Fall prevention

Access Health Care Physicians, 5350 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill, will offer a lecture on “How Not to Fall Down: Let’s Talk Prevention” Jan. 18 from 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. For information and to register, call (352) 688-8116, ext. 4344. … [Read more...]

Stroke lifestyle

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills will offer a six-week stroke lifestyle class on Thursdays, from Jan. 18 to Feb. 22 at 10 a.m., in the CREATION Health Wellness Center Education Room, 38233 Daughtery Road in Zephyrhills. The series will focus on stroke education, prevention, exercise and diet. Depression and support for post-stroke and TIA (transient ischemic attack) patients, and caregivers, … [Read more...]

Health screenings

Affordable Health Screenings will visit Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 20735 Leonard Road in Lutz, Jan. 19, sponsored by The Vein & Vascular Institute of Spring Hill. Residents living in and around Lutz can learn about the risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic conditions. Screenings can check for plaque buildup in the arteries, cholesterol levels, … [Read more...]

Newborn care

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, will offer a newborn care class Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon, in Garden Classroom A. The interactive class will cover various aspects of infant care, including feeding, diapering, bathing safety, signs of illness and newborn characteristics. The cost is $25, which covers the expectant mother and a support person. For information and to … [Read more...]

Yoga for stress relief

The Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will host a free “Yoga for Stress Relief” class Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. Fundamental techniques are offered, tailored to the level of ability and fitness of the participants, with an emphasis on relaxation and mindfulness. Guests should wear comfortable exercise clothing, and bring a large beach towel or yoga mat. For information and to register, call … [Read more...]

Opioid education

Oak Hill Hospital, 11307 Cortez Blvd., in Brooksville, will host a community education seminar on “Understanding the Opioid Crisis” Jan. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., in its Graduate Medical Education Conference Center. The guest speakers will be Dr. Salman Muddassir, board certified in internal medicine, and Dr. Sadiya Usman, postgraduate year-three resident physician in internal … [Read more...]

Smoking cessation

The Zephyrhills Public Library, 5347 Eighth St., will offer the IQuit Smoking Cessation class Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants can learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco, and get free nicotine replacement therapy, such as patches, gum and lozenges, while supplies last. For information, call (813) 780-0064. … [Read more...]

Hospice Legacy Stroll

The inaugural Hospice Legacy Stroll, to benefit Gulfside Hospice, will take place Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Sims Park in New Port Richey. There will be a bubble release remembrance ceremony, a memorial walk through the park, a memorial wall, a video story booth, and family friendly activities. The cost is $25 for adults and $15 for students. To register, visit HospiceLegacyStroll.org. … [Read more...]

Women’s health day

Premier Community HealthCare will host its fourth annual Women’s Health Day Jan. 17 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., at seven participating Premier clinics. The free event will provide cervical cancer screenings and clinical breast exams for Pasco and Hernando County women, age 21 to 64. Additional screenings offered will include BMI measurements and blood pressure screenings. There also will be … [Read more...]

Community events

The Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, will offer these community events: Chatterboxes, Jan. 11 and Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. Breast Cancer Support Group, Jan. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Compassionate Friends Support Group, Jan. 17 from 7:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Lymphedema Support Group, Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. Huntington’s Disease Support Group, Jan. 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For … [Read more...]