09/23/2017 – Caregiver workshop

Hillsborough County's Aging Services will offer a free health fair and resource symposium will take place Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Phyllis Busansky Specialized Alzheimer's Services Adult Day Care, 4102 W. Spruce St., in Tampa. The workshop is aimed at those who oversee people with debilitating conditions such as dementia. There will be a presentation by Cheryl Pruitt, coordinator of the … [Read more...]

Weight-loss lecture

Access Health Care Physicians will host “Weigh Less – Want Less – Priceless!” Sept. 21 from 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m., at 5350 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill.  For information, call (352) 688-8116, ext. 4344. … [Read more...]

Volunteer orientation

SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) will host a Volunteer Orientation Sept. 21 at 10 a.m., at the Area Agency on Aging office, 4111 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes, in the conference room on the third floor of the tax collector building. SHINE is a Florida Department of Elder Affairs program, in which volunteers provide free, unbiased one-on-one counseling, and information and … [Read more...]

Substance abuse conference

BayCare Behavioral Health, in partnership with the Pasco County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, will host the sixth annual Substance Abuse Prevention Conference Sept. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Saddlebrook Resort, 5700 Saddlebrook Way in Wesley Chapel. The keynote speaker will be Andy Duran, executive director of LEAD (Linking Efforts Against Drugs) and the SpeakUP! Prevention … [Read more...]

Community events

The Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, will offer these community events: Huntington’s Disease Support Group, Sept. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Lymphedema Support Group, Sept. 21 at 3 p.m. For information and reservations, call (727) 834-5630. … [Read more...]

Medicare 101

The New River Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Zephyrhills, will present Medicare 101 Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer Medicare enrollment questions. For information, call (813) 788-6375. … [Read more...]

Water safety

The Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W. Bearss Ave., in Carrollwood, will host a CPR & Water Safety class Sept. 22 at 1 p.m., for adults. Hillsborough Fire Rescue, in partnership with the American Heart Association, will teach the life-saving skill of Hands-Only CPR. The class is limited to 50 participants. Registration opens at the library 30 minutes prior to the event. For information, … [Read more...]

Lutz Senior Center

The Lutz Senior Center, 112 N.W. First Ave., will offer these upcoming health events: Sept. 22 at 1 p.m.: Falls Prevention Awareness Day Sept. 25 at 1 p.m.: Flu Shots (frequently asked questions) Sept. 26 at 10 a.m.: Go4Life How Flexible Am I? For information, call (813) 264-3804. … [Read more...]

Women’s Wellness Day

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will host a Women’s Health and Wellness Day Sept. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Saddlebrook Resort and Spa, 5700 Saddlebrook Way in Wesley Chapel. Activities will include a women’s health panel, health and wellness presentations, and screenings. There also will be chair massages, mini-makeovers and mini-facials, as well as lunch, door prizes and a keynote … [Read more...]

Senior health event

Access Health Care Physicians will host a Senior Health Screening Event in collaboration with Atria Evergreen Woods Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Atria, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail in Spring Hill. There will be various workshops on the topics of cancer, diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, and more, starting at 10 a.m. The complimentary screenings will include blood pressure test, … [Read more...]