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TOP         January 2019        HOME

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Jan
21
HMN

Monthly

Event
Subject TBD
11 AM - 1 PM
Location TBD
Contact Sampson Alvarado at 360-788-6408 or
sampson@healthministriesnetwork.net.


TOP         December 2018        HOME

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Dec
14
HMN

Monthly

Event
Advanced Care Planning
Hilary Walker of PeaceHealth will guide us through creating our own advance care directive. A second workshop will happen in 2019 for those interested in learning how to help others fill out their directives. For those interested in becoming a facilitator it is recommended that you first attend this workshop to complete your own advance care directive.
HMN educational events occur on the third Friday of the month except in December, which will be the second Friday.
11 AM - 1 PM, First Congregational Church of Bellingham
2401 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham
Contact Sampson Alvarado at 360-788-6408 or
sampson@healthministriesnetwork.net.

Dec
08
Annual

Recognition

Lunch
Spirit of Giving: Annual HMN Recognition Lunch
Please join us as we recognize the dedication of volunteers and clergy who provide health ministry in our community. Reserve your spot today!
11 AM - 1 PM, First Congregational Church of Bellingham
2401 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA
Learn more here.
$25 suggested donation
Contact Sampson Alvarado at 360-788-6408 or
sampson@healthministriesnetwork.net.

SPONSORED BY THE SILVERADO
BELLINGHAM MEMORY CARE COMMUNITY



TOP         November 2018        HOME

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Nov
16
HMN

Monthly

Event
Medicare & Advanced Care Planning
Tessa Whitlock from Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement (WAHA) will update us on their programs including Medicare open enrollment and advance care planning. We will use the rest of the time to share about our health ministry with each other.
11 AM - 1 PM, First Congregational Church of Bellingham
2401 Cornwal Ave, Bellingham, WA
Contact Sampson Alvarado at 360-788-6408 or
sampson@healthministriesnetwork.net.

Nov
13
Health

Insurance

Options
Navigating Health Insurance Options
10 AM to 6 PM, Point Roberts Community Center
1487 Gulf Rd Point Roberts, WA
Free, Confidential, and Unbiased Help
Medicare Open Enrollment 10/15 - 12/7
Qualified Enrollment 11/1 - 12/15
Call today to make your appointment: 360-788-6594
Get more details here.
 

Nov
13
Advanced

Care

Planning
Advanced Care Planning Community Workshop
4 PM to 6 PM, Fairhaven College Auditorium, WWU
516 High Street. Bellingham, WA
WWU Palliative Care Institute presents Recompose, a process that gently converts human remains into soil, so that we can nourish new life after we die. Their goal is to offer recompositon as an alternative choice to cremation and conventional burial.
 

Nov
10
Contributing

to Wellness

& Wholeness
Northwest Health Ministries Faith Communiuty Nursing Annual Celebration of Health
11 AM to 2 PM, Community Life Center, Lynnwood, WA
19820 Scriber Lake Road
Registration: $35 members; $70 general
Contact Bruce Strade brstrade@aol.com or 503-329-6613.
 

Nov
09
Veteran's

Smile

Day
Veteran's Smile Day
All day, at various locations
Serving those who served, FREE Dental Care for Veterans Donated dental services provided by local dentists. Dental cleanings | Extractions | Root canals | Dental fillings.
Click here for the details.
 


TOP         October 2018        HOME

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Oct
26
Infection

Control

Task

Force
INFECTION CONTROL: BREAK THE CHAIN
An Infection Control Task Force conference. Experts will speak on topics including influenza prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, drug diversion and blood borne pathogens, multidrug resistant organisms.

Speakers include: Pat Preston, MS, Geriatric Infection Control; Patty Montgomery, MPH, RN, CIC of Washington State Department of Health; Staci Kvak, MPH, BSN, RN of Washington State Department of Health; Jana Schmella, Consultant Pharmacist for Hoagland's Pharmacy and Hawa Hoff, DNP, MSN, FNP of Sanofi Pasteur.
8:30 AM - 4 PM at St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway Bellingham, WA
$50 ~ Click here to order tickets.
 

Oct
19
Palliative

Care

Institute
Daily Dying: The Gateway to Living Well
by Dr. Ravi Ranvindra of the Turtle Haven Community

7 PM - 9 PM at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
1207 Ellsworth St, Bellingham, WA
$20 for adults; $10 for students
Click here for more info.
 

Oct
19
HMN

Monthly

Meeting
The New Care Tranactions Toolkit
This interactive meeting will be facilitated by board chair Joni Hensley and will include brainstorming of how to fulfill the goals outlined in our grants. Representatives from the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ (Bellingham) will showcase the new Care Transitions Toolkit including Brenda Nicholson, RN, FCN, Carol Nicolay RN (retired) HM, Jeanne Brotherton RN, FCN, and Rev. Deanna Murray, Associate Pastor. Lunch will be provided.
11 AM - 1 PM
First Congregational Church of Bellingham
2401 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham
 

Oct
05
Annual

Fall

Conference
32nd Annual Fall Conference
Shining a Light on Dementia Issues

8 AM to 4 PM
Four Points by Sheraton, 714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham WA
Fee: $70; must RSVP by Sept. 17th
Click here for more Information.
 

