Health Happenings

• Abby’s Angels Foundation 5K Rainbow Run/Family Fun Day April 19, Coweta County Fairgrounds. All proceeds go to foundation. Sign up at active.com. Details: 3sisters@abbysangelsfoundation.org.

• Kidney Smart – Piedmont Newnan Hospital and local dialysis group hold classes monthly second Wednesdays at Piedmont Newnan Hospital at 4:30 p.m. One-hour class is free including materials. Fourth shift available for dialysis patients. Interested patients go to www.kidneysmart.org under “classes near you” to register. Classes offered across Georgia. Details: Cassandra Carson, 770-304-5850

• Women with Depression – Open discussion, prayer, and continued support through for women with depression. Meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Crossroads Church. Details: http://crossroadsnewnan.org .

• Parkinson's Support Group at First United Methodist Church second Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. Dr. Jennifer McGehee, chiropractor, is April meeting speaker. She will address how chiropractic practices can be helpful to people with Parkinson’s. Meetings in Gathering Room. Caregivers welcome. Details: First United Methodist Church, 770-253-7400.

• Heart Healthy Class last Tuesdays monthly, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Piedmont Heart Institute in Sharpsburg. Register with cardiac rehab office, 678-854-2970.

• Scleroderma Support Group meets nimonthly at Bridge Community Center, Peachtree City. Details: Richard or Barbara Moore, 770-252-1633.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group meets first Thursdays, 10 a.m., Wesley Woods of Newnan. Details: Beth Lever, 770-683-6833.

• Celiac Disease Support Group meets second Saturdays, 1 p.m., Piedmont Newnan Hospital Rm 0-019. Details: Bill Becker, 770-683-2613 or billbecker@numail.org.

• Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group meets third Wednesdays, 2 p.m., Savannah Court. Details: Ellie Farrington, 770-253-4402.

• Lupus Support Group meets monthly at Country Inn and Suites on first Mondays, 7 p.m. Details: Regina Olmstead, 404-550-5263.

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, Newnan. First meeting free, annual dues $28.

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly (Thomas Crossroads) meets Mondays. Weigh-in 6:15 p.m., meeting to follow. Community Christian Church, Sharpsburg. Details: Ruth, 770-254-8913.

• Al-Anon Meetings – Mondays 7:30 p.m. Community Christian Church, Highway 154. Details: Barbara, 678-876-0102.

• Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Group meets second Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Room 112 of Crossroads Church. Meeting is free and open to anyone who has lost someone to suicide. Details: Lynn and Nancy Bradley, 770-251-6216.

• East Coweta Cancer Support Group meets 2 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at Senoia United Methodist Church. Emphasis also placed on role of caregiver. Details: Ivie Bowman, 770-599-3245 or senoiaunitedmeth@bellsouth.net .

• Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday-Thursday 6 p.m., Fridays 7 p.m. and Saturdays 7:30 p.m., 9 Perry St., Newnan Club. Details: 678-758-3552.

• Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets second Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., Heatherwood Baptist Church, Newnan. Details: 770-502-1984.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at Newnan Presbyterian, St. Paul’s, Ramah Baptist, Turin UMC, Senoia UMC, Grantville Baptist, and at 9 Perry St. in Newnan. Detail and meeting times: Chris, 770-842-4519.

• La Leche of Newnan – Mother to mother breastfeeding support. Details: Lara McCarthy, 678-423-9881.

• Amputee Support Group Meeting – Details: 770-583-2158.

• Stroke Support Group meets third Thursdays, 4 p.m., Center for Therapeutic Recreation, Warm Springs. Details: 706-655-5658.

• Overeaters Anonymous – St. Andrew’s in the Pines Episcopal Church, Peachtree City, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Details: Barbara, 770-502-1358.



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