Diabetes Support Group
The Diabetes Support Group provides a place to share ideas, experiences, and problems related to diabetes for those with diabetes, as well as their support team. The group meets from 11 a.m. – Noon, the fourth Monday of the month (Oct. 28), in the Heart & Vascular First Floor Conference Room, 901 Lincolnway, La Porte, or from 11 a.m. – Noon, the fourth Tuesday of the month (Oct. 22) in the First Floor Conference Room at Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox. Contact 219-326-2478 for details.
Parkinson’s Support Group
Supporting those with Parkinson’s disease, their families, and caregivers in adapting more positively to the physical, emotional, and social changes associated with the disease. The group meets at 2:00 p.m. every third Tuesday (Oct. 15) at Brentwood Assisted Living, 2002 Andrew Ave., La Porte (park in back and use back door). Call Sherri Moorehouse at 219-362-5749.
Cancer Support Group
Have you been affected by a cancer diagnosis? The Cancer Support Group provides patients, families, and caregivers a chance to share experiences and learn new ways of coping with the disease process. The group meets 4-5 p.m. every other month on the third Tuesday of the month, with the next meeting being October 15. They meet at the La Porte Hospital Heart & Vascular Center, 901 Lincolnway, in the First Floor Conference Room. Contact 219-785-3444 for more information.
This group offers support and education on living a heart healthy life and meets at 6:30 p.m., the second Thursday of every month (Oct 10). This group meets at La Porte Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Center, 901 Lincolnway, in the First Floor Conference Room. Call Sue Chlebek at 219-324-7519 for more information.
Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group
Providing emotional and social support to patients, families, and caregivers affected by MS, this group meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the Month. The next meeting will be held on October 8th in the La Porte Hospital Auditorium, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. Call Kathy May at 219-874-2681 for more information or to ask questions.
The mission of La Porte Hospital is to improve the health of our patients and communities.