Health Calendar

4.2

PRENATAL BREASTFEEDING CLASS

Where: Sunrise Children’s Hospital, Maternal Infant Unit Classroom, Third Floor, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway

When: 11 a.m.-noon

Details: 233-5437 (free, registration required)

4.3

H2U LUNCH AND LEARN-SAFETY FIRST: MEDICAL ALERT BUTTONS

Where: Southern Hills Hospital Education Room, 9300 West Sunset Road

When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Details: 880-2700 (registration required)

ADULT OUTPATIENT DIABETES CLASS: OVERVIEW AND MEDICATIONS

Where: 3101 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 100

When: 1-3 p.m.

Details: 233-5454 (registration required)

4.3, 4.17

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

Where: The Breast Center at Sunrise

3006 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 250

When: 2-3:30 p.m.

Details: 784-1947

4.3, 4.10, 4.17

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

Where: H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114

When: 10-11 a.m.

Details: 233-5474 (free, registration required)

4.4

ADULT OUTPATIENT DIABETES CLASS: NUTRITION

Where: 3101 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 100

When: 1-3 p.m.

Details: 233-5454

EMOTIONAL EATING

Where: Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence-West, 7220 S. Cimarron Road, No. 195

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free)

4.5

CARDIAC NUTRITION

Where: Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence-West, 7220 S. Cimarron Road, No. 195

When: 10-11:30 a.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free)

4.6 and 4.27

ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Dental Designs of Las Vegas, 3975 S. Durango Drive, Suite 102

When: 9-11 a.m.

Details: 254-1444 (free)

4.7 and 21, 4.9 and 4.24

PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASS

Where: The Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital

3006 S Maryland Parkway, Suite 250

When: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Details: 233-5437 ($45, registration required)

4.9

SAFE SITTER CHILDCARE TECHNIQUES

Where: Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence-Henderson, 100 N. Green Valley Parkway, No. 330

When: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Details: 616-4900

4.9, 4.16, 4.23, 4.30, 5.7, 5.14

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS COOKING

Where: 3900 Cambridge Street

When: 9:30 a.m.

Details: 948-5940 or lopezr@unce.unr.edu (free, classes teach ways to modify favorite-family recipes for better health and will be taught in both English and in Spanish)

4.10

LUNCH & LEARN: WHAT IS GLUTEN AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT MY DIGESTIVE HEALTH?

Where: H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114

When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Details: 233-5474 (free, registration required)

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE WORKSHOP

Where: SMA Senior Lifestyle Center-West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105

When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Details: 242-7791

SIBLING CLASS

Where: MountainView Hospital Lobby Classroom, 3100 N. Tenaya Way

When: 6-7 p.m.

Details: 233-5474 (class geared to 2-12 year old siblings of a new infant, registration required)

4.10 and 4.11

DIABETES AWARENESS TREATMENT and EDUCATION

Where: St. Rose Home Health, 1125 American Pacific, Suite E

When: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Details: 616-6545

4.11

TOTAL JOINT PATIENT EDUCATION SEMINAR

Where: MountainView Hospital Lobby Classroom, 3100 N. Tenaya Way

When: noon-1 p.m.

Details: 233-5474 (free, reservations required)

THE SKINNY ON SKIN: COMMON SKIN CONDITIONS OF SENIORS

Where: SMA Senior Lifestyle Center-West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105

When: 2 p.m.

Details: 677-3053

YOUNG SURVIVOR’S BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

Where: The Breast Center at Sunrise

3006 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 250

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Details: 784-1947 (free)

4.11, 4.18 and 4.25

PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASS (THREE SESSIONS)

Where: Southern Hills Hospital Medical Office Building, 9280 W. Sunset Road, Room 222

When: 6-9 p.m.

Details: 880-2700 ($45 per couple, registration required)

4.12

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION LECTURES:RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVERS

Where: Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence-Henderson, 100 N. Green Valley Parkway, No. 330

When: 2-4 p.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free)

4.13

O2 ON THE GO SUPPORT GROUP

Where: H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114

When: 10 a.m.- noon

Details: 233-5474 (free, reservations required)

4.14

LAS VEGAS TOUR DE CURE

Where: Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.

When: 100-mile ride 6:30 a.m., 65-mile ride 7:30 a.m., 40-mile ride 8:30 a.m., 15-mile ride 10:30 a.m.

Details: www.diabetes.org

WOMEN ROCK! HEALTH FAIR

Where: MountainView Hospital Main Lobby 3100 N. Tenaya Way

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Details: 233-5474 (free screenings, physician lectures and information about a variety of women’s health issues)

BREAST IS BEST (BREASTFEEDING) CLASS

Where: MountainView Hospital

Lobby Classroom, 3100 N. Tenaya Way

When: noon-2 p.m.

Details: 233-5474 ($10, registration required)

4.14 and 4.21

PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASS (TWO SESSIONS)

Where: Southern Hills Hospital Medical Office Building, 9280 W. Sunset Road, Room 222

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Details: 880-2700 ($45 per couple, registration required)

4.16

BREASTFEEDING CLASS

Where: Southern Hills Hospital Medical Office Building, 9280 W. Sunset Road, Suite 222

When: 6-8 p.m.

Details: 880-2700 ($15 per couple, registration required)

4.17

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

Where: Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence-West, 7220 S. Cimarron Road, No. 195

When: 7-10 a.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free)

MEDICARE ABCD’S

Where: Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence-Henderson, 100 N. Green Valley Parkway, No. 330

When: 9-10 a.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free)

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Where: H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114

When: 10-11 a.m.

