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HEALTH NOTES
COMMUNITY MEETINGS AND EVENTS

A program on "Coping With the Holidays After the Death of a Loved One" will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in Center for Hospice & Palliative Care's Education Center, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. For information, call the Life Transitions Center at 836-6460.

Advice on living with diabetes will beoffered at a free seminar for Arcade residents at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Hope Lutheran Church, Arcade. The program sponsored by Independent Health Foundation is open to all, and a heart-healthy dinner will be served. To register, call 635-4959.

"Yoga for the Eyes," a program on yo-ga exercises, herbs and foods to promote healthy eyes, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Copper Shop Tea Room on Roycroft Campus, East Aurora. For fee information and reservations, call 652-7805.

A parenting workshop, "Structure and Limits," will be held at 5 p.m. next Tuesday in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Call 278-4640 for information.

"Healing with Chakras," a free workshop, will be held at 3 p.m. next Tuesday in Feel Rite Natural Foods, 5425 Transit Road, Williamsville. For information, call 636-1000.

Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include osteoporosis, 7 p.m. today in Westwood Village/Elderwood, 580 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, 862-2663, and 10 a.m. Nov. 17 in Beechwood Center, 2235 Millersport Hwy., Getzville, 862-2663 . . . PODS (Parents of Diabetics), 7:30 p.m. today in Aesthetic Associates Center, 2500 Kensington Ave., Amherst, Joni at 689-8453 . . . newly diagnosed lupus patients, 7 p.m. Wednesday in Lupus Alliance office, 3871 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, 835-7161 . . . gluten-free diet, 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Mercy Academy, 636-6021 . . . Mended Hearts, 1 p.m. Saturday in Room 1109-C Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bill Castle at 836-7476.

A cholesterol control program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in Orchard Park Professional Building 3671 Southwestern Blvd. For information and to register, call 648-7022.

Support groups that meet meeting in Roswell Park Cancer Institute include myeloma at 6 p.m. Thursday; lymphoma at 6 p.m. Thursday; and adults with leukemia at 6 p.m. next Tuesday. The groups are not restricted to Roswell Park patients. For information, call Coleen Jones at 834-2578, Ext. 206.

"Tinsel and Tears," a Circle of Daughters holiday remembrance for women who experienced the loss of a mother, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in St. Francis of Assisi Social Center, 4263 St. Francis Drive, Athol Springs. For information, call Day Cummings at 627-4934. The organization also conducts group support meetings for widows and widowers who lost spouses when under age 55 and grief support sessions for children ages 6-12.