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Health Briefs

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 12:01 am

Mobile mammography

Here are Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography locations for February.

To check on the times the unit will be at these locations or to schedule appointments in advance, call 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, Ext. 26540. Some walk-in opening are available, depending on the appointment schedule:

•Today, Kroger, 6002 St. Joe Center Road

•Tuesday, Smith-Green Community Schools, 1 Eagle Drive, Churubusco

•Thursday, Kroger, 821 Lincoln Highway, New Haven

•Friday, Parkview Physicians Group Family Practice, 15707 Old Lima Road, Huntertown

•Saturday, Max Fitness, 7245 Maplecrest Road

•Feb. 18, Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing

•Feb. 19, Aetna, 3500 E. Coliseum Blvd.

•Feb. 20, Garrett-Keyser-Butler Schools, 801 E. Houston St., Garrett

•Feb. 21, Kroger, 621 Countryside Drive, Columbia City

•Feb. 22, Parkview Physicians Group-Family Medicine, 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven

•Feb. 23, Max Fitness, 9914 Illinois Road

•Feb. 25, Kroger, 6310 E. State Blvd.

•Feb. 28, Heartland Home Care & Hospice, 1315 Director's Row

Support group, discussions offered

Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana hosts an informal Support Group at noon-1 p.m the second Wednesday of the month and a Guided Discussion at 4:30-5:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month. The events are free and preregistration is required. Respite care is available upon request.

To register, call 745-1200, Ext. 337.

Aging-care support groups

Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana Support Groups for February will be noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, “Understanding Dementia,” including types of dementia and co-morbidities that often accompany dementia; and Guided Discussion session 4:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Presenter will be Lori Stock, a family caregiver specialist. The events are free.

To register, call 745-1200, Ext. 337.

Accessibility form being tested

The U.S. Access Board is currently testing a new accessibility complaint form.

The test form can be completed at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/kv by Friday.

Any additional comments should be mailed to Lisa Fairhall, Deputy General Counsel, Access Board, 1331 F St., NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004.

Pink out planned

The sixth annual Pink Out will be noon Feb. 16 at IPFW. The events include a luncheon to honor breast cancer survivors and a 2 p.m. IPFW Women's basketball game against South Dakota.

Breast cancer survivors who preregister will receive free admission to the luncheon, the game and a free gift from Vera Bradley. Tickets are $20 per person, with $1 from every ticket sold benefiting the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. Group ticket discounts are available. RSVP by Feb. 13.

To RSVP or for more information, email Peggy Mossing at mossing@ipfw.edu or call 260-481-6643.

In addition, during the month of February, $1 from every oil change performed at McMahon Tire and Car Care at Glenbrook Square will be donated to the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.

Blood drive canceled

The American Red Cross blood drive scheduled for Wednesday at the Lutheran Hospital Donor Center has been canceled. Regular hours will resume Thursday.

Upcoming blood drives

American Red Cross blood drives for February:

•9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, 8611 Mayhew Road. Call 485-2110 for an appointment.

•1-6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Public Safety Academy, Ivy Tech South Campus, 7602 Patriot Crossing

•3-7 p.m. Feb. 21, St. John Lutheran Church Lake Township, Fellowship Hall, 7914 W. Cook Road. Call 489-5031 for an appointment.

•12:30-3 p.m. Feb. 23, Glenbrook Dodge, 100 W. Coliseum Blvd. Donors will receive a free oil change coupon good for up to 5 quarts of non-synthetic oil at Glenbrook Dodge. Call 482-5377 for an appointment.

•8-10:30 a.m. Feb. 23, Glenbrook Hyundai, 4801 Coldwater Road. Donors will receive a free oil change coupon good for up to 5 quarts of non-synthetic oil at Glenbrook Hyundai. Call 484-9531 for an appointment.

•8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Queen of Angels Catholic Church & School, School Gymnasium, 1500 W. State Blvd. Go online to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “qofacath” to schedule an appointment.

•8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 24, St. Charles Catholic Church & School, 4910 Trier Road.

•8:30-11 a.m. Feb. 26, Logikos, 9812 Dawsons Creek Blvd. Call 483-3638 for an appointment.

•7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Wells Fargo Bank, Suite 800, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Board Room, 111 E. Wayne St.. Call 460-1730 for an appointment.

•4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 27, American Legion, 14133 SR 1, Leo. Call 637-3427 for an appointment.

•Noon-2:30 p.m., Feb. 27, Sam's Club, 6736 Lima Road.

Disability poll

The 2013 Indiana Disability Poll can be completed anonymously at www.thepollingplace.org.

For more information, call the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at 1-812-855-6508 or email dmank@indiana.edu.