Support group

WHAT: Meeting of the Baton Rouge Chapter Scleroderma Support Group

WHEN: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10

WHERE:  Suite C1 in The Settlement shopping center, Suite C1, 7809 Jefferson Highway

INFORMATION: Del Anselmo at (225) 756-2452 or (225) 324-3666

Alzheimers event

WHAT: Alzheimer's Services Walk/Run to Remember

WHEN: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 21

WHERE: LSU's Old Front Nine, Nicholson Drive at Nicholson Drive Extension

REGISTER/INFO: or call (225) 334-7494 or email

DETAILS: There will be 5K and one-mile routes, along with jambalaya and drinks, live music by Storywood Band, a children's village, memory market exhibit, tribute tent and pet therapy dogs. All money raised remains in the 10-parish area served by Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area. The money is used to provide education and support programs and services to the estimated 20,000-plus families in the area affected by Alzheimer's or other memory-related impairments in addition to caregivers and professionals.