Your Health

SH schedules healthy events

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled to provide health information and benefit the community.

They are as follows:

5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday

Baby Cafe Mini Health Fair

At The LifeCenter for new and expectant moms. Exchange tips about breastfeeding, receive breastfeeding support and discuss parenting concerns in a relaxed, child-friendly environment. The Oct. 19 meeting will feature a mini health fair with a make and take. Free weight checks for baby are available. Light refreshments will be provided. Register by calling 570-321-2096 or at Susquehannahealth.org/Events.

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday

Back-to-school hearing screening

Free. for preschool-age children through adults. Appointments take just 15 minutes. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-883-4791.

4:30 p.m. Thursday

Young stroke survivor group

A meet-and-greet for young stroke survivors in the Education & Conference Center lobby at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. The group offers an opportunity to establish new friendships, share experiences and provide support to one another. For more information, call 570-560-8990 or email smondell@susquehannahealth.org.

5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24

Pelvic pain support group

A support group at Costello Center Physical Therapy, Wenner Building, Divine Providence Hospital campus. For women with endometriosis, interstitial cystitis and other pelvic pain conditions. Registration is required. Call 570-320-7470 or email alvandermark@susquehannahealth.org.

6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25

Heartworks grief support group for children

Family-based peer support groups for grieving preschool, elementary, middle school and high school children and their parents/caregivers. This month’s meetings will be held on the third floor of Divine Providence Hospital. A light meal is provided at 6 p.m. and followed by the group meeting at 6:30 p.m. To register, call 570-320-7691 or 1-888-499-3177.

1:30 p.m. Oct. 27

Family and Friends CPR Anytime

American Heart Association’s CPR Anytime program presented by the state Department of Health. The hands-on program includes a free training kit with mini Annie doll, booklet and DVD to share with family and friends. Seating is limited. Call 1-877-883-4791 to register.

Evangelical sets

flu shots

LEWISBURG?- Evangelical Community Hospital’s Health and Wellness Center has scheduled several flu clinics to make receiving the vaccination convenient for individuals in Snyder, Union, and Northumberland counties. Vaccinations are available to individuals 3 years of age and older at the Community Clinics.

The cost for a flu shot is $33.

Bring your insurance cards to the clinic. In addition to the scheduled clinics, appointments can be made at the Evangelical Community Health and Wellness Center located at 210 JPM Road, Suite 200, Lewisburg, on Mondays from 9 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays from noon-4 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m.

To make an appointment or for more information on flu vaccines and Evangelical’s clinics, call Evangelical’s Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200.

The next area clinic date and location is Oct. 26, 9-10:30 a.m. at the Penns Creek Adult Resource Center, 3551 Richard Road, Penns Creek.

Flu shot clinics set in Tioga County

Flu shot clinics are being scheduled in Tioga County. Reservations are requested along with bringing your insurance card.

The schedule is as follows:

Today: Elkland Senior Center, 814-258-5650

For any further information or questions on the flu shot clinic or other services, please contact the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging Inc. at 1-800-822-6793.

Giant stores

offering flu shots

CARLISLE – To help customers stay healthy this flu season, vaccinations now are available at all Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets in-store pharmacies, according to a recent news release from the supermarket chain.

Flu vaccinations are administered by the stores’ in-store pharmacists, with no appointment needed.

The release stated that most insurance plans cover flu shots at $0 copays and Giant/Martin’s pharmacies bill them directly, including Medicare. Standard flu shots for both adults and children are available, as well as other flu vaccinations, including the “quad” and high dose vaccines.

In addition to receiving their flu shots, all customers will be offered free vaccination reviews, the release stated.

Vaccine clinic and safety seat checks

LEWISBURG – Protect yourself and your new baby with tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccines available at no charge to fathers and other family household members (18 and older) of a newborn delivered at Evangelical Community Hospital. Have your child’s safety seat checked as well at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Appointments are preferred.

9 a.m.-noon Mondays

Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays

9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Fridays

Evangelical holds screenings

LEWISBURG- Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings.

Blood pressure:

9 a.m.-noon Mondays; noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays; 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Fridays, Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

10 a.m.-noon Oct. 25, Milton YMCA

Blood sugar screenings:

8-10 a.m. Oct. 20, Community Health and Wellness Center

10 a.m.-noon Oct. 25, Milton YMCAFor more information, call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com. The Community Health and Wellness Center is at 210 JPM Road, Lewisburg, in Suite 200.

