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  • EVENTS
  • Special Events
  • 02/27
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    Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® FREE and open to the public. No reservation required. The 21st Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® is sponsored by the Desert Diabetes Club and Eisenhower Medical Center. For more... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Lunch will be served.
  • 02/21
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    Accompanied by a chamber orchestra of strings and winds, a select chamber choir of the California Desert Chorale, led by artistic director Tim Bruneau, will present an energetic concert of music from Baroque masters like George Frederic Handel and... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Other will be served.
  • 02/11
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    Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center is honored to host Lillie Shockney, RN, SC, MAS, who will present, Finding Humor Where You Least Expect it - an Oncology Nurse’s Personal Journey with Breast Cancer. Her discussion will include: how breast cancer... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    Other will be served.
  • 02/27
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    Come join us for the second PerforMANce men’s health event! Learn about key issues and advances in men’s health and meet the medical experts serving our Coachella Valley. This event is FREE and open to the community and no reservations are required,... more
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty:
    Light refreshments will be served.
  • LECTURES
  • 02/10
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    Please join David Choe, MD, Board Certified in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease for an informative talk about effective, state-of-the art science related to the causes, prevention, detection, or management of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. more
    Location: Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Cardiology
  • 02/10
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    Location: Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs
  • 02/10
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    Pain can limit daily activities. Time on the golf course, going on walks, working out or playing tennis become a challenge due to pain. Join Dr. Smith to learn the seven key factors to prevent pain and return to healthy and active living. more
    Location: The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, Palm Springs
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • 02/13
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    Join Dr. Bhasker-Rao for in-depth information about bariatric surgery, including: The health benefits of weight loss surgery Factors that make a person a likely surgical candidate An overview of surgical options for weight loss and weight... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: General Surgery
  • 02/16
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    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
  • 02/16
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    Learn how to de-stress and live a calmer, more fulfilling life Stress accelerates aging, contributes to declining health, and can damage relationships, as well as a host of other problems. * Consider taking control of your life and improving your... more
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • 02/17
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    Topics covered during this live, interactive teleconference include: Overview of bladder cancer Standard of care New treatment approaches and clinical trials The role of diagnostic testing in determining treatment options Targeted treatments ... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    Teleconference
  • 02/18
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    A limited number of free Spirometry screenings are being offered to adults and children over the age of 7. Appointments are required. Spirometry, which measures the amount of air that a person can blow out of their lungs, is the most common test of... more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center, Kiewit Building Ste 103
  • 02/18
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    Please join Timothy Jochen, MD, Board Certified in Dermatology to learn about the process of the aging face and other skin conditions. more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center, Kiewit Building Ste 103
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Dermatology
  • 02/20
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    The purpose of the Betty Ford Center’s Awareness Hour lecture series is to educate our community about the use, misuse, and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, as well as addiction treatment and recovery. Millions of Americans drink alcohol in... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Light refreshments will be served.
  • 02/23
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    Join Dr. Rezai to learn how some simple lifestyle changes can impact the health of your heart more
    Location: La Quinta Library
  • 02/23
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    Join James Fitts, MD, Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology to discuss the role of statins in preventing and managing coronary artery disease. He will also discuss how statins have changed the... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology
  • 02/24
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    Join Dr. Bhasker-Rao for in-depth information about bariatric surgery, including: The health benefits of weight loss surgery Factors that make a person a likely surgical candidate An overview of surgical options for weight loss and weight... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: General Surgery
  • 03/02
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    Join Alex Del Rosario, MD to get upfront answers to the most common questions regarding Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), backed by clinical data, and the current Centers for Disease Control and Department of Health & Human Services Guidelines. more
    Location: The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, Palm Springs
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • 03/05
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    The purpose of the Betty Ford Center’s Awareness Hour lecture series is to educate our community about the use, misuse, and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, as well as addiction treatment and recovery. Millions of Americans drink alcohol in... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Light refreshments will be served.
