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Health Notes / Meetings and events of community interest

A "Walk for PKD" -- a life-threatening kidney disease affecting more than 600,000 American families -- will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday beginning at Stiglmeier Park. Pre-register by Friday at www.pkdcure.org.

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Partners for Prevention, a state-funded project, will offer a free prostate cancer screening from 6 to 8 p.m. next Tuesday at 103 Allen St., located across from Woman's Christian Association Hospital of Jamestown.

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The Catholic Health System will offer a free prostate cancer screening next Monday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospital. Appointments only. Call 447-6205 to register.

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The Cancer Wellness Center will offer a program on "Spirituality and Healing," co-sponsored by Daemen College, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the college's Wick Center, Alumni Lounge. Call 873-0905 to register.

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The American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED class will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Elderwood, Village of Westwood, 580 Orchard Park Road. Pre-registration required. Call 655-8776.

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A Health Fair -- including free blood pressure and weight checks and general health information for senior citizens -- will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Buffalo Customer Center of Walden Galleria Mall.

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The Erie County Department of Senior Services will offer a six-week education program for designed for caregivers of the elderly beginning at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Pre-registration required. Call 858-2177 or e-mail caregiver@erie.gov.

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The YMCA of Greater Buffalo will offer "Growing Up Fit," a nine-week program to help families make healthy choices regarding diet and exercise for children ages seven to 15, at its five area locations, beginning next week. For more information and to register, call 818-8232 or visit www.growingupfit.com.

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Alterra Wynwood of Kenmore, 2971 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, will present attorney Dawn Myszka speaking on "Living Wills: What Are They?" at 6:30 p.m. Sept 28. Pre-register by Sept. 27 by calling 874-3200.

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