| C A L E N D A R S
As of Monday, September 28, 2009
American Red Cross Certification Classes:
For non-professionals and professionals in basic care for injuries, sudden illnesses and respiratory or cardiac emergencies, held at 4155 Diamond Head Road. Call 739-8123 or 739-8132, or visit hawaiiredcross.org. » 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday "CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer," $79 fee. » 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday "Adult CPR with First Aid," $55 fee. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday "Adult, Infant and Child CPR" $55 fee. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday "Adult CPR with First Aid," $55 fee. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14 "Adult CPR with First Aid," $55 fee.
Donors must be adults in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more and provide a valid photo ID. Call 845-9966 or visit bbh.org. » 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Windward Community College. » 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Leeward Community College. » 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at University of Hawaii at Manoa, Campus Center Ballroom. » 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii Loa Campus. » 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Saturday at Windward Mall, next to Leonard's Malasadamobile. » 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Hawaii Kai Towne Center.
Crohn's and Colitis Support Group:
7 p.m. Monday, Kaiser Honolulu clinic, Conference Room 2E. Call 623-9303.
Family Caregiver Training Series:
Kapiolani Community College Kupuna Education Center hosts workshops for those caring for elderly parents or relatives. Limited class size; pre-registration required. Call 734-9211.
"Personal Care and Transfer Techniques":
Three session workshop on how to assist with bathing, incontinent care, dressing, oral care, range-of-motion exercises and transfer techniques from bed, chair and wheelchair. 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays starting next week at Kapiolani Community College, Kopiko 241 and 242.
Hawaii Future Physicians Symposium and Scholarship
: Physicians and medical students will discuss their professions and what to expect in medical school with high school juniors and seniors, Sept. 20, Queen's Medical Center. Registration required by Friday. Call 735-1935.
Infant CPR and Safety:
Basic life-support techniques and home safety for infants and toddlers, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Castle Medical Center, Kailua. $25 for two people. Call 263-5400 or register online at castlemed.org.
Five-session course on massage techniques for infants; $80 members; $95 non-members. Call 432-2270. » 6-7:15 p.m. Mondays at Kaiser Medical Center, Kapolei clinic, 1st floor conference room B. 6-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays at Kaiser Medical Center, Kailua clinic, 1st floor lobby.
Learn poses to relieve tension and promote well-being. Classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 5 to 6:30 p.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Kaiser Honolulu clinic, Conference Room 1BC. Cost is $100 members and $125 non-members for one-hour class; $150 members and $188 non-members for 90-minute class. Call 432-2270.
Kaiser Exercise Classes:
At Kaiser Honolulu clinic. Call 432-2270. » Aerobics: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 13 weeks. Choose two or three days a week. $117 members; $140 non-members. » Body Conditioning: 6-6:40 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 10 weeks. Choose two or three days a week. $54 members and $66 non-members.
Kapiolani Community College TV series dedicated to Hawaii's seniors and families. This week's topic is "Affordable Home Repair Loan Program." 5:30 p.m. next Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sept. 14 on Channel 55. For topic suggestion or issues, call 734-9469 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organ Donor Information:
Organ Donor Center of Hawaii free presentation on organ donation, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aiea Public Library, 99-143 Moanalua Road. Call 483-7333.
For expectant or adoptive parents covering labor and delivery, postpartum care, newborn care . 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Kaiser Moanalua clinic. Call 432-2270.
AARP Driver Safety Program:
Reviewing the rules of the road, dealing with traffic congestion, effects of aging and accident-prevention for drivers 50 and up. Noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 and 23 at Kaiser Honolulu clinic, Conference Room 2AB. $10. Call 432-2270.
Pali Momi Health Screening:
Free blood pressure and blood sugar testing, 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Pearlridge Center, Uptown. Call 488-0981.
ALS Support Group:
6-8 p.m. second Tuesday of every month at the Queen's Conference Center. Call Jennifer Li at 593-4454.
Learn to choose thoughts, feelings and attitudes about things that cause conflict and distress. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at Windward YMCA. Free. Call 781-7617.
Brain Injury Support Group:
7 to 8:30 p.m., second Wednesday of every month at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. Brain injury educational meetings held third Wednesday of the month. Call 454-0699 or visit www.rehabhospital.org.