Details: 233-5474 (free, reservation required)

DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

Where: Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence-West, 7220 S. Cimarron Road, No. 195

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Details: 616-4900 (free)

4.18

MEDICARE COUNSELING WITH SHIP COUNSELOR

Where: H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114

When: 9:15-11 a.m.

Details: 233-5474 (free, by appointment only)

ONCOLOGY NUTRITION CLASS

Where: The Breast Center at Sunrise

3006 S Maryland Parkway, Suite 250

When: 4-5:30 p.m.

Details: 233-5300 (free, registration required)

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP

Where: Sunrise Hospital Rendezvous/Sky Room, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway

When: 6-8 p.m.

Details: 233-5300 (free)

4.19

H2U DINNER WITH THE DOCTOR: UNDERSTANDING DIABETES

Where: Southern Hills Hospital Education Room, 9300 West Sunset Road

When: 5-7 p.m.

Details: 880-2700 (registration required)

4.21

TOUR DE SUMMERLIN

Where: Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

When: 100-mile ride 7 a.m., 70-mile ride 7 a.m., 40-mile ride 8:30 a.m.

Details: www.tourdesummerlin.com

BARIATRIC SEMINAR

Where: MountainView Hospital,Mark Howard Classroom, 3100 N. Tenaya Way

When: 9-11 a.m.

Details: 233-5474

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION

Where: St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Rose de Lima Campus, 102 E. Lake Mead Parkway

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free, registration required)

MAD MUD RUN AND MUDPUPPY SPLASH

Where: Knickerbocker Park at Providence, 10695 W. Dorrell Lane

When: 10 a.m.

Details: www.madmudrun.com>

4.23

LOOK GOOD…FEEL GOOD

Where: The Breast Center at Sunrise, 3006 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 250

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Details: 784-1947 (RSVP required)

4.24 and 4.25

DIABETES AWARENESS TREATMENT AND EDUCATION

Where: St. Rose Home Health, 1125 American Pacific, Suite E

When: 5-9:30 p.m.

Details: 616-6545

4.25

BARIATRIC SEMINAR

Where: 6-7 p.m.

When: MountainView Hospital

Mark Howard Classroom, 3100 N. Tenaya Way

Details: 233-5474

4.26

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARE DONE EXPECTING

Where: MountainView Hospital

Lobby Classroom, 3100 N. Tenaya Way

When: 6-8 p.m.

Details: 233-5474

STROKE CLUB@ST. ROSE-MANAGING DIFFICULT EMOTIONS

Where: St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Siena Campus, MacDonald Conference Center, 3001 St. Rose Parkway

When: 6-7 p.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free, caregivers welcome)

4.27

EVENING OF HOPE EPICUREAN EXPERIENCE

Where: Keep Memory Alive Event Center at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Ave.

When: 6-10 p.m.

Details: 737-1919 or www.candlelightersnv.org (benefits Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada)

4.28

FREE MOUNTAINVIEW HEART MURMUR CLINIC

Where: H2U MountainView Office

3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 140

When: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Details: 233-5474 (free, reservation required)

CHILDBIRTH CLASS

Where: MountainView Hospital

Lobby Classroom, 3100 N. Tenaya Way

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Details: 233-5474

BABY AND CHILD BONANZA

Where: St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-San Martín Campus, 8280 W. Warm Springs Road

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Details: 616-4900 (free, registration required)

5.1

NEVADA HEALTH CENTER MAMMOVAN BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Food 4 Less, 8180 Las Vegas Blvd. South

When: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

Details: www.nvrhc.org (free)

5.5

TOUR DE FIRE BICYCLE RIDES

Where: Boulder Beach picnic area, Lake Mead

When: 100- and 134-mile rides 6 a.m., 60- and 74-mile rides 7 a.m., 20- and 46-mile rides 8 a.m.

Details: www.tdfire.com, 228-9460

2012 SOUTHERN NEVADA RACE FOR THE CURE

Where: Fremont Street Experience

When: 5K timed run 8:15 a.m., 5K walk 8:20 a.m., 1-mile fun run and walk 8:45 a.m.

Details: www.southernnevada.info-komen.org>

6.5

NEVADA HEALTH CENTER MAMMOVAN BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Food 4 Less, 1301 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson

When: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

Details: www.nvrhc.org (free)

6.14

NEVADA HEALTH CENTER MAMMOVAN BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Food 4 Less, 4001 S. Decatur Blvd.

When: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

Details: www.nvrhc.org (free)

8.16

NEVADA HEALTH CENTER MAMMOVAN BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Food 4 Less, 1955 N. Nellis Blvd.

When: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

Details: www.nvrhc.org (free)

9.4

NEVADA HEALTH CENTER MAMMOVAN BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Food 4 Less, 1301 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson

When: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

Details: www.nvrhc.org (free)

10.6

FAAN WALK FOR FOOD ALLERGY AND ANAPHYLAXIS

Where: The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive

When: 9 a.m.

Details: www.foodallergywalk.org>

11.21

NEVADA HEALTH CENTER MAMMOVAN BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Food 4 Less, 2255 N. Las Vegas Blvd, North Las Vegas

When: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

Details: www.nvrhc.org (free)

The Health Calendar runs Mondays. Information on health or fitness events can be mailed to Health Calendar, Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125 or emailed as a text file to healthbriefs@reviewjournal.com.

4.6 and 4.27

ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS

Where: Dental Designs of Las Vegas, 3975 S. Durango Drive, Suite 102

When: 9-11 a.m.

Details: 254-1444 (free)

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