Community Events

Support Groups

Mended Hearts, Inc.

The Mended Hearts, Inc. program is a community-based, nationwide heart patient support group founded in 1951. More than 18,000 members operate through 300 chapters across the U.S. Recognized for its role in facilitating a positive patient-care experience, Mended Hearts partners with 450 hospitals and cardiac rehabilitation clinics offering heart patient support through visiting programs, group meetings, and education forums. Its mission is “Inspiring hope and improving the quality of life for heart patients and their families through ongoing peer-to-peer support.”

Mended Hearts' work is done by volunteers, including former heart patients, family members, or caregivers of heart patients. Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology, Mended Hearts trains and accredits volunteers to offer support and encouragement to heart disease patients and caregivers. Many of these volunteers are heart disease patients themselves, and many more are caregivers, friends and family. They can relate to what other patients are experiencing and can help with words of encouragement and answer non-medical questions.

The local Mended Hearts chapter in the Antelope Valley is Chapter 112, chartered in 1980, as one of 250 Mended Heart Chapters in the United States. If you or a loved one need help as you experience heart disease, or if you are just interested in attending a chapter meeting, please contact Jack Hannum at 661-942-5547.

Events

Affordable Health Screenings (with Life Line Screenings)

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Location: Palmdale Regional Medical Center, 38600 Medical Center Dr.
Appointments:
Required. Please call 1-800-324-1851.

Are you at risk for serious conditions such as stroke or Type 2 diabetes? Life Line Screenings offers a convenient, painless and affordable way to find out. All participants receive a detailed report of the findings and are directed back to their personal physician for follow-up. For more information about Life Line Screenings, visit www.lifelinescreening.com.

 

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, according to the American Red Cross. Give the gift of life! You can make a difference by donating blood at an American Red Cross Blood Drive. For information on the next blood drive scheduled at Palmdale Regional, please call the Marketing Office at 661-382-6601.

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Life Line
Screening

Palmdale Regional Medical Center is Teaming With Life Line Screening

Screening services for stroke and vascular diseases are conducted by highly qualified healthcare professionals. The non-invasive and painless tests help you identify your risk for these diseases early enough for your physician to take action. Life Line Screening was established in 1993, and has since become the nation's leading provider of preventive health screenings.

Visit them to learn more and to find a screening near you. >

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