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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 click here.

 

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Music Therapy and Caregiver Support Group

Support Groups

Meets the first Tuesday of each month
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Carstensen-Gruben Room (use Orange Lot/Entrance)
(319) 352-4951

Note: The Tuesday, July 2 meeting has been moved to Tuesday, July 9.
Cynthia Letsch, attorney, Grimes, Iowa, will discuss “Elder Law” via conference call. 

Caregivers are encouraged to bring their loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s/dementia, for a separate music therapy session.

 

 

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

Upcoming meetings:

  • August 6
  • November 5

 

Healthy You Weight Loss Support Group

Meets the first Monday of the month
6 to 7 p.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-8033

Upcoming meetings:

  • August 5:  “Now and Then Equals 10”
    • Kristie Clark of Cedar Rapids will share her surgical weight loss journey. Dr. J. Matthew Glascock performed her surgery 10 years ago!

 

Parkinson’s Caregiver and Support Group

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

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

 

Parkinson’s Singing Group

Meets Mondays at 10 a.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 483-4118

Upcoming meetings:

  • July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – break (further information to come)

 

 

Stroke Support Group

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

Upcoming meetings:

  • August 13
  • October 8
  • December 10

 

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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