MEDICARE SESSION

  • WHAT: ABCs of Medicare
  • WHEN: Wednesday, May 6. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., lecture at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE: Ochsner Health Center – Bluebonnet, fourth-floor Conference Room, 9001 Summa Ave., Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, May 5. Call 1 (866) 220-0418 or visit myhealth.peopleshealth.com
  • DETAILS: Speaker will be Christy Levy. Presented by Peoples Health, this event is free and open to the public.

NUN RUN 5K

  • WHAT: Nun Run 5K and Fun Run: A Run Like Nun Other
  • WHEN: Saturday, May 9. Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m., 5K at 9 a.m.
  • WHERE: Rosaryville, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula
  • REGISTRATION: (225) 294-5039 or jlee@oppeace.org or rosarvillela.com
  • DETAILS: Wear your most creative nun outfit for this trail run through Rosaryville’s beautiful grounds. Registration will be inside of Kateri Hall and fellowship and food will be behind Kateri at the pavilion. Proceeds go to renovating Kateri Hall for its various uses, from youth retreats and reunions to Camp Kateri.

OSTEOPOROSIS

  • WHAT: Session on osteoporosis
  • WHEN: Monday, May 11. Registration starts at 11 a.m., lecture starts at noon.
  • WHERE: Baton Rouge General Physicians-Family Health Center, Gehringer Conference Room, second floor, 3801 North Blvd., Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: Deadline to register is Sunday, May 10. Call 1 (866) 220-0418 or visit myhealth.peopleshealth.com
  • DETAILS: Dr. Brian Schulte will speak. Presented by Peoples Health, this event is free and open to the public.

FOOD ADDICTS GROUP

  • WHAT: Food Addicts Anonymous, a 12-step free support group to provide fellowship for men and women willing to recover from the disease of food addiction.
  • WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. starting Thursday, May 14, and continuing every Thursday in May.
  • WHERE: Lane Regional Medical Center, West Wing Conference Room, 6300 Main St., Zachary
  • INFORMATION: Velma at (225) 715-9268.
  • DETAILS: All are welcome to attend. Food Addicts Anonymous is an organization that believes food addiction is a biochemical disorder that occurs at a cellular level and cannot be cured by willpower or by therapy alone. FAA is self-supporting. There are no dues or fees required for membership. FAA is not affiliated with any diet or weight-loss programs, treatment facilities or religious organizations.

LUPUS MEETING

  • WHAT: Special meeting of the Lupus support group observing National Lupus Awareness Month
  • WHEN: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16
  • WHERE: Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St., Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: Henrietta H. Jackson, support group coordinator, at (225) 774-1418
  • DETAILS: Open to the public.