Caregiver Events in May 2019

 


May is Older Americans Month! You can find more activities at: https://www.washoecounty.us/seniorsrv/files/2019%20OAM%20Booklet.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 1

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-05-01/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Thursday, May 2

What: Cancer Support Group

When: 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

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 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-group-3-2019-05-02/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: ALS Support Group

When: Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Description: Provides a range of services for caregivers and people living with all forms of dementia. Programs include support groups, education classes, respite funding, a 24/7 helpline, and individual family care consultations. Services also available in Spanish.

Link: www.alz.org

Phone: Office: (775) 786-8061 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

 

What: Grief Support Group

When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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.

Where: Reno Senior Center – 1155 E. 9th St. Reno, NV 89512

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/grief-support-group-7/2019-05-01/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: SHIP Counselors

When: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Description: SHIP is a free health benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers.

Where: Neil Road Recreation Center, 3925 Neil Rd, Reno, NV 89502, USA

Link: https://seniorspectrumnewspapers.com/calendar/

 

Monday, May 6

What: Advance Directive Workshop

When: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/advance-directive-workshop-8-2019-05-06/

Phone: 775-987-7787

 

Tuesday, May 7

What: Tears and Rainbows

When: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Description: Free Grief Support Group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

Where: Faith Lutheran Church – 2075 W. 7th St. Reno, NV 89503

Link: https://www.saintmarysreno.com/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=84

Phone: 775-770-3735

 

What: Grief Support Group

When:  2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

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.

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

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/grief-support-group-8/2019-05-07/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Circle of Life Hospice Bereavement – Support Groups

When: Office open 8:00am-4:30pm. Call for different times for bereavement groups.

Description: Offers classes and support groups to help cope with and understand the dying process.

Where: 1575 Delucchi Ln Ste #214 Reno, NV 89502

Link: http://colhospice.com/

Phone: 775-827-2298

 

Wednesday, May 8

What: Tears and Rainbows

When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Description: Free Grief Support Group for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

Where: Saint Mary’s Hospice – 690 Sierra Rose Dr. Reno, NV 89511

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

Phone: 775-770-3081

 

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-05-08/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Kindred Hospice: Bereavement Group

When: 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Description: Bereavement support for those who have lost a loved one.

Where: 5345 Reno Corporate Dr. Reno Nevada 89511

Link: https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/our-services/hospice/types-of-care/hospice

Phone: 775-825-5008

 

Thursday, May 9

What: Cancer Support Group

When: 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

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 101 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-group-3-2019-05-09/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: MS Invincibles Support Group

When: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Description: For ages 40+

The Invincibles Support Group is privately managed by MS patients just like you!

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Artisans Room 107 – Center for Advanced Medicine C, 75 Pringle Way, Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/ms-invincibles-support-group-2/2019-05-09/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Friday, May 10

What: Advance Directive Workshop

When: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

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.

Where: Renown Medical Group – 75 Pringle Way Ste 601 – 75 Pringle Way Ste 601 Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/advance-directive-workshop-6-2019-03-08-2019-05-10/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Monday, May 13

What: Cancer Support Workshop 4: Care Giver Workshop

When: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-workshop-4-care-giver-workshop-3-2019-05-13/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Tuesday, May 14

What: Advance Directive Workshop

When: 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Group – McCabe Dr. – 25 McCabe Dr. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/advance-directive-workshop-7-2019-05-14/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Pursed Lips PALS & IPF Support Group

When: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Description: This is a support group for those with chronic lung conditions and their families. Caregivers of those with chronic lung disease are also welcome.

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/pursed-lips-pals-support-group-3-2019-05-08/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Stroke Support Group

When: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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.

For more information call Sadie Wangler, Stroke Program Manager at 775-982-2948 or Dottie Reed, Stroke Program Coordinator at 775-982-5172.

