VETERANS HEALTH AND SERVICES FAIR: A free health and services fair for veterans will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at the Humana neighborhood location at 747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. The Humana facility is moving to that address as of Oct. 30. For information, call (504) 840-0906.

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: Christian Fellowship, 5049 Ehret Road, Marrero, will hold a Surviving the Holidays GriefShare seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 10. The seminar will focus on tips for those with loved ones who have died. The cost is $5 for class materials. To register, call (504) 347-4875.

COMMON GROUND HEALTH CLINIC: There will be a free community health and wellness fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Algiers United Methodist Church, 637 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans. Services will include flu shots, blood pressure and glucose screening and more. Donated household goods, clothing, books and toys will also be available. For information, call the Common Ground Health Clinic at (504) 361-9800, ext. 1006.

RESPONDING TO HATE IN THE MEDIA: Jinnie Spiegler, director of curriculum for the Anti-Defamation League, will present a free parent lecture, "Talking to Your Children About Hate in the Media," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Classrooms 1 and 2 at the Ochsner Academic Center of Excellence, 1401 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans. The lecture is part of a series that also will address topics such as cyberbullying and the value of diversity. To register, visit

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: The Co-Dependents Anonymous 12-step group for people seeking help with relationships will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Aurora United Methodist Church, 3300 Eton St., New Orleans. For information on the self-help organization, visit

HEALTHY AGING: The Louisiana chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will present a program on healthy aging from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Little Farms United Church of Christ, 135 Sauve Road, River Ridge. Lifestyle habits include cognitive ability, physical health and exercise, diet and nutrition, and social engagement. 

HELP WITH PRESCRIPTION COSTS: The New Orleans Council on Aging offers prescription assistance through its Aging and Disability Resource Center/Senior Rx helpline. The assistance is available to seniors, adults with disabilities and their families. Email, or call (888) 922-8522 or (504) 827-7843. Have ready a Medicare number or insurance information, effective date for Medicare parts A or B, or Social Security number, along with a list of medicines. People with no insurance also can call.

WALKING GROUPS: Walking groups meet Saturday mornings at the New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, in City Park, and at St. Roch Park, 1800 St. Roch Ave. The City Park group, the AARP Soul Steppers, gathers at 9 a.m. The St. Roch group gathers at 9:30 a.m.