Cancer Support Group
Saturday, May 24, 11 a.m. – Noon — Platte Valley Medical Center offers a monthly support group to help cancer patients and their families cope with the uncertainties and overwhelming feelings that cancer brings. Research shows that a support group can help people emotionally and even improve their physical health through treatment. The Cancer Support Group is held in the hospital’s Oncology Clinic, which is located at 1606 Prairie Center Parkway in Suite 270 of the Medical Office Building. Please call the Oncology Clinic at 303-498-2200 to RSVP. Refreshments and snacks are provided.
The Aging Brain: A Seminar for Caregivers
Wednesday, May 21, 6 p.m. — Join us as neurologist Rai Kakkar discusses the wide variety of illnesses that can affect the aging brain. If you’re caring for someone who suffers from dementia, Alzhiemer’s Disease, Parkinson’s, or a similar condition, please join us to learn about issues that affect caregivers and their families. Common diseases affecting the aging brain, diagnosis and treatment, caregiver stress and coping strategies, and community resources will be discussed. Seating is limited, so call 303-498-1481 or visit www.pvmc.org/rsvp today to RSVP.
Dr. Kakkar is a board-certified neurologist at Platte Valley Medical Center who treats patients with neuromuscular disorders and Parkinson’s disease. He also cares for dementia, seizure, and stroke patients.
Platte Valley Medical Center offers a variety of Childbirth Education classes to help you prepare for this exciting time in your life. Our comprehensive educational programs will help you be successful at every stage in the process. Visit pvmc.org/events for a complete schedule and to register online.
Tuesdays: 4:45 -5:20 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:15 – 12:50 p.m.
Platte Valley Medical Center
Tuesdays, 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursdays, 5:15 – 6:00 p.m.
Call 303-498-1840 for details or visit www.pvmc.org/events