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Flu Shots available, various locations. $20; no charge for Medicare Part B cardholders and some insurance. Call 457-4349 or visit

Medication Management. Learn how to take medication for the best effect, manage side effects and monitor interactions with other medications and herbals. Free workshop presented by Certified Geriatric Pharmacist Tom Simpleman and the Fawks Company. Tues., Oct. 7, 10-11:30 a.m., Rockrimmon Branch Library, 832 Village Center Dr. or Thurs., Oct. 9, 10-11:30 a.m. - Old Colorado City Branch Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

Mental Illness Awareness Week activities. Communication Skills: Strategies that Work, First United Methodist Church, 440 N. Nevada Ave., Sat., Oct. 4, 10 a.m.; When Worlds Collide: Tackling Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Mon., Oct. 5, 7 p.m. NAMI 20th Anniversary Open House, NAMI Office, 510 E. Willamette Ave., Wed., Oct. 6, 4-6 p.m.; Free depression screening, Otis Park Community Center, 731 N. Iowa St., Thrus., Oct. 9, 5-8 p.m.

Healthier, Wealthier & Wiser, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd., $15. Improved memory, breathing and concentration will result in a healthier and, yes, happier you. Tips from the Super Learning books and 13 Principles of Success presented by George Pregel. Sat., Oct. 4, 9:30 noon. For more, call 473-6184.

Lecture and EFT demonstration, Smooth Changes Hypnotherapy, 4935 N. 30th St. Free. EFT is the painless way to stop smoking and lose weight. Mon. Oct. 13, 5 p.m. Register at 271-6089.

Hatha Yoga with Deahna, Fusion Pointe, 2228 W. Pikes Peak Ave. $10 drop in. Tues. and Thurs., 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. For more, call 210-7376. Through Dec.

Alzheimer's Helpline, available 24 hours a day for help and support for those affected by Alzheimer's, such as answering caregiving questions and dealing with emergencies. Call 800/864-4404.

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