Health calendar

  • Monday, November 3, 2008 6:20pm
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Adult first aid-CPR recertification class: 9 to 11 a.m. first Saturdays, Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington; $25; registration required, 360-435-2133, ext. 4700, e-mail sandib@cascadevalley.org.

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; 800-398-7888, www.psbc.org.

Cascadian Place senior health fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 6, 3915 Colby Ave., Everett; hearing, blood pressure and diabetes checks, information booths; 425-252-8119.

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.

CPR/AED classes: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. second Saturdays, beginning Dec. 13, Snohomish County Fire Protection District No. 22 building, 8424 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; free, but must call 360-659-6400 to sign up; students must attend both sessions on each date; cards issued upon completion remain effective for two years.

Diabetic foot care education: 9:30 a.m. second Saturdays, ongoing, Shoes ‘N’ Feet store, 1203-R SE Everett Mall Way, Everett (across from the mall); free; 425-348-7306, www.shoesnfeet.com.

First aid, baby-sitting, child safety classes: All take place at Marysville Public Library, 6120 Grove St., Marysville, unless otherwise noted; registration required, 360-363-8400.

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

Flu shot clinics: Various local Top Food and Haggen stores, no appointment necessary; $25; bring Medicare or health insurance card; www.Haggen.com, www.Top-Foods.com.

Noon to 7 p.m. Nov. 6, TOP Food &Drug, 1605 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett.

Noon to 7 p.m. Nov. 7, Haggen Food &Pharmacy, 20150 74th Ave., Arlington.

Flu shots: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 7, Camano Senior &Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Stanwood; shots covered by Medicare, but not necessarily by other health insurance providers; shot is $25 if insurance does not cover; 360-387-0222, www.camanocenter.org.

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.

Foot reflexology sessions: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; $15 for 20 minutes, $20 for 30 minutes; 425-257-8780.

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

Jingle Bell Run: 8 a.m. start Dec. 14, Westlake Center, 400 Pine St., Seattle; $25 advance, $10 ages 8 and under; $35 day of show; benefits the Arthritis Foundation; 206-547-2707.

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

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.

Mobility equipment available: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, ongoing, 409 Howell Way, Edmonds; Multiple Sclerosis Helping Hands Donor closet provides hospital beds, lifts, shower benches, wheelchairs; 425-712-1807.

Movement Arts classes: 3502 204th St. NE, Arlington. Most classes last seven weeks; 360-435-7193, www.movementarts.com for costs and to register. Evolution, freestyle blended dance, 6 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays. Yoga-pilates fusion, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Jazz dance, 7 to 8:15 p.m. ­Thursdays.

Open house: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 12, “The Garage” at The Rock Wood-Fired Pizza Restaurant, 4010 198th Ave. SW, Lynnwood; free, open to all mothers for socializing, sharing tips for coping with winter’s dark days, picking up activity ideas for kids; RSVP by e-mailing info@snohomishmoms.org.

Pathways to Work sessions: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily, Nov. 5-19 in Monroe, call for details on locations; sponsored by YWCA regional center, 3301 Broadway, Everett, for those who must return to a job after divorce, death or disability of spouse, loss of other support or other reasons; free, but registration required; 425-258-2766, ext. 226, www.ywcaworks.org.

Senior aerobic classes: 2 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, ongoing, Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington; eight sessions, $22 total; 360-653-4551.

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

Women’s wellness classes: Women’s Wellness Center, 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; various times and topics, registration required; 425-259-9899, www.womenswellnesscenter.org. Classes are at various times, mostly Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. Topics include purna yoga, tai chi, nia, lebed, massage, reiki, nutrition classes and hypnotherapy.

Yoga classes: 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Everett Physical Therapy &Sports Performance Center, 1502 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $80 per month, registration required; 425-252-3908.

Yoga for seniors: 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays, 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Thursdays, ongoing, Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington; call to sign up; 360-653-4551.

Volunteers

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 through Thursdays, 9792 Edmonds Way, Suite 229, Edmonds; 425-712-1804.

Providence Hospice and Home Care: Notary volunteers needed, in Bothell, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Mill Creek; ongoing; 425-261-4815.

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