Health calendar

  • Monday, June 26, 2006 9:00pm
  • Life


Adult first-aid/CPR recertification: 8 a.m. to noon first Saturday of each month, $25, current card required. Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

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.

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: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. every other Tuesday at Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care Center, 875 Wesley St., Suite 210, Arlington, $10 per person, registration required. 360-435-8158.

Living with and without GERD: 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 13, registration required. Stevens Hospital cafeteria, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds; 425-640-4395.

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

Infant-child CPR: Two-year-certification, 8 to 11 a.m. second Saturday of each month. Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. $25 per family. 360-435-2133, ext. 4705.

Nursery know-how workshop: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8, Babies “R” Us, 19500 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood; 425-672-3220.

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.

Steady on your feet: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. July 11, registration required, Stevens Hospital, 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds; 425-640-4066.

Blood drives: Volunteers are needed for mobile blood drives and at donation centers. Hours are flexible. Call 800-266-4033 or visit

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

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

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

Get Movin’: Program to get kids ages 5-17 active. Kids completing the program get a free ticket to the Aug. 10 AquaSox game. Registration runs through July 7. 425-744-6447, 360-653-9622, ext. 105.

Give ‘em a break: Home Instead Senior Care is seeking essay entries in the “Give a Caregiver a Break” national contest. In partnership with Caring Today magazine, the contest is open to all family caregivers, with $10,000 in prizes awarded to winners. The deadline is July 15. For details or to enter, visit or

Joint pain: Free seminar hosted by Providence Everett, 2 to 3 p.m. July 10, 7 to 8 p.m. July 17. Providence Everett’s Pavilion for Women and Children, 900 Pacific Ave., Everett; 425-304-6047.

Life Line screening: Reduce the risk of stroke, 9 a.m. June 30, Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek, appointment required. 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.

Mental health treatment: Available for women who can benefit from counseling but are not in need of intensive 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 coed hiking group: Seniors interested in joining a coed hiking group through Everett Senior Center, call 425-257-8780.

Understand your health care bill: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. third Thursdays, registration required, Cascade Conference Room, Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; 360-435-0514.

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

MS Helping Hands: Seeking volunteers for regular shifts, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. 409 Howell Way, Edmonds; 425-712-1804.

Providence Hospital of Seattle: Seeking volunteers to offer hospice services. Volunteer orientation is 5 to 9 p.m. July 11. 425 Pontius Ave. N., Seattle; 206-389-4320.

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