MALACCA Hospital, Alzheimer's Disease Foundation Malaysia and the Rotary Club of Kota Melaka are jointly organising a public forum on 'Dementia is Everyone's Business'on March 16 at Hospital Malacca. The forum will be of special interest to families and caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. There isno charge but register by today as places arelimited. For further information or registration, contact 013-326 1940
THE EPF has opened its new office in Mersingeffective Feb 5. The office is open Monday toFriday between 8.15pm to 4.45pm. The officeis located at Lot No. 2, Bandar Tepian Sungai, Jalan Jemaluang. For more information, contact the office at 07-798 2633.
THE Rotary Hospice Programme providesfree home support services for terminally-illcancer patients. Services include nursing care and emotional support. For more information, call 07-222 7458 or 07-222 2403.
Recycle old books
DON'T know what to do with old books thatyou don't read anymore? Bring them to theRed Bookshop at the Sarawak State Library,Kuching. It buys and sells second hand fiction and children's titles. Call 082-446622 for more information.
THE Ginger Garden at Sarakraf Pavilion,Kuching, offers traditional Sarawakian massage treatment. Try the shoulder massagethat uses a Bidayuh ginger and herbalrecipes, an Iban anti-aging facial mask therapy or a full body massage using different herbal mixtures and indigenous reflexology methods. Prices range from RM15 for the shoulder massage to RM120 for an hour-long full body massage session. Treatment is by appointment only. Call Sarakraf Pavilion at 082-258771.
Women crisis hotline
WOMEN in crisis or distress can call SarawakWomen for Women Society (SWWS) crisishotline. The multi-lingual service, mannedby trained women volunteers, is free ofcharge. It is aimed at providing moral support and counselling to women. The hotlinecan be reached at 082-422660. The service isavailable from 7pm to 9pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The hotlinecan also be contacted from 9am to 11am onWednesday and Thursday and 2pm to 4pmon Tuesday.
Kuching heritage expo
KUCHING Heritage Trails Exhibition will beheld until Thursday at the Sarawak TourismComplex (old Courthouse) featuring amongothers 25 historical buildings constructedduring the Brooke era.