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Support Groups

Alzheimer's Support Group - Noon
Alzheimer's can be a very taxing disease for both the victim and the caregiver. Join caregivers and patients in the HGH Quiet Room the second Wednesday of each month to learn effective coping strategies. Facilitated by Gini Cunningham of the Humboldt Volunteer Hospice. Lunch is provided for all participants. All ages are welcome and there is no charge to attend.

Bariatric Support Group - 6 p.m.
Humboldt General Hospital's Bariatric Support Group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Sonoma Room Conference Room. The group is designed to help both pre-op and post-op gastric bypass and lap-band patients. Group members and their supporters will receive up-to-date weight loss information, consider issues in the context of the disease of obesity, and have the opportunity to discuss personal or professional issues that arise from the consequences of bariatric surgery. Guest presenters may be invited to present some topics. All sessions will include time for questions and social interaction. Significant others are encouraged to attend. Facilitated by Laura Nelson, LSW. Please call (775) 623-5222, ext. 1440 for more information, or email lauran@hghospital.ws.

Grief Relief Group - 6 p.m.
Join with others who have lost a loved one to explore feelings, share experiences and learn grief coping strategies. Facilitated by Tony Gonzalez of the Humboldt Volunteer Hospice. Held the third Thursday of each month in the HGH Sonoma Conference Room. All ages are welcome and there is no charge to attend.

Stress Support Group - 5:30 p.m.
Life can be stressful. Join local Licensed Clinical Social Worker Annie Perkins to discover how to equip yourself with the tools you need to manage the changes in your life in the most effective way possible. Held the fourth Monday of each month in the HGH conference room. All ages are welcome and there is no charge to attend.