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Emeritus at Bassett Manor, 245 Bassett Road, Williamsville, will host a six-month series of presentations on brain health at its facility. At 6 p.m. today, the topic will be “social/emotional,” one of the five key areas of brain health. Deborah Jerge, life enrichment director at the facility, will be the presenter. For reservations or information, call 688-4011.

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The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York will hold an educational meeting at 6 p.m. today in its Bella Moglie building, 3297 Walden Ave., Depew. Dr. Amy Early, a medical oncologist for Buffalo Medical Group and clinical professor of medicine at University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, will talk about “What’s New in Breast Cancer Research?” including breast cancer vaccines, the latest in treatments and diagnostic tools. A support group will follow at 8. For reservations, call Daria at 894-8135 or email bellabcndaria@aol.com. For more information, call Sharon Feraci at 759-1176.

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The Schofield Adult Wellness Center in the Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda, will host a free program titled “Know the 10 Signs – Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Matters” at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The interactive workshop will feature video clips of people with Alzheimer’s. For required reservations, call 995-3851 or visit www.schofieldcare.org.

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The ALS Association will hold a support group meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in the first-floor boardroom of Dent Neurological Institute, 3980 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Tracy Fricano-Chalmers from the Department of Health will present information on emergency preparedness. Laurie Krupski will facilitate group discussions. For information, contact Kate Cavan, (315) 413-0121 or kcavan@alsaupstateny.org.

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“Nitric Oxide and Your Heart” will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. next Tuesday in the Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Mary Anne Cotter from Heaven N Herbs will speak. A former emergency medical technician, she is certified in a variety of healing modalities. For information or registration, call 689-4922.

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Support groups, and phone numbers to call for information include: Co-Dependents, fellowship of men and women whose purpose it is to develop healthy relationships, 7:30 p.m. today, Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Eggertsville, 864-0746 or 609-3022; anxiety self-help, 11 a.m. today, participants must be chem-free and refrain from using scented items while in the building, WNYIL, 3108 Main St., 836-0822, Ext. 118; Helpmates, for those who have lost a loved one through divorce, separation or death, 7 to 9 p.m.,Thursday, Salem Lutheran Church, 10 McClellan Circle, 824-2787; Gam-Anon, for family and friends of gamblers, 7 p.m. Thursday, Weinberg Campus, 2700 N. Forest Road, Amherst, 254-4941; Reformers Unanimous faith-based addictions program, 7 p.m. Friday, Hedstrom Baptist Church, 55 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, 818-1012; Alcoholics Anonymous First Step, 8 p.m. Friday, auditorium, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Alcoholics Anonymous International Group, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 278-4569.