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Alzheimerís support

Alzheimerís Association, Greater Idaho Chapterís Caregiver Support Group meeting, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W.

The group meets on the third Wednesday every month.

Information: Pattie Dennis, 208-734-4264 or 208-539-4290.

Blood drives

The American Red Cross has scheduled blood drives this week in Twin Falls.

Blood donation opportunities will be available from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 847 Eastland Drive N.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 667 Harrison St.; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at St. Lukeís Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W.; and 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at La Quinta Inn, 539 Pole Line Road.

Eligible donors of all blood types and platelets are needed.

To schedule an appointment to donate, use the free blood donor app, visit or call 800-733-2767. Donors can use RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online.

Asthma education

Free asthma education class for patients and caregivers to assess and manage asthma will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The class is presented by St. Lukeís Magic Valley and meets on the third Thursday of each month.

Pre-registration is required. To register and for class location: 208-814-8765.

Grief support

Griefshare meetings, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, through June 7, at Lighthouse Church, 960 Eastland Drive, Twin Falls.

Anyone who has lost a loved one or friend is welcome to attend any session. A separate class for pre-teens and teens will meet at the same time. Enter through the east doors at the rear of the building.

Information: 208-737-4667.


St. Lukeís Magic Valley prepared childbirth bootcamp, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the Oak Room at St. Lukeís, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls. This session is for those unable to attend the five-week prepared childbirth classes.

Topics: wellness during pregnancy; labor process with relaxation and breathing techniques; videos of deliveries and labor positions; and care of the postpartum mother and newborn. Bring a labor support person if possible.

Cost is $25 and pre-registration is required, 208-814-0425.


Morning Bliss Yoga, 9 a.m. Saturday and Tuesday at Magic Valley YMCA, 1751 Elizabeth Blvd., Twin Falls.

Stretch and strengthen your muscles through yoga.

Free to the community. Information: or 208-733-4384.

Weight loss support

TOPS Club (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a nonprofit weight-loss support group, will meet weekly. The Twin Falls chapter will meet at 4:45 p.m. Monday at the Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W.

Information: 208-734-2641 or 208-734-5300.

Recovery support

Recovery For Life groups meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Twin Falls Reformed Church, 1631 Grandview Drive N. A free meal begins at 6 p.m.

Groups and classes include Hope 12-Step, Parenting Skills, Codependency, GriefShare, Cooking Matters, Womenís Word for Life Bible Study, and Special Parents Special Kids. Veterans Christian Fellowship also meets Monday.

Free transportation and free child care. Information: 208-733-6128.

Grief support

Syringa Place Assisted Living hosts bereavement group, facilitated by Idaho Home Health and Hospice, at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Syringa Place, 1880 Harrison St. N., Twin Falls.

The bi-weekly group meetings are open to the public.

CPR, first aid

St. Lukeís Magic Valley Education Department is offering a Pediatric CPR, First Aid and AED class, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 26 at Cauldron Linn, St. Lukeís Training Center, 840 Meadows Drive Suite 2, Twin Falls.

The course provides training for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid and using an automated external defibrillator.

Cost is $60. Pre-registration is required, 208-814-9050.

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