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Northwest Hospital Events Calendar

April 2014

 List Events

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Gentle Yoga
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn easy stretches, postures, guided meditation and breathing exercises. Please bring your own mat. Facilitated by Christy Fisher, Certified Yoga Instructor.
Occurs every Tuesday.
Contact Phone: (800) 255-5505 or (206) 297-2500


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Proton Therapy 101
6Ė7 p.m.

Cancer Lifeline offers free programs and support groups for cancer patients and survivors, as well as their friends and family. All classes, groups and presentations are held at Northwest Hospital in the Medical Arts Building, Room 112. Call 206.297.2500 with questions or to register. For full descriptions of all Cancer Lifeline activities, visit cancerlifeline.org.
Contact Phone: 206.297.2500


Living With Cancer Support Group
6-8 p.m.

For patients and survivors with all types of cancer, their family and friends. This group provides support to help participants express emotions and thoughts that come up during the cancer experience. The facilitator is Basha Brownstein, MSW. No registration necessary.
Occurs on the first Wednesday of every month.
Contact Phone: (800) 255-5505 or (206) 297-2500


3

Lebed Method: Healthy Steps
Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Gentle, fun, easy stretches, strengthening and light aerobics, especially for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema.
Occurs every Thursday.
Contact Phone: (206) 297-2500


Let the Games Begin!
A conversational support group that provides people with acquired brain injury the opportunity to participate in group card and board games in a supportive, encouraging environment. This group is facilitated by a licensed speech language pathologist who provides suggestions and encouragement, helping people build confidence while having fun.

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Occurs every Thursday.
Contact Phone: (206) 368-1848


4

Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Friday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


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Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Monday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


8

Diabetes Support Group
Learn about and discuss meal planning, blood glucose monitoring devices, weight loss, treatment for high and low blood sugar, medication management, dietary supplements, diabetes myth busters, monitoring for complications, and whatís new in diabetes research and technology.

1 to 2:30 p.m.
Occurs on the second Tuesday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 368-1564


Gentle Yoga
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn easy stretches, postures, guided meditation and breathing exercises. Please bring your own mat. Facilitated by Christy Fisher, Certified Yoga Instructor.
Occurs every Tuesday.
Contact Phone: (800) 255-5505 or (206) 297-2500


9

Fighting Cancer with Naturopathic Nutrition
6Ė7 p.m.

Cancer Lifeline offers free programs and support groups for cancer patients and survivors, as well as their friends and family, at Northwest Hospital in the Medical Arts Building, Room 112.
Contact: cancerlifeline.org
Contact Phone: 206.297.2500


Breast Cancer - A Healing Place
This support group is an opportunity for sharing and receiving support while coping with advanced breast disease.

Offered second Wednesdays of each month, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Call the facilitator at (206) 920-5462 for a brief interview prior to joining.

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 920-5462


Baby Your Back
Back pain, a frequent problem for pregnant women, has many causes. Baby Your Back is a two-hour class for expectant mothers taught by a licensed physical therapist. A health care provider referral is required.

Cost: $10

To register or for more information, please call the Northwest Physical Therapy Services department at (206) 368-6032.
Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 368-6032


10

Brain Health: Simple Tools for Clear Thinking
1Ė2:20 p.m.

Learn easy ways to improve your memory and reduce your risk of Alzheimerís.

Cost: $20.
Contact Phone: 206.368.1564


Lebed Method: Healthy Steps
Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Gentle, fun, easy stretches, strengthening and light aerobics, especially for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema.
Occurs every ERROR!.
Contact Phone: (206) 297-2500


Let the Games Begin!
A conversational support group that provides people with acquired brain injury the opportunity to participate in group card and board games in a supportive, encouraging environment. This group is facilitated by a licensed speech language pathologist who provides suggestions and encouragement, helping people build confidence while having fun.

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Occurs every ERROR!.
Contact Phone: (206) 368-1848


11

Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Friday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


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Better Breathers Club
Join the club to learn tips and techniques to better manage lung disease.
10:30 a.m., Rehab Patient Dining Room
Occurs on the second Monday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 368-1853


Breast Cancer Networking Group
For all women touched by breast cancer, whether they are newly diagnosed, going through treatment or survivors. These meetings provide professional education and a supportive environment for women to share with others living with similar challenges. No registration necessary.

7 to 8:30 p.m.
Starting in September: 2nd Wednesdays, Sept 11, 6-8 pm
Occurs on the second Monday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 297-2500


Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Monday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


15

CPR Training
Learn life-saving skills from Medic II personnel.

Registration is required.

There is no cost for this class, but donations are greatly appreciated. Checks should be made out to Medic II CPR.

7 to 9 p.m.