Evangelical sets support groups

LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups. They are as follows:

Alcoholics Anonymous: noon-1 p.m. Sundays, Evangelical Community Hospital in Wood-Mode Conference Room, located on the hospital’s lower level.

Life After Loss: 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg. There is a registration fee. Pre-registration is requested and the program requires a minimum of six participants to be held and is limited to 20 participants.

The sessions by week cover the following topics: introductions and loss history, the normal grief process, depression and anger, guilt and forgiveness, letting go and saying goodbye, and taking care of yourself: new beginnings.

Better Breathers Club: 6 p.m. today, in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room. This month’s topic: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Guest Speaker: Erick Larson, PA-C.

Evangelical holds classes

LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes. They are as follows:

Prepared childbirth refresher class:

Dates are not pre-determined; call the Community Health and Wellness Center at 570-786-3200 to schedule your class. $25 registration fee. Designed to refresh parents on the basics of childbirth. Couples are provided with current labor technique information in a private, appointment only setting.

Prepared childbirth class:

6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 9, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. This course guides parents and support persons through childbirth, including labor, delivery, breathing, and relaxation.

Prenatal breastfeeding:

6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. The class is for the expectant mother and one support person. The course covers the advantages of breastfeeding and the common concerns associated with it.

Newborn care:

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. This class is designed to teach caregivers how to diaper, bathe, and feed their baby. The class also covers post-partum depression and care of the new mother.

HeartCode BLS Skills Check Class:

2:30 p.m. Friday, at the Community Health and Wellness Center.

The structured Basic Life Support (BLS) hands-on session is for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal course and have completed the on-line portion through the American Heart Association website. This session will use a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200 or register online.

Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR Class:

6 p.m. today, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. American Heart Association course is for anyone who wants to learn how to give CPR to an adult, child, and infant, how to use an AED and how to assess the scene and phone the emergency response number. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

First Aid with Adult only CPR and AED:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. This course is for anyone who would like to learn how to give CPR to an adult, how to use an AED, how to assess the scene and phone the emergency response number, and how to help a choking adult. There is a fee.

Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

Live Your Best Life:

9-11:30 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 17. Learn how to manage conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, depression, COPD, heart failure, or any health problem that alters your lifestyle.

Topics to be covered include nutrition, exercise, medications, communicating with your doctor, pain, fatigue, and action planning. Free.

AARP Smart Driver Refresher Course:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. A four-hour driver safety course for those who have previously attended the eight-hour course. Fees for AARP members and non-members. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

Free diabetes education:

3-4 p.m. Oct. 26, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Topic of the class: foot care for diabetes. Call 570-522-2893 to register.

Why Weight:

6-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 26-Nov. 30, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Why Weight is a six-week weight management program led by a certified health coach and registered dietitian. Topics to be covered include healthy meal planning, exercise, and behavior modification strategies designed to facilitate lifestyle change and gradual lasting weight loss. There is a fee for the six-week session.

Cloth diapering seminar:

6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Discover the benefits of using cloth diapers during this hands-on learning experience. Get information on how cloth diapers can save you money, are easy to use, and are an Earth-friendly choice. Free. Call 570-768-3200 to register.

Senior Strong:

Mediterranean Diet: Noon Oct. 28, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Christina O’Rourke, registered dietitian, will explore the Mediterranean food pyramid and how to use it for menu planning.

The discussion will include pros and cons to following a Mediterranean-style of eating. Multiple recipe examples and a sample to taste. Free.

To register for classes, call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com. The Community Health and Wellness Center is now located at 210 JPM Road, Lewisburg, in Suite 200.

Talk with the Doc about hernia pain

A Talk with the Doc Lecture focused on hernia pain, relief and surgical options will be held at Evangelical Community Hospital on Oct. 25.

A complimentary meal will be held at 5:30 p.m. with the lecture immediately following at 6:30 p.m. in the Apple Conference Rooms at the rear of the O’Keefe Dining Room.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 570-768-3200.

