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Health

May 2, 2012

Health Happenings

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Domestic Violence Support and Education Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Mondays at the Marion Gerrish Center in Derry. Visit familyservicesnh.com.

Approved Veterans Services, available at SarahCare's compassionate, professional, comprehensive day care for the elderly includes Veterans Administration approved services for eligible veterans. Third Thursday of each month SarahCare sponsors a CareGiver Support Group from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The public is welcome. Experts offer advice and answer questions on how to provide the most cost effective and stress-free care for loved ones. Email lsteir@SarahCare.com, call 329-4401, or visit sarahcarehampstead.com.

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings, Tuesdays at First Parish Congregational Church, 47 East Derry Road, 7 to 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway in Derry; Saturdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway in Derry.

Families on the Go, a weekly support and information program for parents with children from birth through age 6, at The Upper Room in Derry. The program meets Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Free child care and light refreshments are provided. Call Sue at 437-8477, ext. 22.

The Alexander Eastman Foundation, Partners In Health program, serves children with chronic illnesses from birth through 21 in the towns of Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Derry, Hampstead, Londonderry, Newton, Pelham, Plaistow, Salem, Sandown and Windham. Visit nhcf.org, areaagencynh.com and nepassage.org.

Swiesz Family Chiropractic LLC, 320 Sandown Road, Unit 3 in East Hampstead, sponsors a free massage program for local companies. Dr. Swiesz is offering local employers an opportunity to offer 10-minute chair massages for their employees on the job site. Call Cheryl, program coordinator, at 475-5673.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, 4 Birch St. in Derry, has new hours and offers teen walk-in hours on Wednesdays. Private insurance and Medicaid are welcome for services and contraceptives dispensed on-site. Emergency contraception is available over the counter for adults and with a prescription for minors. New hours are Monday through Wednesday, noon to 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Teen Walk-in hours are 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 434-1354 or visit ppnne.org.

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