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April 06, 2009

Senior health care sponsored by university



FREDERICK, Md. -- Students from the Towson University School of Nursing will host a senior health fair in partnership with the Frederick County Department of Aging on Wednesday, April 8, at the Frederick Senior Center.

Student and community exhibitors will provide free health screenings, a number of education stations and informational displays from 10 a.m. to noon. Optional box lunch is available for up to $4.80 and an advance reservation.

Health bingo, with prizes contributed by community businesses, will begin at 12:30 p.m.

To make lunch reservations, call the Frederick Senior Center at 301-600-1605 or go to www.co.frederick.md.us/doa

ADHA seminar



THURMONT, Md. -- Families Plus will sponsor ADHD seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Thurmont Primary School, 7989 Rocky Ridge Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required for dinner and childcare for children older than 4. Call 301-694-9002, e-mail families_plus@att.net or go to www.familiesplus.org

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Jason Barth of Frederick Memorial Hospital will discuss ways to make life more manageable for all concerned with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

The program is sponsored by Families Plus and Catoctin Area Community Agency School Services. Child Care Choices continued training credit is available to Maryland child care providers. Training credit is also available for foster parents.

Seminar on asthma



Partners in Pediatrics announces a free seminar for parents about asthma and allergies in children. The free seminar will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at 303 W. Memorial Blvd., near City Park in Hagerstown. Dr. Bruce Weneck will give parents information about wheezing, hayfever and asthma.

There also will be a bonus presentation about CPR for infants and children. The seminar is free.

Reservations are required. Call 301-791-7060.

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