Health calendar

  • Monday, April 16, 2007 9:00pm
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Adult first-aid/CPR recertification: 8 a.m. to noon first Saturdays, $25, current card required. Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

Auto and work injury class: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Chiropractic massage, nutrition, Auto and Work Injury Clinic, 3505 136th St. NE, Marysville; 360-653-8307, registration required.

Blood drives: The Puget Sound Blood Center has blood drives in many communities. Volunteers needed for mobile blood drives and at donation centers, flexible hours; 800-266-4033,

Camano Senior and Community Center: 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; 360-387-0222, 8:45 to 10 a.m. yoga class, 2 to 3:30 p.m. memory loss support group, April 17.

Counseling and classes: Pathways for Women YWCA; affordable mental health clinics. Downtown Everett and Lynnwood locations, 425-774-9843, ext. 301; 877-773-9843, ext. 301.

Day camp: Snohomish County Sibshops provides day camps for kids who have a special needs sibling. 2007 dates are June 29 for ages 4 to 7, $18, and Aug. 13 and 14 for ages 8 to 13, $36; 360-659-5953, e-mail for more information.

Diabetes fundraiser: Register at any time before May 19, or in person noon to 5 p.m. May 19 and 6:45 a.m. May 20. 8 a.m. May 20, 1 and 4-mile or 8K races start at Montlake Boulevard and end inside Husky Stadium; advance entry $15 a participant, $25 if T-shirt is desired; day of event $17, $27.

Donate used hearing aids: Sertoma Hearing Aid Bank, Everett Sertoma Club, P.O. Box 5488, Everett, WA, 98206; 425-355-0720.

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

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

Foot care clinic for seniors: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. every other Tuesday, Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care Center, 875 Wesley St., Suite 210, Arlington; $20; 360-403-8158, registration required.

Fred Hutchinson “Cancer in our lives” series: Survivorship, 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 18, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle, room 1006/1008; free, but registration required; 206-667-4211,

Friends-in-Fitness: 8:45 a.m. April 26, Everett Mall center court, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; walking club gives lectures on senior health topics and provides breakfast. New memberswelcome; register at the mall’s guest services counter; April topic is incontinence.

HIV/AIDS prevention: 1 to 5 p.m. first Saturdays, Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; $8; 360-435-2133, ext. 1146.

Infant/child CPR: 8 to 11 a.m. second Saturdays, 2-year-certification, Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; $25/family; 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

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

Memory study: UW Somatotrophics, Memory and Aging Research Trial seeks participants for a study of people ages 55 to 90 with mild memory problems; 206-685-6607.

Mental health treatment: For women who can benefit from counseling, but do not need intensive treatment, free or sliding fee; 425-774-9843, ext. 301.

Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation: 6 to 8 p.m. April 18, Everett Clinic Gunderson building, 3927 Rucker Ave., Everett; discussion of various therapy techniques. Registration required; 425-258-3900.

Power wheelchairs available: Three Wishes Inc. offers wheelchairs for seniors and disabled persons who qualify; 800-839-5715.

Prostate health meetings: 7 to 8:30 p.m. third Mondays, third floor conference room, Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds; guest speakers at each meeting; 425-640-4000,

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

Walking Mountain Yoga: 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 23 and 24, demonstrations of a healing walking style, Zippy’s Java Lounge, 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 509-682-2134,

Women’s firearm safety class: 9 a.m. April 28, Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association clubhouse, 21/2 miles south of Coupeville on Safari Street; look for signs on the highway; free, but participants who can are asked to provide their own handgun, ammunition, and ear and eye protection; 360-678-0960.


American Red Cross: The Whidbey Island and Camano Island chapters seek volunteer health and safety instructors able to teach community classes at least once a month; 360-257-2096, 888-216-5727.

MS Helping Hands: Seeks volunteers for regular shifts, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9792 Edmonds Way, #229, Edmonds; 425-712-1804.

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