July 23, 2013 in Features, Health

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New listings

Corneal Reshaping – Moscow Vision Clinic will hold an open house to discuss corneal reshaping. Thursday, 5 p.m., Eastside Marketplace, 1420 S. Blaine St., Moscow. (509) 882-2020.

Northwest Yoga Fest – Aug. 2-4. The Eureka Institute will host the Third Annual Yoga Fest in Sagle. In addition to yoga there will be: speakers, musicians, chakra painting, yoga trance dance, conscious movement training, body and soul healing, kayaking and more. Individuals of all levels of interest and ability are welcome. For more information or tickets, visit www.eureka-institute.org; call (208) 265-4000; or visit The Eureka Institute at 513 Oak St., Sandpoint.

Medicare Workshops – Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors (SHIBA) will provide free, non-biased advice and information regarding Medicare in a series of workshops held every third Tuesday of the month, 1-4 p.m., Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington, 1222 N. Post St. For more information, call Margaret or Kathy at (509) 458-2509. Please bring your medications, with dosages and Medicare card to the workshops.

Today

Living with Alzheimer’s: Caregiving in the Early Stage – The Alzheimer’s Association Inland Northwest Chapter will present a workshop for families coping with the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease. Today, 1-5 p.m., Deaconess Health and Education Center, Classroom 265, 910 W. Fifth Ave. The workshop is free; registration is requested at (509) 473-3390.

Upcoming

Balance Hormones Naturally – A free lecture presented by Roslyn Rogers, certified nutrition consultant, which will cover natural ways to maintain healthy bones, nourish skin for a youthful glow and how your diet can give you energy. Make reservations at (208) 676-9730. Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St. Coeur d’Alene. For more information, visit www.pilgrimsmarket.com.

Summer Games for Girls – A series of cardio classes and games taught by Nicole Kuhn will be offered on Thursdays from . Classes include: early girl games, 5:30-6:30 a.m., available to all ages; girl games, 10-11 a.m., available to girls in grades 4 through 7; older girl games, 9-10 a.m., available to ages 20-55; oldest girl games, 8-9 a.m., available to ages 55 and older. For more information or to register for classes, please visit www.nicolekuhn.com. $20/six-week series.

Gaze, Consider, Contemplate – Sunday-Aug. 3. Sisters Patricia Novak and Mary Lonergan will facilitate this silent, directed retreat week. To register or for more information call (509) 483-6495. The Franciscan Place, 1016 N. Superior St. $500; or $87/day. Fee assistance available.

Way to Well Health Tour – Walgreens and AARP will offer three free health tests to adults to measure cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and more. Aug. 1, noon, Walgreens, 1708 W. Northwest Blvd. For more information, call (509) 323-0309 or visit www.walgreens.com/waytowell.

Tai chi classes – . Certified instructors Bob and Cindy Petet will offer basic to advanced tai chi classes at a variety of times and locations. For more information on the class schedule or to register, please call (509) 468-0587 or (509) 499-0683. You can also email taichihelp@salescreators.com.

Healthy Living Workshops - The Healthy Living Self-Management Program is designed to help those with chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, depression, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis and high blood pressure gain self-confidence in the ability to control how the condition affects their lives. Presented by the Community Health Association of Spokane. For more information, contact Nancy at (509) 444-8200 or nludwick@chas.org. The group meets one day per week. Current and upcoming sessions include: Thursdays, through Aug. 1, 1-3:30 p.m., Shadle Park Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave.; Mondays, through Aug. 26, 1:30-4 p.m., Denny Murphy Clinic, 1001 W. Second Ave.

Early-Stage Alzheimer’s - The Alzheimer’s Association Inland Northwest Chapter will start a support group in Post Falls for those with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as well as their care partners. This 10-week session will be held Mondays, 6-7:30 p.m., through Sept. 23. For more information and to register, call P.J. Christo at (208) 666-2996.

Exercise for Adults – The Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning presents a variety of classes to keep people active this summer. Classes include stretch and flex, tai chi, T-Tapp, aqua Zumba and ballet. For more information, please call (509) 279-6027 or email KMurray@iel.spokane.edu. To view the list of classes and/or to register, visit www.iel.spokane.edu/ACT2.

Cancer support

Breast Cancer Support – The group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St., in the Radiation Oncology Department Conference Room. Call (509) 474-5490 for information.

Breast Cancer Wellness Group – Support group sponsored by Kootenai Health meets Mondays, noon-1 p.m. at Kootenai Cancer Center, 1440 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls. For more information, call (208) 619-4138.

Cancer and Community Charities – Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 1170 W. Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Lunch is served at noon for $8. For more information call (208) 773-4909 or email mtsaunders1@roadrunner.com.

Cancer Support Group – Meets the first, third and fifth Tuesdays of each month, 5:30-7 p.m., Holy Family Hospital, Health Education Center, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St., Room 2. Cost is free. 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. is Contributions should be mailed to the Health Bulletin Board, The Spokesman-Review, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210, or emailed to features@spokesman.com. Deadline for Tuesday publication is noon Thursday.


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