Holy Redeemer Health System in Meadowbrook, Montgomery County, will offer several upcoming events and programs that are open to the public. Registration is required — call 1-800-818-4747 or visit the Holy Redeemer website unless otherwise noted.
Bucks County Breast Friends (BCBF) Support Group: General Members Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Discuss the experiences of breast cancer and share feelings and concerns in a compassionate and welcoming environment. To learn more, call Anne Clark at 215-539-3010.
Location: Visit hcfbucks.org
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Southeastern Pa. Alzheimer’s Association. Learn about the disease, approaches to caregiving, advances in research and advocacy, and share your experiences.
Location: Holy Redeemer St. Joseph Manor, 1616 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook
CARES Support GroupTuesday, Oct. 8, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Holy Redeemer’s CARES (Cancer Resources, Education and Support) is open to all cancer patients at any stage of illness, and for their caregivers and/or significant others. Organized by the hospital’s Bott Cancer Center, this program includes an educational session followed by a facilitator-led, break-out support group session.
Location: Holy Redeemer Hospital, Bott Cancer Center, 1st Floor, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook
Tuesdays and Fridays, Oct. 15 to Nov. 22, 3 to 4 p.m.
Tone your muscles and improve your balance and coordination via a low-impact cardiovascular workout.
Location: Holy Redeemer Health & Fitness Center, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook
Cost: $39 for six weeks; free for Holy Redeemer Health & Fitness Center members
Bereavement Support Group
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
This support group is for any adult grieving the loss of a family member or friend. Both educational and emotional support is offered.
Location: Holy Redeemer Hospital, Conference Room 1, 1st Floor, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook
AARP Driver Safety Refresher Course
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Holy Redeemer Lafayette, Community Room, 8580 Verree Road, Philadelphia
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6 to 10 p.m., The Villages at Pine Valley Clubhouse, 8540 Verree Road, Philadelphia
This state-approved course helps drivers 50 years of age or older improve their skills and prevent traffic accidents. Automobile insurance companies conducting business in Pennsylvania may provide a premium discount to graduates. A copy of your driver’s license and completion certificate from a previous two-day class is required to participate in this refresher class.
Cost: $12 for members with an AARP card, $14 for nonmembers
Unite, Inc. Support Group
Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 to 9 p.m.
This group provides grief support following the loss of a baby, including miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth and infant death. To register, call Denise Paul at 215-643-3344.
Location: Holy Redeemer Hospital, Physician’s Lounge, 1st Floor, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook
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