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Health briefs 12-04-17

Events

n Look Good Feel Better, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Registration required. Information: 1-800-227-2345.

n Exercise classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Center in the Woods, 130 Woodland Court, Brownsville. Classes include chair dancing at 9:30 a.m. followed by healthy steps at 11 a.m. Information: 724-938-3554

Support groups

n Nar-Anon Family Group, 6-7 p.m., Dec. 6 at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information: 412-512-4718.

n Fayette County Osteoporosis Support Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Dec. 7 at the Fayette County Health Center on New Salem Road in the Calloway Room. Registration and information: 724-628-2738.

n Suicide Bereavement Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., Dec. 11 at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information and registration: 724-268-1144.

n Stepping Stones Bereavement Support Program, beginning 7 p.m., Mondays, at the Fayette County Health Center on New Salem Road. Anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one is welcome. Information and registrations: 724-438-9373 or 724-439-1683.

n Grief support group, 6-8 p.m., first Tuesday of every month, at the St. John the Evangelist Church on West Crawford Avenue in Connellsville. The group is a collaborative effort for those facing grief due to the loss of a loved one from addiction. Information: 724-628-6840.

n Grief support group with art, 6-7 p.m., Wednesdays, Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. Information: 724-516-8605.

n Al-Anon Family Groups, 8 p.m., Wednesdays, Trinity Church basement, Fayette and Morgantown streets, Uniontown, and 7:30 p.m., Fridays, Christian Church, Pittsburgh Street, Connellsville. These meetings are for anyone who has been affected by or is having problems from someone else’s drinking. Information: al-anon.alateen.org or pa-al-anon.org.

n Survivors of Incest Anonymous group, 6:30-8 p.m., the first and third Mondays of the month, excluding holidays. This 12-step recovery program is meant for men and women aged 18 or older who were sexually abused by a trusted person as a child. The group meets at the Mount Macrina Retreat Center. A similar group, Healing Friends, is from 6:30-7:30 p.m., East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Information: peopleofcourage@gmail.com siawso.org, or healingfriends8@gmail.com.

n Missing Piece of My Heart Support Group, the last Thursday of each month, 6-8 p.m., at the Crime Victim’s Center conference room in the Oliver Square Plaza. The group is for families who have lost a child to a violent crime. Information: 724-438-1470.

n Silver Generation Support Program, 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays, East End United Community Center, Uniontown. The program is for ages 55 and older. Information: 724-437-1660.

Courses

n Childbirth and Beyond, 7-9:30 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Memorial Conference Center in the ground floor of Westmoreland Hospital.

n Advanced Carbohydrate Counting, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center at Monongahela Valley Hospital. Information: 724-258-1483.

n Childbirth and Labor Preparation Courses, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 9 in Community Room 1 in the Main Lobby of the Uniontown Hospital. Registration is required. Information: 724-430-4646.

n Yoga class, 5:15 p.m., Mondays, Conference Room D at the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, and Thursdays, Auditorium A/B/ in the Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.

n Chair Fit mixed cardiovascular training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mondays, Conference Room D in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

n Interval Training class, 4:30-5:40 p.m., Mondays, at the Memorial Conference Center at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

n Body Sculpting and Core Conditioning, 4:30 p.m., Wednesdays, in the Memorial Conference Center in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. Information: 724-830-8568.

Article source: http://www.heraldstandard.com/healthy_living/health-briefs/article_c1eb14e4-1586-5d92-acfc-5d9619f616ee.html