CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS
PALS – For Kids Whose Parent/Grandparent Has Cancer: this group helps the whole family learn facts about cancer and treatments,
talk about feelings, and meet others in a similar situation. It meets
at the same time as Hearts of Hope on the last Tuesday of every month
from 6:30 to 8pm. in the Hospital Classroom on the lower level of Catawba
Valley Medical Center. For more information or to register your child,
please email Liz Daniels or call 828.326.3397. A light meal is provided.
Hearts of Hope Cancer Support Group meets the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00pm. This group is
for adult cancer survivors. Call 828.732.6054 or email
Cancer Support Group for more information.
OTHER SUPPORT GROUPS
The Pregnancy Loss Group of Catawba Valley meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at the Catawba Valley
Behavioral Health building on 1st Avenue NW in uptown Hickory. For more
information call 828.695.5900 or email
Bariatric Surgery Support Group A support group/education session for Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding
and Sleeve Gastrectomy patients from 6:30pm to 8:00pm the first Monday
of each month. No pre-registration required. Call 828.326.2082 oremail Libby Shaver for more information.
Adults with Diabetes Support Group meets the first Tuesday of every other month from 6:30 to 7:30pm at the
CVMC Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Lobby. For more information, please
contact the CVMC Center for Diabetes Control at 828.326.3442 or
email Robin Tallent.
Young Persons with Diabetes Support Group meets the first Thursday of every other month from 6:30 to 7:30pm at the
Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Lobby. For more information, please contact
the CVMC Center for Diabetes Control at 828.326.3442 or
email Robin Tallent.
Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 to 6:00pm in the CVMC
Outpatient Rehabilitation lobby. Open to stroke survivors, family members
and caregivers. For more information, please call 828.326.3046 or
email Heather Bissell. Pre-registration is requested.
The Better Breathers Club meets every other month on the first Thursday from 1:00 to 2:00pm at the
Wellness Center meeting room beside the Outpatient Rehabilitation Building
on the CVMC campus. It is designed to educate patients, their family members
and those in the community who struggle with COPD. For more information, please
email Lisa Powell, or call 828.326.2567.
Heart Failure Support Group: Turning Failure Into Success – meets every three months on the first Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30pm
at the Health First Center located at 3509 Graystone Place, Conover, North
Carolina, 28613. Come and learn how to successfully manage lifestyle changes
to promote better living with heart failure! Program is free! All of those
living with heart failure, their family members and caregivers are welcome
to attend! For more information, please
email Amber Hice or call 828.326.3997.