Villa West Assisted Living, 393 Hospital Road, Newport Beach. (949)
The Alzheimer's Assn. and Mesa Terrace, a residential community for
people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, offers a free
support group for caregivers at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month
at Mesa Terrace, 350 W. Bay St., Costa Mesa. (714) 283-1111.
Rebecca Lewis leads an animal bereavement group that specializes in
the needs of people who have sick or dying pets. It meets at 3 p.m.
Tuesdays at 3101 W. Coast Highway, Suite 311, Newport Beach. The cost is
a donation to an animal charity of the attendee's choice. Call to make a
reservation. (949) 721-5750.
Another Passage, a transitional support group for people experiencing
changes in their lives, meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 3 at
the Oasis Senior Center, 800 Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. (949)
Oasis Senior Center conducts blood pressure screenings from 9 to 11
a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month in Room 3 at 800
Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. Screening is also available from 12:30
to 1:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at Mariners Library,
Dover Street at Irvine Avenue, Newport Beach. (949) 644-3244.
The Newport Beach Psychological Assn. offers a body image and moderate
eating support group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 3101 W. Coast Highway, Suite
311, Newport Beach. (949) 721-5750.
A support group for those with brain tumors meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Hoag Cancer Center,
4000 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. Free. (949) 722-6237.
A breast cancer support group meets from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at
the Hoag Cancer Center, 4000 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. Free. (949)
Free professional consultation for makeup, wigs, etc. is available for
cancer patients by appointment only from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at
the Hoag Cancer Center, 4000 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. (949)