Caregiver Events in February 2019

 


Wednesday, February 6

What: Parkinson’s Support Group

When: 10:00am

Where: Cascades of the Sierra, 275 Neighborhood Way, Sparks, NV

Link: https://www.reno.va.gov/parkinsons/Parkinsons_Support_Groups.asp


What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00-11:30am

Description: This support group is designed to provide support, education, networking and resource materials to caregivers who are coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-02-06/


What: Grief Support Group

When: 6:30-8:00pm

Description: Renown Hospice Care is offering free grief support groups for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. This group is open to anyone. *RSVP is not required to attend.

Where: Reno Senior Center, 1155 East 9th Street, Reno, NV 89512

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/grief-support-group-7/2019-02-06/


Friday, February 8

What: Advance Directive Workshop

When: 9:00am-11:00am

Description: This workshop will allow you to come and fill out your advance directive and learn why having it is important for you and your family. A notary will also be on site for those that would like to have their advance directive notarized. There will not be a charge for this service. There is no charge to attend this class. Please register below. If more than 1 person is attending, please register separately.

Where: Renown Medical Group – 75 Pringle Way, Suite 601

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/advance-directive-workshop-6/


What: Parkinson’s Support Group

When: 2:00pm

Where: Atria at Summit Ridge Dining Room, 4880 Summit Ridge

Link: https://www.reno.va.gov/parkinsons/Parkinsons_Support_Groups.asp


Monday, February 11

What: Have a Little Heart – Valentine Making

When: 1:00-3:00pm

Description: Join Healing Arts and Arts for All Nevada in this drop-in event to create Valentine’s for those special people in your life! Hosted Artists will be available for inspiration and assistance.

This is free and open to all and all materials provided

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center, Tahoe Tower Lobby 1155 Mill Street, Reno, NV 89502

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/have-a-little-heart-valentine-making/


What: Cancer Support Workshop: Caregiver Workshop

When: 3:00-4:00pm

Description: Renown Institute for Cancer is teaming up with a trained and certified expert in cancer treatment side effect management, Renie Anderson. Attend this workshop to learn mind-body techniques to help reduce stress and fears while caring for your loved one going through treatment.  There is relief in knowing you are not alone.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-workshop-4-care-giver-workshop-3-2019-02-11/


Tuesday, February 12

What: Advance Directive Workshop

When: 10:00am-12:00pm

Description: This workshop will allow you to come and fill out your advance directive and learn why having it is important for you and your family.

A notary will also be on site for those that would like to have their advance directive notarized. There will not be a charge for this service.

Where: Renown Medical Group – 25 McCabe Drive

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/advance-directive-workshop-7-2019-02-12/


What: ThyCa – Thyroid Cancer Support Group

When: 12:00-1:30pm

Description: Patients, survivors and family members are provided with a place to share their experiences/concerns and to give support for individuals with thyroid cancer. Information from ThyCa will be available to assist in understanding thyroid cancer. A nurse navigator is available to answer questions you may have about thyroid cancer issues.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/thyca-thyroid-cancer-support-group-3-2019-02-12/


What: Stroke Support Group

When: 4:00-5:00pm

Description: Stroke Support Group meetings help families respond to the stress of stroke by providing education about the recovery process in a supportive, open environment. Guest speakers offer medical expertise on various topics. The friendship, moral support and personal experience from stroke survivors and loved ones attending the group offer comfort.

Where: Renown Rehabilitation Hospital

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/stroke-support-group/2019-02-12/


Wednesday, February 13

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00-11:30am

Description: This support group is designed to provide support, education, networking and resource materials to caregivers who are coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-02-13/


What: Support Group for Dementia Caregivers

When: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Description: This support group is open to all Dementia caregivers.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/support-group-for-dementia-caregivers-3-2019-02-15/


What: Tears & Rainbows Grief Support Group

When: 6:30-8:00pm

Description: A free grief support group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

Where: Saint Mary’s Hospice, 690 Sierra Rose Drive, Reno, NV 89511

Phone: 775-770-3081

Link: https://www.saintmarysreno.com/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=85


Thursday, February 14

What: MS Invincibles Support Group

When: 2:00-4:00pm

Description: The Invincibles Support Group is privately managed by MS patients just like you! We are always seeking new members who are committed to on-going participation at our monthly meetings and group activities!

We’re all about fun, friendship, peer support, and learning about local MS resources.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Artisans Room 107

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/ms-invincibles-support-group-2/2019-02-14/


Monday, February 18

What: Prepare to Care: Presented by AARP

When: 6:00-7:00pm

Description: This is a class for new family caregivers. The class is based on the AARP Prepare to Care curriculum and will be lead by AARP volunteers to help family caregivers know about resources, caregiving, legal and financial planning, etc. There is no charge to attend this class.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/prepare-to-care-presented-by-aarp-2-2019-02-18/


Tuesday, February 19

What: Grief Support Group

When: 2:00-3:30pm

Description: Renown Hospice Care is offering free grief support groups for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. This group is open to anyone. *RSVP is not required to attend.