Harvest Bash Food and Wine Pairing

WINFIELD – The Auxiliary to Evangelical Community Hospital is holding a Harvest Bash Food and Wine Pairing fundraiser to benefit The Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Buena Vista Farms, 3819 Penns Drive, Winfield.

The event will feature food from A Taste of Italy and wine from Pedro’s Wine Collection.

Cost is $60 per person.

To attend or for further information, contact Sharon Pearce by phone at 570-713-0137 or email sharpa6@yahoo.com or Patricia Powell by phone at 630-789-1525 or email pt.powell@comcast.net.

Tickets are also available at the Evangelical Community Hospital Gift Shop.

All proceeds support breast cancer services provided by the Center for Breast Health, including screenings for under and uninsured women in the area.

Your Health

SH schedules healthy events

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled to provide health information and benefit the community.

They are as follows:

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today

Brown bag medication check

Review and discuss medications, look for potentially harmful drug and food interactions and receive money-saving options at The LifeCenter at Williamsport YMCA, 614 Walnut St. Participants should bring medicines and supplements they are taking in a non-transparent bag and original containers. To schedule an appointment, call 1-887-883-4791.

6 to 7:30 p.m. today and Oct. 25

Heartworks grief support group for children

Family-based peer support groups for grieving preschool, elementary, middle school and high school children and their parents/caregivers. This month’s meetings will be held on the third floor of Divine Providence Hospital. A light meal is provided at 6 p.m. and followed by the group meeting at 6:30 p.m. To register, call 570-320-7691 or 1-888-499-3177.

5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 19

Baby Cafe Mini Health Fair

At The LifeCenter for new and expectant moms. Exchange tips about breastfeeding, receive breastfeeding support and discuss parenting concerns in a relaxed, child-friendly environment. The Oct. 19 meeting will feature a mini health fair with a make and take. Free weight checks for baby are available. Light refreshments will be provided. Register by calling 570-321-2096 or at Susquehannahealth.org/Events.

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 20

Back-to-school hearing screening

Free. for preschool-age children through adults. Appointments take just 15 minutes. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-883-4791.

4:30 p.m. Oct 20

Young stroke survivor group

A meet-and-greet for young stroke survivors in the Education & Conference Center lobby at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. The group offers an opportunity to establish new friendships, share experiences and provide support to one another. For more information, call 570-560-8990 or email smondell@susquehannahealth.org.

5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24

Pelvic pain support group

A support group at Costello Center Physical Therapy, Wenner Building, Divine Providence Hospital campus. For women with endometriosis, interstitial cystitis and other pelvic pain conditions. Registration is required. Call 570-320-7470 or email alvandermark@susquehannahealth.org.

1:30 p.m. Oct. 27

Family and Friends CPR Anytime

American Heart Association’s CPR Anytime program presented by the state Department of Health. The hands-on program includes a free training kit with mini Annie doll, booklet and DVD to share with family and friends. Seating is limited. Call 1-877-883-4791 to register.

Evangelical sets

flu shots

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Health and Wellness Center has scheduled several flu clinics to make receiving the vaccination convenient for individuals in Snyder, Union, and Northumberland counties. Vaccinations are available to individuals 3 years of age and older at the Community Clinics. The cost for a flu shot is $33.

Bring your insurance cards to the clinic. In addition to the scheduled clinics, appointments can be made at the Evangelical Community Health and Wellness Center located at 210 JPM Road, Suite 200, Lewisburg, on Mondays from 9 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays from noon-4 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m.

To make an appointment or for more information on flu vaccines and Evangelical’s clinics, call Evangelical’s Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200.

The next area clinic date and location is Oct. 26, 9-10:30 a.m. at the Penns Creek Adult Resource Center, 3551 Richard Road, Penns Creek.

Flu shot clinics set in Tioga County

Flu shot clinics are being scheduled in Tioga County. Reservations are requested along with bringing your insurance card.

The schedule is as follows:

Today: Mansfield Senior Center, 570-662-2130

Thursday: Wellsboro Senior Center, 570-724-3991

Oct. 18: Elkland Senior Center, 814-258-5650

For any further information or questions on the flu shot clinic or other services, please contact the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging Inc. at 1-800-822-6793.

Vaccine clinic and safety seat checks

LEWISBURG – Protect yourself and your new baby with tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccines available at no charge to fathers and other family household members (18 and older) of a newborn delivered at Evangelical Community Hospital. Have your child’s safety seat checked as well at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Appointments are preferred.

