Senior HealthWISE events
MGH Senior HealthWISE will host a lecture for seniors age 60 years and older, “Macular Degeneration,” Jan. 5 from 11 am to noon in the Haber Conference Room with guest speaker Chirag P. Shah, MD, of Opthalmic Consultants of Boston. For more information or to register, call 617-723-6756.
Smoking cessation program
The MGH Tobacco Treatment Service is offering a seven-session, weekly “Kick Butts 101” group program starting Jan. 10 from 5 to 6 pm. The program will include counseling on developing a quit plan, stress management, preventing weight gain and staying tobacco-free. For more information, call Hilary Aguirre at 617-726-7443.