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Schofield Adult Wellness Center in the Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda, will host a free program titled "Dietary Supplement and Pain Management" at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Dr. Sanford Levy will speak about the components of a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain, herbal alternatives to OTC NSAIDS, and the rationale for taking the supplement NAC in conjunction with acetaminophen. Call 995-3851 or visit www.schofieldcare.org for required reservations.
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The Power of Pink Community Picnic will be held at noon Thursday at BJ's Wholesale Club, Williamsville. A local breast cancer survivor will share her experiences with the disease, and a specialist from Roswell Park Cancer Institute will talk about state-of-the-art breast cancer screening, treatments and research. Free and open to all. Attendees will receive a complimentary lunch and gift bag. For reservations or information, visit: www.BJsforPink.com.
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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will conduct a flu shot clinic for adults age 18 and older from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in its auditorium, 621 10th St. Wear a short-sleeved shirt. No co-pay will be required for those with health insurance who show their ID card. For those without insurance, there will be a $20 fee. Use the 10th Street entrance or the walkway from attached parking ramp, where free parking will be provided. A second clinic will be held Nov. 3. For information, call 278-4569.
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Breast Cancer Network of Western New York will hold an educational meeting at 6 p.m. next Tuesday in its Bella Moglie building, 3297 Walden Ave., Depew. Nancy Sullivan, a nurse practitioner from Buffalo Medical Group, will talk about "Questions To Ask When Finished With Treatment." 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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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; 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.