9 a.m.-noon Mondays

Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays

9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Fridays

Evangelical holds screenings

LEWISBURG- Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings.

Blood pressure:

10 a.m.-noon Oct. 25, Milton YMCA

9 a.m.-noon Mondays; noon-4 pm Wednesdays; 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Fridays, Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

Free bone density screen:

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, at Weis Markets, Mifflinburg. Qualification: Have not had a DXA scan in past 2 years, have not had a heel bone density test in past year, and meet one of the following criteria: over the age of 65, post-menopausal, or pre-menopausal with high risk factors.

Blood sugar screenings:

8-10 a.m. Oct. 20, Community Health and Wellness Center

10 a.m.-noon Oct. 25, Milton YMCAFor more information, call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com. The Community Health and Wellness Center is at 210 JPM Road, Lewisburg, in Suite 200.

Evangelical sets support groups

LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups. They are as follows:

Alcoholics Anonymous: noon-1 p.m. Sundays, Evangelical Community Hospital in Wood-Mode Conference Room, located on the hospital’s lower level.

Life After Loss: 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays through Oct. 19, Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg. There is a registration fee. Pre-registration is requested and the program requires a minimum of six participants to be held and is limited to 20 participants. The sessions by week cover the following topics: introductions and loss history, the normal grief process, depression and anger, guilt and forgiveness, letting go and saying goodbye, and taking care of yourself: new beginnings.

Diabetes: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 13, Apple Conference Rooms A, B, and C. Topic: Sick Day Management, Sick Day Box, and Keeping Blood Glucose Under Control During Illness.

Empty Arms: 7 p.m. Oct. 17, at Evangelical Community Hospital in D & E Conference Room. Support group for individuals following the loss of a baby. Call the Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 to register.

Better Breathers Club: 6 p.m. Oct. 18, in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room. This month’s topic: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Guest Speaker: Erick Larson, PA-C.

Evangelical Hospital

holds classes

LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes. They are as follows:

Prepared childbirth refresher class:

Dates are not pre-determined; call the Community Health and Wellness Center at 570-786-3200 to schedule your class. $25 registration fee. Designed to refresh parents on the basics of childbirth. Couples are provided with current labor technique information in a private, appointment only setting.

Why Weight:

6-7:15 p.m. Wednesday, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. A six-week weight management program led by a certified health coach and registered dietitian. Topics to be covered include healthy meal planning, exercise, and behavior modification strategies designed to facilitate lifestyle change and gradual lasting weight loss. There is a fee for the six-week session.

Prepared childbirth class:

6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 19-Nov. 9, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. This course guides parents and support persons through childbirth, including labor, delivery, breathing, and relaxation.

Prenatal breastfeeding:

6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. The class is for the expectant mother and one support person. The course covers the advantages of breastfeeding and the common concerns associated with it.

Newborn care:

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 22, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. This class is designed to teach caregivers how to diaper, bathe, and feed their baby. The class also covers post-partum depression and care of the new mother.

HeartCode BLS Skills Check Class:

2:30 p.m. Oct. 21, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. The structured Basic Life Support (BLS) hands-on session is for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal course and have completed the on-line portion through the American Heart Association website. This session will use a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200 or register online.

Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR Class:

6 p.m. Oct. 18, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. American Heart Association course is for anyone who wants to learn how to give CPR to an adult, child, and infant, how to use an AED and how to assess the scene and phone the emergency response number. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

First Aid with Adult only CPR and AED:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. This course is for anyone who would like to learn how to give CPR to an adult, how to use an AED, how to assess the scene and phone the emergency response number, and how to help a choking adult. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

Other classes:

AARP Smart Driver:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. An eight-hour driver safety course; four-hour sessions each day. Fees for AARP members and non-members. Registration is required, call 570-768-3200.

Live Your Best Life:

9-11:30 a.m. Thursdays Wednesday-Nov. 17. Learn how to manage conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, depression, COPD, heart failure, or any health problem that alters your lifestyle. Topics to be covered include nutrition, exercise, medications, communicating with your doctor, pain, fatigue, and action planning. Free.

