OSTOMY LAS VEGAS SUPPORT GROUP
United Ostomy Assn of America ASG#: 337
welcomes you to our pages.
If you have issues getting into this group,
please complete "Contact Us" form for more info.
MAJOR GROUP ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday each Month - 7pm
Sunrise Hospital Cafeteria Meeting Rooms (Sky Room)
JUNE: Meeting Date 6/22 - All you can eat - Pancake Breakfast Camp Fund Raiser at Applebee's
Maryland Parkway/Desert Inn (Blvd Mall)
Time 8am - ? - More details to come / Cost $10.00 per person
Dark July/August (no meeting)
Meetings have resumed at Sunrise in our meeting room -
Always available to talk via email or phone # below
Join Our Google group below and join our group for bi-monthly electronic newsletter.
We have areas where you can join in and discuss questions and issues. This is a support group for Ostomates (Colostomy, Ileostomy and/or Urostomy). We do not provide medical advise.
Our Purpose: to reach, aid and educate all those who need help with the emotional acceptance and physical maintenance of their Ostomy related surgery.
Our Goal: to help people return to productive lives following surgery and attain and maintain “optimum health.”
Visiting Program: Visitation/educational services are offered upon request. For visits to patients who have had Ostomy or related surgery, please contact any group officer.
Meetings: Are held second Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 pm, @ Sunrise Hospital (Meeting room off cafeteria), 3186 Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas NV 89109 (except July/August – Dark)
Visitors are always welcome: The Town Karaya is published 6 per year. It is sent to all members. You are invited to submit pertinent news items and other materials.
Please contact the editor, Fran P
via the Contact Us page
If you have educational material in electronic document form, please send to snvostomy"at"gmail.com
to review for addition to our pages.
Bring your spouse and family members to Ostomy meetings.
The more they know about Ostomy management, the more understanding you’ll have form them at home, and the more comfortable they will be about what you have to do.
You do not have to be a member or an Ostomate to attend. You are always welcome.
Ostomy Google Group membership:
Join this group to receive our bi-monthly newsletter.
To post to this group, send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more options, visit: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/ostomylasvegas337?hl=en
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Medical Professionals Please Note
One of this group’s major functions is to provide, when requested, Ostomate and spouse visitors, [frequently by telephone], trained in accordance with the guidelines of the United Ostomy Association, and instructed by our own ET nurses.
If you have a patient who has had, or will have an Ostomy procedure,please call our visiting coordinators:
Fran Popp / Linda Ferguson
Paul Attardo - Educator
We give support to both patients and families.
We DO NOT give medical advice.
Bi Monthly Newsletter
email@example.com We will be economizing by sending the newsletter out via email in the future to any ostomate who has an email address. Six (6) times a year.
Hard copies will be sent to non-computer users only
- Contact officers below if you need to have a hard copy mailed.
Adobe reader needed to read (free/safe download)
Support Group’s Officers - 2012
President: Fran Popp 702 483-8116
snvostomypres "at" gmail.com
Vice-President Linea Ferguson 702 483-8116
snvostomy "at" gmail.com
snvostomyvpres "at" gmail.com
Secretary open 702 483-8116
snvostomysecy "at" gmail.com
Treasurer Bonnie Moe 702 245 1771
snvostomytres "at" gmail.com
We have a FACEBOOK page now
Link/ Email: SNOA116@groups.facebook.com
Note: The "at" is representative of @ in email addresses to prevent spoofing of the addresses.
OSTOMY SUPPLY DONATIONS
If you have supplies and would like to dispose of them, please contact us or donate to the American Cancer Society.
OSTOMY PATIENT EDUCATION
TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY, PLEASE NOTE:
THE MEMBERSHIP LIST IS NOT SHARED TO THE GENERAL GROUP, ONLY THE MANAGERS OF THE GROUP CAN SEE THE MEMBERSHIP LIST.