April Event Calendar 2016

Events and Support Groups Sponsored by New York Methodist Hospital

Mar 23, 2016

New York Methodist Hospital hosts several free support groups for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The Parkinson's Wellness and Exercise Yoga Class will take place on Friday, April 1 and 15, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 6A-6B, located at 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information and to register for any Parkinson's disease groups or classes (required), please call 646-704-1792.

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free awareness group for patients who have experienced brain aneurysms or subarachnoid hemorrhages (SAHs). The Brain Aneurysm Support Group will meet on Saturday, April 2, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Executive Dining Room, located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information and to register (required) please call 718-246-8610.

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free breastfeeding support group for new mothers. This group meets weekly on Tuesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Breastfeeding Support Group focuses on providing encouragement and information for mothers and their newborns, from birth to three months old. A certified lactation consultant leads the group. The meetings take place in the Hospital's Wesley House, Rooms 3K-C, 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information please call 718-780-5078.

We invite you to join New York Methodist Hospital for an evening of women's health information and screenings, pampering, door prizes, goody bags, small bites and wine tastings. Come thrive with us this April! Thrive! will take place on Thursday, April 7, 2016 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Carrington Pavilion, located at 506 Sixth Street, Brooklyn. Admission Fee: $15 (pre-registration and pre-payment required), or $20 at the door (based on availability). Attendees must be 21 and over. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. To register, click here. For more information call 855.NYM.WELL (855-696-9355).

In partnership with the National MS Society, New York Methodist Hospital offers a free support group for patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS). The group focuses on teaching participants mind and body techniques to manage stress associated with MS. The Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Hospital's Buckley 8, Conference Room 820, located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. Please call 800-FIGHT-MS (800-344-4867) for more information and to register (required).

In collaboration with Heights and Hills, New York Methodist Hospital offers a support group, led by a licensed social worker, for family members and friends caring for an older adult. The Caregivers Support Group will meet on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 6A, 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information and to register (required) please call 718-780-5367.

New York Methodist Hospital hosts several free support groups for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson' disease. The Parkinson' Wellness and Exercise Dance Class will take place on Thursday, April 14 and 28, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 6A-6B, located at 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information and to register for any Parkinson' disease groups or classes (required), please call 646-704-1792.

New York Methodist Hospital and the Carolyne E. Czap and Eugene Czap Alzheimer's Program offer a support group for caretakers of patients experiencing cognitive deficits and/or memory loss. The Alzheimer's Disease Care 4 Caretakers group will meet on Monday, April 18, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Executive Dining Room located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. Call 718-246-8590 to register (required).

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free monthly senior health seminar series at Brooklyn College. This month join Anna Goehring, M.D., geriatrician at NYM, as she presents Advance Directives: Planning for Your Future. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Occidental Room of the Brooklyn College Student Center located on the fifth floor at East 27th Street and Campus Road. For ramp access, enter at 2705 Campus Road. For more information and to register (required), call 718-501-6092.

New York Methodist Hospital hosts several free support groups for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson's disease as well as one for caregivers.

  • The Parkinson's Disease Support Group will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Hospital's Executive Dining Room located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn.
  • The Parkinson's Caregivers Support Group will take place on Monday, April 25, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 6B, located at 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn.

For more information and to register for any Parkinson's disease groups or classes (required), please call 646-704-1792.

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free diabetes support group. The group is facilitated by a certified diabetes educator and is open to people living with diabetes, as well as those who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Join the Diabetes Support Group for a discussion on the topic of Vitamins & Supplements on Thursday, April 28, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Buckley 8, Conference Room 820, located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information please call 718-246-8603.

New York Methodist Hospital offers free surgical weight reduction information seminars and support group meetings open to individuals interested in learning about surgical weight reduction, as well as those who have undergone surgical weight reduction. This month the NYM Surgical Weight Reduction Information Seminar and Support Group meeting will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Hospital's Executive Dining Room located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information please call 718-780-3288

New York Methodist Hospital and the Carolyne E. Czap and Eugene Czap Alzheimer's Program offer a support group for patients experiencing cognitive deficits and/or memory loss and their caretakers. The Alzheimer's Disease Wellness Support Group will meet on Monday, April 29, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Executive Dining Room located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. Call 718-246-8590 to register (required).

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