AARP Smart Driver Refresher Course:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 19, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. A four-hour driver safety course for those who have previously attended the eight-hour course. Fees for AARP members and non-members. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

Free diabetes education:

3-4 p.m. Oct. 26, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Topic of the class: foot care for diabetes. Call 570-522-2893 to register.

Why Weight:

6-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 26-Nov. 30, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Why Weight is a six-week weight management program led by a certified health coach and registered dietitian. Topics to be covered include healthy meal planning, exercise, and behavior modification strategies designed to facilitate lifestyle change and gradual lasting weight loss. There is a fee for the six-week session.

Cloth diapering seminar:

6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Discover the benefits of using cloth diapers during this hands-on learning experience. Get information on how cloth diapers can save you money, are easy to use, and are an Earth-friendly choice. Free. Call 570-768-3200 to register.

Senior Strong:

Mediterranean Diet: Noon Oct. 28, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Multiple recipe examples and a sample to taste. Free.

To register for classes, call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com. The Community Health and Wellness Center is now located at 210 JPM Road, Lewisburg, in Suite 200.

Hospice offers

‘Life After Loss’

LEWISBURG – Coping with the loss of a loved one is never easy and that’s why Hospice of Evangelical and Community Health Wellness said they are offering a six-week educational bereavement group called “Life After Loss.”

The Life After Loss program is being held 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 19 at Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, for a one-time fee per participant (scholarships are available). Registration is requested and the program requires a minimum of six participants to be held and is limited to 20. To register, call Hospice of Evangelical at 570-522-2955.

Free sensory-friendly movie screening

LEWISBURG – Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute continues its Sensory-Friendly Film Series Oct. 16 at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.

The free showing of “Shaun the Sheep” is part of ADMI’s community outreach and family support initiative, according to a news release.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. The movie will begin promptly at 2 p.m. The screening is free for the entire family. Donations will be accepted by the theater to fund future screenings.

Those wishing to attend should notify Stephanie by emailing her at slzettlemoyer@geisinger.edu or by calling 570-522-9436. The Campus Theatre is at 413 Market St., Lewisburg.

Harvest Bash Food and Wine Pairing

WINFIELD – The Auxiliary to Evangelical Community Hospital is holding a Harvest Bash Food and Wine Pairing fundraiser to benefit The Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Buena Vista Farms, 3819 Penns Drive, Winfield.

The event will feature food from A Taste of Italy and wine from Pedro’s Wine Collection. Cost is $60 per person. To attend or for further information, contact Sharon Pearce by phone at 570-713-0137 or email sharpa6@yahoo.com or Patricia Powell by phone at 630-789-1525 or email pt.powell@comcast.net.

Tickets are also available at the Evangelical Community Hospital Gift Shop.

All proceeds support breast cancer services provided by the Center for Breast Health, including screenings for under and uninsured women in the area.

Your Health

SH schedules healthy events

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled to provide health information and benefit the community.

They are as follows:

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. today

AARP Driver Safety Refresher Course

The AARP Driver Safety Refresher course will be offered to individuals who previously attended the two-day AARP Driver Safety Course. The class will be held at The LifeCenter at the Williamsport YMCA, 614 Walnut St. Prepayment of fees for members and non-members required. Checks can be mailed to the Lincoln Senior Center, 2138 Lincoln St., Williamsport, PA 17701. To register, call 570-323-3096.

5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday

Living with Diabetes Group

For individuals who are managing diabetes, group meets in the Divine Providence Hospital cafeteria. The discussion will focus on Eye Care for Diabetes-Do You See Spider Webs? New members are always welcome. To register, call 570-326-8410.

5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 19

Baby Cafe Mini Health Fair

At The LifeCenter for new and expectant moms. The Oct. 19 meeting will feature a mini health fair with a make and take. Free weight checks for baby are available. Light refreshments will be provided. Register by calling 570-321-2096 or at Susquehannahealth.org/Events.

Noon to 4:15 p.m. Thursday

Osteoporosis screening at The LifeCenter

A quick and painless ultrasound heel screening to measure bone density level will be offered at The LifeCenter at the Williamsport YMCA, 614 Walnut St. There is a fee. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-883-4791.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11

Brown bag medication check

Review and discuss medications, look for potentially harmful drug and food interactions and receive money-saving options at The LifeCenter at Williamsport YMCA, 614 Walnut St. Participants should bring medicines and supplements they are taking in a non-transparent bag and original containers. To schedule an appointment, call 1-887-883-4791.

