Grandparents Support

Grandparents as Parents Support Group meeting, 10-11:30 a.m. today in Conference Room C of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare building, 601 Pole Line Road, Twin Falls.

Information: Shawna Wasko, 736-2122.

Bereavement Support

Intermountain Homecare’s Bereavement Education Support Group meeting, 5-6:30 p.m. today, in the Board Room or Evergreen Room at Cassia Regional Medical Center, Burley.

Emotional and grief support for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Open to the community.

Free. Register: Martha Matthews, 677-6581; or Holly Kimber or Marcie Bedke, 678-8844.

Breastfeeding

“Breastfeeding 101” class, 7-9 p.m. today in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topic: Breastfeeding basics for new and expectant mothers. Babies are welcome.

Free; 814-0407.

‘Baby and Me’

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

This week’s topic: baby on the move. The session is educational support for parents and babies. A lactation consultant and a baby scale are available each week.

Free; 324-6133.

Aging Support

Senior Scholar Support Group meeting, 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W., Twin Falls.

Open for senior citizens and caregivers to discuss aging issues and challenges.

Information: 734-5084 or Cathy Lynch, 326-3342.

Infant Safety, CPR

Infant safety and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, 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.

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

No registration required; free; 814-0407.

Ostomy Support

Ostomy Support Group, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W. in Twin Falls, for ostomy patients and their families.

Free; 543-8219.

Alzheimer’s Support

Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at Rosetta Assisted Living, 1177 Eastridge Court, Twin Falls.

Open to Twin Falls County residents who have family members with Alzheimer’s. Free adult day care available.

Preregistration required: Lisa Junod, 734-9422.

Childbirth

St. Luke’s Magic Valley prepared childbirth classes, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, this week through Dec. 19 in the Oak Room on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls. No class on Nov. 21.

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.

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, with special emphasis for the holiday season.

Free; 735-0121.

Asthma Education

Asthma education class for people with asthma, their families and caregivers, 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.

Pediatric CPR

Magic Valley Lifeline is offering a pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid course (includes infant, child and adult) with automated external defibrillator instruction, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the YMCA, 1751 Elizabeth Blvd., Twin Falls.

The course meets ICCP and day care licensing requirements for Idaho.

Cost is $40. Preregistration is required; 733-4384 or

410-7006.

Childbirth

The birthing class of St. Luke’s Jerome prepared childbirth series, 7 p.m. Wednesday at the medical center, 709 N. Lincoln St., Jerome.

Topics: the birth process and breathing techniques. Bring a labor support person, if possible. Mothers may enroll even if their babies will be born at a different hospital. The class is offered separately, or as part of the childbirth series.

Cost is $5 per class or $30 for the series. Register: 324-6133.

Diabetes Screening

“Head to Toe” clinics for people with diabetes, 9 a.m.-noon Thursday at Shoshone Family Medical Center, 113 S. Apple St.

Free eye screenings, foot exams, hemoglobin a1c tests and blood pressure checks. The clinic is open to people with diabetes who have no insurance or have insurance with a high deductible.

Schedule an appointment: 944-4747. Information: Elvia Caldera at South Central Public Health District, 737-5988.

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.

Diabetes Screening

“Head to Toe” clinic for people with diabetes, 8:30 a.m.-noon Friday at North Canyon Medical Center Specialty Clinic, 267 N. Canyon Drive, Gooding.

Free eye dilation screenings by Dr. Jared Walker, foot neuropathy screenings by Dr. Timothy Tomlinson, plus hemoglobin a1c tests and blood pressure checks.

The clinic is open to people with diabetes who have no insurance or have insurance with a high deductible. Spanish interpreters available.

Schedule an appointment: Sue or Merri Ann, 934-9886. Information: Elvia Caldera at South Central Public Health District, 737-5988.

Alzheimer’s Support

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting, 2 p.m. Friday at the Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W., Twin Falls.

Information will be available regarding the effects of dementia and Alzheimer’s on family members. 734-5084.

CPR, First Aid

Heartsaver first aid and CPR class, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in Oak Rooms 3-4 on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Combines first aid and CPR training under the guidelines of American Heart Association.

Classroom and hands-on practice in emergency procedures for adults, children and infants, including mouth-to-mouth and mouth-to-mask resuscitation, chest compression, choking and automated external defibrillators.

Cost is $50 (includes manual). Preregistration is required; 814-0403.

CPR, First Aid

Heartsaver pediatric first aid and CPR class for child care providers, youth leaders, teachers and coaches, 2-7:30 p.m. Saturday in Oak Rooms 3-4 on the lower level of St. Luke’s, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topics: airway management CPR, choking, barrier device and using an automated external defibrillator. American Heart Association card is provided upon successful completion.

Cost is $50 (includes manual). Preregistration is required; 814-0403.

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