Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. today, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Church of the Ascension, 371 Eastland Drive, Twin Falls.

Information or to schedule an appointment: Sharla Warren, 734-4566.

Chronic Pain Support

Chronic Pain Support Group named HOPE (Help Overcome Pain Every day) meets at 3 p.m. today.

The group provides positive emotional support, shares coping strategies and experiences with different healing modes, along with information about reputable medical resources for understanding and managing pain. Affiliated with the American Chronic Pain Association.

For meeting location: facilitator Donna Erickson, 736-1036.

‘Baby and Me’

St. Luke’s Jerome is offering “Baby and Me” classes, 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at Jerome Public Library, 100 First Ave. E.

This week’s topic: what comes after milk. The session is educational support for parents and babies. A lactation consultant and a baby scale are available each week.

Free; 324-6133.

C-sections

Caesarean childbirth class, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topics: Caesarean deliveries, pain management, non-conforming labors and hospital procedures.

Free. Preregistration required; 814-0407.

Alzheimer’s Support

Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting, 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at River Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center, 640 Filer Ave. W., Twin Falls.

Open to Twin Falls-area residents who have family members with Alzheimer’s.

Free. Information: Cynthia Nixon or Patti Dennis, 734-8645.

Infant Safety, CPR

Infant safety and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

New parents, grandparents and caregivers learn CPR and what to do if a baby chokes.

No registration required; free; 814-0407.

Grief Support

Suicide Prevention Action Network’s Grief Support Group, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 371 Eastland Drive N., Twin Falls.

Grief support for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one by suicide.

Information: Lori Stewart, 539-1853, or Donna Stalley, 420-9208.

Grief Support

Visions of Hope Support Group, 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Hospice Visions building, 1770 Park View Drive, Twin Falls.

Support for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

Free; 735-0121.

Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support Group, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Family Health Services/Behavioral Health, 1102 Eastland Drive N., Twin Falls.

Open to individuals in Magic Valley with a mental health diagnosis.

Free; 734-1281.

Asthma Education

Asthma education class for patients and caregivers to assess and manage asthma, 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Pine Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Free. Preregistration required; 814-8765.

Childbirth

St. Luke’s Magic Valley prepared childbirth classes, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, this week through Jan. 17, in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topics: wellness of the mother; labor and delivery process with relaxation and breathing techniques; care of the postpartum mother and newborn; breastfeeding and bottle feeding; and a video tour of the Women’s and Infant Center. Bring a labor support person if possible.

Cost is $60, and preregistration is required; 814-0407.

Childbirth Refresher

Childbirth refresher course, 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 27 in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topic: Review of childbirth preparation and breathing techniques and a video tour of the Women and Infants Center. Bring a labor support person, if possible.

Cost is $20 and preregistration is required; 814-0407.

“To do for you” is a listing of health-related activities, events and education. Submit information by noon Thursday for publication in the following Monday’s edition: ramona@magicvalley.com.

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