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Health Notes for Feb. 12

Richmond Times-Dispatch - 2/12/2018

Health Notes

CLASS

Salsa class, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. second Monday of each month, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg, 95 Medical Park Blvd., Petersburg. Free. Details: Crystal Bullock, (804) 301-6141.

PROGRAMS

Love Your Brain and Body, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jerusalem Baptist Church, 994 Three Chopt Road, Manakin-Sabot; 11:45 to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sandston Library Seniors Group, 23 E. Williamsburg Road; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dinwiddie Public Library, 14103 Boydton Plank Road, Dinwiddie; and The Basics of Alzheimer's and Dementia, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Antioch Baptist Church, 1384 New Market Road. Register: (800) 272-3900.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Diabetes Support Group, 6 p.m. Thursday, Kroger Pharmacy, 11895 W. Broad St. Topic: "Myths & Misconceptions about Diabetes." Free. Details: (804) 339-0591.

RVA UsToo Prostate Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m. Thursday, Ridge Baptist Church fellowship hall, 1515 E. Ridge Road. Dr. Peter Moon will lead Prostate Cancer Warriors' discussion of their treatment plans in the new year. Details: Peter Moon, (804) 346-4407 or rvaprostatecancer support.org.

Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Richmond Support Group, networking starts at 6:15 p.m.Feb. 19, meeting from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., disAbility Law Center of VA, 1512 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 100. Details: Christine Baggini, (804) 355-5748.

WORKSHOP

Restorative Flow, a guided meditation with gentle sequence of postures emphasizing breath awareness, grounding and restorative poses with props, 4 to 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, 10442 Ridgefield Parkway. Facilitator: Randi Weiss. Cost: $17 or may use a class from a package. To register, call (804) 741-5267 or email info@glenmoreyoga.com.

ONGOING SUPPORT

Al-Anon Family Groups, a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, in order to solve their common problems. Meetings in the greater Richmond area every day of the week. Details for Richmond and James River South: vaalanon.org.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays, Chester Moose Lodge, 9500 Jefferson Davis Highway; 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Oakwood Memorial Baptist Church, 3100 Gay Ave. Details: tops.org.

Families Anonymous, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Episcopal Church of the Creator, 7159 Mechanicsville Turnpike; 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, All Saints Episcopal Church, 8787 River Road; 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Road; and 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 Huguenot Road, a 12-step program for families and friends dealing with the addiction problem of a loved one. Details: famanon@gmail.com.

Overeaters Anonymous, 12-step help for compulsive overeaters, bulimics and anorexics. Midday, evening and weekend meetings in the Richmond area, north and south of the river. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Details: oa.org or (804) 933-0480.

Hanover County Family Support Group, for family members of a loved one with mental illness, 7 to 8:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Hanover Community Services, 12300 Washington Highway, Ashland. Details: Jennifer K. Edelman, (804) 365-4145.

Richmond Brain Tumor Support Group, 7 to 9 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, in the Education Center at St. Mary's Hospital, 5801 Bremo Road. If you can't attend, join us by conference call, (877) 216-1555, pass code 1013480. Details: call (877) 284-3905, email curebt@hotmail.com or visit curebraintumor.com.

McShin Family Education Group, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, The McShin Foundation, 2300 Dumbarton Road, to help families, friends and those suffering from substance abuse. Details: (804) 249-1845.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, a 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 9800 W. Huguenot Road. Details: locally at (610) 858-5948 or foodaddicts.org.

Widowed Persons Service of Richmond, 2 p.m. Thursdays, a grief support group for those who have lost a loved one. Details: Nancy Burner, (804) 270-4221.

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