Meridian Community Resource Center November Events

Now through November 30, 2017

• Monday, November 6, 2017

Diabetes Support Group | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Join others who are facing similar challenges managing

diabetes and share information and experiences.



• Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Exercising for Urinary Incontinence | 11:00 a.m. – NOON

Learn various exercises that can assist with urinary incontinence and other bladder issues.



• Thursday, November 9, 2017
Safe Sitter® | 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Participants between the ages of 11 and 14 will learn how to keep the children and themselves safe, entertain children and prevent danger, call for emergency help, and prevent injuries and basic first aid and what to do if a child chokes or stops breathing. Fee: $40.00. Space is limited.



• Monday, November 13, 2017
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join us and learn the signs, symptoms, and diagnosis and treatment options for RSV. Speaker: Mark Martens, M.D.



• Tuesday, November 14, 2017
 FREE Blood Pressure Screenings | 10:00 a.m. – NOON



• Tuesday, November 14, 2017
 Weight Loss Surgery: The Facts | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Educational program on the benefits of weight loss surgery.



• Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Power of Yoga | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Yoga can help you by making you fit, flexible and stress-free. Demo class.



• Thursday, November 16, 2017
Meal Planning for Diabetics | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Learn how to make better meal choices while living with diabetes. Light refreshments will be served. Wellness screenings provided.


• Monday, November 20, 2017
Are You Getting a Good Night’s Sleep? | 11:00 a.m. – NOON

Lack of sleep can affect you in many ways. Learn about sleep disorders and tips on how to get a better night’s sleep.

Speaker: Adrian Pristas, M.D.


• Monday, November 20, 2017

Understanding Mindfulness | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Learn how practicing mindfulness can improve not only your brain health, but also brain function and outlook on life.



• Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Medications and Substance Use Disorders | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Learn the latest in medications available for treatment as well as the importance of medication adherence and behavioral treatments.



• Monday, November 27, 2017
Weight Loss With Hypnosis | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Hypnotherapy is effective in alleviating unwanted habits and developing positive behaviors and lifestyle changes.

Fee: $30.00 Group session.


• Thursday, November 29, 2017
Getting a Leg Up on Varicose Veins | 10:00 a.m. – NOON

Learn the causes of and latest treatment options for varicose veins.

Speaker: Lawrence Mueller, M.D. Screenings will be provided.



• Thursday, November 29, 2017
Lung Aware | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Join Cancer Care physicians as they discuss a free online risk assessment, Lung Aware, which is used to calculate your risk for developing lung cancer. You will also learn the next steps after screening, including programs and resources. Refreshments will be served.

Speaker: Thomas Bauer, M.D.