• WHAT: Learn how to perform CPR and AED emergency procedures
  • WHEN: 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22
  • WHERE: EBR Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge
  • DETAILS: Classes will cover instruction on how to administer CPR and how to operate an Automated External Defibrillator. Certification is optional and available for a fee.


  • WHAT: ABCs of Medicare
  • WHEN: 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m.
  • WHERE: Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, Meeting Room, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road, Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: (800) 561-4127 or at peopleshealth.com/wellness. Reservations deadline is Sept. 15.
  • DETAILS: Christy Levy will speak. Free and open to the public.


  • WHAT: Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meeting
  • WHEN: 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21
  • WHERE: EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road.
  • DETAILS: Information-sharing meeting for adults who are caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area. Free and open to the public.


  • WHAT: Bike MS, Dat’s How We Roll cycling event benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • WHEN: Oct. 10-11
  • WHERE: The route for the two-day cycling event travels through the scenic countryside of southern Louisiana crossing state lines into Mississippi.
  • REGISTRATION/INFO: bikeMSlouisiana.org. Fee is $50.
  • DETAILS: On Saturday, Oct. 10, the 150-mile ride takes off from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond and heads to Percy Quin State Park in McComb, Mississippi, for an overnight stay. On Sunday, Oct. 11, the route continues back to Hammond, where a festive finish line celebration awaits. The society’s goal is to raise more than $850,000 this year to support cutting-edge research and life-changing programs and services for people affected by MS. The ride, geared to those ages 12 and up, includes fully-stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, a lunch stop each day and special attention to rider safety and comfort.