Support Groups meeting in July

La Porte Hospital promotes support groups in July


La Porte, Ind. – La Porte Hospital would like the community to know of the following support groups in July:

Al-Anon Group

This group offers hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics and meets every Friday 10 a.m., at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte.  Contact Susie Smith at (219) 362-9280.


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 the fourth Monday of the month from 11 a.m. – Noon, in the Heart & Vascular 1st Floor Conference Room, 901 Lincolnway, La Porte, or the fourth Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. – Noon in the Second Floor OB Conference Room at Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox. Contact Patty Leonard at (219) 362-2478.


Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group

Providing emotional and social support to patients, families, and caregivers affected by multiple sclerosis, this groups meets the second Tuesday of every month (except Dec, Jan, Feb) at 6 p.m. in the La Porte Hospital Auditorium, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte (lower level). Contact Kathy May at (219) 874-2681.


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 every third Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., at                Brentwood Assisted Living, 2002 Andrew Ave., La Porte (park in back and use back door).  Contact Sherri Moorehouse at (219) 362-5749.


WeCAN (Cancer Support Group)

WeCAN provides patients, families, and caregivers a chance to share experiences and learn new ways of coping with the disease process. The group meets the third Wednesday of every month from 5-6 p.m. at the Heart & Vascular Center, 1st Floor Conference Room., 901 Lincolnway, La Porte. Contact Teresa Tuholski at (219) 785-3444.


Women Heart

This group offers support and education on living a heart healthy life and meets the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m., at the Heart & Vascular Center, 1st Floor Conference Room., 901 Lincolnway, La Porte. Contact Sue Chlebek at (219) 324-7519.


Mourning to Dancing

Losing a child is devastating.  This support ministry reaches out to mothers, parents and loved ones who have experienced the loss of a child. The group meets the first and third Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m., in the La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte.  Contact Lynn Breeden at (574)306-7752.


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