related side effects of treatment. American Cancer Society, 800-227-2345 or www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

Weekly Al-Anon

Meetings for Families

and Friends of Alcoholics and Addicts

6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 11 a.m. Saturday at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 565 Wimbish Road, Macon; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at St. Paul Episcopal Parish Hall, 753 College St., Macon; 1 p.m. Monday and Thursday at Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, Mabel White Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road, Macon. Call 478-254-3414.

Parents of Prodigal Children Support Group

7-8:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month, Shirley Hills Baptist Church, 615 Corder Road, Warner Robins. Call Joy, 478-988-5430, or email joy.king@cox.net.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

9 a.m.-Noon, every Tuesday and Friday, The Medical Center of Central Georgia’s Health Resource Center Library, 877 Hemlock St., Macon.

Power Over Parkinson’s

9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, the Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive, Macon. Visit www.thewellnesscentermacon.com for information.

Eating Disorders Anonymous

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Episcopal Church, 432 Forest Hill Road, Macon. Call Kristi, 912-541-1679.

“Men to Men” Support Group Program for Prostate Cancer

7 p.m. first Tuesday of each month. The Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive, Macon. Discuss treatment, side effects. Spouses welcome.

SOS-Survivors of Suicide Support Group

6-7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, Coliseum Psychiatric Center, 340 Hospital Drive, Building E, Macon. For those who have lost loved ones to suicide. Call478-464-8138. or visit www.gspin.org.

Bipolar Support Group

6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Coliseum Psychiatric Center, 340 Hospital Drive, Building E, Macon. Call 478-741-1355.

TOPS Weight Loss Meetings

9:30 a.m. Friday, Bloomfield United Methodist Church, 5511 Bloomfield Road, Macon. Weight-loss support organization. Call Joyce, 478-788-1280.

Women On the Go Energy Network

11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month, LaQuinta Inn (behind Outback Steakhouse), 3944 River Place, Macon. Call 478-718-7331.

Paulanetics

1-2 p.m. Saturday, Macon Health Club, 389 First St., Macon. Taught by Paula East, using isometrics, tai chi and other exercises. Mats used. $10 per person. Call 478-750-0802 or email paulaeastdance@yahoo.com.

Gluten-Intolerance Group Support Meetings

Meets the third Saturday of each month at Central Baptist Church, 1120 Lake Joy Road, Warner Robins. Visit www.middlegeorgia.gigbranches.org.

Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group

3 p.m. the third Sunday of each month, Peyton Anderson Health Education Center, The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon. Call Kelly, 478-737-8788.

Middle Ga. Regional Development Center/Area Agency on Aging

Funds programs that keep seniors living independently. Includes delivered meals. 478-751-6466 or 888-548-1456. To learn about chronic disease self-management, call 478-751-6411.

Cancer Genetic Screening Counseling Program

See whether you are genetically predisposed to cancer. By appointment, call 478-633-6329.

Senior Wheels USA

Electric wheelchairs available free to qualified seniors and the disabled. Call 800-246-6010.

United in Pink

Free services offered to breast cancer survivors and their families. Visit www.unitedinpink.org or call 478-254-5247.

Hospice Care Options

Office volunteers and volunteers for patient companionship needed. Call Kristyn Boothe, 478-743-3033 or 800-563-8680. 486 New St., Macon.

Reach to Recovery breast cancer program

Designed to help people cope with their breast cancer experiences. All volunteers have been through a breast cancer experience themselves. To receive a kit and a call from a volunteer trained by Reach to Recovery, call 800-227-2345.

Middle Georgia Gluten Intolerance Group

If you have celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, dermatitis herpetiformis or are following a gluten-free diet, visit www.middlegeorgia.gigbranches.org for meetings.

CT scan for smokers

The Medical Center of Central Georgia offers CT scans for smokers or former smokers between the ages of 50 and 74. The fee is $150 and no insurance is filed. For a referral form, call 478-633-9111.

Cancer WellFit

An oncology 12-week series recovery program that meets three times a week. Combines exercise, education and support to help cancer patients return to their fullest potential. Call 478-757-7847.

Cancer clinical trials

To learn more about clinical trials, call 478-633-1738 or go to www.mccgclinicaltrials.org.

Kroger health screenings

Health screenings for $35 by a trained Kroger pharmacist for blood glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and lipid panel with a scheduled appointment. Midstate Krogers. Call 877-444-9689 to schedule an appointment.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Support Group

Free support group helps patients with ICD learn how to stay fit and keep the heart healthy. No regularly scheduled meetings but call 478-633-7157 for details.

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