Diabetes Academy

The Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., in Dade City, will offer a “Diabetes Academy” May 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For information, call (352) 567-3576. … [Read more...]

Smoking cessation

The IQuit Smoking Cessation program will be offered at the Zephyrhills Public Library, 5347 Eighth St., May 25 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participants can learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco, learn about nicotine replacement therapy, and receive free NRT patches, gum and lozenges, while supplies last. To register, call (813) 929-1000. … [Read more...]

Newborn care

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, will offer a newborn care class May 26 from 9 a.m. to noon, in Garden Classroom A. This 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...]

Car seat inspections

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North will sponsor free car seat inspections, done by a certified child passenger safety technician, May 29 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the AAA Auto Club, 20315 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., in Tampa. To register for a 45-minute inspection, call (813) 443-2046. … [Read more...]

Senior health

The Lutz Senior Center, 112 First Ave., N.W., will offer a health and fitness Jeopardy game and chair yoga May 30 at 11 a.m., to celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day. For information, call (813) 264-3804. … [Read more...]

Dental Studio 4 Kids opens

Dental Studio 4 Kids and Oral Surgery and Implant Specialists will partner to celebrate a grand opening of a newly constructed building at 4675 Van Dyke Road in Lutz on May 31 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Denisse Lasanta of Dental Studio 4 Kids will be the first pediatric dentist in Tampa Bay to employ the Solea (no-needle) dental laser, according to a release. Dr. Alejandro Caribas of Oral … [Read more...]

Balance for seniors

The Lutz Senior Center, 112 First Ave., N.W., will offer a “Matter of Balance” class June 1 at 10 a.m. Participants can learn practical strategies to manage falls and reduce falls at home. For information, call (813) 264-3804. … [Read more...]

NAMI family support

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Pasco offer a NAMI Family Support Group the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Atonement Lutheran Church, 29617 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel. The group is open to family members and caregivers of someone with a mental illness diagnosis. For information, call (727) 992-9653, or visit NAMIpasco.org. … [Read more...]

Arthritis program

The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA has expanded its program aimed at helping those with arthritis. EnhanceFitness is a senior fitness and arthritis management program that improves endurance, strength, balance and flexibility. It also can reduce arthritis symptoms with safe, low-impact exercises led by certified YMCA instructors in a relaxed atmosphere. The Centers for Disease Prevention and … [Read more...]

Diabetes Academy

The Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., in Dade City, will offer a “Diabetes Academy” May 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For information, call (352) 567-3576. … [Read more...]