Where: Sparks Senior Center, 97 Richards Way, Sparks, NV 89431

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/grief-support-group-8/2019-02-19/


What: Parkinson’s Support Group

When: 2:00pm

Where: Five Star Premier Residences, 3201 Plumas Street

Link: https://www.reno.va.gov/parkinsons/Parkinsons_Support_Groups.asp

What: Parkinson’s Support Group

When: 5:00pm

Where: Veterans Administration Medical Center, 975 Kirman Avenue

Link: https://www.reno.va.gov/parkinsons/Parkinsons_Support_Groups.asp


Wednesday, February 20

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00am-11:30am

Description: This support group is designed to provide support, education, networking and resource materials to caregivers who are coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer.


What: Grief Support Group

When: 6:30-8:00pm

Description: Renown Hospice Care is offering free grief support groups for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. This group is open to anyone. *RSVP is not required to attend

Where: Reno Senior Center, 1155 East 9th Street, Reno, NV 89512

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/grief-support-group-7/2019-02-20/


Thursday, February 21

What: Cancer Support Group

When: 11:30-1:00pm

Description: This group is for all patients facing cancer. The meeting enables participants to share experiences and express feelings and concerns. All cancer patients, family members, cancer survivors and caregivers are welcome to attend. Meets weekly on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., see calendar for conference room details.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-group-3-2019-02-21/


What: Advanced Directive Workshop

When: 1:00-2:30pm

Description: his workshop will allow you to come and fill out your advance directive and learn why having it is important for you and your family. A notary will also be on site for those that would like to have their advance directive notarized. There will not be a charge for this service. There is no charge to attend this class. Please register below. If more than 1 person is attending, please register separately.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/advance-directive-workshop-9-2019-02-21/


Tuesday, February 26

What: Matters of the Heart: Cardiac Medication Management and Alternatives

When: 11:00am-1:00pm

Description: Taking medicine on a daily basis can be an unwanted chore for some. If you or a loved one has been faced with heart disease, the likeliness of being prescribed medication for the rest of your life can be very common.

Join us for a health fair and talk on heart medications as Renown Institute for Heart and Vascular Health expert Letitia Anderson, MD, FACC, teaches you how to improve your care by understanding:
•What can you do to minimize the risk of having to take heart medication for life?
•Why are there so many heart medication advertisements on TV and how does your doctor choose what’s best for you?
•Types of heart medications versus the natural alternatives on the market.

Lecture: 11 a.m. – noon
Health Fair: Noon – 1 p.m.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/matters-of-the-heart-cardiac-medication-management-and-alternatives-tickets-54560651377


What: IPF and Lung Transplant Support Group

When: 3:00-4:00pm

Description: Please join us the fourth Tuesday of every month for our IPF/Lung Transplant support group to discuss living with IPF and meet with others who have received a lung transplant or are pursuing lung transplant.

Where: Renown South Medicals Medical Center – Pulmonary Rehab Classroom

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/ipf-and-lung-transplant-support-group-2-2019-02-26/


Wednesday, February 27

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00-11:30am

Description: This support group is designed to provide support, education, networking and resource materials to caregivers who are coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-9872-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-02-27/


What: Heart Failure Support Group

When: 2:00-3:00pm

Description: This group is open to all heart failure patients and their families. You will learn about managing and living well with heart failure in a supportive group environment. We meet the last Wednesday of every month. Guest speaker: Cardiac Rehab Director Lynice Anderson will talk about physical activity and why it is important for heart patients to engage in. Ideas for increasing activity for all levels will be discussed.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/heart-failure-support-group-2-2019-02-27/


What: Tears & Rainbows Grief Support Group

When: 6:30-8:00pm

Description: A free grief support group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

Where: Saint Mary’s Hospice, 690 Sierra Rose Drive, Reno, NV 89511

Phone: 775-770-3081

Link: https://www.saintmarysreno.com/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=85


Thursday, February 28

What: Cancer Support Group

When: 11:30-1:00pm

Description: This group is for all patients facing cancer. The meeting enables participants to share experiences and express feelings and concerns. All cancer patients, family members, cancer survivors and caregivers are welcome to attend.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center, Sierra Meeting Room 102

Phone: 775-982-7787

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-group-3-2019-02-28/


What: Parkinson’s Support Group

When: 2:30pm

Where: Morning Star Senior Living, 2360 Wingfield Springs

Link: https://www.reno.va.gov/parkinsons/Parkinsons_Support_Groups.asp