6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and Oct. 25

Heartworks grief support group for children

Family-based peer support groups for grieving preschool, elementary, middle school and high school children and their parents/caregivers. This month’s meetings will be held on the third floor of Divine Providence Hospital. A light meal is provided at 6 p.m. and followed by the group meeting at 6:30 p.m. To register, call 570-320-7691 or 1-888-499-3177.

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 20

Back-to-school hearing screening

Free. for preschool-age children through adults. Appointments take just 15 minutes. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-883-4791.

4:30 p.m. Oct. 20

Young stroke survivor group

A meet-and-greet for young stroke survivors in the Education & Conference Center lobby at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 570-560-8990 or email smondell@susquehannahealth.org.

5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24

Pelvic pain support group

A support group at Costello Center Physical Therapy, Wenner Building, Divine Providence Hospital campus. Registration is required. Call 570-320-7470 or email alvandermark@susquehannahealth.org.

1:30 p.m. Oct. 27

Family and Friends CPR Anytime

American Heart Association’s CPR Anytime program presented by the state Department of Health. The hands-on program includes a free training kit with mini Annie doll, booklet and DVD to share with family and friends. Seating is limited. Call 1-877-883-4791 to register.

Flu shot clinics set in Tioga County

Flu shot clinics are being scheduled in Tioga County. Reservations are requested along with bringing your insurance card.

The schedule is as follows:

Today: Westfield Senior Center, 814-367-5695

Thursday: Garrett Miller Senior Center, 570-537-6550

Oct. 11: Mansfield Senior Center, 570-662-2130

Oct. 13: Wellsboro Senior Center, 570-724-3991

Oct. 18: Elkland Senior Center, 814-258-5650

For any further information or questions on the flu shot clinic or other services, please contact the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging Inc. at 1-800-822-6793.

Vaccine clinic and safety seat checks

LEWISBURG – Protect yourself and your new baby with tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccines available at no charge to fathers and other family household members (18 and older) of a newborn delivered at Evangelical Community Hospital. Have your child’s safety seat checked as well at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Appointments are preferred.

9 a.m.-noon Mondays

Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays

9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Fridays

Evangelical holds screenings

LEWISBURG- Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings.

Blood pressure:

9 a.m.-noon Mondays; noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays; 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Fridays, Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

9 a.m.-noon Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Fridays, Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

Mondays, 9 a.m.-noon; Wednesdays, noon-4 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Community Health and Wellness Center, Lewisburg

10 a.m.-noon today, Turbotville Bank

10 a.m.-noon Oct. 25, Milton YMCA

Blood sugar screenings::

8-10 a.m. Oct. 20, Community Health and Wellness Center

10 a.m.-noon Oct. 25, Milton YMCA. For more information, call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com. The Community Health and Wellness Center is at 210 JPM Road, Lewisburg, in Suite 200.

Free bone density screen:

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13, at Weis Markets, Mifflinburg. Qualification: Have not had a DXA scan in past 2 years, have not had a heel bone density test in past year, and meet one of the following criteria: over the age of 65, post-menopausal, or pre-menopausal with high risk factors.

Evangelical sets support groups

LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups. They are as follows:

Alcoholics Anonymous: noon-1 p.m. Sundays, Evangelical Community Hospital in Wood-Mode Conference Room, located on the hospital’s lower level.

Life After Loss: 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays through Oct. 19, Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg. There is a registration fee. Pre-registration is requested and the program requires a minimum of six participants to be held and is limited to 20 participants. The sessions by week cover the following topics: introductions and loss history, the normal grief process, depression and anger, guilt and forgiveness, letting go and saying goodbye, and taking care of yourself: new beginnings.

Stroke: 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, at Evangelical Community Hospital’s third-floor Rehabilitation Unit.

Bariatric: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Wood-Mode Conference Rooms. This month’s topic: It’s a Tool Keep it Working.

Diabetes: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 13, Apple Conference Rooms A, B, and C. Topic: Sick Day Management, Sick Day Box, and Keeping Blood Glucose Under Control During Illness.

