Volunteers needed

Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care is looking for enthusiastic, committed individuals to join its volunteer team. The hospital’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ. As a volunteer, there are opportunities to apply your skills and talents to create a positive experience for patients, visitors and staff. For information, contact Anthony Cappelli at (813) 615-7286 or … [Read more...]

Dementia workshop

Salishan Gracious Retirement Living, 191 Astaire Lane in Spring Hill, will present “ABC of Dementia” March 24 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The guest speakers will be Debbie Selsavage, president of Coping with Dementia LLC, and Katrina Butler, of Meridien Research. The free workshop will cover Alzheimer’s, dementia awareness and caregiving. Participants will receive a free caregiver guide. For information … [Read more...]

Caring for cancer

Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., in Brooksville, will offer a Caring for Cancer support group March 28 at 12:30 p.m., for anyone dealing with cancer, cancer survivors, family members and caregivers. Participants are provided with educational material about cancer and cancer treatment. For information or to register, call (352) 597-6095. … [Read more...]

Adult depression

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will host a seminar on “Depression in the Mature Adult” March 28, at the Rao Musunuru MD Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive in Hudson. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the tutorial at noon. Admission is free. Reservations are required. For information, call (727) 869-5498. … [Read more...]

Join cancer committee

The 2017 Planning Committee for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Pasco County is looking for members. There will be a meeting March 28 from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., at the Land O’ Lakes Winery, 3901 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., for ages 21 and older. For information, contact Cindi Crisci at (727) 812-7025 or cindi.crisci@cancer.org. … [Read more...]

Infant/child CPR

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, will offer an infant/child CPR class March 28 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Participants can learn how to perform CPR and choking rescue techniques on both infants and children, according to American Heart Association guidelines. The cost is $40 per person. There is also a $10 fee if a completion card is required. For information, call (813) … [Read more...]

Smoking cessation

The Zephyrhills Public Library, 5347 Eighth St., will offer the IQuit Smoking Cessation program March 30 from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants can learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco, and receive free nicotine replacement therapy patches, gum or lozenges, while supplies last. For information, call (813) 780-0064. … [Read more...]

Hospice needs volunteers

Gulfside Hospice is looking for volunteers and is scheduling orientation sessions. Volunteer opportunities include sitting with patients, providing spiritual care and counseling, assisting with the Pet Peace of Mind program, and helping in administrative offices. The thrift shops also need help with accepting and sorting donations, organizing shelves and window displays, greeting customers … [Read more...]

Brains, balance, strength

The Groves Golf and Country Club, 7924 Melogold Circle in Land O’ Lakes, will host a Brains & Balance class on Tuesdays at 11 a.m., to help improve seniors’ memories. There also is the Silver Sneakers Strength & Balance class on Wednesdays at 9 a.m., and on Fridays at 10:30 a.m., in the ballroom. These are low-impact classes for men and women designed to help improve flexibility and … [Read more...]

Men’s health

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will offer “Men’s Health: What You Should Know” March 21 at noon. Dr. Ralph Highshaw, urologist, will discuss BPH (enlarged prostate), prostate health and erectile dysfunction. For information and to register, call (844) 504-9378.   … [Read more...]