Free health screenings for diabetes, cholesterol, thyroid disease, iron overload and foot problems will be offered by the Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of Western New York from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following Tops Markets: Friday and Saturday, Union and George Urban, Cheektowaga; Sept. 24, 7200 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls; Sept. 25, Orchard Park Road in Shops at West Seneca (formerly Seneca Mall). Tests at the Cheektowaga location also will include screening for osteoporosis. To register in advance (required for osteoporosis test), call the Erie County Health Department at 858-8688.
A free menopause education program will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in Sisters Hospital. To register, call 862-1003.
Introductory sessions to the ovulation method of natural family planning will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston (call 298-2296 to register), and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Sisters Hospital (call 447-6205 to register).
"Welcome Baby" sibling preparation classes for children ages 2 to 8 years will be held Saturday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. in Sisters Hospital. To register, call 447-6205.
Pediatric basic life support training for parents, educators and child care personnel will be conducted Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Sisters Hospital. Registration is required; call 862-1549.
A "Walk to Remember," for parents who have lost an infant through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. For information, call 585-6653.
A class on "Coping With Everyday Stress" will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Buffalo General Hospital. To register, call 859-1890.
"Look Good, Feel Better," a free program for women dealing with appearance changes that occur during cancer treatment, will be held Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the office of Dr. Kandala Charry, 45 Spindrift Drive, Williamsville. To register, call Debbie Paoline at 565-0355.
Freedom From Smoking, the American Lung Association smoking cessation program, will begin Monday at 6 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga. To register, call 691-5864.
A tuberculosis update class will be presented next Tuesday by the Erie County Department of Health. For information, call 858-8290.
Diabetes education classes will begin next Tuesday at 6 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga. To register, call 447-6205.
A "Dine 'N Discover" program Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. in the DeGraff Memorial Hospital's McLaughlin Center, North Tonawanda, topic will focus on a support group for relatives raising children other than their own. Thursday is the reservations deadline; call 690-2271.
Prostate cancer screenings for men over age 45 who have not had a digital rectal exam in the past year will be conducted next Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospital; Sept. 22 from 2 to 6 p.m. in Marian Professional Center, 515 Abbott Road; Sept. 23 from 7 to 9 a.m. in Sisters Hospital and Sept. 25 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in Kenmore Mercy Hospital. To register, call 447-6205.
Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include stillborn and newborn deaths, today at 7:30 p.m. in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Williamsville, Kathy Skipper at 568-6653 . . . Alzheimer's care-givers, Thursday at 7 p.m. in Weinberg Campus adult medical day room, 2700 N. Forest Road, Getzville, Nancy Ott or Beverly Kubala at 639-3311, and Saturday at 10 a.m. in Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins Road, Amherst, JoEllen Alvarez at 689-1403 . . . spinal and neck injuries, Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Walden Galleria community room, Kathy at 683-9161 . . . prostate cancer, Thursday at 7 p.m. in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, 745-9981 . . . Parkinson's disease, Friday at 1:30 p.m. in West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 648-0087 or 652-3067 . . . scleroderma, Saturday at 1 p.m. in Empire Health Care Building, 130 Empire Drive, West Seneca, 627-3385 . . . Guillain Barre syndrome, Saturday at 2 p.m. in Trinity United Methodist Church, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd., 837-4932 . . . motherless daughters, Monday at 7 p.m. and Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in Mercy Hospital, 648-6898 . . . Hepatitis C and other diseases of the liver, Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Walden Galleria community room, John or Andrea at 634-8187 or Judy at 549-0113, and next Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, 298-2145 or Kelly at 688-6013 . . . helping women through infertility, next Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Sisters Hospital, 835-2907.
Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, will have an open house next Tuesday at 7 p.m. For information, call 686-8258.
Amherst Adult Day Services will have an open house in Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins Road, Williamsville, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon; for information, call JoEllen Alvarez at 689-1403. Adult day care programs also will be open to the public next week in DeGraff Adult Day Care, North Tonawanda; for information, call Ms. Marciniak at 694-7662.