Cardiac Education Support Group, Maui:
Noon-1 p.m. first Wednesday of every month at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Call (808) 243-3043.
Open to families living in Waipahu, Ewa Beach and Mililani dealing with children clubfeet. Call Carole, 551-3987.
Fibromyalgia Support Group:
9:15 to 10 a.m. newbie meeting and 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. regular meeting and potluck, second Saturday of the month at St. Clement's Parish Hall, 1515 Wilder Ave. RSVP requested: 677-8770 or e-mail email@example.com.
People with multiple sclerosis and their friends use journalizing techniques, share writings and stories. Facilitated by David Shapiro. Noon to 1:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday of the month, National Multiple Sclerosis Society office, 418 Kuwili St., No. 105. Call 532-0806.
"Addiction Education for the Family" for anyone who has an addicted family member or close friend, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at 45-845 Pookela St. Call 236-2600.
Honolulu Gay Support Group:
7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Waikiki Community Center, 310 Paoakalani Ave., Room 202A. Call 537-2000 or e-mail HawaiiGay1@aol.com.
Infertility Support Group Meeting:
Resolve Hawaii hosts sessions, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of the month, Kapiolani Medical Center. Call 528-8559 or visit www.resolveofhawaii.org.
Kidney Cancer Support Group:
7 to 8 p.m. third Wednesday during odd-numbered months at Queen's Conference Center. Free. Call 732-3078 prior to attendance.
Kidney Support Group:
Guest speakers teach ways to improve kidney health and delay or avoid dialysis. Co-sponsored by National Kidney Foundation. 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Thursday of the month, Kaiser Permanente Nephrology Department. Free. Call 432-8050.
Living With Loss Share Group:
Educational information and resources for famlies facing grief. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. first Sunday of the month at Kaiser Honolulu clinic, Conference Room 1BC. Free; material costs optional. Call 432-2270.
Managing Pain Support Group:
Discover how thoughts, feelings, physical moments, relaxation and medication contribute to pain management. Six weeks, two-hour sessions Tuesdays, Kaiser Moanalua clinic. $32. Call 432-7446.
Mended Hearts Support Group:
For heart patients, caregivers, family and public facing any cardiac problem. 1 to 3 p.m. third Saturday of the month, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, Conference Room WO4. Free. Call 544-3369.
OCD Support Group:
For sufferers of obsessive compulsive disorder, and their families. 11 a.m. second Saturday of the month, Star of the Sea Church. Call 261-6987 or 239-5150.
Organ/Tissue Donor Family Support Group:
For family members who have lost a loved one and donated their organ and/or tissues. Sponsored by the Hawaii Donor Family Council. 1-3 p.m. second Sunday of the month at Kaiser Moanalua clinic. Call 637-6012.
Ovarian Cancer Support Group:
» 6:30-8 p.m. third Tuesday of the month at the Queen's Medical Center. Call 547-4243. » 6:30-8 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month at Kapiolani Women's Center. Call 535-7000.
Parents Without Partners:
7 p.m. third Wednesday of the month at Harris United Methodist Church. Call 262-7441 or visit http://go.to/pwp-hi.
Post Polio Support Group:
Quarterly meetings on second Saturday of October, January and April; 10 a.m. to noon at the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, Conference Room WO2. Call 737-9533.
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous:
A free 12-step fellowship group for men and women, 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 7 p.m. Saturdays at the Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Ave. Call 926-0166 or visit www.slaafws.org.
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (Maui):
Fridays 7:30 p.m. Kenolio Recreational Complex, Kihei Bridge Club Room, 131 S. Kihei Road.
Spinal Cord Injury Support Group:
Open forum on educational topics, peer support for patients, caregivers and family members. 2 to 3 p.m., first Thursday of every month at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, first floor lanai. Call 531-3511 or visit www.rehabhospital.org.
Stroke Support Group:
Open forum on educational topics, peer support for patients, caregivers and family members. 10 to 11:30 a.m., first Tuesday of month at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, first-floor lanai. Call 531-3511 or visit www.rehabhospital.org.
Theta Healing Group:
For physical, emotional and mental discomfort and pain with Dr. Annalia Russell. 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of month at A Center 4 Well Being, Kapaa, Kauai. Call (808) 822-2686. Visit www.ACenter4WellBeing.com.
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