PARKINSON’S GROUP

  • WHAT: Meeting of the Baton Rouge Area Parkinson’s Disease Group.
  • WHEN: 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18.
  • WHERE: Bluebonnet Regional Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.

INFORMATION: SHARILYN AT (225) 933-0542 OR SALLY AT (225) 756-2645.

  • DETAILS: Speaker will be physical therapist Philippe Veeters, of Dutch Physical Therapy.

HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES

  • WHAT: A seminar on “Personal Health Information: How to Access, Manage and Protect.”

WHEN: 6 P.M. THURSDAY, SEPT. 18.

WHERE: DUTCHTOWN LIBRARY, 13278 LA. 73, GEISMAR.

REGISTRATION/INFO: (225) 673-8699.

DETAILS: THIS SESSION WILL EXPLORE HOW TO MANAGE AND UNDERSTAND PERSONAL HEALTH RECORDS IN ORDER TO MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS. A COMPUTER EXPERT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS CONCERNS RELATED TO ELECTRONIC AND COMPUTER-BASED FORMATS. A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE LIBRARY WILL ALSO BE PREPARED TO DISCUSS LIBRARY RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO THE COMMUNITY. CHARLA JOHNSON WITH COMMUNITY AND PROVIDER EDUCATION AT EVENT SPONSOR ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL WILL LEAD THE DISCUSSION FOR THE SEMINARS.

IMMUNIZATIONS

  • WHAT: Dr. Charles Edward Geno will give an immunization overview.

WHEN: NOON WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24. CHECK-IN STARTS AT 11 A.M.

WHERE: FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, SECOND-FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOMS A & B, 3801 NORTH BLVD., BATON ROUGE.

RESERVATIONS: (866) 220-0418 OR BY VISIT MYHEALTH.PEOPLESHEALTH.COM.

DETAILS: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

AGING ISSUES WORKSHOP

  • WHAT: The “40-70 Rule” workshop designed to help start the conversation about difficult aging issues.
  • WHEN: 2-3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22.
  • WHERE: Home Instead Senior Care, 5055 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge.
  • RESERVATIONS: (225) 819-8338.
  • DETAILS: Lead by Rebecca Herbst and Carla Hooks, the idea behind the “40-70 Rule” is that by the time adult children are age 40 and their parents are age 70, they should have conversations about subjects such as living arrangements, finances, dating, end-of-life decisions and driving that will impact the parents’ future.