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May 2019

Nurturing your Newborn Class

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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$30.00

This class covers both newborn care and breastfeeding. The morning portion of this class will include breastfeeding benefits and techniques, the physiology of making milk, positioning and latch, how to know baby is getting enough milk, keeping up your milk supply, where to go for help, learn about our lactation consultants and breastfeeding forums. Pump rentals, and a visit to our Lactation Connection resource center is also included in this class. The afternoon segment of this class will cover newborn…

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Cancer Support Workshop 1: Mind-Body Techniques to Lessen Side Effects of Chemotherapy

May 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

Renown Institute for Cancer is teaming up with a trained and certified expert in cancer treatment side effect management, Renie Anderson. Attend this workshop to use mind-body techniques to help reduce anxiety and feel calmer, visualize your treatment in a healing way and enhance your healing by doing activities that bring you relief. Helping patients to feel more connected.  Helping to reduce fight/flight response and to help you feel more at ease Explaining how stress impacts our bodies and our…

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Family Health Festival

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
Sparks Christian Fellowship, 510 Greenbrae Dr
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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In collaboration with local partners, Community Health Alliance, Washoe County Health District, Northern Nevada Food Bank, and Renown Health, are coming together to host a Family Health Festival, bringing free and low-cost services to kids, students, adults and seniors. No registration needed. What to expect? -Free Health services, physical activities and food resources provided for the whole family!

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Men’s Prostate Cancer Support Group

May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

Facilitated by a prostate cancer survivor, this support group is designed to help men cope with prostate cancer by offering education and support for patients during their cancer journey. Video enabled attendance is available. Patients can access remotely and join from any video-enabled device (smart phone, iPad, laptop, or webcam/desktop). Upon registering, you will receive instructions on how to virtually connect. To attend, please register below.

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Labor & Delivery, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit. This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. There is no cost to attend. Please register below under the expecting mother’s…

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Prepare to Care: Presented by AARP

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This is a class for new family caregivers. The class is based on the AARP Prepare to Care curriculum and will be lead by AARP volunteers to help family caregivers know about resources, caregiving, legal and financial planning, etc. There is no charge to attend this class. Please register below. prepare-to-care-guide-english-aarp.pdf prepare-to-care-guide-spanish-aarp.pdf

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Breastfeeding Circle

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Dec 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until Dec 26, 2019

The Lactation Connection, 75 Pringle Way Ste. 107
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Breastfeeding Circle is a great place for breastfeeding moms to find support, exchange experiences and discuss any concerns you might have. Mothers discuss their experiences and concerns such as milk supply, pumping, going back to work, sleeping or lack of sleep, to name just a few. Weights checks are offered as well as weighted feeds so moms can see how much milk baby takes from the breast. We meet every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon and every Thursday from 11 a.m.…

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Breast Cancer Newly Diagnosed Orientation Class

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 30 tickets left

Renown Institute for Cancer offers one hour classes weekly to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families. Classes are facilitated by an oncology nurse navigator, social worker, physical therapist and surgical nurses. In this class you will: Meet your navigator and learn about cancer support services available to you Hear about pre-surgery instructions and your pre-admit appointment Receive education in prehabilitation and lymphedema prevention Have your questions answered about treatment, including chemotherapy, biotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy and clinical trials…

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Labor & Delivery, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit. This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. There is no cost to attend. Please register below under the expecting mother’s…

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Grief Support Group

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Dec 17, 2019

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Dec 3, 2019

Sparks Senior Center, 97 Richards Way
Sparks, Nevada 89431 United States
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Renown Hospice Care is offering free grief support groups for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. This group is open to anyone. *RSVP is not required to attend.

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Cancer Support Workshop 3: Thrivorship – After Cancer Care

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 29 tickets left

Renown Institute for Cancer is teaming up with a trained and certified expert in cancer treatment side effect management, Renie Anderson. Attend this workshop to use mind body techniques to help you feel more connected and joyful in life by supporting you as you move beyond the cancer. Emphasis on the importance of identifying resistance How to move through resistance by understanding the concepts of acceptance and surrender Identifying goals and visions Creating action steps to help break patterns to…

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Labor & Delivery, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit. This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. There is no cost to attend. Please register below under the expecting mother’s…

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Weight Loss Surgery Education Seminar

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 43 tickets left

Instructor: Dawn Remme, RN, Renown Regional Medical Center Bariatric Program Manager This FREE seminar is open to all patients, family members, friends, and caregivers.  This is your chance to learn about weight loss surgery and why it is so effective at resolving and/or improving diabetes as well as other diseases such as high blood pressure and sleep apnea. Topics include: Am I a candidate? The types of bariatric surgeries Renown offers along with the risks and benefits of each Updated…

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Cancer Caregiver Support Group

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 29 tickets left

This support group is designed to provide support, education, networking and resource materials to caregivers who are coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer. *Please note that this is a support group designed for Caregivers only. Video enabled attendance is available. Patients can access remotely and join from any video-enabled device (smart phone, iPad, laptop, or webcam/desktop). Upon registering, you will receive instructions on how to virtually connect. To attend, please register below.        

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Spinal Surgery Pre-Op class

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PDT
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 42 tickets left

Are you considering, or have you already scheduled spine surgery? Knowing what to expect and how to prepare for this surgery can make a significant impact in your recovery. Attend a class taught by experts in pre-operative education. Topics include: Preparing for surgery Adaptive equipment and assistive devices How you can expect to progress through the recovery process Standard medical management following surgery Recommended physical and occupational therapy exercises You are encouraged to bring a guest for support There is…

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