Empty Arms: 7 p.m. Oct. 17, at Evangelical Community Hospital in D & E Conference Room. Support group for individuals following the loss of a baby. Call the Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 to register.

Better Breathers Club: 6 p.m. Oct. 18, in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room. This month’s topic: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Guest Speaker: Erick Larson, PA-C.

Evangelical holds classes

LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes. They are as follows:

Prepared childbirth refresher class:

Dates are not pre-determined; call the Community Health and Wellness Center at 570-786-3200 to schedule your class. $25 registration fee. Designed to refresh parents on the basics of childbirth. Couples are provided with current labor technique information in a private, appointment only setting.

Why Weight:

6-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 12, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. A six-week weight management program led by a certified health coach and registered dietitian. Topics to be covered include healthy meal planning, exercise, and behavior modification strategies designed to facilitate lifestyle change and gradual lasting weight loss. There is a fee for the six-week session.

Prepared childbirth class:

6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 19-Nov. 9, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. This course guides parents and support persons through childbirth, including labor, delivery, breathing, and relaxation.

Prenatal breastfeeding:

6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. The class is for the expectant mother and one support person. The course covers the advantages of breastfeeding and the common concerns associated with it.

Newborn care:

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 22, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Fee per couple. This class is designed to teach caregivers how to diaper, bathe, and feed their baby. The class also covers post-partum depression and care of the new mother.

Healthcare Provider CPR Class:

8:30 a.m. Thursday, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

HeartCode BLS Skills Check Class:

8:30 a.m. Friday or 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200 or register online.

Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR Class:

6 p.m. Oct. 18, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

First Aid with Adult Only CPR and AED:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. There is a fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

AARP Smart Driver:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. An eight-hour driver safety course; four-hour sessions each day. Fees for AARP members and non-members. Registration is required, call 570-768-3200.

Live Your Best Life:

9-11:30 a.m. Thursdays Oct. 13-Nov. 17. Learn how to manage conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, depression, COPD, heart failure or any health problem that alters your lifestyle. Free.

AARP Smart Driver Refresher Course:

12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 19, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. A four-hour driver safety course for those who have previously attended the eight-hour course. Fees for AARP members and non-members. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

Free diabetes education:

3-4 p.m. Oct. 26, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Topic of the class: foot care for diabetes. Call 570-522-2893 to register.

Why Weight:

6-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 26-Nov. 30, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Topics to be covered include healthy meal planning, exercise, and behavior modification strategies designed to facilitate lifestyle change and gradual lasting weight loss. There is a fee for the six-week session.

Cloth diapering seminar:

6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Free. Call 570-768-3200 to register.

Senior Strong:

Mediterranean Diet: Noon Oct. 28, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. Free. To register for classes, call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com. The Community Health and Wellness Center is now located at 210 JPM Road, Lewisburg, in Suite 200.

‘Life After Loss’ course is offered

LEWISBURG – Hospice of Evangelical and Community Health Wellness are offering a six-week educational bereavement group 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 19 at Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg. One-time fee per participant (scholarships are available). Registration is requested and the program requires a minimum of six participants to be held and is limited to 20. To register, call Hospice of Evangelical at 570-522-2955.

Free sensory-friendly movie screening

LEWISBURG – Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute continues its Sensory-Friendly Film Series Oct. 16 at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg.

The free showing of “Shaun the Sheep” is part of ADMI’s community outreach and family support initiative, according to a news release.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. The movie will begin promptly at 2 p.m. The screening is free for the entire family. Donations will be accepted by the theater to fund future screenings.

Those wishing to attend should notify Stephanie by emailing her at slzettlemoyer@geisinger.edu or by calling 570-522-9436.

The Campus Theatre is at 413 Market St., Lewisburg.

Talk with the Doc about hernia pain

A Talk with the Doc Lecture focused on hernia pain, relief and surgical options will be held at Evangelical Community Hospital on Oct. 25.

A complimentary meal will be held at 5:30 p.m. with the lecture immediately following at 6:30 p.m. in the Apple Conference Rooms at the rear of the O’Keefe Dining Room.

Dr. Joseph M. Mucciolo Jr., a board certified surgeon at Surgical Specialists of Evangelical, will talk about what causes a hernia and the surgical procedures required to achieve total relief from hernia pain.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 570-768-3200.