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Nevada State Board of NursingPresentsBehavioral Health Conference 2013 Date: Friday, April 5, 2013 Time: 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. (Lunch on your own) Location: Renown Regional Medical CenterMack Auditorium1155 Mill Street, Reno, Nevada Costs: $50.00 Sponsor: Nevada State Board of Nursing Discussion Topics: Enhance resiliency and quality of life by forgiving and making amends – Presented by Tom Lavin, MFT, LCADC, ACATA Dealing with workplace conflict in a healthy and productive way – Presented by Debra Scott, MSN, RN, FRE Mindfulness and self compassion in times of stress – Presented by Holly Hazlett-Stevens, Ph.D. Working with trauma: Self-care using Acceptance and…
The Alzheimer's Association offers Alzheimer's Education Programs & Support Groups The Alzheimer's education programs and support groups provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way. 2012 Alzheimer's Support Groups 2012 Education Class Schedule Visit our website at or click on the links below for the class schedule and support group locations.Call to register: 775-786-8061 or email .
The American Lung Association of Nevada presents Better Breathers Clubs WHEN: Ongoing Monthly Meetings WHERE: Contact the American Lung Association for various locations. These monthly meetings focus on educational support for those with lung disease. Speakers address living with the disease and available treatment options. This FREE support group is open to all, including friends and family members and is sponsored by the American Lung Association of Nevada. To register for a class or for more information, please call the Lung Health Program Manager at the American Lung Association in Nevada, Lisa Sheretz at 775-829-5871 or email . Visit our…
Nevada Respite Coalition for The Lifespan Respite Program announces Caregiver Supportive Programs and Tools Click on the various flyers at the end of this announcement to find out more about programs that provide supportive services for caregivers or their care recipients. • ADSSP Care Partners Reaching Out (CarePro) is an evidence-based program to help caregivers caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. This program helps caregivers reduce stress levels associated with providing caregiving services. CarePRO: Care Partners Reaching Out • CDSMP Chronic conditions are usually prevalent among caregivers. This free evidence-based program is based on the Stanford Model…
NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK Dear Colleagues, Next week – April 1-7 – is National Public Health Week 2013! Great resources are available at and FDA’s website to help promote important public health issues: food and drug safety, nutrition, fraud awareness, etc. Feel free to contact me if you have questions or if would like materials or FDA participation at an upcoming event. Happy National Public Health Week! Mary Ellen Taylor, PAS, FDA SAN-DO or 510-337-6888
The Nevada Diabetes Association for Children and Adults offers Help Yourself to a Healthier Life Program The NDACA is pleased to offer these classes to individuals with chronic conditions. This program is also open to family, friends and caregivers of people with chronic conditions. This course is fun as well as practical, and builds confidence in coping with the everyday challenges of living with a chronic condition. Participants learn new tools that can assist them in maintaining a more active, fulfilling life by focusing on building skills, sharing experiences and support. The class is held for 2 1/2 hours each…
The Access to Healthcare Network announces Medical Discount Program! Access to Healthcare Network (AHN) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping uninsured Nevadans by offering affordable health care. AHN members have access to over 400 local primary care and specialty doctors, health care services and dental and vision services, all at greatly reduced rates. AHN members pay a small monthly membership fee which provides members with reduced hospital rates, discounted healthcare and a care coordinator to advocate for your needs. Members must meet income guidelines. Visit our website for more information on becoming a member. Updated 2/8/12
The Access to Healthcare Network announces Nevada Covering Kids and Families Nevada Covering Kids and Families (CKF) links families with uninsured children to health care by providing Nevada Check-Up application assistance, outreach and public education to not only Nevada's uninsured population, but also the community based organizations that serve them. Narrowing the gap between the number of children eligible for Nevada Check Up and Medicaid and the number who benefit is critical. We do this by facilitating statewide training on health care options; developing partnerships to promote health care, education, awareness; and mobilizing community partners to assist families in obtaining…
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