  • 03/07
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    National Osteoporosis Foundation Support Group (Meets first Monday monthly, October through June.) Join Richard Fausel, DO, Director of the Eisenhower Osteoporosis Clinic, to learn how medicines are used to both prevent and treat... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
  • Ongoing
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    You are eligible for Medicare, now what?  The decisions and choices you face can be confusing and overwhelming.  Join an Outreach Coodinator for HICAP of Riverside County from 2 to 4 p.m. and learn to navigate Medicare. ... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
  • By Appt
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    This six-week series is designed to help smokers to quit smoking and to develop coping skills to combat the psychological and physical side effects of smoking cessation.  Call for series information and begin date. Cost is $100 for the series. more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    This program is designed to help smokers to quit smoking and to develop coping skills to combat the psychological and physical side effects of smoking cessation.  Call for series information and begin date. Non-refundable community cost is... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • PROGRAMS
  • Barbara Sinatra Children's Center
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    Individual and group counseling for victims of child sexual, physical and emotional abuse and associated trauma. For information, call 760-340-2336, or visit barbarasinatrachildrenscenter.org. more
    Location: Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center
  • Diabetes Education
  • Ongoing
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    Cada cuarto Jueves del mes, de 3 a 4 p.m.:Centro Medico EisenhowerEdificio Probst, Oficina 100B39000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage Todas los miembros de la comunidad, pacientes y parientes de los pacientes son bienvenidos. Para information, favor... more
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    A free educational class for those on insulin therapy and their loved ones or caretakers. Instructor: Eisenhower Diabetes Program educator Held on the second Monday of the month, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Diabetes Program office, Eisenhower Medical... more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center, Probst Building
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    Optimizing Insulin Pump Therapy meets the first Monday of every month. Advanced class begins at 10 a.m. and basic class begins at 1 p.m.   more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center, Probst Building
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    Optimizing Insulin Pump Therapy meets the first Monday of every month. Advanced class begins at 10 a.m. and basic class begins at 1 p.m. more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center, Probst Building
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    Meets monthly on the second Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. Free and open to the public. Learn about diabetes and have your questions answered by our Certified Diabetes Educators. Pre-registration required. more
    Location: Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center
  • Ongoing
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    Meets every Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. Free and open to the public. Learn about diabetes and have your questions answered by our Certified Diabetes Educators. Held at the Diabetes Program office, Eisenhower Medical Center, Probst Building,... more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center, Probst Building
  • Eisenhower Wellness Institute
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    Perfect for those seeking the rlaxing and centering benefits of yoga without getting up and down from the floor. This class is suitable for those new to yoga, seniors or those who are recovering from illness, injury or joint replacement.... more
    Location: Bannan Building, Suite 1207
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    A perfect class for those with little or  no yoga experience with focus on beginners and basics. It is suitable for those seeking a way to build their foundation of yoga practice in a supportive, non-judgmental and compassionate way. The... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
  • Ongoing
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    A perfect class for those with little or  no yoga experience with focus on beginners and basics. It is suitable for those seeking a way to build their foundation of yoga practice in a supportive, non-judgmental and compassionate way. The class... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
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    This class builds upon the foundation established in Gentle Yoga or for those who have some yoga experience and are in good health. A more challenging physical practice that includes flowing sequences, standing and balance postures and floor work.... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
  • Ongoing
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    A perfect class for those with little or no yoga experience with focus on beginners and basics. It is suitable for those seeking a way to build their foundation of yoga practice in a supportive, non-judgmental and compassionate way. The class... more
    Location: Bannan Building, Suite 1207
  • Ongoing
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    Learn the basic how-to of eating for weight loss such as how to nourish your body while firing up you metabolism and stabilizing your blood sugar - whether on the go or cooking at home. We’ll also explore connecting with your highest... more
    Location: Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center
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    Building on an established foundation, this more advanced class offers a focused intensity. Classes include flow sequences coupled with breath, sun salutations, standing postures and inversions. Yoga philosophy is woven throughout the practice. Each... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
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    Finding relaxation in our everyday lives can be challenging. This class is 75 minutes of me time and is fully supported in a restorative yoga practice. This can be a deeply healing practice and is a way to bring harmony and peace to an often hectic... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
  • Ongoing
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    Finding relaxation in our everyday lives can be challenging. This class is 75 minutes of me time and is fully supported in a restorative yoga practice. This can be a deeply healing practice and is a way to bring harmony and peace to an often hectic... more
    Location: Bannan Building, Suite 1207
  • Ongoing
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    This class is designed for people caring for their shoulders, backs, knees or hips. It is a hybrid of Gentle and Restorative Yoga classes. Ability to get up and down from the floor is required. Prescreening required as physician release may be... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
  • Ongoing
