Health

  • Monday, July 11, 2005 9:00pm
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Classes

Auto and work injury class: Chiropractic massage, nutrition, 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Auto and Work Injury Clinic, Marysville. Registration required; 360-653-8307.

Building family strengths: Parenting class offered by Pathways for Women YMCA, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Lynnwood or 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays in Everett, free; 425-774-9843, ext. 223.

Childbirth preparation: Fast-track course, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. fourth Saturday of July, September and November, $75. Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish, Arlington; 360-435-2133.

First-aid basics: 8 a.m. to noon third Saturday of each month. $25. Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

Fitness: Balance, flexibility, strength, aerobics; 8:25 to 9:20 a.m. and 10:40 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; $25 members, $30 nonmembers; bring mat or towel; Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441.

Foot care clinic for seniors: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every other Tuesday at Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care Center, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. $10 per person, registration required, call for dates. 360-435-8158.

Senior exercise: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, $2, at Arbor Place, Silver Lake, 12806 Bothell Everett Highway, Everett; 425-338-3227.

Events

Blood drives: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 12 and 13, Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett; 2 to 8 p.m. July 14, First Presbyterian Church, 1306 Lakeview Ave., Snohomish; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 15, DSHS, 840 N. Broadway, Building A., Suite 200, Everett; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 15, Travis Industries, 4800 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15, Stanwood Camano Medical Center, 9631 269th St. NW, Stanwood. Volunteers are needed for mobile blood drives and at donation centers. Hours are flexible. Call 800-266-4033 or visit www.psbc.org.

Counseling services: Low and no-cost counseling services offered by Pathways for Women YWCA, in Lynnwood and Everett; 425-774-9843, ext. 301.

Free breast and cervical exams: Free screenings for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women ages 40 through 64, income and insurance restrictions, registration required. 877-323-6540.

Life-line screening: Screening to reduce risk of stroke, 9 a.m. July 18, appointments required, Arlington United Church, 338 N. McLeod Ave., Arlington; 800-697-9721.

Mammograms and wellness exams: Positive Women’s Network offers free or low-cost mammograms and yearly wellness exams. Call 425-259-9899 or 888-651-8931 for details.

Men’s group: Now forming, help decide time, place and frequency; 425-303-8150, www.holmanhealth connections.com.

Mental health treatment: Available for women who can benefit from counseling but are not in need of intensive mental health treatment, free or sliding fee. For information, call 425-774-9843, ext. 301.

Power wheelchairs available: Three Wishes Inc. offers wheelchairs for seniors and the disabled who qualify. For information, call 800-839-5715.

Senior co-ed hiking group: Seniors interested in joining a co-ed hiking group through Everett Senior Center, call 425-257-8780.

Volunteers

American Red Cross: Seeking volunteers for disaster services department; 425-252-4103, ext. 29.

Providence Hospice of Seattle: Seeking volunteers to provide administrative support; 206-320-7169.

Senior Peer Counseling: Seeking volunteers ages 55 years and older to provide one-on-one counseling to adults ages 60 and older. For information, call 425-290-1252.

Stanwood Senior Center: Seeking volunteers for bingo events 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at the center. Also seeking volunteers to sort donated items and cashier at thrift store from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. For information, call 360-629-7403.

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