Medicare presentations

The Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will offer a Medicare 101 presentation July 21 at 10 a.m. A SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) volunteer will be available to answer questions. For information, call (813) 929-1214. A SHINE volunteer also will be available July 25 at 1 p.m., at the Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., in Dade City. For information, call (352) … [Read more...]

Digestive issues

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will offer a seminar called “We’ll Get You Out of Hiding” July 24 at noon, in the fourth-floor classroom. Dr. Rajan Narula, gastroenterology, will discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment options of digestive issues. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required by calling (844) 504-9378 or visiting FHWesleyChapel.org/events. … [Read more...]

Knee seminar

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will offer a seminar called “The Aging Knee” July 24 at 6:30 p.m., in its Health & Wellness Center Classroom, Wellness Plaza, second floor. Dr. Barbara Morris will discuss the basic anatomy of the knee, the aging process and treatment activity modifications. Reservations are required by calling (844) 504-9378 or visiting FHWesleyChapel.org/events. … [Read more...]

Infertility info session

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will offer an infertility information session July 25 at 5:30 p.m., at Inspiration Place, Wellness Plaza, third floor. Dr. Anthony Imudia, board-certified obstetrics and reproductive endocrinology, will give an educational lecture. There also will be group discussion. Preregistration is required by calling (844) 504-9378 or visiting FHWesleyChapel.org/events. … [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...]

Strength and balance

Silver Sneakers Flex Strength & Balance Classes take place on Wednesdays at 9 a.m., and Fridays at 10:30 a.m., at The Groves Golf and Country Club Civic Center in Land O’ Lakes. These are low-impact classes for men and women, designed to improve flexibility and balance, which can help prevent falls, broken hips, and more. Admission is free to Silver Sneakers members and $5 per session for … [Read more...]

TOPS program

TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the JF Swartsel Lodge, 3109 Lutz Lake Fern Road in Lutz, every Wednesday. Weigh-in is from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., followed by a meeting until 10:30 a.m. The cost is $5 a month, or $32 for the year. New members are welcome. For information, call (813) 908-3587. … [Read more...]

Diabetes lecture

Access Health Care Physicians, 5382 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill, will offer a lecture on “Complications of Diabetes” March 12 at 1 p.m., for anyone diagnosed with diabetes mellitus and family. Reservations are required. Call (352) 200-2190. … [Read more...]

Newborn care

St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, 4211 Van Dyke Road in Lutz, will offer a newborn care class Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon, in Garden Classroom A. This interactive class covers 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. To register, call (813) … [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...]