Health Events

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER AWARENESS: Get a screening for OCD, depression and anxiety; free, by appointment from Oct. 1-20; Stephanie Costello, LCSW, 390 S.W. Columbia St., suite 210, Bend; 215-917-0032 or stephaniecostell@yahoo.com.

BRUNCH AND LEARN SERIES: The first informational seminar is “Medicare Birthday Rule”; free, registration required; 10-11 a.m. today; Bend Villa Retirement, 1801 N.E. Lotus Drive; 541-389-0046.

FALL DIETARY CLEANSE: Join a two-week dietary group with Kerie Raymond, a doctor and detoxification specialist; meetings are today, Oct. 17 and Oct. 24; $135; registration required by today; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Hawthorn Healing Arts Center, 39 N.W. Louisiana Ave., Bend; 541-330-0334 or www.hawthorncenter.com.

HEALTHY BEGINNINGS SCREENINGS: Health screenings for ages 0-5; call for location for Friday; free; Prineville location; 541-383-6357 or www.myhb.org.

ALZHEIMER’S CARE TRAINING: Learn how to deal with difficult behavioral changes that are often associated with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias; free; reservation requested; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday; Alterra Clare Bridge of Bend, 1099 N.E. Wyatt Way; 541-330-6400.

THIS LIFE TO MORE LIFE: DECISIONS FOR THE TRANSITION PART TWO: A panel discussion on people’s wishes for their farewell journeys; free; 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-382-4401.

SLEEP WELL WORKSHOP: Learn proven sleep and relaxation techniques; bring pads and pillows to lie on; $36 in district, $49 out of district; registration required; 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133 or www.register.bendparksandrec.org.

FOOT AND NAIL CLINIC FOR SENIORS: United Senior Citizens of Bend host a clinic; free, donations accepted; reservation requested; noon-2 p.m. Monday; Bend’s Community Center, 1036 N.E. Fifth St.; 541-323-3344.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID: Learn how to help those with a brain in crisis; National Alliance on Mental Illness educational meeting; public welcome; free; 7 p.m. Tuesday; St. Charles Bend conference center, 2500 N.E. Neff Road; 541-382-4321 or www.namicentraloregon.org.

HEALTH EXPO: Health services providers (26 local and regional) present a variety of free information, screenings, demonstrations and education; flu shots will be available; free; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday; Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; 541-548-6325.