Where: Renown Rehabilitation Hospital – 1495 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/stroke-support-group/2019-05-14/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: National MS Society Reno/Sparks – Support Group

When: 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Description: Offers a monthly support group for individuals with MS

Where: 999 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89464

Link: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/CAL/Groups-and-Discussions/Programs/Reno-Sparks-Self-Help-Group

Phone: 775-772-3404

 

Wednesday, May 15

What: ThyCa- Thyroid Cancer Support Group

When: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

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 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/thyca-thyroid-cancer-support-group-3-2019-05-14/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

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 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-05-15/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Thursday, May 16

What: Cancer Support Group

When: 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-group-3-2019-05-16/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Advance Directive Workshop

When: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/advance-directive-workshop-9-2019-05-16/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Friday, May 17

What: Support Group for Dementia Caregivers

When: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

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

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/support-group-for-dementia-caregivers-3-2019-05-17/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Monday, May 20

What: Family Health Festival

When: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Description: In collaboration with local partners, Community Health Alliance, Washoe County Health District, Northern Nevada Food Bank, Renown Health, and Community Health Alliance, are coming together to host a Family Health Festival, bringing free and low-cost services to kids, students, adults and seniors.

Where: Sparks Christian Fellowship

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/family-health-festival/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Prepare to Care: Presented by AARP

When: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/prepare-to-care-presented-by-aarp-2-2019-05-20/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Tuesday, May 21

What: Grief Support Group

When: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

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.

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

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/grief-support-group-8/2019-05-21/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Weight Loss Surgery Education Seminar

When: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Description: This FREE seminar is open to all patients, family members, friends, and caregivers.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/weight-loss-surgery-education-seminar-2-2019-05-21/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Circle of Life Hospice Bereavement – Support Groups

When: Office open 8:00am-4:30pm. Call for different times for bereavement groups.

Description: Offers classes and support groups to help cope with and understand the dying process.

Where: 1575 Delucchi Ln Ste #214 Reno, NV 89502

Link: http://colhospice.com/

Phone: 775-827-2298

 

What: Tears & Rainbows

When: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Description: Support group facilitated by professionals for those who have lost a loved one through death.

Where: 690 Sierra Rose Dr. Reno, NV 89511

Link: https://www.saintmarysreno.com/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=84

Phone: 775-770-3081

 

Wednesday, May 22

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-05-22/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Kindred Hospice: Bereavement Group

When: 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Description: Bereavement support for those who have lost a loved one.

Where: 5345 Reno Corporate Dr. Reno Nevada 89511

Link: https://www.kindredhealthcare.com/our-services/hospice/types-of-care/hospice

Phone: 775-825-5008

 

Thursday, May 23

What: Cancer Support Group

When: 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-group-3-2019-05-23/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Alzheimer’s Association of Northern Nevada – Support Groups

When: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm Friday 8:30am-4:00pm

Description: Provides a range of services for caregivers and people living with all forms of dementia. Programs include support groups, education classes, respite funding, a 24/7 helpline, and individual family care consultations. Services also available in Spanish.

Where: 1301 Cordone Ave #180 Reno Nevada 89502

Link: http://www.alz.org/norcal

Phone: Office: (775) 786-8061 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

 

Tuesday, May 28

What: A Deeper Understanding for End-of-Life Care

When: 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Description: Join us for a talk about how to get the conversation started before the end stages of life. By gaining an understanding of this type of care, you and your loved ones can feel confident in the team approach provided to the entire family during a difficult time.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/a-deeper-understanding-for-end-of-life-care/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Wednesday, May 29

What: Cancer Caregiver Support Group

When: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-caregiver-support-group-2-2019-05-29/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Heart Failure Support Group

When: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/heart-failure-support-group-2-2019-05-29/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

Thursday, May 30

What: Cancer Support Group

When: 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.

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.

Where: Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102 – 1155 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502

Link: https://events.renown.org/event/cancer-support-group-3-2019-05-30/

Phone: 775-982-7787

 

What: Stroke Support Group

When: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Description: Saint Mary’s Therapy Department hosts a monthly Stroke Support Group for stroke survivors and family. There is no cost to attend and the group is held the last Thursday for every month.

Where: Saint Mary’s Center for Health, Suite 350 – 645 N. Arlington Ave., Reno NV 89503

Link: https://www.saintmarysreno.com/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=40

Phone: 775-770-6169

 

What: Continuum Caregiver Support Groups

When: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Description: This support group is not specific to any diagnosis and all are welcome. Phone: Contact Diane at 775-829-4700