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Northwest Hospital Events Calendar

October 2014

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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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


2

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


3

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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6

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


7

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


8

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


9

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


10

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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13

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


14

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


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16

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


17

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


18

Cancer Awareness & Prevention Fair
10 a.m.Ė3 p.m.
Medical Office Building
Northwest Hospital Main Campus

Join Northwest Hospital and guest presenters for a free community event to learn about cancer risks, prevention, treatments and services. Speakers, tours of the new SCCA radiation and medical oncology facilities at Northwest Hospital, and other interactive learning opportunities will be featured.

INTERACTIVE CLASSES
Presented by Cancer Lifeline

ē Breathing Exercises for Improving Immune Function & Stress Management
10:30 a.m.
Learn practical breathing techniques and ways to integrate them easily into your everyday life. Research and clinical experience will be shared to inspire you to bring these valuable tools into your routine. The breath is the most important aspect of nourishing your whole body. Take the step towards better immune function and stress relief before, during or after treatment or for general chronic disease prevention.
Presented by Dr. Heidi Lucas, Cancer Lifeline

ē Decreasing Inflammation With Nutrition
11:30 a.m.
Certain foods contain powerful compounds that can prevent or decrease inflammation which can cause disease. Learn which foods to avoid and which to include in your daily meals to help boost your immune system and to keep inflammation at bay.
Presented by Dr. Heidi Lucas, Cancer Lifeline

ē The Lebed Method: Healthy-Steps, Moving Your Way to Better Health
1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Gentle, fun, easy stretches, strengthening and light aerobics, especially for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema.
Presented by Meryl Shier, Cancer Lifeline


SPEAKERS

ē Everything You Didnít Know You Needed To Know about Mammograms
10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Learn about breast cancer risks, when you should have a mammogram or other type of breast imaging and how they work, the difference between screening and diagnosis and more.
Presented by Tammy Brace, The Seattle Breast Center

ē Colon and Rectal Cancer Screening Ė Get Your : Checked
11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Learn about current recommendations for screening, including types of procedures/tests, how often these tests need to be performed, and the benefits and drawbacks of each test. Identify signs and symptoms of colon/rectal cancer to discuss with your doctor, as well as personal and family risk factors for cancer that might require earlier screening.
Presented by Dr. Erin Lange, UW Medicine Colorectal Services

ē Genes and Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know to Protect Herself and Her Family
11:30 a.m.
Learn about life-saving genetic testing and find out if you or your family may have a genetic risk for breast, ovarian, colon and uterine cancers.
Presented by Dr. Howard Muntz, Womenís Cancer Care of Seattle

ē What's New in Gynecologic Oncology?
2:30 p.m.
Hear highlights of new research and changing treatments for women with cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer.
Presented by Dr. Howard Muntz, Womenís Cancer Care of Seattle

ē 65 is the New 45: Ovaries and Hysterectomy
1:30 p.m.
Learn how doctors work with patients to make decisions on whether ovaries should be removed or left during surgeries such as hysterectomies.
Presented by Dr. Howard Muntz, Womenís Cancer Care of Seattle

EXHIBITORS/OTHER ACTIVITIES

ē SCCA Medical and Radiation Oncology at Northwest Hospital (facility tours)
ē SCCA Shine (cancer-related store)
ē SCCA Proton Therapy; A Procure Center
ē The Seattle Breast Center (mammography and breast cancer education/awareness)
ē Cancer Lifeline (interactive art project)
ē The American Cancer Society
ē The American Lung Association
ē Northwest Hospital Lymphedema Program
ē Northwest Hospital Casting Call
ē Northwest Respiratory Associates
ē Womenís Cancer Care of Seattle (ovarian, cervical, uterine cancer education/awareness)
ē Dr. Erin O. Lange (colo-rectal cancer education/awareness)


Community Document Shredding Event
10:00 a.m.Ė1:00 p.m.
Northwest Hospital will offer a secure document shredding service to the public in partnership with Shred-it. A $10 donation is suggested. The event will be held in the parking lot south of the parking garage on the main campus.


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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20

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


21

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


22

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.


23

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


24

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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27

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


28

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


29


30

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


31

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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