Platte Valley Medical Center Events – Nov. 2014

Stroke Recovery Support Group
Monday, November 3, 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.

Platte Valley Medical Plaza Grand Opening in Reunion
Saturday, November 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hi Neighbor! You’re invited to a FREE Grand Opening event – bring the whole family and get acquainted with your new neighbor, the physicians at Platte Valley Medical Plaza at 104th & Chambers. Join us for food, fun, giveaways and tour the new facility! We’re proud to bring quality primary care services to your neighborhood, including family and internal medicine, pediatrics and OB/GYN services. This free event is brought to you by Platte Valley Medical Center. To learn more, visit

Cancer Support Group
Saturdays, November 8 & 22, 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.

Latest Trends in Nutrition: Diabetes & the Holidays
Monday, November 10, 6 – 7 p.m.
Learn how to modify recipes and enjoy the holidays while keeping your blood glucose levels in target range. Classes will be held in the Platte Valley Medical Center Conference Center and taught by Donna Harris, MS, RD, HFS. Please contact Donna at 303-498-1699 or for more information and to sign up.

Cardiac Support Group
Tuesday, November 11, 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 High Plains Heart & Vascular Center (303) 659-7000.

Total Joint University
Tuesday, November 11, 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 Ð 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 or by calling (303) 498-1840.

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 for a complete schedule and to register online.

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

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

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