The Health Calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.
Send information by fax to (706) 722-7403 and send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a contact name and phone number.
JOINT EFFORTS: 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays; Augusta Orthopaedic Clinic, 1521 Anthony Road; seminar on hip and knee pain, tips for treatment, medicine, food, exercise; (706) 481-7604
FREE LUNCH AND LEARN: Noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12; Terrace Dining, second floor, MCG Medical Center, 1120 15th St.; Debra Vaughn will speak about the importance of sleep to weight management and overall health; hosted by the MCG Sleep Center; (706) 721-0793
TAKE OFF THE POUNDS SENSIBLY: 6:30 p.m. Mondays; St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 2321 Lumpkin Road; (706) 792-0563
EPILEPSY SUPPORT GROUP FOR CHILDREN: 10 a.m. third Saturdays, University Hospital Education Center; for infants through elementary school-age; (706) 863-5557
BETTER BREATHERS: 11:30 a.m. second Tuesdays; University Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center, St. Sebastian Way at 13th Street; bring covered dish; (706) 774-5864
MY BROTHAZ HOME INC.: HIV prevention education and health education/risk-reduction counseling; weekly HIV/AIDS educational groups; (706) 798-0244
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: Meetings throughout the week: open discussion, closed discussion (addicts only), open text study, step study; smoking, nonsmoking; wheelchair accessible; (706) 855-2419
ALZHEIMER'S CARE: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care; (706) 738-5039
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Call for meeting locations; (706) 860-8331
ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays; Alzheimer's Association, Augusta chapter, 1899 Central Ave.; (706) 731-9060
ARTHRITIS AQUATICS: 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; Walton Rehabilitation Hospital's Outpatient Building; $37.50 a month; (706) 823-5294
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