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 email@example.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.
tourette's syndrome support group: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, Vineyard Church of Augusta, 3126 Parrish Road; for guardians of children with Tourette's; (706) 359-2052
CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSPECTION: FIRST FRIDAYS, MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA ANNEX II, 15TH STREET; HOW TO USE A CAR SEAT PROPERLY; FREE; (706) 721-7606
Family Focused Childbirth Tours: Tours of mother/baby wing; Trinity Hospital of Augusta, 2260 Wrightsboro Road; by appointment; (706) 481-7727
HOME CARE ASSESSMENT: In-home clinical care or personal aides provided by University Home Health Services; free; (706) 774-4160
LOOK GOOD ... FEEL BETTER: 5-7 P.M. THIRD MONDAYS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, 2607 COMMONS BLVD.; HELPS WOMEN CANCER PATIENTS MAINTAIN APPEARANCE AND SELF-IMAGE DURING TREATMENT; MAKEUP KIT FOR EACH PARTICIPANT; FREE; REGISTRATION REQUIRED; (706) 731-9900
pulmonary function screenings: 10-11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays, University Hospital, Professional Center 2, Suite 200, 818 St. Sebastian Way; free; appointments required; (706) 774-5777
take off pounds sensibly chapter GA 110: 5:15-6:15 p.m. social and private weigh-in, 6:30-7:30 p.m. meeting and motivation, Mondays, St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Fellowship Hall, 2321 Lumpkin Road; nonprofit weight loss support group; Joy Southern (706) 737-1120, www.tops.org
cpr and first aid training: Single sessions; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; $20; two-year certification earned; (706) 955-0911, www.firstresponsecpr.com
american sign language-intermediate level: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Medical College of Georgia Medical Center, second floor, terrace dining, Magnolia Room, 1120 15th St.; $40 per course level; (706) 721-6929
ARTHRITIS AQUATICS: 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Building, 1355 Independence Drive; $37.50 per month; (706) 823-5294
BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR EXERCISE: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, 1355 Independence Drive; (706) 823-5294
BREAST SELF-EXAM CLASSES: 4 p.m. second Mondays, University Hospital Breast Health Center, Professional Center 2, Suite 205, 818 St. Sebastian Way; free; registration required; (706) 774-4141
CAR SEAT CLASSES: 9:30 a.m. to noon third Mondays, Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, first floor classroom, 1446 Harper St.; safety, education and training; $10 registration fee; registration required; must be Medicaid or Peach Care eligible; Rene Hopkins (706) 721-7606
FIBROMYALGIA AQUATICS: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Building, 1355 Independence Drive; $32 per month; (706) 823-5294
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