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    This class is designed for people caring for their shoulders, backs, knees or hips. It is a hybrid of Gentle and Restorative Yoga classes. Ability to get up and down from the floor is required. Open to women. Prescreening required as... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
  • Ongoing
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    A hatha yoga practice that invites students into the many aspects of yoga. This call will focus on alignment-based yoga that breaks down key elements of poses, for a deeper understanding of the physical practice. Time will also be spent working with... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
  • Ongoing
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    This community class focuses on the connection of breath to movement in a mindful way. It is a gentle practice with moderate intensity that will increase strength, flexibility and balance. Helps to improve breath awareness and finishes with quiet... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
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    Yoga fusion combines the flow of yoga with the precision and toning of Pilates. The focus of the practice is connecting breath and movements to increase strength and flexibility, with particular attention to the core muscles of the abdomen and... more
    Location: Studio at El Paseo, Palm Desert
  • Healthy Living Resource Center
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    Patients learn the benefits of practicing Tai Chi, which boosts physical fitness, builds strength and flexibility, helps lower blood pressure and improves bone strength. Wear comfortable clothing; floor mat required. Advanced Class meets every... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Ongoing
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    Meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Classes are $5 each. Physician consent form and pre-registration required. Instructor: Danielle Meglio, COTA/C, MLD/CDT, Occupational Therapy Assistant Co-sponsors: Eisenhower Medical... more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
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    Meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45to 4:45p.m. Classes are $5 each. Physician consent form and pre-registration required. Instructor: Danielle Meglio, COTA/C, MLD/CDT, Occupational Therapy Assistant more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
  • Ongoing
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    Start your week off right on Mondays with Lunch and Lose -- a weekly weight loss and nutrition support group series which teaches you how to make healthy choices and eat differently for both short-term and long-term weight management. ... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Gynecology/Obstetrics
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    Meets every Wednesday and Friday from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Classes are $5 each. Physician consent form and pre-registration required. Instructor: Danielle Meglio, COTA/C, MLD/CDT, Occupational Therapy Assistant  Reservations are... more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
  • By Appt
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    Medicare counseling by a HICAP representative is available at no charge. Call 760-423-4855 for available dates/times; limited number of appointments. The Center is located at 45280 Seeley Drive, La Quinta. more
    Location: Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center
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    Medicare counseling by a HICAP representative is available at no charge. Call 760-423-4855 for available dates/times; limited number of appointments. The Eisenhower Indian Wells Healthy Living Resource Center is located on Eisenhower Medical... more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center, Kiewit Building Ste 103
  • Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    The “Relaxation Response” is a practice that benefits the mind, body and spirit, providing a respite from tension, worry and anxiety. The focus of this group is to learn simple relaxation and stress management skills. Meets every Friday, 11:15 a.m.... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Ongoing
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    Change in body composition and strength as a result of strength training may result in significant physical and emotional improvements for cancer patients. Meets every Tuesday from from 8 to 9 a.m.  Physician prescription... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Ongoing
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    Patients learn the benefits of practicing Tai Chi, which boosts physical fitness, builds strength and flexibility, helps lower blood pressure and improves bone strength. Wear comfortable clothing; floor mat required. Meets every Tuesday: Advanced -... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Ongoing
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    Exercise has been shown to be beneficial for mind, body and soul, but sometimes taking that first step is the hardest. This class will include walking education, stretching and brisk walks and cool downs followed by a 45 minute movement program. ... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Ongoing
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    Yoga is a breath-focused practice to improve balance and strength with active and passive poses. This new yoga class for cancer survivors is open to all levels of physical ability. A referral from your Eisenhower physician and... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    Healing Touch massage, a 30 minute chair massage,  for those affected by cancer.  Massage therapists available the first and third Wednesday of the month.  Eisenhower physician referral is required.  Call for appointment.   more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    Nutritional counseling for those affected by cancer.  Eisenhower physician referral required for a complimentary consultation with a Registered Dietitian.  more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Rehabilitation Services
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    Two-hour classes are held twice weekly on Monday and Friday from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. for four weeks at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower.  This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. YOU WILL LEARN... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
  • Renker Wellness Center
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    The facility is open to community members who are Renker Wellness Center fitness members.(all prices include 10 percent discount for members of Eisenhower Healthy Living Resource Center) To become a fitness member:Physician consent... more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
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    Meets second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 2 to 3 p.m. Pre-registration, by calling 760-773-2080, is desired but not required prior to each attendance.   more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
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    Body fat testing and counseling available by appointment only. Fee required. more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
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    Nutritional counseling for a healthy heart; by appointment.   more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
  • Smilow Heart Center
