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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 flyer 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.
First Tuesday of each month
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-4951

Upcoming meetings and topics:

  • August 1 – Group discussion
  • September 5 – No meeting
  • October 3 – Group discussion

 

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

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

 

Parkinson’s Caregiver and Support Group

Second Saturday of each month
10 a.m. to Noon
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-5644

Upcoming meetings and topics:

  • August 12 – “The Importance of Nutrition in Parkinson’s Disease”
    – Presenter: Lori Ogden, RDN/LD – WHC nutrition therapy
  • September 9 – Tai Chi and group discussion
  • October 14 – “Caring for the Caregiver”

 

Parkinson’s Singing Group

Call for more information, (319) 483-4118.

 

Stroke Support Group

Note new date and time:  Tuesdays (every other month), from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-5644

Upcoming meetings and topics:

  • August 8 – “Stroke Prevention”
  • October 10 – “Cognitive Challenges After Stroke”

(both presented by Mary Ochoa, MS, CCC-SLP – WHC speech therapy)

 

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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