Health calendar for Nov. 5 | Health

Health calendar — Oct. 1 | Health

Jackson Chapel UMC Men’s Health Seminar — Saturday, Nov. 9. 8 a.m. Held at Jackson Chapel UMC. Contact Barbara Marshall, 301- 694-7315 or email:

Frederick Health Recruitment Event — 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Frederick Health Hospital, 400 W. Seventh St., Frederick. Join the team. On-site interviews will be conducted for select areas. Full-time, part-time and emergency relief positions available. RSVP by Nov. 6.

Medical Weight Loss Orientation — 9:30 a.m. Friday, Monocacy Health Partners Endocrine and Thyroid Specialists, 7211 Bank Court, Suite 240, Frederick. Learn about three different weight loss options. Free.

Yoga, Brunch and Acupuncture — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday Fox Haven Farm and Learning Center, 3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson. Nourish your transition between the seasons with Kundalini yoga, acupuncture and a nutritive plant-based meal using local, seasonal foods. $55. Pre-registration required. 240-490-5484 or

COPD Coping Workshop: Nutrition and Holistic Health — 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 13, Frederick Health Hospital, 3A Conference Room, 400 W. Seventh St., Frederick. Pre-registration required. Free. 240-566-3433.

The Aging Brain: It’s Not All Bad News! — 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 and 20, Walkersville Branch Library, 2 S. Glade Road, Walkersville. Focus is on the basic principles of learning, memory, and cognition, with emphasis on the changes that occur from mid-life through older adulthood. Free. 301-600-8200 or

Energy Healing — 9:30 to 10 a.m. Sundays, Unity in Frederick — A Spiritual Community, 5112 Pegasus Court, Suite E, Frederick. Offered by the healing practitioners of Unity’s healing ministry. Free. 301-846-0868 or

Unity Healing Circle — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Unity in Frederick — A Spiritual Community, 5112 Pegasus Court, Suite E, Frederick. Reiki, Healing Touch, massage and other healing modalities offered by experienced healing practitioners. 301-846-0868 or By donation.

DAV Service Officer at Fort Detrick — 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. third Wednesday of the month. Information and prepare VA claims to obtain benefits for military personnel, veterans, their spouse or dependents. Appointments preferred. Walk-ins welcome if time allows. Call for appointments and details of what to bring. 301-842-2562.

Phoenix Ostomy Closet — 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Frederick Health Hospital Toll House Building, 501 Tollhouse Ave., Frederick. A service to provide ostomy supplies to those uninsured and under-insured Ostomates, sponsored by the Frederick Area Ostomy Support Group. 301-663-1203.

Call 800-733-2767 or go to to schedule appointments or to verify blood drive will be taking place. Call the Frederick American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 141 Thomas Johnson Drive, to schedule appointments for blood, double red cells and apheresis donations. Schedule subject to change.

Nov. 5 — 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Music & Arts, 5295 Westview Drive, Suite 300, Frederick

Nov. 5 — 2 to 7 p.m., Calvary UMC — Mount Airy, 403 S. Main St., Mount Airy

Nov. 7 — 7:30 to 1 p.m., Saint John’s Catholic Prep, 3989 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown

Nov. 7 — 1 to 6:30 p.m., Damascus United Methodist Church, 9700 New Church St., Damascus

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings — No dues or fees. For times and locations, call 301-662-0544.

Alzheimer’s Support Groups — 6:30 to 8 p.m. meets second Thursday of the month at Country Meadows Retirement Community, 5955 Quinn Orchard Road, Frederick. RSVP to attend and for respite care, 301-228-2249.

2 p.m., meets first Tuesday of the month at Frederick Senior Center, 1440 Taney Ave., Frederick. 301-696-0315, ext. 113.

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. third Wednesday of the month at Edenton Retirement Community, 5800 Genesis Lane, Frederick. 301-694-3100 or

Cancer Support Group — 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Friday, Monocacy Valley Church, 9861 Old National Pike, Ijamsville. 301-865-9100 or

Daytime Grief Support Group — 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Hospice of Frederick County, 516 Trail Ave., Suite A, Frederick.; 240-566-3030. updated 0119

Evening GriefShare Support Group — 7 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Ignatius of Loyola, 4103 Prices Distillery Road, Ijamsville. For anyone suffering from a recent or past loss of a loved one. 301-695-8845.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous — 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, South End Baptist Church, 506 Carrollton Drive, Frederick. No dues or fees. Angela, 301-758-3614, or Moya, 641-680-3354.

Frederick Area Ostomy Support Group — 2 to 4 p.m. the second Sunday of the month, Frederick Health Hospital Volunteer Conference Room, use Entrance 1, 400 W. Seventh St., Frederick. 301-663-1203 or

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