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Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group
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Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

Free
Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Dec 4, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Support Group provides information and support to area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. For details, please contact Cheri Alexander, LSW at 921-6237.

Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group
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Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

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Calendar Next session starts Nov 20, 2018 at 3 pm
1 additional session on Dec 18, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Support Group provides information and support to area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. For details, please contact Cheri Alexander, LSW at 921-6237.

Breastfeeding Support Group
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jan 29, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 51 weeks

This group offers breastfeeding support and guidance to breastfeeding mothers. Our certified lactation consultants and certified lactation counselors will lead breastfeeding topics such as the early weeks, fussy babies, common problems and solutions, going back to work, nutrition and long term breastfeeding success. 

The support group meets weekly on Mondays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Women and Infants Healthcare Unit (WIHCU) lactation office at Waldo County General Hospital. For more information, please contact lactation services at Waldo County General Hospital at 338-2500 ext. 4109. Please call ahead if it falls on a holiday.

Cancer Suport Group
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Cancer Suport Group

Free
Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 9 am
3 additional sessions through Dec 18, 2018

This group is for cancer patients at any stage – newly diagnosed,currently in treatment and long-term survivors. A cancer diagnosiscan be scary and can feel isolating; support groups offer a network of comfort, recognition and guidance. The group is facilitated by Ashley Hoffmann, LSW and Claudia B. Hill, LCSW. Please call 207-218-7944 for more information or to register.

Family Caregiver Education & Support Group
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Family Caregiver Education & Support Group

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available
Calendar Next session starts Nov 1, 2018 at 12 pm
1 additional session on Dec 6, 2018

The group meets monthly and is for all family caregivers, including those caring for family members with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Share your wisdom and experiences, while learning more about how you can do the job effectively and keep yourself healthy at the same time. The group is facilitated by Margie Spencer-Smith, LCSW. For more information, please call 218-7256.

Lung Health Education, Prevention and Wellness Support Group
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Lung Health Education, Prevention and Wellness Support Group

Free
Calendar
3 sessions through Nov 27, 2018

Held in the pulmonary rehab education room. Please call 921-8880 for additional information.

Mother's Milk Support Group
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Mother's Milk Support Group

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jan 30, 2018 at 12:30 pm, runs for 52 weeks

A support group for breastfeeding families. The informal group provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. Facilitated by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. Drop-in group, please call 921-8345 for more information.

Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Education & Support Group
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Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Education & Support Group

Free
Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 12 pm
1 additional session on Dec 4, 2018

Group meets monthly and is for adults with Parkinson’s disease and their families and friends. Come share your wisdom and experiences with others, while learning more about how you can live better with Parkinson’s. Facilitated by social worker, Margie Spencer-Smith, LCSW. For more information, please call 218-7256.

 

 

 





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