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Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 8, 2017

August 8, 2017 Updated: August 8, 2017 at 1:25 pm
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An employee of Connect For Health Colorado, the state's health care exchange, explains options and procedures to a walk in client signing up for insurance on the last day before fines are imposed, in Denver, Monday March. 31, 2014. Colorado has already exceeded baseline federal goals for enrollment. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two weeks in advance: email carlotta.olson@gazette.com or fax 636-0202.

Age Strong, Live Long Senior Health Fair - For ages 64 and older, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Penrose Hospital, 2222 N. Nevada Ave., free; penrosestfrancis.org/seniorfair2017.

Caring for the Caregiver - Hosted by UCCS Aging Center, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 6, MacKenzie Place Senior Living, 1605 Elm Creek View, free. Registration: 255-8002, ac@uccs.edu.

Colorado Springs Kidney Walk - To benefit the National Kidney Foundation, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 24, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Registration: tinyurl.com/l7vwafb.

Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave., $1. Registration: 955-3400, csseniorcenter.com. - Early Detection Matters - Is Dementia Different from Alzheimer's? 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday. - Nurse Chats: All About Thyroid, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday. - Bathroom Safety and Home Modifications, 9-10 a.m. Friday. - The Basics of Alzheimer's, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. - Feed Your Brain, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday. - Medicare: An Overview of the Benefits and Costs, 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 16. - Quantum: Healing Touch, 10-11 a.m. Aug. 18.

Go Red for Women Education Day and Luncheon - 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, $125. Reservations: coloradospringsgored.heart.org.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Free. Location provided with registration; 473-8477, namicoloradosprings.org. - Family-to-Family, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with mental illness, 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 23-Nov. 8, northern Colorado Springs.

PILLAR - Call for location. Registration: 633-4991, pillarinstitute.org. - Feed Your Brain - You Have the Power to Save Your Memory, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, $35.

Special Kids Special Families Fundraisers and Events - Registration, if required: sksfcolorado.org. - Dino Donor Charity Pint Night, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 16, Fossil Brewing Co., 2845 Ore Mill Road, Suite 1.

Strides for Epilepsy 5K Walk/Run - 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 17, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $15-$30. Registration: tinyurl.com/ycg6tujf.

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