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Story last updated at 3:40 PM on Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska

Information about healthy aging vs. Alzheimer's and free memory screenings

Baha'i Faith of Homer

Messages of well being and the benefits of prayer and meditation for adults and children

Bay Club LLC

Updated information about the benefits of exercise in every component of health

Best Beginnings Homer

Information on early childhood education and helping families live healthy lives

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Homer

Information on how mentoring experiences help children succeed and make for a healthier community

Boys & Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula - Homer

Information on the benefits of after school programs promoting healthy activities

City of Homer Parks and Recreation

Information on programs and services for community members of all ages

Cook Inlet Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse CICADA

Information available about substance abuse

Cook Inletkeeper

Information on private drinking water protection, common drinking water contaminants and how you can test your private well

Depression BiPolar Support Alliance

Information and education to improve the lives of people who experience mood disorders

ECKANKAR

Spiritual wisdom on health and healing

End of the Road Alcoholics Anonymous Group

Recovery from the disease of Alcoholism One Day at a Time

Haven House

Information on healthy relationships, safety planning, and how to support victims of abuse

Healing Transformations & Homer Acupuncture Project

Information on acupuncture, herbs and nutrition

Hear-Say Audiology

Speech Pathology and Audiology - Information on hearing and protection of hearing with hearing screenings and consultations

Homer Animal Friends

Pet Health - information about spay/neuter, pet owner responsibilities and animal welfare

Homer Cancer Support Group

Information about cancer, healthy eating and exercise; support for those battling cancer

Homer Community Food Pantry

Information on how healthy food affects the health and welfare of the community

Homer Complete Health Improvement Project

Information on what constitutes healthful lifestyle practices

Homer Dental Center Inc. - Dr. Vickey Hodnik

Information on total oral health and healthier living in our community

Homer Dental Clinic - Dr. Marley and Dr. Anderson

Information about dental health and appearance

Homer Eye Care Center

Eye Health - Education on the latest advancements in eye care for the most common eye conditions

Homer Farmers Market

Alaska Grown - The first step in good health is eating right and food stamps info at the market

Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary

Information about Rotary, both locally and internationally

Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary - Vision Screening

Providing vision screening tests

Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Youth Exchange Program

Shelter box exhibit; tent and contents

Homer Public Health

Information on current health issues

Homer Senior Citizens, Inc. Adult Day Services

Activities and services available for adults

Hospice of Homer

Hospice Services - Quality of life is the focus with information about end of life support

ICAN of the Central Peninsula

Information about cesareans and cesarean recovery; support for recovery, healing and possible cesarean preparation

Independent Living Center

Disability Independence Information - Assistive technology literature and resources

K-Bay Wellness Center

Demonstration of essential oils and how they can help with self healing; books and handouts on essential oils

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic

Information for men and women Reproductive health checks, breast cancer screening, birth control, STD/HIV screening

Kachemak Bay Lions Club

Free Pedia Vision Eye Exams Free eye screen for early warning of possible eye problems

Kachemak Bay Campus - UAA CNA Course

Information on Healthy choices and active lifestyles, BP Screening and step test

Kachemak Bay College - UAA School of Nursing

Health information and blood pressure checks

Kachemak Bay Water Trail Association

Information about the health benefits of canoeing, kayaking and rowing to improve aerobic fitness strength and flexibility

Kachemak Nordic Ski Club

Information about how Nordic skiing provides great cardiac exercise for the whole family, encourages outside activity in winter months

Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Awareness Group

Current information on prostate health and screening

KPB Office of Emergency Management

Emergency Preparedness Information for individuals, neighborhoods and communities in emergencies

MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula

Local health data and information about action group priorities and how to get involved

Medical Professionals

Review of lab test results

Nature Rocks Homer

Information on health benefits of spending time and playing outside

Ninilchik Traditional Councils Behavioral Health Services

Information on harmful effects of smoking and resources for people interested in quitting

Ohlson Mountain Mineral Springs H2O

Health benefits of drinking spring water

Overeaters Anonymous - Homer Group

Information on eating disorders and recovery

Reflexology and Foot Care

Information on the practice of reflexology and importance of foot care in promoting individual health

South Peninsula General Surgery

Information about cancer prevention and safe birth control

South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services - The Center

Information about developmental disabilities and ways to maintain mental wellness

South Peninsula Hospital

Information about new screening services and healthcare providers at South Peninsula Hospital

South Peninsula Hospital - Clinic Services

Hand strength testing with information on colon, gall bladder and urologic conditions

South Peninsula Hospital - Diabetes

Information about the benefits of exercise, eating healthy, and preventing diabetes

South Peninsula Hospital - Imaging Department

Information on healthy bones, screening info for osteoporosis and breast cancer

South Peninsula Hospital - Laboratory

Pick up blood test results from pre-fair testing

South Peninsula Hospital - Physical Therapy

Monitored 3 minute step test compare your heart rate to national norms and see what your cardiovascular fitness is

South Peninsula Hospital - Sleep Center

Information on proper sleep being as important as diet and exercise for overall health

South Peninsula Hospital - Pediatric Therapy

Information on benefits of pediatric therapy services

Sprout

Information on child development activities and parent resiliency information

Susitna Family Services

Information on recognizing depreciation; marriage happiness surveys and grief processing

SVT Health and Wellness

Information on hazards of drinking soda, diet soda and energy drinks

US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Boating Safety - Staying safe on the water

Vitamin D - Paul Seaton

Education and information about the benefits of Vitamin D and what is being done in Alaska

Womenheart of the Central Kenai Peninsula

Information on women's heart health, diagnosis and treatment

Yoga for Life

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