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)

COPD Support GroupThe 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 A01b
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206

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

Location: Room A01b
CPAP Support Group (Adult class)

(One Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (with a few exceptions))

CPAP MaskHave you been diagnosed with sleep apnea?
Have you been scheduled for a sleep study?
Are you using CPAP?
Are you struggling with CPAP?

Join us for one of our support groups, free and open to the public. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious medical issues such as:

  • high blood pressure
  • heart disease
  • heart attacks
  • irregular heart rhythms
  • strokes

Upcoming Events:
See attached flyer.

Meetings will include:

  • See the newest CPAP masks and equipment
  • Free blood pressure checks
  • Free CPAP equipment checks
  • Meet with local equipment companies
  • Raffle prizes
  • Free breakfast and coffee

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

Location: Molly Blank Conference Center, National Jewish Health Main Campus
All About Sleep Apnea Class (Adult class)

(Tuesdays from 3:30–4:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 3:30–4:30 p.m. (with a few exceptions))

Sleep ApneaThe All About Sleep Apnea class is an educational class for patients with sleep apnea and their families.

Meetings will include:

  • What is sleep apnea?
  • What causes sleep apnea?
  • What are the symptoms and consequences of sleep apnea?
  • What are your treatment options?
  • What else can you do to help your sleep apnea?

RSVP is required. Please call ahead of time to confirm this week’s class schedule at 303.270.2708.

Getting to the Meeting Room: Go in the main entrance and take the Galter elevator down to the basement. Follow the signs to the Sleep Clinic check-in desk.

See attached flyer.

See our free educational videos online.

Location: Patient Education Room A01B, National Jewish Health Main Campus
Diabetes Support Group ( class)

(1st Saturday of every month,10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Diabetes Support GroupProvides 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.

Location: National Jewish Health Cafeteria
Joe Walsh Memorial Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group (Adult class)

(Second Tuesday of every month at 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Molly Blank, Room J105)

Joe Walsh Memorial Pulmonary Fibrosis Support GroupThe 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

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 Support GroupLung 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:
Elizabeth Langhoff, LCSW, at 303.270.2743 or send an email at langhoffe@njhealth.org.

Location: National Jewish Health, Room A01b
Mile-High Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group ( class)

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

Mile High Pulmonary Fibrosis Support GroupThe 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.

Location: Exempla Occupational Medicine and Physicial Therapy Clinic 9830 I-70 West South Frontage Rd., Wheatridge CO, 80033
Mindfulness Meditation (Adult class)

(Fourth Friday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.)

While many people find it difficult to meditate, guided meditations make it easy for anyone to practice. Whether you meditate regularly or are new to the practice and wish to get started, guided meditations provide a way to effortlessly enter into a meditative state by the direction of an expert.

The session will be led by Lata Shirname-More, Manager, Div of Environmental Occupational Health Sciences, who has been a meditator for over 15 years  and teaching it as a volunteer & certified instructor, through the Art of Living Foundation, which operates in 154 countries.

No preparation or training required; the voice of the teacher will lead you.

Starts Friday, June 23rd

Location: Patient Education Room A01b
Supporting Each Other Together (Adult class)

(Last Thursday of every month, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)

A monthly open discussion Support Group for individuals with all types of Cancer.

The group is open to the public and welcomes patients from outside of National Jewish Health and patients treated by National Jewish Health physicians.

Location: Patient Education Room A01B

For more information or to receive the monthly reminder email, please call Elizabeth Langhoff, LCSW at 303.270.2743

Location: A01B
Transitioning to Plant-Based Eating Support Group: Explore Health from your Food! (Adult class)

(One Saturday of every month, 10-11:30 a.m.)

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.

All are welcome for these FREE events!

Topics:
July 22nd - Success Stories-What to eat when you are plant based
August 19th - Decrease salt, sugar and oil, increase spice...Spice it up!
September 16th - How to make change permanent and handle resistance
October 28th - Organics, GMO's, Labels
November 18th - Recipe- Food Share, Celebration
December 16th - Alkaline your body

For more information, please contact:
Tammy Dickerson, Healthy Lifestyle Coach at 303.557.8662 or Starmarc13@comcast.net

Location: Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health Main Campus, 1400 Jackson Street Denver, CO 80206
Weight Loss Support Group (Adult class)

(Contact Michell MacDonald at MacDonaldM@NJHealth.org for the next date and time)

Free Weight Loss Support GroupMeetings held on Sundays once a month at 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

This is about you and your health. This is not a quick fix. We will explore the reasons behind overweight and weight gain, the benefits of weight loss, and focus on real solutions for the long-term. Come ready to listen, problem-solve and share. Learn from us, learn from each other, and start taking steps towards a healthier you.

FREE and open to patients and employees of National Jewish Health

  • No RSVP is needed, just show up!

  • Optional private weigh-ins, waist measurements and blood pressure checks

  • For cancellations due to inclement weather, please  go to 9news.com/closings

For more information, please contact Michelle MacDonald, MS, RDN, CDE at MacDonaldM@NJHealth.org.

Location: Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health, 1400 Jackson Street Denver, CO 80206