Better Breathers Club lecture
CONCORD — The Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital will hold its monthly meeting in the North Assembly Room at Emerson Hospital, from noon to 1 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 16. Refreshments will be served, followed by speaker Lorraine Love, RD, LD, registered dietitian. Her topic is “Eat Well — Breathe Better.” She will discuss how what you eat affects how you breathe and how well you feel. She will help you select foods you like and develop a plan to maintain good pulmonary health. A question and answer period will follow. The free lecture is open to the public.
The purpose of the Better Breathers Club is to provide support and information to people with chronic lung disease and their families and friends. The members meet on the third Thursday of every month from September to May with new speakers at each meeting. For more information, please call the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team at (978) 287-3715.
GROTON — Forward Motion Holistic Center, 483A Main St., Groton, will hold a back clinic on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. Gentle yoga postures and breathing exercises will be taught to help soothe chronic back, neck and shoulder pain. The cost of the course is $55. To register or for more information, call Patsy Brightman at (508) 451-3001.
La Leche League meeting
SHIRLEY — New and expecting mothers wishing to find out more about breastfeeding are invited to attend a meeting of La Leche League of Nashoba Valley on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m., at the Hazen Memorial Library in Shirley. The topic of the meeting will be “The Baby Arrives: At Home With Your New Baby.” For more information or telephone support, call Eve at (978) 842-4108 or Sandi at (978) 273-8067.
Well Adult Clinics
SHIRLEY — Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice, in conjunction with the Shirley Board of Health, will hold a free Well Adult Clinic for the general public on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., at Shaker Meadows, in the Community Room, Harvard Road, Shirley. Blood pressure screening will be available at this time. No appointment is necessary. For further information, contact Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice at (978) 425-6675 or 1 (800) 698-3307.
GROTON — Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice, in conjunction with the Groton Board of Health, will hold a free Well Adult Clinic on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., at the Senior Center, 163 West Main St., Groton. Blood pressure screening will be available at this time. No appointment is necessary. For more information, please contact Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice at (978) 425-6675 or 1 (800) 698-3307.
Yoga for stress reduction
GROTON — Techniques learned at the Mind Body Medical Institute in Boston will be taught at this one-day course at Forward Motion Holistic Center, 483A Main St., Groton. The class will be held on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $55. To register or for more information, call Patsy Brightman at (508) 451-3001.