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Health events around the Charlotte area

Tuesday

Hearing loss and dementia

The Ivey, a memory care day center, will host two sessions of the free workshop “Hearing loss and dementia: Keeping your loved one connected.”

The first session will be 2-4 p.m. and the second will be 6-8 p.m. Both will be held Tuesday at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive.

Charlotte Audibel Hearing Center owner and hearing instrument specialist Daniel Pearce will discuss studies involving dementia and hearing loss and answer questions about new technology and treatment options.

Day-of reservations are accepted, pre-registration requested: 704-909-2070.

Saturday

Recovery month kickoff

Women of Strength, Trinity Counseling Services LLC and Addictions Professionals of N.C. will host a National Recovery Month kickoff 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 5736 N. Tryon St. The free event aims to raise awareness of mental and substance use disorder support services in Charlotte and will feature speakers and refreshments. Resources will be available to support those in recovery. Details: 704-921-9600.

Saturday-Sunday

Hospice volunteer training

Catawba Regional Hospice will host this free, two-day volunteer training 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Sherrills Ford Hospice House, 7473 Sherrills Ford Road.

The session will showcase what hospice is, what the role of a hospice volunteer is, and how to communicate with patients and families. Catawba Regional Hospice serves a 10-county region that includes Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and Mecklenburg Counties.

Details and to register: 828-466-0466; www.catawbaregionalhospice.org.

Hilary Trenda

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