Originally created 06/08/06

Health and Fitness calendar

The HEALTH AND FITNESS 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 ryan.wehmeyer@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.


JOINT EFFORTS: 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays; Augusta Orthopaedic Clinic, 1521 Anthony Road; seminar on hip and knee pain, tips for treatment, medicine, food, exercise; (706) 481-7604

CRADLE CLUB CLASSES (J. DEWEY GRAY CIRCLE LOCATION): 6:30-9 p.m. today: Infant CPR; 1-2 p.m. Saturday and July 8: Infant Massage; 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays through July 10 and July 31-Aug. 28, Tuesdays, through June 27 and July 11-Aug. 15: Prepared Childbirth Class; 2-3:30 p.m. Sundays, June 25, July 16: Baby's Brother and Sister; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 8: You're a Big Girl Now; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 22: Express Prepared Childbirth Class; Medical Office Building 1, Third Floor, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 310, 3623 J. Dewey Gray Circle; registration is required; (706) 651-6220

CRADLE CLUB CLASSES (WHEELER ROAD LOCATION): 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 21, July 12: Breast-feeding Class; 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 25: Baby Care Class; 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16: Baby Care Class; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29: Safe Sitter Class; Medical Office Building 1, Doctors Hospital, Cradle Club Classroom, Suite 310, 3651 Wheeler Road; registration is required; (706) 651-6220


EPILEPSY SUPPORT GROUP FOR CHILDREN: 10 a.m. third Saturdays, University Hospital Education Center, third floor; for infants through elementary school-age; (706) 863-5557

BETTER BREATHERS: 11:30 a.m. second Tuesdays; University Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center, St. Sebastian Way at 13th Street; bring covered dish; (706) 774-5864

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: Various meetings throughout the week; types of meetings: open discussion, closed discussion (addicts only), open text study, open literature study, step study; smoking, nonsmoking; wheelchair accessible; (706) 855-2419

OBESITYHELP.COM WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: 2 p.m. Saturdays, Euchee Creek Library, 5907 Euchee Creek Drive, Grovetown; (706) 364-2266

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY WEIGHT SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 Robinson Ave.; (706) 863-0726

ALZHEIMER'S CARE: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care; (706) 738-5039

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays; Alzheimer's Association, Augusta chapter, 1899 Central Ave.; (706) 731-9060

ARTHRITIS AQUATICS: 9-9:45 a.m., 10-10:45 a.m. and 12:15-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; Walton Rehabilitation Hospital's Outpatient Building; $37.50 a month; (706) 823-5294

FIBROMYALGIA AQUATICS: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays; Walton Rehabilitation Hospital's Outpatient Building; $32 a month; (706) 823-5294

BARIATRIC SUPPORT: 5:30 p.m. first Mondays, University Hospital Weight Management and Nutrition Center, on St. Sebastian Street at 13th Street; (706) 774-8917

BRAIN-INJURY SUPPORT: 6 p.m. second Thursdays; Walton West, 2501 Center West Parkway; (706) 737-9300

BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR EXERCISE: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital; (706) 823-5294

BREAST-FEEDING CLASSES: 7-9 p.m. Saturday; Children's Medical Center Conference Center, first floor, 1447 Harper St.; registration required; (706) 721-9351

BREAST SELF-EXAM CLASSES: 4 p.m. second Mondays; Breast Health Center, Professional Center 2, Suite 205, 1350 Walton Way; free; registration required; (706) 774-4141

CANCER SHARE SUPPORT: 7 p.m. first Mondays; University Hospital, Cancer Learning Center, Professional Center 2, Suite 104,1350 Walton Way; registration required; (706) 774-7000


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