Platte Valley Medical Center Events – June 2014

Stroke Recovery Support Group
June 2, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
For patients and their families who have experienced a stroke, the emotional strain can often be overwhelming. Platte Valley Medical Center (PVMC) offers free support to help patients and their families connect with others while learning about valuable community resources. Call (303) 498-1844 for more information.

Cardiac Support Group
Tuesday, June 10, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
If you are currently being treated for heart disease and are interested in meeting other patients, this group is for you. We offer a forum of mutual respect and courtesy about the challenges and insights your illness has presented. Meeting agendas include guest speakers discussing topics related to cardiac disease, and new information regarding treatment, medicines, and prognoses. To register, call Danielle at High Plains Heart & Vascular Center (303) 659-7000.

Total Joint University
Tuesday, June 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Total Joint University (TJU) is a class for individuals who are scheduled for, or are contemplating, a joint replacement procedure.  TJU is designed to provide the information you need – from pre-op, to day of, to your hospital stay and recovery – to help you proceed with confidence. Seating is limited and reservations are required.  RSVP now via email at svigil@pvmc.org or by calling (303) 498-1840.

Cancer Support Group
Saturdays, June 14 & 28, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Platte Valley Medical Center offers a monthly support group to help cancer patients and their families cope with the uncertainties and overwhelming feelings that cancer brings. Research shows that a support group can help people emotionally and even improve their physical health through treatment. The Cancer Support Group is held in the hospital’s Oncology Clinic, which is located at 1606 Prairie Center Parkway in Suite 270 of the Medical Office Building. Please call the Oncology Clinic at (303) 498-2200 to RSVP. Refreshments and snacks are provided.

Let’s Talk Over Chocolate
Wednesday, June 18, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
A sumptuous and informative evening for women of all ages. Join us for an intimate evening to mix and mingle with PVMC’s OB/GYNs, Denise Slusher, MD and Anna Kelly, MD. Our doctors will tag-team as they talk about health and well-being and how that differs in your 20s versus your 60s. Topics will include a healthy diet, metabolism, preventive screenings and incontinence.
A delicious array of chocolate desserts will delight your senses while our doctors answer your questions during this friendly hour of Q&A. Space is limited, so RSVP now by calling (303) 498-1481 or at www.pvmc.org/rsvp for this exclusive evening. Registration for the event includes entry to win a FREE massage.

Childbirth Education
Platte Valley Medical Center offers a variety of Childbirth Education classes to help you prepare for this exciting time in your life. Our comprehensive educational programs will help you be successful at every stage in the process. Visit pvmc.org/events for a complete schedule and to register online.

Yoga
Tuesdays: 4:45 -5:20 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:15 – 12:50 p.m.
Platte Valley Medical Center
303-498-1840 for details or pvmc.org/events

Pilates
Tuesdays, 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.
Platte Valley Medical Center
303-498-1840 for details or pvmc.org/events

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