Calendar

February 09, 2007

Events

Weight loss seminar -- St. Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave. / Learn about surgical options such as gastric bypass and LAP-BAND. Free. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday. Information and registration: 800-690-9355.

Alzheimer's seminars -- The Baltimore County Department of Aging, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, will offer free seminars at area senior centers this month. The program helps identify and return lost Alzheimer's patients to their homes. For times and locations, call 410-887-2594.

Classes

Type 2 diabetes -- Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Geckle Diabetes & Nutrition Center, 6569 N. Charles St., Physicians' Pavilion West, Room 300, Towson / Days and times vary. Registration: 443-849-2036.

Exercise

Reflexology workshop -- Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills / 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration for couples is $40 for JCC members and $60 for nonmembers. Registration for individuals is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. 410-356-5200, ext. 371.

Screenings

Breast and cervical screenings -- Harbor Hospital, 3001 S. Hanover St. / Screenings for women ages 40 to 64 who meet income requirements and live in the city. Free. 410-350-2001.

Breast and cervical screenings -- Franklin Square Hospital Center, 9000 Franklin Square Drive / Screenings for women ages 40 to 65 who meet income requirements. Free. 443-777-8138.

Support groups

Bereavement for spouses -- Community Hospice of Maryland, 9940 Franklin Square Drive, Suite K, White Marsh / The five-week program starts 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. tomorrow. Pre-registration required. 410-248-3003.

Thyroid cancer -- Sinai Hospital Cancer Institute, Conference Room, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave. / 10:30 a.m.-noon tomorrow. 410-601-4688.

Shy bladder -- Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover / 11 a.m. Sunday. 410-868-7975.

Bay Bridge Breathers -- Harbor Hospital's LifeResource Center, 2990 S. Hanover St. / Noon Monday. For those with emphysema, chronic bronchitis and pulmonary fibrosis. 410-350-8255.

Stroke -- Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 301 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie / 6 p.m. Tuesday. 410-787-4118.

Cardiac patients -- St. Agnes Hospital's Community Room A, 900 Caton Ave. / Noon Tuesday. 410-368-2246.

Clutterers Anonymous -- St. John's of Hamilton Church, Harford Road and Gibbons Avenue / 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesdays. 410-254-3245.

For calendar listings, e-mail releases four weeks in advance to healthcalendar@baltsun.com or mail typed news releases to Health Calendar, Features, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278.

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