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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

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.
Carstensen-Gruben Room (use Orange Lot/Entrance)
(319) 352-4951

 

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

2019:

  • February 5:  Group discussion
  • May 7
  • August 6
  • 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:

  • January 12: “PD 101:  What to Expect During the Early, Middle and Late Stages”
    • Presenter:  Jenn Wolff, OTR/L – Taylor Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • February 9:  Exercise and Group Discussion
  • March 9: “Using Laughter and Humor in dealing with PD” – group discussion
  • April 13:  “Planning Ahead:  Available Services and Programs to Assist You”
    • Presenter”  Sydney Petersen, Director – Iowa Chapter of the APDA

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

  • January 14 (will meet in Rathe Family Conference Room – Orange Lot/Entrance)
  • January 21
  • January 28
  • February 4
  • February 11
  • February 18

 

 

Stroke Support Group

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

Upcoming meetings:

  • February 12, 2019
  • April 9
  • June 11
  • 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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