Lake Regional Health System’s July Support Group Meetings
NOTE TO REPORTERS AND EDITORS: Lake Regional Health System will host the following support group meetings in July. Please include them in your calendar of events section, as appropriate.
Weight Management Support Group
10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, Lake Regional Hospital, third floor conference rooms
This support group is for individuals who have completed the Weight Management Class. The next class is 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25. For more information, visit lakeregional.com/WeightClass.
Grief Support Group
6 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, Lake Regional Hospital, third floor conference rooms
This support group helps participants move through grief caused by various losses, including illness, death, divorce and other difficult life events. Call Billye Bennett, Lake Regional’s education coordinator, at 573-302-2737 for more information.
Amazing MOMS Take Five
10 a.m.–noon Wednesday, July 10, Lake Regional Family Birth Center conference room
Amazing MOMS Take Five is for breast-feeding mothers and for women who are pregnant and wanting to learn more about breast-feeding. Call Lake Regional Lactation Consultant Annie Havner, R.N., IBCLC, at 573-302-2999 for more information.
Mended Hearts Support Group
12 p.m. Thursday, July 11, Lake Regional Hospital, Cardiac Rehab Conference Room
This support group is for anyone living with heart disease or a heart condition. Call Robyn Adams, R.N., at 573-302-2280 for more information.
Cancer Support Group for Men
11:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, Lake Regional Cancer Center Resource Room
This support group is for men with a cancer diagnosis who currently are undergoing treatment or are in recovery. Lunch will be provided. Call Lake Regional Cancer Center at 573-302-2772 for more information.
Stroke Survivors Support Group
1 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, Lake Regional Hospital, third floor conference rooms
This support group is for anyone who has survived a stroke. Caregivers and loved ones also are welcome. Crystal Lloyd, R.N., Lake Regional’s stroke coordinator, leads the sessions. Participants receive information and activities to improve their quality of life. For more information, call 573-302-2959.
Better Breathers Support Group
2 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, Lake Regional Hospital, third floor conference rooms
It’s important that patients with lung conditions, such as COPD, get the education and support they need. Better Breathers provides a support system coupled with ongoing education that plays a key role in overall quality of life. Lyndsay Funke, R.N., facilitates the meetings. Guest speakers provide educational content. Call 573-302-2280 for more information.
Alzheimer’s Support Group
1 p.m. Thursday, July 18, Lake Regional Hospital, lower level, conference room D (behind cafeteria)
This support group is for anyone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or their loved ones. Call Sharon Kowinski at 573-346-5654 for more information.
Depression Support Group
5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, Lake Regional Hospital, third floor conference rooms
Do you know someone struggling with depression? Depression does not discriminate. The Center for Cognitive Disorders is hosting this anonymous, confidential group, which welcomes caregivers, family, friends and individuals seeking more information on depression. The Center for Cognitive Disorders is an acute behavioral hospital that specializes in treating mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, psychosis and more.
Hope for Women
11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, Lake Regional Cancer Center Resource Room
This support group is for women with a cancer diagnosis who currently are undergoing treatment or are in recovery. Lunch will be provided. Call Laura Maloney at 573-302-2797 for more information.