Health Calendar

Posted on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 6:17 pm

Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail:

The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit or call 1-877-354-0353.

Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on Fridays at New Hope Recovery Center, 233 Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit or call 1-877-354-0353.

The Covenant HomeCare Hospital Grief Support Groups meets from 10 to 11 a.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Morristown Regional Cancer Center at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. For more information, call 1-877-334-4500.

The Nar-Anon Family Support Group meets at 8 p.m. every Thursday at New Hope Recovery Center ,233 Main St., in Morristown. The group offers 12-step recovery help for families and friends of addicts.

December 5

10 a.m. LECTURE: FALL PREVENTION until 11 a.m. at the Roby Fitzgerald Adult Center at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville with guest speaker Kelly Jones, community nurse liaison for Takoma Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call Tina Chudina at 423-798-8110.

December 6

4:30 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM SENIOR CONNECT DINNER and live entertainment with James Rogers until 6:30 p.m. at Rose Center in Morristown. The cost is $10 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, call 423-492-6868.

December 14

8:30 a.m. 23rd ANNUAL JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS until 11 a.m. at Market Square in Knoxville to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. More than 2,200 participants are expected to take part this year’s 10K timed fun run, 5K timed fun run and one-mile walk. University of Tennessee campus mascot, Smokey, has been chosen as this year’s dog honoree because dogs get arthritis, too. For more information, visit

Headlines of the Day