Health listings for April 18



DINNER WITH THE DOC FOCUSES ON THE COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES. 5 to 7 p.m. Dr. Alan Babigian, who is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. Arbor Rose at JeromeHome, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707.



COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Parent and Child Center of Bristol Hospital as part of its “School Age Development and Discipline Series.” Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Funded by grants from Petit Family Found, the Fuller and Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation. $4 per parent, $5 per child care provider. (860) 585-3895.




ANNUAL PROFESSIONALS’ HIV EDUCATION FORUM. Organized by the Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/ AIDS. 8:30 a.m. Six hours of training. For medical and social service professionals who work with people living with HIV/ AIDS. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. $25 fee covers the cost of the workshop including a light breakfast and a lunch., 1-860-589-6433. Registration and payment due by April 23.




POWER YOGA. Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Will cover basic postures and flow them together to bring up your heart rate. All levels welcome and modified versions of each posture will be available for those that need it. There will be an additional series of postures to practice balance and build strength. Class will wind down with mindful stretching and deep relaxation. Music will set the mood and help carry the flow. Bring yoga mat and yoga props, block, strap, a small towel, and a bottle of the water. $10 per participant. Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol. (860) 583-1234.