Oct
03
Palliative

Care

Institute
Make Your Wishes Known:
The Realities of Advanced Medical Interventions

Rebecca Rech Cutler, BSN. RN, CRRN, CHPN, and a former Hospice nurse, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. This interactive session will allow for questions and dialogue, and some equipment used in the ICU will be available for viewing. Advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of community-based palliative care will be discussed.
6 PM - 7:30 PM at St. Luke's Health Education Center, Room A, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham
 


TOP         September 2018        HOME

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Sep
14
Fall

Kick-off

Meeting
HMN Monthly Meeting
The Aging Well Initiative of the NW Life Passages Coalition

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Whatcom Center for Philanthropy
1500 Cornwall Ave, Ste 202, Bellingham WA
2nd floor, accessible via the external elevator out front
 


TOP         August 2018        HOME

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Aug
18
HMN

Annual

Board

Retreat
Health Ministries Network Annual Board Retreat
9:00 am - 2:00 pm.
First Congregational Church
2401 Cornwall Avenue
Lunch provided.


TOP         July 2018        HOME

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Jly
13
Soul

Care
Come enjoy lunch and an afternoon of soul care.
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
Cedar Springs Retreat Centerh
4700 Minaker Road, Sumas
Cost: $5.00
Click here for all the details.


TOP         May 2018        HOME

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May
31
HMN

Board

Meeting
Atul Gawande on Being Mortal
A viewing of the PBS Frontline Special followed by a discussion at:
The First Presbyterian Church of Bellingham
7 to 9 PM
1031 N Garden St., Bellingham
RSVP to info@fpcbellingham.org or 360-734-5510.

May
18
HMN

Monthly

Meeting
Healthy Aging: Holistic Pain Management
Discussion of holistic pain management and alternative to opioids; Nanette Davis, newly certified HMN Community Health Advocate, will report on the treatment of peripheral neuropathy. Meet graduates of the recent Foundations class.
VENU: St. Luke's Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham WA
LUNCH: Walnut cranberry chicken salad and croissants (donations accepted).

May
16
HMN

Board

Meeting
3 to 5 PM
St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA
Check the entry lobby bulletin board for the room number.

May
11
Palliative

Care

Conference
WWU Palliative Care Institute
Holistic Pain Management: Alternatives to the Opioids.

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Settlemyer Hall, Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA
Click here for more info.
 


TOP         April 2018        HOME

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Apr
20
Nurturing

the

Spirit

Healthy Aging: A Conversation with PeaceHealth
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM; Lunch: Make-your-own tacos
As HMN implements transitional care in congregations, we need to understand what's happening at PeaceHealth discharge planning and care management. This month, we'll hear from Karla Hall, RN, CCM, who manages PH Care Management Department and Rev. Tessie Mandeville, Chaplain, who will address the PH plans for Community Palliative Care.
St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA


TOP         March 2018        HOME

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Mar
23
Community

Palliative

Care

Healthy Aging Palliative Care
Northwest Life Passages Coalition plan to bring community palliative care to Whatcom Co.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM; Potluck Salad Lunch
St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Rm. A, Bellingham, WA


TOP         February 2018        HOME

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Feb
13
Board

Meeting

HMN Bimonthly Board Meeting
3 PM - 5 PM ~ St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA

Feb
16
Care

Transitions

Part 2

Healthy Aging: Socialization and Exercise
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM; Northwest Adult Day Health will host the HMN lunch.
Tour of Adult Health Day to Follow.
The Steakhouse 9, Homestead Golf Course
115 E Homestead Blvd, Lynden WA 3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA


TOP         January 2018        HOME

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Jan
19
Care

Transitions

Part 1

Healthy Aging: It's all in your Perspective
Dr. Steve Morris and Dr. Nannette Davis, Bellingham At Home, Health Advocacy
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM; Lunch catered by Haggen's
St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA


TOP         December 2017        HOME

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Dec
15
Annual

Holiday

Tea

HMN Annual Holiday Tea with delicious favors & the Annual HMN Angel Alppreciation Awards
2 - 4 PM ~ First Congregational Church
2401 Cornwall Ave, B'ham
$25 ~ RSVP by December 12th
Click here for details & contact.

Dec
10
Love and

Remembrance

Service

Service of Love & Remembrance with Special Readings, Music & Candel-Lighting
3:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
119 Texas St., B'ham
Click here for details & contact.


TOP         November 2017        HOME

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Nov
17
Fall

Kick-off

Meeting
HMN Monthly Meeting
Multistage Memory Care
The Silverado Approach

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Silverado Memory Care
4400 Columbine Drive, B'ham
No Fee; Lunch Free
 

Nov
11
Building

Healthy

Communities
Northwest Health Ministries Faith Communiuty Nursing Annual Celebration of Health
Voices from the Field video
Heather Simko on FCN/HMN Matters
Registration: $35 members; $70 general
Click here for more info.
 

 
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