Health calendar: Jan. 25, 2022

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Walking group. Running Zone will be hosting a free walking group Saturday, Jan. 29. The group will meet at the Running Zone patio, 3696 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, at 9 a

Senior Health Fair. The first 2022 Seniors Health Fair will be held on Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon inside Merritt Square Mall by Macy's courtyard. The event will provide an excellent source for seniors to discover health, wellness and Medicare information, search out ideal retirement living choices, recreation and more. Seniors get to enjoy free health screenings. Free admission, free parking, lots of giveaways, raffles, complimentary snacks, refreshments and much more. For more information on the event call 321-773-1454

Clinical Research, The Latest in Parkinson’s Disease and Treatment. Friday, Jan. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. Join us for a special four-part series to learn about the latest scientific discoveries in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Liver Disease, and more. Presented by One Senior Place, Merritt Island Medical Research, Charter Research, and ClinCloud. RSVP is required, call 321-751-6771. One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940.

FREE Memory Testing. Tuesdays Feb. 1 and Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Merritt Island Medical Research will be offering free memory screenings One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940. Please call 321-305-5015 to schedule an appointment.

Lunch and Learn. Join Freedom 7 Senior Community Center and Denise Bilder from Ally Senior Living Consultants for a “Lunch and Learn” onThursday, Feb. 3, at noon at Freedom 7 Senior Community Center, 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 (Inside the Cocoa Beach Country Club). Enjoy individually wrapped sandwiches and beverages while you listen to an expert social worker discuss senior living options in our area… personalized care needs, budgets, differing communities and financial resources. Our seminars are free, everyone is welcome, but RSVP’s are kindly requested by email at Freedom7Seniors@outlook.com or by phone at 321-783-9505.

Clinical Research, NASH Clinical Trials and the Importance of Early Detection. Friday, Feb. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. This is the last of our four-part series to learn about the latest scientific discoveries in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Liver Disease and more. Presented by One Senior Place, Merritt Island Medical Research, Charter Research, and ClinCloud. RSVP is required, call 321-751-6771. One Senior Place is located at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940.

Revive Viera set for grand opening. Revive Viera's grand opening will be held Feb. 4-6. Revive Viera, which is a health and wellness clinic, focusing on preventative medicine and hormone optimization therapy, will be open at 10 a.m. with a ribbon cutting at noon. The first 50 patients receive a FREE 500 mL Vitamin Therapy Experience. Revive Viera believes in a synergistic approach to overall healthcare and healing. Services Offered include: Vitamin & Ozone Therapy, Booster Shots, Aesthetics, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Virtually Pain Free Laser Hair Removal, Stem Cell Therapy, Esthetician Services, Medical Weight Loss & More! Revive Viera is located at 2338 Citadel Way Suite 105, Melbourne, FL 32940. Call to reserve your spot (321) 507-4722 or go to viera@revivedx.com

FREE Liver Scans. Monday, Feb. 7, and Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ClinCloud is offering FREE Fibroscans at One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940. Please call 321-751-6771 to schedule your half hour appointment.

Seniors and Dental Health. Ask The Doctor Lunch & Learn Series, Monday, Feb. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch provided by VITAS Healthcare for all registered attendees. Dr. Michael Fowler, DMD PA, General Dentistry, will present. RSVP required, call 321-751-6771. One Senior Place is located at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940.

Introduction to Senior Health. Top 10 Tips for Optimum Senior Health with Nurse Lisa, Friday, Feb. 11, from 10-11 a.m. In this introductory program, Lisa also will survey the audience for what topics are of greatest interest for possible future presentations. RSVP required to 321-751-6771. One Senior Place is located at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940.

Nutrition and Pain Management. Thursday Feb. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. Presented by Aquatic Health & Rehab. Benefits that go hand in hand. What to do and eat, and what not to do and eat. For more information and to RSVP, call 321-253-6324. One Senior Place is located at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940.

Support Groups

Loss, Grief & Bereavement Support Group. Thursday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. While the feelings and emotions associated with grief and loss are unique and individual to each person, one often can find comfort from the experiences of others. Limited seating must RSVP to 321-751-6771. Facilitated by VITAS Healthcare. One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940.

Parkinson’s Discussion Group. Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 10 to 11 a.m. Come and share ideas, make new friends at the Parkinson’s Discussion Group. Bring your questions and let us discuss our experiences and feelings as we deal with Parkinson’s disease. RSVP to 321-751-6771. This does NOT replace the support group that is held the first Monday of the month. One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group. Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 2-3 p.m. The group encourages caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health as well as optimal care for the person with dementia. Sponsored by Market Street Memory Care, to RSVP call 321-751-6771. One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940.

