HEALING GARDEN PROGRAMS: The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road, Harvard; Authentic Movement, Wed., Aug. 20, 9:45-10:45 a.m.; Medical QiGong: Finding the Life Force Within, each Thurs. through Aug. 26, 11 a.m.-noon; Journaling: A Self-help Tool for Finding Peace Within, Wed., Aug. 27, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call 978-456-3532 to register. Visit healinggarden.net for information.

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC: The Chelmsford Board of Health will hold a blood pressure clinic the first Thurs. each month, 9 a.m.-noon at Chelmsford Town Hall, 50 Billerica Road. Call 978-250-5241.

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS: Free blood pressure clinics are offered on the first and third Fri. of every month, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Merrimack Valley Hospital Auditorium, Haverhill. The blood pressure clinics are open to adults of any age. For more information contact Community Education at 978-521-8550.

CARING NEVER ENDS PROGRAM: Local families who have members with disabilities can receive assistance in a program co-sponsored by the Acton Council on Aging, Bedford Council on Aging, Carlisle Council on Aging, PALS (Personal Advocacy and Lifetime Support), and the Minute Man ARC for Human Services. Offers various events and activities and trips. For more information in Bedford call 781-275-6825, Acton, 978-264-9643, Minute Man, 978-287-7900, or PALS, 781-641-0900.

COMMUNITY FAMILY ADULT DAY CARE: A non-profit program that specializes in medical monitoring and failure-free activities for people with memory loss.


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Support groups available for caregivers. Call Maria, 978-458-4844.

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE HEALTH SYSTEM: Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua announces health screenings & tests, free unless otherwise noted: Hearing Screenings, second Mon. each month, 9 a.m.-noon; Pediatric Speech Screenings, by appt. Register online at snhhs.org/classes or call HEALTHMATCH at 603-577-2255.

WHEELS OF LIFE MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION: Bedford council on aging offers medical transportation for seniors age 65 and older. Call Bedford Council on Aging, 781-275-6825.

YOGA CLASSES: Offered at Pawtucket Congregational Church, 15 Mammoth Road, Lowell each Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Call Pat, 978-455-3195.