Health & Healing 

Health & Healing Meet the expert on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma at the Penrose Cancer Center, 110 East Monroe St. Free. Thurs., Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m. Call 800/286-8159.

Marriage Encounter, a weekend for couples to focus only on each other for greater depth, growth and enrichment at the Red Lion Inn, I-25 and Bijou, Oct. 18-20. For more, call 598-5761 or 495-0807.

Epilepsy Education Conference at the Pueblo Holiday Inn. Will address new options in the management and treatment of seizures, employment issues, and resources available to those with epilepsy. $10, includes breakfast & box lunch. Sat., Oct. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 583-8233 for more.

Fundamentals of Living in Peace and Harmony with Dru Yoga. Elizabeth Rowan and Andrew Wells, senior trainers from The Life Foundation in the UK, will lead this seminar at Mt. St. Francis Retreat Center, 7740 Deer Hill Grove. $50-$100. Call Jeannie Katz, 574-5452, for more. Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 27, 1-5 p.m.

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month Caregiver Fair and Lecture, First Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. (entrance in alley behind church) Sat., Nov. 2. Lecture, 9:30 a.m.; Caregiver Fair, 10:30 a.m. Free. 266-8773.

Cost Effective Mammography services provided by Penrad Imaging during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, at a reduced cost of $95. Limited number of appts. available. For more, call 785-9001.

Initiatives for Young Adults, a new free self-help group for young adults 18+ diagnosed with a mood disorder. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor Sunset Room at St. Francis Health Center, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave. For details, call 477-1515.

Colorado Springs Independence Center, 21 E. Las Animas, is hosting a Cross Disability Support Group, on Fridays, 1-2 p.m.; and exercise/yoga, meditation, art classes, storytelling with music and creative acts on Mondays, 1-2:30 p.m. 471-8181.

Alzheimer's Association Family Caregiver Support Groups meeting at various times and locations throughout Colorado Springs. Free. Early and late stage programs available. Call 266-8773 for details.

CCED/Empower support group for caregivers of children with emotional disabilities such as ADHD, depression, bipolar, autism and PDD meeting on the second Saturday of each month in Room 301 of the Nazarene, 4120 E. Fountain Blvd. For details, call Kris Fronk, 347-0286 or Kandace Dennison, 390-6891.

Alzheimer's Helpline, available 24 hours a day for help and support for those affected by Alzheimer's, such as answering caregiving questions and dealing with emergencies. Call 800/864-4404.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in Health & Healing

Popular Events

  • Trunk or Treat @ Deerfield Hills Community Center

    • Sat., Oct. 29, 3-5 p.m. Free
  • YMCA Fall Festival @ iT'Z Colorado Springs

    • Fri., Oct. 28, 5-9 p.m. Free
  • The Haunted Cave @ CityRock

    • Thu., Oct. 27, 4-10 p.m., Fri., Oct. 28, 4-10 p.m., Sat., Oct. 29, 4-10 p.m., Sun., Oct. 30, 4-10 p.m. and Mon., Oct. 31, 4-10 p.m. $15 ($10 for gym members)
    • Buy Tickets
  • Quantum Cosmic Messages and Healing From the Cosmos @ Celebration Metaphysical Center

    • Sun., Oct. 23, 1-5 p.m. $66-$88
  • "Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight" @ Pikes Peak Library District, Rockrimmon Branch

    • Mon., Oct. 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Mon., Nov. 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free

All content © Copyright 2016, The Colorado Springs Independent   |   Website powered by Foundation