Occurs on the third Tuesday of every month.
Contact Phone: 206-368-1564


Gentle Yoga
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn easy stretches, postures, guided meditation and breathing exercises. Please bring your own mat. Facilitated by Christy Fisher, Certified Yoga Instructor.
Occurs every Tuesday.
Contact Phone: (800) 255-5505 or (206) 297-2500


16

UW Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center Education Series
6Ė7:15 p.m.

Psychologist Kevin Alschuler, Ph.D., will present ďNavigating Uncertainty in Living with MS.Ē

Held at the UW Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center in the McMurray Building on the Northwest Hospital campus.
Contact: msevents@uw.edu
Contact Phone: 206.598.3894


17

Lebed Method: Healthy Steps
Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Gentle, fun, easy stretches, strengthening and light aerobics, especially for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema.
Occurs every Thursday.
Contact Phone: (206) 297-2500


Let the Games Begin!
A conversational support group that provides people with acquired brain injury the opportunity to participate in group card and board games in a supportive, encouraging environment. This group is facilitated by a licensed speech language pathologist who provides suggestions and encouragement, helping people build confidence while having fun.

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Occurs every Thursday.
Contact Phone: (206) 368-1848


18

Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Friday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


19

Smart Driver
For drivers 50 years and older (formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Program). Offered 9 a.m.Ė1 p.m. on consecutive Saturdays.

Cost: $20 for general public, $15 for AARP members.
Contact Phone: 206.368.1564


Stroke Support Group
This group is for survivors, their families and caregivers.

2 to 4 p.m., third Saturday of the month, Northwest Hospital TCU Auditorium in the Rehabilitation Center

Does not meet in December, July, and August.

For more information, please visit www.SeattleYASS.weebly.com
Occurs on the third Saturday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 241-7693


Young Adult Stroke Survivors Support Group
This group for adults, their families and caregivers meets on the third Saturday of the month in the TCU Auditorium of the Rehabilitation Center.

2 to 4 p.m, except December, July, and August.

For more information, please visit www.SeattleYASS.weebly.com
Occurs on the third Saturday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 241-7693


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Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Monday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


22

Gentle Yoga
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn easy stretches, postures, guided meditation and breathing exercises. Please bring your own mat. Facilitated by Christy Fisher, Certified Yoga Instructor.
Occurs every Tuesday.
Contact Phone: (800) 255-5505 or (206) 297-2500


23

Neuropathy: How to Address It During & After Treatment
6Ė7 p.m.

Cancer Lifeline offers free programs and support groups for cancer patients and survivors, as well as their friends and family, at Northwest Hospital in the Medical Arts Building, Room 112.
Contact: 206.297.2500
Contact Phone: cancerlifeline.org


Gynecological Cancer Support Group
For patients with ovarian, uterine, cervical or any other type of gynecological cancer and their family members or friends. The meetings provide an opportunity to share experiences with other women living with similar challenges. The group will provide support to help participants express emotions and throughts that come up during the cancer experience.
6-8 p.m.
Occurs on the fourth Wednesday of every month.
Contact Phone: (206) 297-2500


Breast Cancer - A Healing Place
This support group is an opportunity for sharing and receiving support while coping with advanced breast disease.

Offered fourth Wednesdays of each month, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Call the facilitator at (206) 920-5462 for a brief interview prior to joining.

Occurs on the fourth Wednesday of every month.


24

Lebed Method: Healthy Steps
Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Gentle, fun, easy stretches, strengthening and light aerobics, especially for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema.
Occurs every Thursday.
Contact Phone: (206) 297-2500


Let the Games Begin!
A conversational support group that provides people with acquired brain injury the opportunity to participate in group card and board games in a supportive, encouraging environment. This group is facilitated by a licensed speech language pathologist who provides suggestions and encouragement, helping people build confidence while having fun.

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Occurs every Thursday.
Contact Phone: (206) 368-1848


25

Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Friday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


26

Smart Driver
For drivers 50 years and older (formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Program). Offered 9 a.m.Ė1 p.m. on consecutive Saturdays.

Cost: $20 for general public, $15 for AARP members.
Contact Phone: 206.368.1564


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Yoga For People With Parkinsonís
Taught by a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class has been adapted to help people with Parkinsonís disease to maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

The class focuses on body awareness, with many of the traditional poses performed seated in a chair or lying on a mat.

9:30-11:00 a.m., Medical Arts Building, Room 112

Cost: $5 per class
Occurs every Monday.
Contact Phone: 206.719.8007


29

Gentle Yoga
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn easy stretches, postures, guided meditation and breathing exercises. Please bring your own mat. Facilitated by Christy Fisher, Certified Yoga Instructor.
Occurs every Tuesday.
Contact Phone: (800) 255-5505 or (206) 297-2500


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