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Coping With Illness Support Groups

Coping with Illness Support Groups
Please See “Contact Information” on Support Group home page when contact is (—)

Family & Caregiver Support Group (SV&H)
For adults whose loved one has a life-threatening illness.
Every Tuesday, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Brain Injury Network
Sue Hultberg, MA & JD, Director, Santa Rosa 544-4323
Support groups ongoing. Call for further information.

Parkinson Support Groups (RCRC)
Groups are held monthly in Penngrove, Larkfield, Oakmont, Santa Rosa, Spring Lake. A Men’s Breakfast Group also meets regularly for men only. Contact RCRC for more information.

Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Group Petaluma People Service Center. Sunrise Assisted Living, 815 Wood Sorrel Dr. Grace Manning Facilitator 765-8490 2nd & 4th Tuesday from 1:30 to 3:00 PM

Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group (RCRC and AA)
8 week session. Presbyterian Church of the Roses,
2500 Patio Ct. Santa Rosa. Call (RCRC) Alexis Stone, MSW for Day and Time

M.S. Support Group Earl Baum Center, 4539 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa 4th Saturday, Carol McGarvey, Facilitator, 837-8046 (RCRC)

Friends & Family Support Group (AA)
3rd Thursday 10 am to 11:30 am. Alzheimer’s Assn, 1211 N. Dutton Ave, Santa Rosa

Alzheimer’s Family/Friends Support Group Avalon at Brush Creek, 4225 Wayvrn Dr., Santa Rosa, (538-2590).
Laurie White, MSW, Facilitator. 1st Tues 6 to 7:30 pm.

Dementia/Alzheimer’s Family & Friends Support Group Avalon at Brush Creek, 91 Napa Road, Sonoma (939-1500. Laurie White, MSW, Facilitator. 4th Wed 6 to 7:30 PM in the Bistro Room.

Stroke Club of Sonoma County First Congregational Church, 2000 Humboldt St. Santa Rosa, 2nd Saturday 1 PM.
Contact Lynn or Mary Ann before 7 PM at 431-7352.

Zen Hospice Support Group offers ways to encounter and integrate the human experience of illness, dying & death. Intention to foster acceptance, inspiration and healing. Ongoing first Monday of month beginning Monday, May 7th 7 to 9 PM at Zen Hospice, 273 Page St., San Francisco. Contact Jennifer Block, Public Ed Director and Chaplain via email jblock@zenhospice.org for directions, etc. $10 donation suggested.

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group
Share your experiences and learn from others with type 2 diabetes. This monthly drop-in support group is led by a Behavioral Medicine Consultant. Each month, a guest speaker is invited to discuss a variety of related topics. Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa. For more information: Call 571-3666.

Diabetes Tipo 2: Grupo de Apoyo (Type 2 Spanish Diabetes Support Group)
¡Venga, aprenda y comparta sus experiencias con otros diabeticos! Este grupo de apoyo le ofrecera una variedad de temas presentados mensualmente por un ponente invitado. Este grupo de apoyo es para los pacientes que hablan espanol y que hayan completado las clases “La Diabetes Y Su Salud” y “Cita de Grupo sobre la Diabetes en Espanol”. Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa. Inscripcion: Llame al (707) 571-3345

For more support groups related to specific illnesses please visit the Redwood Health Library

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