FIT calendar

Oct. 14: Old Milan Townhall on the Square from 9 a.m. to noon. Firelands will provide free blood pressure/blood sug
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

Oct. 14: Old Milan Townhall on the Square from 9 a.m. to noon. Firelands will provide free blood pressure/blood sugar (two-hour fast) and full-lipid cholesterol; child passenger seat checks provided, weather permitting.

Oct. 15: Firelands will host a Pediatric Neurology Clinic. To schedule an appointment, call 800-377-3117.

Oct. 15: Firelands will host a Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic. Pediatric Specialty Clinics are available for cardiology, orthopedic, gastroenterology, neurology and pulmonology. To schedule an appointment, call 800-377-3117.

Oct. 15: What You Need to Know About Medicare. Get the latest information about Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits at Fisher-Titus.Presentations are at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; one-on-one Medicare Part D counseling is from 11 a.m. to5 p.m. Appointments are required. Call 419-660-2828.

Oct. 16: Family practice from 1 to 4 p.m. Erie County Health Department will provide immunizations. Parent or legal guardian must be present. Also, child passenger seat checks provided.

Oct. 18: Firelands is offering an American Red Cross Baby-sitting Course from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fee for the two-day course is $20. Pre-registration is required by calling 419-557-7840.

Oct. 22: Fisher-Titus Rehabilitation Center offers the latest advancements in treating pain; meet one-on-one with Dr. David Pocos of Access Orthopaedics and the team of Fisher-Titus specialists from rehab and nursing. Space is limited. Appointments required and will be filled on a first-case basis. Call 419-660-2646.

Oct. 24: Fisher-Titus Rehabilitation Center is sponsored by Fisher Titus' Audiology Center. Stop in for a free hearing screening, no appointment necessary. Call 419-660-2117 Ext. 6457.

Oct. 29: Doors for the Fourth Annual Girls' Night Out open at 4 p.m. at Nia Center, Kalahari, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The evening of pampering and fun includes music, magic, silent auction, appetizers and a special version of "Deal or No Deal. Tickets are $40 and are available at area businesses, including the Fisher-Titus' gift shop.

Oct. 17: Firelands, in coordination with the Erie County Health Department, are offering the Happiest Baby on the Block parenting class from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Erie County Health Department, 420 Superior St. The course is free. Register by calling 419-626-5623.

All the following are sponsored by Fisher-Titus

Helmets for Kids

Get your children properly fitted with a new bicycle helmet. Children must be present for proper fit. $2 donation per helmet is requested. The fittings are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed noon to 1 p.m.) at Fisher-Titus Specialty Services, 111 E. Main St., New London.

Pediatric Therapy Programs

Yoga Friends

Saturdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Children, 7-12 years old with high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome, learn yoga postures, breathing exercises, games and relaxation techniques.

Drawing on Strengths

Thursdays, Oct. 9-Nov. 6, 4-5 p.m.

Children, 7-12 years old with high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome, learn to use art therapy to improve social skills, self-esteem and coping skills.

Preschool PALS

Fridays, Oct. 10-Nov. 14, 1-2:15 p.m.

Children, 3-5 years old, learn to develop social skills and appropriate play skills within a small group setting. Registration is required and fees apply. Call the Fisher-Titus' Pediatric Therapy Department at 419-660-2117 Ext. 6457 or go to www.ftmc.com/events.

Support groups, community health classes

Alzheimer's: 419-660-2117 Ext. 6379, Oct. 30, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Breast-feeding: 419-668-6855, Oct. 7, 11 a.m. at Huron Co. Health Department.

Caring and Sharing Cancer: 419-660-2117 Ext. 6417, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

Diabetes: 419-660-2596, Oct. 22, noon-1 p.m.

Look Good Feel Better: 888-227-6446, Fisher-Titus and the American Cancer Society offer this free program to teach beauty techniques to women undergoing cancer treatment.

Multiple Sclerosis: 419-660-2509, Oct. 14, Registration, 6-6:30 p.m., Program, 6:30 p.m. at Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron. Speakers include Dr. Jack Anstandig, Dr. Alex Rae-Grant and Dr. Nicole Danner. Registration required.

Stroke: 419-660-2700, Oct. 23, 2-3:30 p.m.

Blood screenings

Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Wal-Mart, 340 Walton Blvd., Norwalk.

Oct. 2, 3-6 p.m., Apples, 205 Milan Ave., Norwalk.

Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-Noon, Milan Public Library, 19 E. Church St.

Oct. 10, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Bennett Pointe Senior Apartment

Homes, 11 Bennett Lane (off Stower Lane), Norwalk.

Oct. 10, 3-6 p.m., Gardner's Super Valu, 117 Whittlesey Ave., Norwalk.

Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Schild's IGA, 171 Milan Ave., Norwalk.

Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.), Fisher-Titus Specialty Services, 111 E. Main St., New London.

Childbirth associated classes

Childbirth Education Thursdays, Oct. 9-Oct. 23, 6:30-9 p.m., Registration: 419-660-2646

Sibling Education: Oct. 18, 10-11:30 a.m., Registration: 419-660-2646

CPR & First Aid Classes

Heartsaver CPR, Oct. 2, 6-10 p.m., Registration: 419-660-2646

Healthcare Provider CPR Re-Certification Class: Oct. 10, 1-3:30 p.m. Cost $15. Registration: 419-660-2646

Healthcare Professional Advanced Cardiac Life Support Renewal Course: Oct. 21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration: 419-660-2117 Ext. 6560

Healthcare Provider CPR: Oct. 23, 4-10 p.m. Registration: 419-660-2646