• Classes include weight loss, art therapy, cancer and sleep, yoga, stress reduction, nutrition, weight loss and for women with cancer.
• Support groups are offered for caregivers, survivors and breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer and stage IV cancer.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett: Colby campus, 1321 Colby Ave.; Pacific campus, 916 Pacific Ave.; Pavilion for Women and Children, 900 Pacific Ave. Call 425-304-6000 to learn more about classes or see www.providence.org: Click on Everett, then “Health Information & Classes.”
• Classes include heart health, smoking cessation, hip and knee pain, CPR and first aid, blood pressure, baby-sitting, pregnancy and childbirth preparation, cesarean birth, infant care, sibling preparation, new dads, car-seat safety and Systematic Training for Effective Parenting.
• Support groups for new mothers, cancer patients, sleep apnea, lung disease, heart disease and stroke, caregivers and bereavement.
Skagit Valley Hospital and regional clinics: Call 360-814-2424 to sign up for classes or see www.skagitvalleyhospital.org/events.
• Classes include diabetes, AARP driver safety, predialysis education, pulmonary rehabilitation, joint replacement, childbirth preparation, breast feeding and newborn care, and car seat safety.
• Support groups are offered for children of cancer patients and people with heart problems, bereavement and ostomy, and women dealing with changes associated with cancer.
• Health screenings, free or low cost, include heart and vascular, stroke and aneurysm, skin cancer, bone density, cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, heart health and vitamin D.
Safe Harbor Free Clinic: 9631 269th St. NW, Stanwood, near the corner of 271st Street and 97th Avenue; 425-870-7384 or 888-550-6277. See www.safeharborfreeclinic.org. Serves uninsured and underinsured clients from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights, including chronic and basic acute illnesses, baby and well-child checks, immunizations and referrals to services in Snohomish and Skagit counties. Safe Harbor is operated out of the Skagit Regional Clinic of Stanwood, but is not affiliated with it.
Swedish Edmonds: 21601 76th Ave. W., Edmonds. Call 206-386-2502 to sign up for classes or see www.swedish.org: Click on “Classes & Resources,” then “Health Classes.”
• Class topics include diabetes, stroke and fall prevention, and weight loss, nutrition, baby-sitting, cholesterol, blood pressure, chronic pain, driver safety, growing up male or female for tweens, joint replacement, CPR and first aid.
• Support groups are offered for new mothers, caregivers and grief, and those who have lost infants.
Valley General Hospital: 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; 360-794-1411. See www.valleygeneral.com and click on “Classes & Events.”
• Class topics include childbirth preparation, car seat safety, CPR, first aid, prediabetes, mental health, fitness and driver safety.
• Support groups for coping with diabetes and cancer, caregiving, women dealing with changes associated with cancer.
Healthy Living Fair: The Edmonds Senior Center will hold its 14th annual Healthy Living Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the senior center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Screenings, local health and business vendors, giveaways. Call 425-774-5555 or go online to edmondssc.org/.
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