Vol. 10, No. 11 – March 1 – March 14, 2017 – Livingston Memorial

Free community education classes and events

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association supports the total well-being of our community.  As part of their services, they host free monthly education classes throughout the county which include the following in Ventura and Ojai:

Social Services/Bereavement Groups

Ojai: Caregiver Support Group  Mondays,  March 6th and 20th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am at Continuous Care Center, Fireside Room, 1306 Maricopa Hwy.  Find encouragement and hope during your time as a caregiver.  Share, listen and explore thoughts and feelings about the struggles, losses and successes of caring for your loved one. For more information call 633-9056.

Ojai: Adult Bereavement Support Group March 14th and 28th (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) 10:30 am-noon at Help of Ojai, West Campus 370 Baldwin Rd. These groups are open to individuals who have experienced loss and are free of charge. Call 642-0239 for more information or email griefinfo@livingstonvna.org.

Ventura: Adult Bereavement Support Group Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association office, 1996 Eastman Ave., Suite 109.    These groups are open to individuals who have experienced loss and are free of charge. Call 642-0239 for more information or email griefinfo@livingstonvna.org.

Ventura: Newly Bereaved Support Group Thursday, March 9th from 6-7:30 pm at Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association office.  This monthly group is designed for adults who have recently experienced the loss of a loved one and is free. Call 642-0239 for more information or email griefinfo@livingstonvna.org.  These groups meet every 2nd Thursday of each month.

Diabetes Class Ventura: Tuesday, March 7th from 1-2:30pm at Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association.  These meetings are held on 1st Tuesday of each month.  General information is provided about Type 2 Diabetes including prediabetes, with emphasis on meal planning, medication, exercise, blood sugar monitoring, and new developments in diabetes.  Call 642-0239 for more information.

Joint Replacement Classes Ventura: Thursday, March 2nd from 1:00-2:00pm at Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association office. You will learn what to expect before, during and after knee or hip replacement surgery and how to be an active participant in your care. These meetings are 1st Thursday of each month.  For information or to RSVP call Dinah Davis at (805) 642-0239 ext. 739.

Ventura: Monday, March 13th for both English and Spanish speaking.  English 4:00-5:00 pm and Spanish 5:30-6:30 pm at Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association. You will learn what to expect before, during and after knee or hip replacement surgery and how to be an active participant in your care.  For information or to RSVP call Dinah Davis at  642-0239 ext. 739.

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