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HEALTH NOTES
MEETINGS AND EVENTS OF COMMUNITY INTEREST

A free medication evaluation clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Tuesday in Schofield Residence, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. Participants should bring their medications, in original containers, with them for evaluation. Friday is the deadline for making appointments; call Laura Mondello at 874-1566, Ext. 316.

Niagara Lutheran Home will present a program about rehabilitation services and nursing care available for seniors at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn St. For information, call Colleen at 886-4377.

A free community seminar on finding the right exercise program will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Buffalo Spine and Sports Institute, 100 College Parkway, Williamsville. For reservations, call 626-0093, Ext. 122.

A free program on diabetes testing methods and medications will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 Audubon Parkway, Amherst. For reservations, call 636-3059.

A three-session smoking cessation clinic will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Research Studies Center at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. For information and to register, call 845-8046.

A health fair featuring experts in iridology, herbs, art therapy, organic food supplements, reflexology, massage therapy and Feng Shui will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in Hilbert College cafeteria. For information, call 759-6561.

"Celebrating Puberty," a Take Charge Health Education program for mothers and daughters, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in Tapestry Charter School. For information and to register, call 648-7022.

An open house featuring talks, demonstrations and samplings will be held from 1 to 4 .m. Sunday in Northeast Holistic Health & Education Center, 1961 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. To register, call 626-1585 or e-mail twofeathers@northeastholistic.com.

A program for caregivers of people in early stages of dementia will be held at noon April 20 in Alzheimer's Association office, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. For reservations, call 626-0600.

A free educational conference on innovations in chronic myelogenous leukemia care will be held April 21 in Chef's Restaurant, 291 Seneca St., starting with a complimentary dinner at 5 p.m. Thursday is the registration deadline; call 834-2578, Ext. 210.

Support group meetings, with telephone numbers to call for information, include Alzheimer's disease, 6:30 p.m. today in Alterra Wynwood of Kenmore, 2971 Delaware Ave., 874-3200 . . . scleroderma, 1 p.m. Saturday in Life Time Health Care, 120 Gardenville Parkway, West Seneca, 627-2595 . . . caregivers of people with eating disorders, 6 p.m. Monday in Eating Disorders Association office, 70 Barker St., 819-1338 . . . Lou Gehrig's disease, 7 p.m. Monday in Eggertsville/Snyder Branch Library, 4622 Main St., Amherst, call ALS Association of Upstate New York toll-free at (866) 499-PALS . . . organ transplants, 7 p.m. next Tuesday in Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4775 Union Road, Cheektowaga, Mike Martino at 685-4799 or Wendy Cutrona, 675-0748.

Circle of Daughters offers grief support programs for women who have lost a mother; widows and widowers; children ages 5-12; and stepparents/steppartners living in families impacted by death or divorce. Meetings are held in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Athol Springs. For information, call Day Cummings at 627-4934.

Free health events in First Presbyterian Church, Youngstown, include a health, wellness and safety fair from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday and a program on keeping memory sharp through diet and mental exercise at 7 p.m. Monday. For information, call 745-7486.