Bloodmobile here May 27, June 7

The San Diego Blood Bank Bloodmobile will accept blood donations at an open-to-the-public blood drive on May 27 and June 7. On May 27, the Bloodmobile will be at Carl’s Jr. Restaurant, 1137 S. Mission Rd., from 2 to 7 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be located in the Albertsons parking lot. On June 7, the […]

Power wheelchairs available

Miracle on Wheels makes available electric power wheelchairs to non-ambulatory senior citizens (65 years old & up) and the permanently disabled of any age, if they qualify. Please call 1-800-749-8778 or visit their Web site at www.jaspanmedical.com for more information on the details of this program.

Fiber and YOU

Saying you don’t need fiber in your diet because you have regular bowel habits is flawed logic. It totally misses the point. This approach would be similar to saying there is no need to change the oil in your car because the engine runs OK. Another common health-related analogy is the mistaken belief that those […]

How to add exercise to your life

It’s easy to fall into a rut with your fitness routine. The hardest part about staying fit is finding a convenient time to exercise – and sticking to it! In today’s busy world, trying to balance work and family leaves little time to squeeze in an effective workout. But we all recognize that making exercise […]

Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group to meet May 22

The next meeting for the Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group will be on May 22. It will be at Fallbrook Hospital in conference room B at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. The program will be given by Greg Maasberg, owner and director of Visiting Angels. This is a living assistance service for senior homecare. […]

Fallbrook Hospital Diabetic Support Group presentation

Fallbrook Hospital’s Diabetic Support Group meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, with a special presentation, “Know Your Healthy Steps,” by Maritza Trelek of North County Health Center. The program is sponsored by Bayer Health Care Pharmaceuticals and will be held in the hospital’s conference room B at 1:00 p.m. The public is invited to […]

Natural approach to balancing hormones

Learn To Balance Hormones ‘Naturally’ class will be held Tuesday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fallbrook Family Practice (Graybill) conference room, located at 1035 S. Main St.  Another class will be offered on Thursday, May 26, call for location.  Each class will feature an informative video, handouts and samples.  Please call Terry Probart […]

Memory and aging: what’s normal, what’s not

FALLBROOK — On Wednesday, May 25, Regency Fallbrook Senior Community will be hosting a free seminar presented by Tracey Murphy, MSW director of Silverado Senior Service. This seminar will provide an informative and entertaining presentation about the brain, how we store memories and the normal changes that occur with age. You will learn why ‘senior moments’ are nothing […]

NAMI “Family to Family”

The North Inland chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is offering a free 12-week course called the Family to Family Education Program. This course, designed for family members of the mentally ill, provides practical information and educational tools to help deal with major mental illnesses, i.e. schizophrenia, bipolar illness, obsessive-compulsive disorder, […]