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Page A-12 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 HEALTH BRIEFS Paid for by Committee to Elect Kathy Haigh,(D) 81 SE Walker Park Rd., Shelton, WA 98584 Paid by the Committee to Elect Melody Peterson (D), 411 W. Kelly Rd., Shelton WA 98584 medication topic of meeting Navigating the diabetes medica- tion maze is the topic of a meeting hosted by the Mason General Hospi- tal & Family of Clinic's Shelton Dia- betes Support Group from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today in the Pershing and Elli- nor meeting rooms at Mason General Hospital, 901 Mountain View Drive, Shelton. The guest speaker is Keith Fonge- mie, pharmacy clinical coordinator for Mason General. He encourages family members and loved ones to attend so they have the knowledge to support their loved one's management of his or her dis- ease. For more information, call Sue Barwick at 427-7332. From Allyn, call 275-8614 and ask for the Diabetes Wellness Center. Pavilion to host fitness fair, workshop on falls A freedom from falls workshop and fitness fair will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 24 at the Pavilion, 190 W. Sentry Drive, Shelton. Dr. Dave Hughes of Healthy Com- munities Foundation and Physicians of Southwest Washington will offer tips on preventing falls. The fair will include health checks on balance, functional reach, blood pressure and eyeglass adjustment. It will also offer, brief fitness demon- strations and free lessons on gentle tai chi, hula hooping, line dancing and Zumba. The event is flee, but registration is requested. Call 426-7374. Free Women's Health Event set at Mason General October is Breast Cancer Aware- ness Month, and Mason General Hos- pital & Family of Clinics is inviting women to the free Women's Health Event from 8 a.m. to noon Oct 6 at the main south entrance to the hos- pital at 901 Mountain View Drive, Shelton. Mason General employees will offer healthful guidelines on good nutrition, heart health, diabetes awareness and more, as well as in- formation on the HPV vaccine that prevents most cases of cervical can- cer. The event will also include free blood-pressure screening and diabetes testing, healthful refreshments, and mini massages offered from volun- teers from Kaleidoscope Massage in Shelton. The first 50 women between the ages of 40 and 65 who are uninsured or underinsured for mammograms will receive free digital mammogram screenings. The free screenings will be fund- ed by the Karen Hilburn Breast and Cervical Cancer Fund; the Washington Breast, Cervical and Colon Health Program; and Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Puget Sound. For more information, call Karry at 432-7706; for information in Spanish, call Rosa at 888-0229. Free Medicare, insurance advice at senior center Volunteers from the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors offer free advice on Medicare and other health-insurance programs at the New to Medicare class from 11 a.m. to noon the fourth Thursday of each month at the Mason County Se- nior Se~ces Center at the Pavilion at Sentry Park, 190 W. Sentry Drive, Shelton. Individual appointments from noon to 2 p.m. can be made by calling 586- 6181, ext. 134, or 426-7374. Alpine Way offers Parkinson's, Alzheimer's groups Alpine Way Continuing Care Com- munity hosts a Parkinson's disease support group from 12:30 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, and an Alzheimer's education group from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at 900 W. Alpine Way, Shelton. For more information, call 426- 2600. Healthful eating is focus of free forum Mason County Public Hospital Dis- trict No. 2 will present a free forum on eating for prevention from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the North Mason Timberland Library, 2301 NE state Route 3, Belfair. The speakers will include regis- tered dietician Heather Denis and cu- linary educator Kim Berto. For more information, go to the website www. mcphd2.org. Compiled by reporter Gordon Weeks TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY MOVING TO MAUl! Ev- (360) 432-1900. Free esti- bath home with beautiful erything must go! 50 East mates. (J 9/18-12/4) view of the Olympics, back Carefree Ct. Emerald Lake SALE SALE SALE multi- yard deck, beach access, Community, Mason Lake family, Saturday only ga- community club house, re- Road. Sat/Sun 9-4. (C rage sale. Jewelry, glass- cently restored, $169,000. 9/18) ware, clothing, household Take Mason Lake Rd. or YARD SALE, infant's/chil- items, shoes, furniture, Mason Benson Rd. turn dren's clothes, scrubs, Sat- CASH ONLY. 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