Health & Medicine

Health calendar: Oct. 30

Calendar through Nov. 6.

health Events

Walk for Down Syndrome. 9:30 a.m. Nov. 1. Heritage Hall, 430 W. Vine St. $15 per person (includes tshirt). (859) 806-8196. DSACK.org.

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Demonstration and Interest Meeting. 11 a.m. Nov. 1. Immanuel Baptist Church, 3100 Tates Creek Rd. Free.robert.brown3@uky.edu to sign up.

workshops & classes

Know the 10 Signs. Noon Oct. 30. Alzheimer's Association, 465 E. High St. To register call 1-800-272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org.

Martial Arts for Women. 10:30 a.m.-noon Nov 1. Lexington Parks and Recreation Artworks Cultural Center, 522 Patterson Street.

Divorce Care: Surviving the Holidays. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov 2. Immanuel Baptist Church, 3100 Tates Creek Rd.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. 10:30 a.m. Nov. 3, Nov. 5. Woodford County Library Midway Branch, Northside Dr, Midway. Free. (859) 846-4014.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous. Free. (859) 225-1212. Aa.org.

Al-Anon/Alateen. Free support group for families and friends of alcoholics. (859) 277-1877. Lexingtonafg.com.

Alzheimer's Support. Alz.org/kyin. 1-800-272-3900.

Central Kentucky Cancer Center Support Group. Meetings first Tuesday of each month. Central Kentucky Cancer Center, 520 Techwood Dr., Danville. 21stCenturyOncology.com.

Domestic Violence Support Group. 4 p.m. Nov. 3. The Nest—Center for Women, Children & Families, 530 N. Limestone St. Free. (859) 259-1974. Thenestlexington.org.

Epilepsy support group meeting. 6:30-8 p.m. First Tuesday of each month. Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center, University of Kentucky Medical Center. Open to everyone affected by epilepsy. (502) 637-4440, Efky.org or Gopurplecentralky@gmail.com

Grief support

■ Pregnancy & Parenting After Loss Support Group. 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5. Baptist Health, 1740 Nicholasville Rd. Free. (859) 260-6904. BaptistHealthLexington.com.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief and Education. 2409 Greatstone Pt. (859) 277-2700 or (800) 876-6005. Hospicebg.org.

■ Perinatal Bereavement Parent Support Group. 7 p.m. Nov. 4. Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr. Free. (859) 260-6904.

■ Survivors of Suicide: 6-7:30 p.m. first & third Tues. each month.

Hospice of the Bluegrass, Jessamine Co., 109 Shannon Parkway, Nicholasville. Contact Tiffany Estepp-Hurst, thurst@hospicebg.org or call (859) 887-2696.

■ Grief 101: 1-2:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. A monthly drop-in class for the newly bereaved.

Lewy Body Dementia Bluegrass Caregivers Support Group. First Tuesday of each month. Daniel (859) 948-1660, LBDA.org.

NAMI Introductions (National Alliance on Mental Illness). 3:30 p.m. Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Eastern State Hospital, 1350 Bull Lea Rd. Free. (859) 272-7891.

Evening Parkinson's Support Group Discussion Meeting. 6 p.m. Nov. 5. Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Bellefonte Dr. Free. (859) 277-1040. Parkinsonslexington.com.

Submit listings 10 days in advance at Calendar.kentucky.com by clicking on "add event" at the top of the page or submit to cweber@herald-leader.com.

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