The majority of this conference aims to help parents and health professionals. Go online to register and for a complete list of keynotes, award ceremonies, workshops, and exhibits. Thu.-Fri., Feb. 26-27. $10.
Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/440-4063
This seven-week creative program for caregivers and their loved ones is funded by Health’s Angels, a program of St. David’s Foundation Community Fund. Caregivers attend a writing workshop while care-recipients attend an art workshop. Thursdays through Feb. 26, 10am. Free.
Meals on Wheels and More, 3227 E. Fifth, 512/542-0076
The supply of platelets has fallen to an unsafe level. Anyone who is able is urged to make a platelet donation appointment as soon as possible. Platelet donation may be done every 7 days or 24 times per year. The entire process from the time a donor walks through the doors until they leave is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Call to make an appointment. Open seven days a week.
Blood Center of Central Texas, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266