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    Breathe Better Education Series Join us on the third Wednesday of each month (October through May) from noon to 1 p.m. for classes relating to lung health. Reservations not required. Topics through May 2016:October 21:  Exercise and Lung... more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
  • Ongoing
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    For patients, families and caregivers. Meets fourth Tuesday of month, 2 to 3 p.m. (June - October 1, 2015) Meets second and fourth Tuesday of month beginning October 13, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is requested prior to each... more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
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    Nutritional counseling for those affected by heart disease. Fee to be determined on individual's needs. more
  • Traub Parkinson's Center
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    Meets Tuesdays year round from 9 to 10 a.m.. Exercise class for Parkinsonians designed to achieve and maintain optimal motor function, increase muscle strength and improve balance and gait. Caregivers welcome. Physician prescription required. $20... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
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    Nutritional counseling for those affected by Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders. Fee determined on individual needs. more
  • GROUPS
  • Cancer
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    Meets 2nd Monday each month year round, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.Provides information, education and support for those diagnosed with bladder cancer, and their loved ones. more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    Meets Wednesdays year round, noon to 1:00 p.m.For newly diagnosed, currently under treatment and survivors. This support group offers understanding about the specific emotional, physical and social issues related to cancer.  Includes lunch. ... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    Meets Tuesdays year round, 3 to 4:30 p.m.An open forum for cancer patients, their loved ones and caregivers. Get help and support with the emotional, social and physical issues related to cancer. Speakers for this event include; Pamela Jones... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of the month 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Support group for women living with metastatic breast cancer. Light lunch included.Facilitators for this group are Lynn Behar, MSW, PhD,... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    Lunch will be served.
  • Ongoing
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    For those affected by myeloma. Facilitator of this group is Alison Mayer Sachs, MSW, OSW-C.Meets 3rd Thursday of month year round, 3 to 4:30 p.m.  more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    Meets 1st and 3rd Monday of month year round, noon to 1 p.m. Support and information for men with prostate cancer and their loved ones and caregivers. Lunch will be served. Facilitator for this group is Alison Mayer... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
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    An American Cancer Society program especially for cancer patients...receive beauty techniques and tips to help restore physical appearance and self image during treatment. Meets 2nd Monday of the month, every other month, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Cardiology
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    Support for cardiac patients, their loved ones and caregivers. January 2016 Lecture:  Living with Artrial Fibrillation (AFib) The Mended Hearts Inc. support group meets on the second Thursday of each month (October through June) at 6 to... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
    Board Certified Physician - Specialty: Cardiology
  • Diabetes
  • Ongoing
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    The Desert Diabetes Club is a support group that meets on the third Wednesday  of each month October through May (exceptions December and February) from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenower. Various speakers... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
  • Other
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    Meets Wednesdays year round, 4 to 5 p.m. Please call prior to first attendance. Open to the public and parents of clients. more
    Location: Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center
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    Meets Thursdays year round, 9 to 11 a.m.For loved ones and caregivers. more
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    Meets second Monday of month year round, 6:30 to 8 p.m.Those who have HAD bariatric surgery, GOING to have bariatric surgery, or THINKING about bariatric surgery. It doesn’t matter where you had the surgery, who your surgeon was, or how long... more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
  • Ongoing
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    Recurring 5-week sessions on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.   Call for session start dates. more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Ongoing
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    Held the third Wednesday of month (October to May), noon to 1 p.m. Attend one or all. No reservations required. Held at Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center. If further questions, call Jenny Armstrong at 760-773-1380. more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
  • Ongoing
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    Begins on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10 to 11 a.m. and meets for eight consecutive weeks.   more
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    Begins on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 10 to 11 a.m. and meets for eight consecutive weeks. more
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    Support and information for patients, their loved ones and caregivers. Group meets the second Tuesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. at Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center.   more
    Location: Renker Wellness Center
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    The National Osteoporosis Foundation Support Group meets on the first Monday each month from 11 a.m. to noon at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. Patients, their loved ones and caregivers are welcome to participate. more
    Location: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
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    The Ostomy Support Group meets on the first Thursday of every month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The group provides information and support to persons with ostomies (ostomates) and their loved ones and caregivers.  Members of the group also provide... more
    Location: Lucy Curci Cancer Center
  • Ongoing
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    Meets every Friday year round, currently from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Hospital, 3rd floor, Medical Staff Conference Room. All Eisenhower Outpatient Behavioral Health patients are invited to attend. Reservations are not required.   more
    Location: Eisenhower Medical Center
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    Begins on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 10 to 11 a.m. and meets for eight consecutive weeks. more