Ongoing

Line dancing class. An excellent was to stay physically and mentally fit while also enjoying the social benefits. Beginner level. Larry Wright, Instructor (321-323-4928), Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., $5 a class, Viera Regional Community Center, 2300 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Fl 32940.

Free memory screenings. The Memory Disorder Clinic at Health First, 3661 Babcock St. 2nd floor, Melbourne, FL 32901, one of 17 state-funded memory clinics, provides free memory screening to anyone over the age of 18 who is concerned about memory. Memory screenings are not a diagnosis but an important first step in the evaluation process, serving a vital role toward detection and treatment. Call 321-434-7614 for an appointment.

Zumba Gold. Perfect for active adults looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. Come ready to dance every Monday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Freedom 7 Senior Community Center, inside the Cocoa Beach Country Club, 5000 Tom Warriner Blvd, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931. Everyone is welcome. Visit www.freedom7seniors.org or 321-783-9505 for more information. Drop in, no preregistration required.

Questions About Your Hearing? Personal Hearing Solutions, every Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera. Sandra Wagner will be on hand to share information and answer your questions about hearing loss and solutions to it for a safe and healthy lifestyle. For more information, stop by or call 321-253-6310.

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meetings in Brevard County. Do you worry about the way you eat? Overeaters Anonymous may have the answer for you. For more information on the Space Coast chapter, including more meetings and contact info, visit https://oaspacecoast.org/

Cocoa Beach: 11 a.m. on Monday at the Cocoa Beach Public Library, 550 N. Brevard Avenue, Cocoa Beach

Merritt Island: 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Hobbs Pharmacy, 133 N. Banana River Drive, Merritt Island - person to person meeting or call into meeting 515-604-9755 Enter 558911#

Indian Harbor Beach: 11 a.m. on Friday at Circle Club, 230 E. Eau Gallie Blvd., Indian Harbor Beach

Indialantic: 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at Eastminster Church, Melvin Hall, 106 N.Riverside Drive, Indialantic, FL

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS Chapter FL 0043 meets at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 3050 N. Hwy A1A, Indialantic, FL 32903, Room 101. Weigh-in begins at 3:30 p.m. Cost is $4 monthly chapter dues and new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 321-271-9427 or visit http://www.tops.org

TOPS Chapter FL 0066 meets at 6:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Catherine Schweinsberg Rood Central Library, 308 Forrest Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922. Weigh-in begins at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $4 monthly chapter dues and new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 321-271-9427 or visit http://www.tops.org

TOPS Melbourne Chapter FL0164 meets on Thursdays with weigh-in starting at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting follows at 9:30 a.m. Beginning Jan. 6, 2022, the meeting place will be Wesley Methodist Church, 2075 Meadowlane Ave., West Melbourne FL (Mask optional). The new member fee is $49.78 first year only; Yearly member renewals are $37 and monthly Chapter dues $5. For more information call 720-215-8015 or visit http://www.tops.org.

TOPS Chapter FL 0307 meets at 10 a.m. Fridays St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, 1255 Knox McRae Dr, Titusville, FL 32780. Weigh-in begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $5 monthly chapter dues and the new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 585-305-0626 or visit http://www.tops.org .

TOPS Chapter FL 0456 meets at 09:30 a.m. Fridays, Building C, Room 1, 625 Barefoot Bay Blvd, Barefoot Bay, FL 32976. Weigh-in begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $3 monthly chapter dues and new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 321-271-9427 or visit http://www.tops.org

TOPS Chapter FL 0473 meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Roseland United Methodist Church, 12962 Roseland Road, Roseland, FL 32968. Parking provided behind building. Weigh-in begins at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $5 monthly chapter dues and new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 321-271-9427 or visit http://www.tops.org

TOPS Chapter FL 0506 Meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the right side entrance, Faith Baptist Church, 341 Emerson Drive NW, Palm Bay, FL 32907. Weigh-in begins at 9:15 a.m. Cost is $6 monthly chapter dues and new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 321-271-9427 or visit http://www.tops.org

TOPS Chapter FL 0544 Meets at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Fellowship Hall, Ascension Lutheran Church, 1053 Pinetree Drive, Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937. Weigh-in begins at 9:45 a.m. Cost is $5 monthly chapter dues and new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 321-271-9427 or visit http://www.tops.org

TOPS Chapter FL 0876 meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Building 2, Martin Anderson Senior Center, 1025 Florida Avenue South, Rockledge, FL 32955. Weigh-in begins at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $4 monthly chapter dues and new member fee is $49.78 first year only; yearly member renewals are $37. More info, call 321-271-9427 or visit http://www.tops.org

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This article originally appeared on Florida Today: Health calendar: Jan. 25, 2022

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