COPD Support Group
(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
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206
For information, please call Elizabeth Langhoff, LCSW, at 303.270.2743
Location: Room A01b
CPAP Support Group
(One Saturday of every month (varies every month), 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Have 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
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 email@example.com.
Location: Molly Blank Conference Center, National Jewish Health Main Campus
All About Sleep Apnea Class
(Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:30–4:30 p.m.)
The All About Sleep Apnea class is a free educational class for patients with sleep apnea and their families.
- 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. Seating is limited. Please call 303.270.2708 to reserve your spot.
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
(1st Saturday of every month,10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
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.
Location: National Jewish Health Cafeteria
Joe Walsh Memorial Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
(Second Tuesday of every month at 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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
Location: Molly Blank Conference Center, Room J105, National Jewish Health Main Campus
Lung Cancer Support Group
(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:
Elizabeth Langhoff, LCSW, at 303.270.2743 or send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: National Jewish Health, Room A01b
(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.
Location: Patient Education Room A01b
Peers Accepting and Coping Together (PACT)
(2nd Thursday of each month - 11-13 years old, 4th Thursday of each month - 14-17 years old, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.)
Peers Accepting and Coping Together (PACT) is a chronic illness support group. This is a group that allows kids and teens to:
- Talk openly about their illness with peers
- Feel supported by peers
- Learn ways to help cope with demands of their illness
Contact OlandA@NJHealth.org or 303.398.1516 for initial group intake and more information.
Location: National Jewish Health for Kids
Supporting Each Other Together
(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
Transitioning to Plant-Based Eating Support Group: Explore Health from your Food!
(One Saturday of every month, 10-11:30 a.m.)
The 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!
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
(Contact Michell MacDonald at MacDonaldM@NJHealth.org for the next date and time)
Meetings 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