This month

Blood Drive

Broadlawns Medical Center, 1801 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, United States     VOLUNTEERING

Make a difference by giving the gift of life! Donating blood takes about an hour and is a simple way to give an amazing gift to hospital patients in need. The Blood Drive will be held in the Medical Office Building, Lower Level Conference Room ML016. To schedule an appointment, please visit https://donor.lifeservebloodcenter.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/147196 or call Abby at 282-5661. Valid ID, such as a driver’s license or Donor ID Card, required.

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Next month

7-Week Freedom from Smoking Program

Broadlawns Medical Center, Ingersoll Conference Room     CLASS

Quit smoking in just 7 weeks with the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® Program. A $30 registration fee includes all program materials. Classes meet Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., October 3 through November 14 (and Thursday, October 26) in the Ingersoll Conference Room (enter at the Pharmacy on the East Side of the hospital). To register, contact Molly at 515-282-2458 or email mhoffmann@broadlawns.org

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Better Breathers Club

Broadlawns Medical Center, 1801 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, United States     HEALTH

The last session for 2017 will be a potluck and will be held at the main hospital in the Medical Office Building Conference Room, located on the ground floor. Please bring a dish to share! The Broadlawns Better Breathers Club offers suggestions and techniques for you to better cope with chronic lung disease while in the company of others who share in your struggles. This FREE support group will provide you with the tools you need to live an optimal life. Join us to find out how you can make your life better – through better breathing. Attend one or all meetings! All are welcome to attend! ...

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Alzheimer's Community Education: The Basics

Broadlawns Medical Plaza, 1761 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50314     HEALTH

Alzheimer's Community Education: The Basics: Memory Loss, Alzheimer's and Dementia Presented by Susan Callison with the Alzheimer’s Association. Learn about the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, causes and risk factors, how Alzheimer's affects the brain, how to get a thorough diagnosis, the stages of the disease and treatments that can help. Class is suitable for family and professional caregivers and is FREE to attend. To register, please call 800.272.3900.

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november 2017

Alzheimer's Community Education: Effective Communication

Broadlawns Medical Plaza, 1761 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50314     HEALTH

Alzheimer's Community Education: Effective Communication Strategies When Dealing With Loved Ones With Dementia Presented by Susan Callison with the Alzheimer’s Association. Explore how changes in communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's. Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with Alzheimer's or related diseases, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Class is suitable for family and professional caregivers and is FREE to attend. To register, please call 800.272.3900.

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