Event Calendar

View our upcoming educational, fundraising and community events to get more information and become involved with National Jewish Health.

 

Community Events
COPD Support Group (Adult class)

(2nd Thursday of every month, 2-3pm)

The meetings will include an educational presentation (a different topic each meeting), followed by open discussion of any topic.

This monthly event takes place the second Thursday of every month from 2-3 p.m. at:

National Jewish Health Main Campus
Room L-111 (Conference room inside the cafeteria)
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206

For information, please call Elizabeth Langhoff, LCSW, at 303.270.2743

Fees: This event is free.
Location: Room L-111 (Conference room inside the cafeteria)
CPAP Support Group (Adult class)

(3rd Saturday of every Month, 10am-12pm (with a few exceptions))

The purpose of the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Support Group is to provide great resources, education and support for patients with sleep apnea and the community at large.

Upcoming Events:
  • Saturday, April 23, 2016, Topic: Cleaning PAP Equipment
  • Saturday, May 14, 2016, Topic: CPAP Problems & Solutions
Meetings will include:
  • Guest speaker lectures on topics related to sleep apnea and CPAP use
  • Meeting with local industry representatives
  • Looking at the newest CPAP masks and equipment
  • Free blood pressure checks
  • Sleep techs and respiratory therapists available to answer questions, trouble shoot mask issues and check equipment
  • Free breakfast and coffee
  • Raffle prizes

For questions, please contact Ann Cartwright at cartwrighta@njhealth.org.

Fees: This event is free.
Location: Molly Blank Conference Center, National Jewish Health Main Campus
All About Sleep Apnea Class (Adult class)

(Tuesday from 3:30–4:30 pm and Thursdays from 3–4 pm (with a few exceptions))

The All About Sleep Apnea class is an educational class for patients with sleep apnea and their families.
Meetings will include:

  • What is sleep apnea?
  • Why do you have sleep apnea?
  • What are the symptoms and consequences of sleep apnea?
  • What are your treatment options?
  • CPAP therapy and tips/tricks for success
  • What else can you do to help your sleep apnea?

No RSVP needed, but we recommend that you call ahead of time to confirm this week’s class schedule at 303.270.2708.

Getting to the Meeting Room: From the main entrance, take the elevator down to the basement. The education room will be in front of you.

Fees: This event is free.
Location: Patient Education Room A01B, National Jewish Health Main Campus
Diabetes Support Group ( class)

(1st Friday of every month, 3-4pm)

Provides education on diabetes topics. Talk with others who have diabetes and discover useful ways to succeed in taking care of your own diabetes.

The class and support group are meant for those:
  • Diagnosed with prediabetes or diabetes
  • Who need to learn or review self-management skills
  • Who desire better blood sugar control
  • Who have a family member with prediabetes or diabetes

You will walk away feeling more confident to take care of your diabetes!

RSVP is not needed. Please call ahead to confirm the schedule. Contact Ann Mullen, RN, CNS, AE-C at 303.398.1410.

*Please note new location in L111 *

Fees: This event is free.
Location: Patient Education Room, L111
Joe Walsh Memorial Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group (Adult class)

(Second Tuesday of every month at 1:00 p.m. in Molly Blank, Room J105)

The Joe Walsh Memorial Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group at National Jewish Health provides a safe, secure environment for all patients with any type of pulmonary fibrosis and their family members, care providers and significant others.

The meetings will provide a different topic each month with open discussion at the end of the meeting.

This event is open to patients of National Jewish Health, as well as visitors and community members. All are welcome!

For more information, contact:
Carol Bair, RCP, CRC
Clinical Coordinator
303.398.1912
BairC@NJHealth.org

Fees: This event is free.
Location: Molly Blank Conference Center, Room J105, National Jewish Health Main Campus
Lung Cancer Support Group ( class)

(3rd Thursday of every month, 2pm-3pm.)

Lung cancer patients and survivors and their caregivers and family members are invited to attend.  The meetings will include a 30-minute educational presentation (a different topic each meeting), followed by open discussion of any topic. The group is open to people who have received treatment at National Jewish Health and elsewhere.

For more information, contact:
Bronwyn Long, RN, DNP, MBA at 303.270.2392 or send an email at longb@njhealth.org.

Fees: This event is free.
Location: National Jewish Health Cafeteria, Room L-111
Mile-High Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group ( class)

(Last Tuesday of every month, 2-3:30pm February - November.)

The Mile-High Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group in Wheat Ridge, CO is dedicated to improving understanding of ILD & PF through education, emotional support and counseling for the patient, caregivers & significant others. It is important for the patient and family to stay informed about treatment options, exercise, diet, oxygen and clinical trials.

For more information, contact:
Brenda Crowe, RT/Facilitator at 303.467.4122 or email at croweb@exempla.org.

Fees: This event is free.
Location: Exempla Occupational Medicine and Physicial Therapy Clinic 9830 I-70 West South Frontage Rd., Wheatridge CO, 80033
Transitioning to Plant-Based Eating Support Group (Adult class)

(Contact Leslie Hoff at 303.377.3134 for the next date/time)

Transitioning to Plant-Based EatingThe Transitioning to Plant-Based Eating Support Group provides education and support to those wishing to eat more plant-based. Whether you need to adopt this lifestyle due to health conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, being overweight, etc., or you want to eat plant-based for other reasons, this group can help. Interact with experts who can help you get on a path that is sustainable, creates healthy change and handles challenges that may arise. Be with people who share your interest and who want to hear about your successes and help with roadblocks.

The Transitioning to Plant-Based Eating Support Group will meet on Saturday, December 17th, January 14th and February 11 at 10:00 a.m

For more information, please contact:
Leslie Hoff, RN, BSN, at 303.377.3134.

Fees: Free to everyone
Location: Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health Main Campus, 1400 Jackson Street Denver, CO 80206