Upcoming Events from the Valley Health System

 

Free – Breast Care Center at Summerlin Hospital Open House – Oct. 2
Tuesday, October 2 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Breast Care Center (first floor, across from Radiology), Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive, Las Vegas, 89144
Stop by the Breast Care Center for self-guided tours, a visit to our patient library, information from knowledgeable staff, mammogram information, giveaways and refreshments.

Free – Desert Springs Hospital Health & Diabetes Fest – Oct. 13

Saturday, October 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Main Lobby, Desert Springs Hospital, 2075 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, 89119

The event will feature free health screenings, health information, giveaways, refreshments and lots of fun for everyone.

Free – Henderson Hospital Blood Drive, Community Event & Trunk or Treat – Oct. 31
Wednesday, October 31
Henderson Hospital, 1050 W. Galleria Drive, Henderson, 89011
Blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – visit www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment
Community event from 4 to 6 p.m.

Trunk or treat from 4 to 6 p.m.

Free - Trunk or Treat

Friday, October 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. - Spring Valley Hospital, main parking lot, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, 89118

Wednesday, October 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. - Henderson Hospital, main parking lot, 1050 W. Galleria Drive, Henderson, 89011

Free - Cardiac Support Groups/Lunch & Learns/Cardiac Rehab Education

Desert Springs Hospital Cardiac Support Group

Dates:  October 18, November 15, December 20 at 2 p.m.

Location: Desert Springs Hospital, 2075 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV, 89119 in the South Magna Conference Room  

For more information or to RSVP, call 702-902-1700
This support group provides peer-to-peer patient support and education including meeting others living with heart disease, learning how to live with heart disease and having your questions answered by knowledgeable staff members.

 

Desert Springs Hospital Cardiac Lunch & Learns
Dates: October 23 and November 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. (no December meeting)
Location: Desert Springs Hospital, 2075 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119 in the South Magna Conference Room

To reserve a seat, please call 702-902-1700

A monthly cardiac lunch and learn provides an informal setting to stay abreast of the cardiac-related news, health tips and fellowship.

Spring Valley Hospital Cardiac Support Group

Date: Fourth Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The meeting includes lunch.

Location: Conference Room B, across from the hospital Café.  Spring Valley Hospital, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89118 (cross street Hacienda).
For more information, call 702-853-3109.
To RSVP, please call 702-388-4888.
This group provides peer-to-peer patient support and education including meeting others living with heart disease, learning how to live with heart disease and having your questions answered by knowledgeable staff members.

 

Summerlin Hospital Cardiac Support Group
When: Third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m.
Location: Classroom 1A at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Dr., 89144

Topics: Topics vary and include guest speakers, resources and open discussion by helping those with cardiac issues continue their recovery, provide education and encourage ongoing exercise.
For more information or to RSVP: 702-233-7470.

 

Summerlin Hospital Cardiac Rehab Education Classes
All classes are held at 653 N. Town Center Drive, Room 10 on the ground floor (Medical Office II on the Summerlin Hospital campus)

No RSVP is required. For more information, call 702-630-2953.

October 10 at 2 p.m. – Stress management

October 15 at 10 a.m. – Techniques for a good night’s sleep

October 22 at 10 a.m. – Sugar & Other Sweeteners

November 7 at 2 p.m. -  Planning a healthy winter and holiday season

November 12 at 10 a.m. – Surviving the holidays: managing stress and difficult situations

Free - Stroke Support Groups
Centennial Hills Hospital

Date: Second Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 1 & 2, first floor near the cafeteria at Centennial Hills Hospital, 6900 N. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89149.

For more information, call (702) 629-1309.

 

Desert Springs Hospital
Date: First Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: South Magna Conference Center – the black building south of the Desert Springs Hospital main entrance, 2075 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119. Recommended parking is off Bruce Street. For more information, call (702) 369-7560. Lunch is provided.

 

Spring Valley Hospital
Especially for adults ages 55 and younger but everyone is welcome!
Date: Third Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Rehab Day Room, 3rd floor of the hospital in the South wing.

Location: 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89118. For more information, call (702) 702-853-3162.


Summerlin Hospital – sessions for both caregivers and stroke survivors –

Date: Fourth Thursday in October from 3 to 4 p.m.

Location: Conference Room B, first floor past the cafeteria at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89144

For more information, call (702) 233-7061.

 

Valley Hospital 
Date: Fourth Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Location:  Shadow Lane Conference Room; Valley Hospital, 620 Shadow Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106
For more information, LasVegas@JoeNiekroFoundation.org

 


Free -  Weight Loss Surgery Informational Seminars
Dates: visit: http://www.surgicalweightcontrolcenter.com/seminars/
Registration required - 702-313-8446 (THIN).
Location: Surgical Weight Control Center, 3802 Meadows Lane (Cross Street Valley View)
Anyone considering weight loss surgery, including gastric sleeve, lap band or gastric bypass, or who would simply like to learn more about the various surgeries, is invited to attend an upcoming seminar presented by a weight loss surgeon.


Maternity-Related Classes and Tours

A variety of childbirth education and infant-care classes, tours, support groups and more are available at Centennial Hills, Henderson, Spring Valley and Summerlin Hospitals.

For more information or to register, visit www.valleyhealthsystemlv.com/events

Free - Better Breathers Club (Support Group) for those with COPD
Date: Second Tuesday of each month from 12 to 1 p.m. in Conference Room 1
Location: Centennial Hills Hospital, 6900 N. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, 89149
For more information: call 702-629-1579.

 

Free -  Cancer Support Groups

Breast Cancer Empowerment / Support Group at Summerlin Hospital

Date: Second Tuesday of each month, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Breast Care Center at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Dr., 89144
Topics: Topics vary and include guest speakers, resources, and open discussion with the goal of helping  to empower and support women, help them find their courage and strength within themselves and finding peace no matter where their journey takes them.
For more information or to RSVP: 702-233-7155.

 

Bladder Cancer Support Group

Date: Fourth Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (no meetings in November or December)
Location: Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center, Las Vegas, 89144 – follow the signs to the conference room on the first floor, past the cafeteria. Recommended parking is by the main entrance with the American flag.

For more information, contact: donrosiew@gmail.com or terikoehler@gmail.com, or visit www.bladdercancernv.com

 
Josh MacEachern