September 18, 2007 in Features

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Yuen Method – Demonstrations of this Chinese healing technique for chronic pain and anxiety are set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday and noon-2 p.m. Friday at the Providence Center for Faith and Healing, 101 W. Eighth Ave. There also will be a demonstration from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Center for Spiritual Living at 618 E. Wallace in Coeur d’Alene. Donations will be accepted. Call (509) 534-7374 or (208) 667-0462 for more information.

Dystonia Support Group – The meeting will include a discussion about speech therapy, 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley. Call (509) 891-9131 for more information.

Colon Screening – The North Idaho Colorectal Cancer Screening Coalition is offing free colon cancer screenings with an emphasis on those age 50-64, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday at the Panhandle Health District, 8500 N. Atlas Road, Hayden. Call (208) 415-5270 for an appointment.

Spondylitis Education Support Group – The group will meet from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Deaconess Health and Education center, 910 W. Fifth Ave., Room 267. Call (509) 624-8214.

Happiest Baby on the Block – Learn to calm your crying baby; 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Sacred Heart Women’s Center, Peaceful Place, 101 W. Eighth Ave. The cost is $45 and registration is required. Call (509) 474-2400 to register.

Community Breast-Health Fair – There will be information booths and giveaways at this free event, next Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Washington State University Riverpoint campus, Health Science Building, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Call (509) 993-1916 for more information.

Upcoming

Family Caregiver Conference – The Council on Aging and Human Services is presenting this conference on “Being Present – The Art of Compassionate Caregiving,” Thursday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Bishop Place in Pullman. The speaker is the Rev. Jennifer Block, an ordained interfaith minister and Buddhist chaplain. The cost is $10 for unpaid caregivers and $35 for all others, which includes lunch. Call (509) 397-4305 to register.

Parenting/Childbirth

Mother Baby Time Support Group – Wednesdays at the Sacred Heart Women’s Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Class times vary depending on the age of your child. Call (509) 474-2400.

Parenting Classes – For single parents of children up to 1 year, sponsored by Catholic Charities Childbirth and Parenting Alone Program. Call for times and dates. CAPA offices, 820 N. Summit Blvd., Suite 100. Free; for registration and information, call (509) 325-7667.

Parent/Childbirth Education – Classes at Holy Family, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St., are offered through Community Health Education and Resources and include: Baby Care Basics, Breast-feeding Basics, Prepared and Refresher Childbirth, Sibling Preparation, Infant/Child CPR, Children at Birth, Sensational Beginnings, Communicating with your Baby, and Infant Massage. For dates and times call Community Health Education Resources Office at (509) 232-8138.

Yoga

Gentle Stretch Yoga – Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at The Unity Church of Truth, 2900 S. Bernard. The cost is $55 for six weeks, or $10 for drop-ins. For more information, call the church office at (509) 838-6518.

Introduction to Yoga – This class will focus on stretching, relaxing and awareness of your body’s intelligence, Wednesdays from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St., Suite T. The cost is $11 a class or $55 for a six-week session. For information, call (509) 838-3575.

Positive Power Yoga and Pilates Studio – 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd., Suite 7, offers a variety of classes including: yoga and a yoga and Pilates fusion class. Prices vary. Call (509) 467-9199 for a details schedule.

Yoga for Health and Healing – The Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St., Suite T, is offering classes for individual with chronic conditions or persons seeking gentle yoga, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. The class is also offered Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Providence Center for Faith and Healing, 101 W. Eighth. The cost is $48 for six weeks, or $10 per class. For information, call the center at (509) 838-3575.

Cancer Support

Breast Cancer Support – The group meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 6-8 p.m. at the Holy Family Hospital ER Conference Room, 5633 N. Lidgerwood. Call Kathy Jo Avery at (509) 448-5660 for more information.

Cancer Support – The Providence Cancer Support Services group hosts a Telehealth meeting for the education and support and cancer patients and their caregivers on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 4-5 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Doctors Building Suite 120, 105 W. Eighth. Call (509) 474-5490 for more information.

Look Good… Feel Better – A program offered by the American Cancer Society to help women diagnosed with cancer learn how to apply cosmetics and choose wigs and other head wear. The group meets twice monthly. For locations, time and more information, call Bonnie Abernethy at (509) 455-3440, option 3.

Chiropractic Care

Free Scoliosis Screening – Enlist professional expertise to your service group or club. Call Loren C. Miller at (509) 327-3393.

Free Scoliosis Screening – The progression of scoliosis can be slowed or stopped and reversed in most cases without surgery. Utilize this opportunity to have your child evaluated. Call Mark Guthrie at (509) 327-8188.

Free Workshop – Bond Chiropractic Health Center offers a free workshop on alternative health-care topics, 307 W. Francis. Call (509) 489-1544 for times and dates.

Other programs

Adult Children from Dysfunctional Families and Co-Dependents – A 26-week program of group therapy and support to teach how to grow out of dysfunctional patterns. Groups meet various weekdays from 7-9 p.m., or Saturday daytime, at Life Directions Counseling Center in Spokane Valley. For information, call (509) 922-3915.

Adult Day Center – Holy Family Adult Day Centers offer structured programs designed to meet the needs of physically, mentally and functionally impaired adults and elderly by providing social services, nursing, rehabilitation, therapeutic recreation and a hot meal at noon. Two locations: 4827 S. Palouse Highway and 6018 N. Astor. Call (509) 482-2475.

Alzheimer’s Association Helpline – In Spokane, call (509) 473-3390, or 24-hour help line, (800) 272-3900; Coeur d’Alene, call (208) 666-2996 or (800) 256-6659. Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Anger Management for Men – Ongoing six-week men’s group, Wednesdays, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior. Cost: $15/session; for information, call (509) 483-6495.

Bereavement Support Groups – Hospice of Spokane offers various support groups. Spouse Grief, Wednesdays, 1:15-2:15 p.m., for those who have lost a spouse through death. General Grief, Mondays, 6-7 p.m. and Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9706 N. Division, for those who have lost anyone through death. Call the Hospice of Spokane Bereavement Department for more information and registration at (509) 456-0438.

Bereaved Parents of the USA, Coeur d’Alene – Meets the third Thursday of every month at St. Pius X Church, Room 3, 625 E. Haycraft Road. Contact (208) 773-5684.

Bipolar Support Group – Meets on the third Monday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Deaconess Health and Education center, 910 W. Fifth, Room 267. For more information, call the National Alliance on Mental Illness at (509) 838-5515.

Bone Density and Blood Pressure Screenings – Deaconess Medical Center, 800 W. Fifth Ave., is offering these screenings every Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Call (509) 473-2194.


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