Health Calendar


Alzheimer’s workshop

“Dementia: What Is It? What Are the Causes?” 6 p.m. MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 734-5728.

Building Better Caregivers workshop

The Stanford University Patient Education Center and Dignity Health’s six-part workshop to family caregivers designed to support caregivers of individuals suffering from any form of memory impairment. 9:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. Maidu Community Center and Library, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. Free. (916) 851-2793.

Dementia workshops

“Preparing and Advocating for Your Loved One’s Medical Care.” 6 p.m. Oakwood Village, 3388 Bell Road, Auburn. (530) 889-8122.

Fall Prevention

Learn how you can reduce the risk of falling in your home, improve your balance, increase your awareness of hazards outside of your home, and what to do if you fall. 1:30 p.m. ACC Senior Services Administration Office, 7311 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 187, Sacramento. Free. (916) 393-9026, ext. 339.


“Yes I Can!”

“Legal Planning for Incapacity.” Caring for a loved one is challenging, both physically and emotionally. 2:30 p.m. Kaiser Permanente, Point West Medical Offices, 1650 Response Road, Sacramento. Free. (916) 728-9333.


APhA-ASP Health Fair at Midtown Farmers Market Sacramento

Health screenings and education. First 100 patients will receive a free flu vaccination. 8 a.m. 2020 J Street, Sacramento. Free. (916) 442-1500.


Caring for the Caregiver

As a caregiver, learn how to de-stress and take of yourself while also taking care of a loved one. 2 p.m. Carlton Plaza, 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove. Free. (916) 714-2404.

REI run series

REI’s second Fun Run in the Auburn State Recreation Area at the Confluence. The fire road course on Quarry Road Trail skirts along the Middle Fork American River. There will be 5K and 10K options are available. Proceeds from the run will be donated to the non-profit partner Running School Inc. 8:30 a.m. Auburn State Recreation Area, El Dorado Street and Old Foresthill Road, Placer. REI members, $10; nonmembers, $15. (916) 924-8900.

Tri Amador Triathlon

Sprint & Olympic distances, individual and relay teams. Prizes presented to eight of the top finishers and medals to all age-group winners. All participants will receive a T-shirt, swim cap, goodie bag and snacks. Pre-registration required at 6:30 a.m. Lake Camanche Recreation Co. – North Shore, 2000 Camanche Road, Ione. Sprint, $70; sprint relay, $95; Olympic, $85; Olympic relay, $125. (209) 223-6349.


Learn How to Take Charge of Your Hearing and Your Health

Hearing, health, and brain fitness are discussed through multiple presentations. 10:30 a.m. The Hearing Solution, 650 University Ave., Suite 108, Sacramento. Free. (916) 646-2471.

Oct. 4

Seventh annual Sacramento Out of the Darkness Community Walk

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s seventh annual Sacramento Out of the Darkness Community Walk at the State Capitol. Proceeds will benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs. 8:30 a.m. California’s State Capitol, 1400 Tenth St., Sacramento. Free. (707) 968-7563.