Health events

Published Sep 26, 2013 at 05:00AM

POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS: Learn how to take care of yourself while caring for a relative or friend; free, registration required, $25 optional textbook; 1:30-3 p.m. today; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-678-5483.

OBAMA CARE IS HERE! ARE YOU READY?: Learn how the Cover Oregon exchange will work, key facts, what to do to avoid penalties and more; free, registration required by today; 3-4:30 p.m. today; Hospice of Redmond, 732 S.W. 23rd St.; 541-318-5968 or www.noble-agency.com.

“NO PAIN LIFE GAIN” WORKSHOP SERIES: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS: Learn strategies that help with chronic pain; free; noon-1 p.m. Friday; Healing Bridge Physical Therapy, 404 N.E. Penn St., Bend; 541-318-7041 or www.healingbridge.com.

THIS LIFE TO MORE LIFE: DECISIONS FOR THE TRANSITION: Learn why advanced care planning is important through a panel discussion; free; 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-382-4401.

HEALTHY BEGINNINGS COMMUNITY FLU SHOT CLINIC: Walk in and get a flu shot, no appointment necessary; Medicare, Pacific Source, Regence Blue Cross and ODS/MODA are health providers that can be billed; a portion of the proceeds benefit Healthy Beginnings; $25; noon-5 p.m. Tuesday; Ray’s Food Place, 635 N. Arrowleaf Trail, Sisters; 541-389-7211.

“OBAMA CARE IS HERE! ARE YOU READY?”: Learn how the Cover Oregon exchange will work, key facts, what to do to avoid penalties and more; free, registration required by Tuesday; 6-7 p.m. Wednesday; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-318-5968 or www.noble-agency.com.

LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS: Learn a healthier way of living for people with ongoing health conditions; $10 includes the book, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions,” registration required; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Saturdays through Nov. 9; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-322-7430 or www.livingwellco.org.