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Pet Heaven Funeral Home, 3614 N. Buffalo Road, Orchard Park, will host a pet-loss support group meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Call 662-5677 for information.

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A Parkinson's disease support group meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. For information, call 478-5569.

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Journal of Healing, a support group for individuals affected by self-harm, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Empowerment Academy, second floor, 327 Elm St. For information, contact 884-5216 or www.restoration-societyinc.org. The group also meets at 10 a.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month and at 11 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month in Englewood Recovery Center, 66 Englewood Ave. For information, contact 835-1919 or www.restoration-societyinc.org.

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Living with Diabetes, a four-session program of self-management classes, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday in the Mary C. Dyster Community Education Room at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. It will continue March 9, 12 and 16. For required registration, call 278-4102.

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"Becoming an Alzheimer's Whisperer: Gentle and Loving Management of Challenging Behaviors" will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the OLV Senior Neighborhood Community Room, 55 Melroy Ave., Lackawanna. Verna Benner Carson, a nationally recognized author and guest lecturer on behavioral health and Alzheimer's care, will be the featured speaker. The free program, which was recognized with a Best Practices in Dementia Care Award, is sponsored by Catholic Health Home Care. To register, call 447-6205 or visit chsbuffalo.org/events.

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Support groups, and phone numbers to call for information include: 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, Niagara Falls, 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; Southtowns Osteoporosis, a webinar "Exercise for Your Bone Health" with physical therapist Karen Kemmis, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Westwood Village/ElderWood Home, 580 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, 862-2663.