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Health calendar through Sept. 6 (1)

August 26, 2015 — 

TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg. 541-671-0008.Lupus Support Group — 5 to 6 p.m., Mercy Community Education Center, Room 2, 2459 N.W. Stewart …

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Community could do more to help people with mental illnesses (2)

August 26, 2015 — 

To date in this column I have championed members of our community who deserve a lot of credit. They are folks who have been diagnosed with a thought disorder or …

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Health centers step up their game, get Obamacare dollars (3)

August 25, 2015 — 

Two Roseburg-based health centers will receive federal grants for improving quality and enhancing health care access.Adapt will receive $9,333 and the Umpqua Community Health Center will receive $64,932 from the …

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Health calendar for Aug. 19 to 30, 2015 (4)

August 19, 2015 — 

TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg. 541-671-0008.Al-Anon — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Yoncalla Public Library, 194 Birch St., Yoncalla. 1-888-214-3384.Codependents Anonymous — 5:30 …

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To Your Health (5)

August 12, 2015 — 

TODAY Overeaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg. 541-671-0008.Al-Anon — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Yoncalla Public Library, 194 Birch St., Yoncalla. 1-888-214-3384.Codependents Anonymous — …

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Course to cover communication with Alzheimer’s patients (6)

August 6, 2015 — 

A course for families on how to communicate with Alzheimer’s patients will be offered Aug. 18.The class, called “Effective Communication Strategies,” will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at …

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Trying to keep cool in triple-digit heat (7)

July 30, 2015 — 

Douglas County residents sought refuge from the heat Wednesday as the temperature skyrocketed to triple digits. At Home Depot in Roseburg Wednesday afternoon, Diana Knous collected four fans for distribution …

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Safety Rodeo for Kids offered this Saturday outside Costco (8)

July 21, 2015 — 

Kids can see a fire truck, ambulance and life-flight helicopter while receiving safety tips at the first Safety Rodeo for Kids. The rodeo will be from 10 a.m. to 2 …

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VA offers warrior yoga Wednesdays (9)

July 7, 2015 — 

A new yoga class for veterans is being offered Wednesdays at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.The Yoga Warriors Class is a gentle, beginner class developed in 2005 for active-duty …

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Mercy Foundation receives hospice grant (10)

July 7, 2015 — 

The Mercy Foundation has received a $10,500 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to support local hospice care.Mercy’s hospice program aims to provide comfort, dignity and quality care to individuals …

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Volunteers sought for Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Roseburg (11)

July 3, 2015 — 

Planning has begun for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Sept. 27 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Stewart Park in Roseburg. About 300 people are expected to participate this year. They will be …

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Red Cross holds Celebrate Freedom Blood Drive on Friday (12)

June 30, 2015 — 

Summer is the dry season for the American Red Cross. More than 40 percent of regular donors indicated plans to travel this Independence Day, according to a Red Cross survey. …

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Health calendar for today through June 28, 2015 (13)

June 17, 2015 — 

TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg. 541-671-0008.Al-Anon — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Yoncalla Public Library, 194 Birch St., Yoncalla. 1-888-214-3384.Codependents Anonymous — 5:30 …

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Vegan potluck celebrates start of summer (14)

June 16, 2015 — 

A vegan potluck party will celebrate the start of summer. The potluck, hosted by the Umpqua Community Veg Education Group, will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the First United …

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Roseburg takes fitness classes outdoors (15)

June 12, 2015 — 

Two fitness classes offered by the Roseburg Parks & Recreation Division have moved outdoors for the summer.The Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp combines strength and cardio training, while concentrating on core …

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Exercise can help prevent childhood obesity (16)

June 10, 2015 — 

Each generation believes that life was harder when they were children than it is for children in the current generation. Although this is more often the perception of a grandfather …

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Medicare 101 course offered June 24 (17)

June 9, 2015 — 

A free seminar explaining “Medicare 101 the Basics” will be presented from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 24 at the United Community Action Network, 280 Kenneth Ford Drive.The free training …

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Class for Alzheimer’s caregivers offered Tuesday (18)

June 9, 2015 — 

The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter will be holding a class, “Legal and Financial Planning,” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy Community Education Center, 2459 N.W. Stewart Parkway.This program …

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Elder abuse prevention week planned (19)

June 9, 2015 — 

Two local agencies will team up Monday to raise awareness about elder abuse during Elder Abuse Prevention Awareness Day. Members of the public are invited to stop by between 9 …

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Meeting to focus on community health (20)

June 8, 2015 — 

if you go...WHAT: Umpqua Health Alliance Community Advisory Council public meeting to gather feedback and discuss progress on improving community healthWHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 11WHERE: Cow Creek Health …

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