EAST JEFFERSON HOSPITAL AUXILIARY: A general meeting of the East Jefferson Hospital Auxiliary will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in the Esplanade One room at the hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie. Jefferson Parish Councilwoman Cynthia Lee-Sheng will be the guest speaker. Guests are invited, and lunch will be served after the meeting.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP: Doctors will be in the hot seat when the Big Easy Fleur de Lis Parkinson’s support group holds its monthly meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Esplanade One room of the first-floor conference center at East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie.

Drs. Jay Rao, David Houghton, Georgia Lea and Brian Copeland will participate. A question-and-answer session will follow.

The Big Easy Fleur de Lis Parkinson’s support group meets at 1 p.m. on the last Monday of each month.

“Parkinson’s patients, family and caregivers are welcome to attend our meetings, where we share news about medications, treatments, current Parkinson’s research, tips and tricks, with an emphasis on living well with Parkinson’s,” founder Bonnie Huddleston said.

For information, contact Huddleston at (504) 905-6355, or BonHudd4417@gmail.com.