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Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Health Resources

The Everett Clinic: Monte Cristo Conference Room, 3830 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-3900 to sign up for classes or see everettclinic.com/classes for information about specific classes.
Free classes include diabetes control refreshers, newborn basics and end-of-life directives.
A family caregivers support group meets monthly.
Facial Rejuvenation: A free evening seminar about skin care, Botox, and facelifts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., March 27 at The Everett Clinic Smokey Point Medical Center, 2901 174th St. NE, Marysville. To register, call 425-258-3900.
Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County: 2731 Wetmore Ave., Suite 500, Everett. Call 425-261-4807 for class details or see www.providence.org/phhc and click on "events."
Individual short-term grief support and education.
Support groups with trained facilitators and individuals who have experienced a loss. Six-week evening group requires registration. Call 425-261-4807.
Drop-in groups, no registration required for spouses, newly bereaved, and children and teens. Call for times and locations.
Providence Regional Cancer Partnership: 1717 13th St., Everett. Call 425-297-5500 or see www.cancerpartnership.org for more information: Click on "Support Services," then, on the right side of the page, click on "Classes" or "Support Groups."
Classes include weight loss, art therapy, cancer and sleep, gentle yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction, nutrition, weight loss and women with cancer.
Support groups are offered for caregivers, survivors and people diagnosed with 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 parenting.
Support groups are offered for new mothers, and cancer patients, sleep apnea, lung and heart disease, and stroke, caregiver stress 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 doctor presentations, diabetes, driver safety, predialysis education, pulmonary rehabilitation, joint replacement, childbirth preparation.
Support groups are offered for children of cancer patients, and people with heart problems, bereavement and ostomy, for women with cancer.
Health screenings, offered for 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 for driving directions. Clinic serves uninsured and underinsured clients from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday nights on a first-come, first-served basis, including chronic and basic acute illnesses, baby and well-child checks and referrals to services in Snohomish and Skagit counties.
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."
Valley General Hospital: 14701 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; 360-794-1411. See www.valleygeneral.com and click on "Classes & Events."
VOLUNTEERS
Hospice help: Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County, 2731 Wetmore Ave., Suite 500, Everett, needs volunteers to visit patients, deliver supplies, work in the office or help with events. Information sessions are held on the third Wednesday of each month. Call 425-261-4815 to register.

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