Check It Out: Local health events
LYME DISEASE WEBSITE
The Lyme Disease Resource Center of Northampton has launched a website, www.lymedrc.org .
The center, scheduled to open in the fall, will offer workshops, events and information on complementary therapies; the website will give information on events as well as support groups, resources and more. It will also offer updates on the status of the center as it moves to become a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
The Northampton Senior Center at 67 Conz. St. will have two massage clinics, to be held July 22 and July 29 at 12:15 p.m.
The fee is $20; registration required. Call 587-1228 for more information.
A program, “Understanding Hoarding,” presented by a representative from Overlook VNA , will be held July 25 at 10 a.m. at the Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz St. To register please call the senior center at 413-587-1228.
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT
A group offering support, information and resources for brain injury survivors, family, friends, caregivers and professionals meets the first Thursday of each month at Thayercare, 49 Middle St. (Route 47), Hadley, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
For additional information, visit www.pvbisg.org.
CELIAC AND GLUTEN-FREE SUPPORT GROUP
The Celiac and Gluten-Free Support Group of Western Massachusetts meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Big Y Supermarket, 136 North King St., Northampton. Arrive early for open networking.
Doctors Chris and Peggy Deszynski will be the hosts. For more information contact Bruce Homstead at 527-7524.