Alzhiemer’s and Related Disorders Family Support Group
Light refreshments are provided, or feel free to bring your own lunch or purchase lunch in the Edith St. Cafe and bring it with you.
When: Third Thursday of the month at noon
Where: The Village at Brookwood, The Gathering Place
Info: Call Edith Berkeley at 336-570-8346
Arthritis Support Group
The Alamance County Arthritis Support Group provides education and support and practical information for coping with arthritis for arthritis sufferers and their families.
When: Noon – 1:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month, March through December
Info: Call Rehabilitation Services at 336-538-7500.
Breast Cancer Support Group
Newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients, those currently undergoing treatment and long-term survivors are invited to attend. This group includes light snacks, special speakers, encouragement, support and friendship.
When: First Tuesday of each month 7-8 p.m.
Where: Norville Breast Care Center, Alamance Regional Campus
Info: Call the Norville Breast Care Center at 336-538-7577.
Cancer Family Support Group
A support group for friends and family of cancer patients is offered the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Oaks Center on the Alamance Regional Campus. This group is coordinated by the Wings to Recovery Program at the Alamance Regional Cancer Center and is open to anyone who serves as a support person for a cancer patient. Next meeting, Tuesday, November 24. For more information or to register, call Rosa Davis at 336-586-3737.
For a complete list of Cancer Center support groups and services, click here.
Epilepsy Support Group
When: First Monday of each month from 7-9 p.m. except June, July and August
Where: Alamance Regional Cafeteria
Info: Call 336-622-0336.
Family Caregivers Support Group
When: Second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m.
Where: Alamance ElderCare Office
Info: Call Alamance ElderCare at 336-538-8080.
KidsCan! is a program for children ages 6-18 who have a family member with cancer. Children, teens and parents meet in separate groups to share questions and engage in fun activities. All children are welcome regardless of where their family member is receiving treatment.
When: The second Thursday of each month from 6 – 8 p.m.
Info: Reservations are required due to limited seating. To register, call the Alamance Regional Cancer Center at 336-586-3914.
Stroke Support Group
The Alamance County Stroke Club provides support and education to stroke survivors and their families.
When: The fourth Tuesday of each month from noon until 1:30 p.m., March through December.
Info: Reservations are appreciated but not required. For reservations or more information, call 336-538-7500.
Wings to Recovery – Newly-diagnosed cancer patients are able to meet with a cancer survivor to ask questions and talk about fears and concerns. Volunteer mentors are specially trained offer emotional support. For more information or to refer a patient to Wings to Recovery, contact Rosa Davis, RN, at 336-586-3737.
WomenHeart - Women dealing with Heart Disease are able to meet with other women and a trained facilitator who is also a heart attack survivor to talk about concerns and offer emotional support.
When: The first Thursday evening of each month from 6pm-7pm (except October) at the Grand Oaks Center, large meeting room.
Info: Call 336-675-6211 for more information.