Health & Fitness

Health calendar: Events and classes around the Sacramento region


Building Better Caregivers Workshop

The Stanford University Patient Education Center and Dignity Health’s 6-part workshop is designed to support caregivers of individuals suffering from any form of memory impairment. 9:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays. Pre-registration required. 9:30 a.m. Maidu Community Center and Library, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. Free. 916-851-2793.

How to Take Care of Your Body, Mind and Spirit

Discover simple, but effective techniques to develop and keep your body, mind, and spirit healthy and strong. 10 a.m. ACC Senior Services Center, 7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento. $15 pre-paid, $17 at the door. 916-393-9026, ext. 330.

The Harmony of the Spheres

The American River College Music Department presents a discussion by Henrik Hansen on “Harmony of the Spheres,” a 2,500-year-old concept that spawned the Western musical system and an alignment with the cosmos that improved health and inner balance. 4:30 p.m. American River College, 4700 College Oak Drive, Sacramento. Free. 916-484-8676.


How to Nourish Your Body, Mind, and Spirit

Discover simple, but effective techniques to develop and keep your body, mind, and spirit healthy and strong.6 p.m. Wake-Up Foundation, 2251 Florin Road, Suite 150, Sacramento. $20 per person, $30 for 2 people. 916-705-0210.

“Yes I Can!”

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center workshops/classes. “Legal Planning for Incapacity.” Call to register. 2:30 p.m. Kaiser Permanente, Point West Medical Offices, 1650 Response Road, Sacramento. Free. 916-728-9333.


GearUp Cycle for Youth Bike Ride

Join West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and Sacramento Vice Mayor Jay Schenirer for a bike ride to benefit at-risk youth programs. The ride begins at City Hall in West Sacramento, winds its way through the Delta and concludes at Cesar Chavez Plaza. 7 a.m. West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 W. Capitol Ave., West Sacramento. $45-$75. 916-808-7005.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Workshop

Learn from experts, participate in free gift drawings, visit with community resources, receive answers from professionals. 8 a.m. Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3111 Tierra De Dios Drive, El Dorado Hills. $15 includes catered brunch, payable at time of reservation. 530-677-3234.

Heart & Stroke Walk

Promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living, while also celebrating heart disease and stroke survivors. 8:30 a.m. William Land Park, Freeport Boulevard and Sutterville Road, Sacramento. Free. 916-446-6505.

Northern California Walk of Hope

A benefit for RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, the 1-mile walk will raise funds that will support local programming, public awareness initiatives, and advocacy efforts. 9 a.m. State Capitol, west steps, 1315 10th St., Sacramento. Free.

Walk with a Doc

Walk and chat with Richard Pan, M.D. 8:30 a.m. Foothill Community Park, 5510 Diablo Drive, Sacramento. Free. 916-453-0254.


GraniteMan Triathlon

Run: 400 yards, bike: 6.5 miles, run: 2 miles. 9 a.m. Granite Beach, 8000 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. $70 til race day, $80 on race day. 916-202-3006.

Rock the ’80s

The themed ’80s event features 5K, 8-mile and 8-mile relay divisions with a post-race bash including vendors, a costume contest and ’80s music. 8 a.m. Cosumnes Oaks High School, 8350 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove. $12-$45. 530-757-2012.