La PORTE – La Porte Hospital is promoting the following support groups in January:

This Group offers hope and help to families and friends of alcoholic and meets every Friday at 10 a.m. at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Contact Susie Smith at 326-9280.

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. to noon, the fourth Monday of the month (Jan. 28), in the Heart & Vascular First Floor Conference Room, 901 Lincoln Way, La Porte, or from 11 a.m. to noon, the fourth Tuesday of the month (Jan. 29) in the First Floor Conference Room at Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox. Contact 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 2:30 p.m. every third Tuesday (Jan. 22) at Brentwood Assisted Living, 2002 Andrew Ave., La Porte (park in back and use back door). Call Sherri Moorehouse at 362-5749. 

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 to 5 p.m., Second Wednesday of the month. Heart & Vascular Center, 1st Floor Conference Room. Call Teresa Tuholski at (219) 785-3444. 

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 (Nov. 8), at the Heart & Vascular Center, First Floor Conference Room. Call Sue Chlebek at 324-7519.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group

Providing emotional and social support to patients, families and caregivers affected by MS.

6 p.m., second Tuesday of the Month (March 12). No group in December, January or February. La Porte Hospital Auditorium, 1007 Lincoln Way, La Porte. Call Kathy May at (219) 874-2681 for info.


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