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Health calendar -- July 30

Frederick News-Post - 7/30/2019

Jul. 30--SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings -- No dues or fees. For times and locations, call 301-662-0544.

Alzheimer's Support Groups -- 6:30 to 8 p.m. meets second Thursday of the month at Country Meadows Retirement Community, 5955 Quinn Orchard Road, Frederick. RSVP to attend and for respite care, 301-228-2249. https://alz.org.

-- 2 p.m., meets first Tuesday of the month at Frederick Senior Center, 1440 Taney Ave., Frederick. 301-696-0315, ext. 113.

Cancer Support Group -- 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Friday, Monocacy Valley Church, 9861 Old National Pike, Ijamsville. For those surviving or battling this disease, an opportunity for fellowship with others on a regular basis. Family members welcome. Details at 301-865-9100 or www.mvcnow.org.

Daytime Grief Support Group -- 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Ave., Suite A, Frederick. On-going support for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Free. dwatterson@fmh.org; 240-566-3030. updated 0119

Early Stage Alzheimer's and Memory Loss Support Group -- meets the first Tuesday of the month at Brook Hill United Methodist Church, 8946 Indian Springs Road, Frederick. Pre-screening is required. Call 410-561-9099, ext. 208.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous -- 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, South End Baptist Church, 506 Carrollton Drive, Frederick. Many people are finding recovery in FA from obesity, undereating, bulimia, and obsession with food. There are no dues or fees. Meets weekly. Angela, 301-758-3614, or Moya, 641-680-3354. www.foodaddicts.org.

NAMI Family and Friends Support Group -- 7 to 8:30 p.m., first Thursday of the month. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1415 W. Seventh St., Frederick. This relaxed group meets to support family and friends of those with mental illness. 240-379-61836 or www.namifrederick.org.

Our Journey of Hope Cancer Support Groups -- continues Saturdays at Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown. Biblically-based support and ministry to those fighting cancer. One group provides support to the cancer patient; a second group is for caregivers and families. 301-371-6500 or www.zionmiddletown.org.

Steps to Eternity Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) Meeting -- 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ Reformed UCC, 12 S. Church St., Middletown. 12-step fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Ages 18 and older. 240-626-5933.

Survivors of Suicide Support Group -- Mental Health Association of Frederick County offers a support group for adults who have lost a loved one to suicide. Led by a trained facilitator. For meeting time and location, call 301-663-0011.

The Ranch Family Support Group -- 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, The Ranch, 7902 Fingerboard Road, Building F, Frederick. For individuals with family members that have loved ones involved in addiction. Free 301-874-4701 or www.ranchmd.org.

MISCELLANY

Energy Healing -- 9:30 to 10 a.m. Sundays, Unity in Frederick -- A Spiritual Community, 5112 Pegasus Court, Suite E, Frederick. Offered by the healing practitioners of Unity's healing ministry. Followed by celebration service, coffee and fellowship. Free. 301-846-0868 or www.unityfrederick.org.

Unity Healing Circle -- 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Unity in Frederick -- A Spiritual Community, 5112 Pegasus Court, Suite E, Frederick. Reiki, Healing Touch, massage and other healing modalities offered by experienced healing practitioners. 301-846-0868 or http://unityfrederick.org. By donation.

BLOOD DRIVES

Call 800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org/make-donation to schedule appointments or to verify blood drive will be taking place. Call the Frederick American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 141 Thomas Johnson Drive, to schedule appointments for blood, double red cells and apheresis donations. Schedule subject to change.

July 31 -- 2 to 6:30 p.m., Middletown United Methodist Church, 7108 Fern Circle, Middletown

Aug. 6 -- 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Music & Arts, 5295 Westview Drive, Frederick

Aug. 14 -- 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Frederick Memorial Hospital, 400 W. Seventh St., Frederick

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