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48 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 10 - April 16, 1998 Ronald McDonald House seeks volunteers The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware is looking for volun- teers to assist with the Comfort Area and Ronald McDonald Play- room at the Christiana Hospital in Stanton. Volunteers are needed on Satur- days and Sundays, from noon to 8 p.m. Volunteers will work with a partner and provide support to families whose babies are in the Special Care Nursery. Training is provided by the Ronald McDon- ald House and Christiana Hospi- tal. For more information, call 302- 656-HUGS (4847). Aneurysm screenings offered in April Beebe Medical Center's Vascu- lar Laboratory holds free aortic abdominal aneurysm screenings every Wednesday and Thursday. Men wishing to be tested must be between the ages of 60 and 75, have a history of cigarette smok- ing, hypertension, coronary artery disease and/or a family history of aortic aneurysm. Females must have a positive history of aneurysm. For screening dates and to schedule an appointment, call 645-3710. Hepatitis group to meet April 13 A chronic hepatitis support group meets the second Monday of each month, at 6 p,m., in Beebe Medical Center's second-floor classroom. Call Lynda Sue for more infor- mation and to register: 645-6698. Beebe offers free mental health tests Beebe Medical Center's Ocean- side Center for Mental Health offers free, confidential assess- ments, 24 hours a day. Call 645- 3760 for more information. Heartbeats meets April 14 at Beebe Heartbeats, support group for cardiac patients, their families and other interested parties, will meet Tuesday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Tunnell Cancer Cen- ter conference room at Beebe Medical Center. The program is sponsored by the American Heart Association and Beebe Medical Center. For more information, call 645-3514. Arthritis group to meet April 14 Guy Longo will be "Hearing Health Care Needs in Delaware," at the Tuesday, April 14 meeting of the Sussex Fibromylagia sup- port group. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Nanti- coke Memorial Hospital, Stevens Room, Seaford. The meeting is sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation and Nanti- coke Hospital and is free and open to the public. For more informa- tion, call 800-292-9599. Milford arthritis group to hold meeting April 15 A video focusing on osteoporo- sis will be shown Wednesday, April 15, at the meeting of the Milford arthritis support group. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Milford Memorial Hospital. Epilepsy support group to meet April 13 The Epilepsy Support Group of Bayhealth Medical Center-Kent General Hospital will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the General Foods Conference Center at Kent General Hospital. The group is open to those with seizure disorders and their fami- lies and friends. For more information, call 302- 674-7135. C. O. P. D. support group meets in Dover April 13 Bayhealth Medical Center-Kent General Hospital offers a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Support Group for C. O. P. D. patients and their families. The next meeting will be held Mon- day, April 13, from 3 to 4 p.m., in the hospital's General Foods Con- ference Center. C. O. P. D. is defined as emphy- sema, chronic bronchitis and other chronic respiratory conditions. For more information, call 302- 674-7135. The meeting, sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 800-292-9599. Infant/Child CPR course starts April 16 Beebe Medical Center, in con- junction with the American Heart Association, is offering an infant and child cardiopulmonary resus- citation (CPR) course in the sec- ond-floor education classroom on Thursday, April 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $10. For more infor- mation or to register, call 645- 3248. Alzheimer's support group meets April 16 A support group for Alzheimer's disease and other mentally impairing diseases will meet at Beebe Medical Center's Gull House, 23 Terrace St., Rehoboth Beach, on Thursday, April 16, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. For more information, call Kathy Schlitter at 226-2160. Beebe offering CPR course April 23 Beebe Medical Center will hold Heartsaver CPR, a course provid- ing instruction on how to treat obstructed airways in conscious or unconscious victims, on Thurs- day, April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $17. Call 645-3248. HIV Consortium helps with rental assistance The Delaware HIV Consortium, through a partnership with the SAVE ;0% MEN'S, LADLES' & CHILDREN'S SHOES FIRST JAIXIY FOOTWEAR AT A DISCOU Featuring: Sebago Docksides Keds Trotters Sperry Top-Sider * Tretorn Etonic New Balance * Clarks of England Wigwam Reebok * Rockport Grasshoppers Best selection from over 15,000 pairs in stock. MeWs s/zes: N 9-14. M 61/2-15. W 6 I/2-14. WW 8-14. Women's sizes: lq 6-10, M 5-11. W 6-10 Children's 10-3 and Boy's sifts 31/2-6 -- LOCATIONS -- Route 1, Ames Plaza, Rehoboth Beach. DE 302-227-5828 Route 1 at West Virginia Ave. (4 streets north of MD line on ocean side) Fenwick Island, DE 302-5394599 Delaware State Housing Authori- ty, is currently accepting applica- tions for a statewide rental assis- tance program for people living with HIV/AIDS. The consortium is offering rental assistance vouchers for eligible clients for a period of 12 months. The basic eligibility require- ments are that the applicant is HIV+, and meets low-income guidelines; however, there are additional screening criteria used to determine program appropriate- ness. Applications for the program must come through an approved HIV case manager. For more information, call the Delaware HIV Consortium at 302-654-5471. Look Great the Safe & Easy Way An All Natural Weight Management Program * Free Samples Available Call 227-2839 FREE ANONYMOUS HIV TESTING every Thursday Sussex County AIDS Committee, Inc. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY