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312 9th Street SW, Waverly, Iowa 50677

(319) 352-4120

Support Groups

We offer several support groups that are free and open to the public.
Download a printable copy here.

Support GroupsAlzheimer’s/Dementia Music Therapy and Caregiver Support Group

Caregivers are encouraged to bring their loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s/dementia, for a separate music therapy session.
Meets the first Tuesday of each month
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-4951

No meeting January 1, 2019.

Breastfeeding Support Group

Meets the first Thursday of each month
1 to 2 p.m.
Carstensen-Gruben Room (use Orange Lot/Entrance)
(319) 352-4953

Finding Support for Families of Children with Special Needs

Meets the first Tuesday of the month (quarterly)
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-5644

  • Tuesday, November 6
    • Mindy Hart will present “Hopes and the Highway:  Navigating the On and Off Ramps of Inclusion.”

2019:

  • Tuesday, February 5
  • Tuesday, May 7
  • Tuesday, August 6
  • Tuesday, November 5

 

Healthy You Surgical Weight Loss Support Group

Click here for details.

 

Parkinson’s Caregiver and Support Group

Meets the second Saturday of each month
10 a.m. to Noon
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-4961

Upcoming meetings and topics:

  • Nov. 10:  “Parkinson’s from Head to Toe:  How the PWR!Moves® Program Helps You get Better and Stay Better with Exercise.”
    Presenter:  Leah Thier, MPT, PWR!Moves certified therapist and physical therapist – Taylor Physical Therapy
  • Dec. 8:  Holiday Party and Cookie Exchange (bring some cookies to exchange if you are able)

    There will be opportunities for movement and discussion at each meeting.

Parkinson’s Singing Group

Meets Mondays at 10 a.m.
October 8, 22, 29 (no meeting on Oct. 15); November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 483-4118

Stroke Support Group

Meets the second Tuesday (every other month)
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-4961

Upcoming meetings:

  • Tuesday, December 11

 

Meeting Locations
Tendrils Rooftop Garden:
Park in the Red Lot and enter through the Tendrils event entrance, to the left (south) of the Center Pharmacy drive-up window.

 

Carstensen-Gruben Room:
Park in the Orange Lot and enter through the Orange Entrance.

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