Rushville Republican


June 10, 2014

Hancock Regional Hospital support groups for July

Alzheimer’s Support Group –For family and caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Group meets on the last Monday of the month. Next meeting will be July 28 at 6:30 p.m in Classroom 2. For more information, please call 317-575-9620.

Bariatric Support Group- Meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be July 15. There is no charge and registration is not required. Attendance at support group meetings is considered part of the treatment following bariatric surgery but attendance is highly encouraged for individuals who have an interest in bariatric surgery and want to learn more from those that have already had surgery. Meetings are held in the Bariatric Center at Hancock Regional Hospital, located on the lower level adjacent to the Rehabilitation Department. For more information, call (317) 325-BARI (2274).

Better Breathers – For persons with COPD and other chronic respiratory disorders. The group meets the first Wednesday of every month. The next meeting is Wednesday, July 2nd from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. in the Robert C. Keen classroom (classroom 3) at Hancock Regional Hospital, 801 N. State St., Greenfield. For more information call 468-4355

Breastfeeding Support - Meet other breastfeeding moms in a fun and informal environment. No appointment necessary, just drop in if you are pregnant or nursing. Certified lactation consultants are present to offer support and guidance while you and your baby are getting to know each other. Group intended only for moms and nursing babies or children. Meetings are held every Monday except holidays. July dates are the 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 11 a.m. to noon in Classroom 1, lower level at Hancock Regional Hospital, 801 North State Street, Greenfield. For more information, call the Breastfeeding Support Hotline at 317-468-4397.

Cancer Circle – For people with cancer and cancer survivors. This group meets the third Wednesday of the month, July 16, at 6:30 p.m. in Classroom 2 in the lower level of the hospital. For more information, call Suzanne Walker at 317-462-5599.

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