Health calendar events

08/30/2012 12:00 AM

08/29/2012 2:45 PM

TUESDAY

Children and Adults with ADHS – Sacramento meeting with featured speaker Dr. James Margolis, psychiatrist. 7-9 p.m. UCD MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. (888) 759-9758.

WEDNESDAY

Educational session on brain health for seniors with guest speaker neuropsychologist Paul David Nussbaum, Ph.D. Paradise Valley Estates, 2600 Estates Drive, Fairfield. Free. (800) 326-0419.

"Journaling Through Grief" workshop. Explore thoughts, feelings, and reactions to loss through the written word. 6 p.m. Yolo Hospice, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis. Registration required three days prior. (530) 601-5756.

"Recovery Happens," rally and wellness fair. Learn information about prevention and treatment of substance-use disorders as well as recovery programs. 8 a.m. pancake breakfast, 11:30 a.m. rally on the west steps of the state Capitol. Rockstar Superstar Project concert will follow the rally. Capitol Park, Sacramento. Free. (916) 338-9460, ext. 16.

Blood pressure screenings held every Wednesday. 10 a.m.- noon. Lobby of Sutter Davis Hospital, 2000 Sutter Place. Free. (530) 756-6440.

THURSDAY

Intro tai chi and chi kung for seniors. Improve flexibility, coordination, balance and energy level while reducing stress with instructor Tara Stiles. 2-3 p.m. Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Community Learning Center and Cooking School, 1914 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento. $7. (916) 868-6399.

FRIDAY-Sept. 7

General Fong's Swimming Class, five 1 1/2-hour sessions of water skills and simple swimming strokes. 9-10:30 a.m. Asian Community Center Greenhaven Terrace, 1180 Corporate Way, Sacramento. $25. Preregistration required. (916) 393-9026, ext. 322.

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