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Support Groups

Support groups for patients and caregivers are excellent forums for sharing information and receiving emotional support. They include speakers who focus on all aspects of the disease. They are not therapy sessions.  Qualified professionals lead each group.

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TELEPHONE CAREGIVER SUPPORT/INFORMATION SHARING

TBA:  Contact Bridget Thornton – Bridget.Thornton@als-ma.org /781-255-8884

 

LUDLOW SUPPORT GROUP

NO MEETING DUE TO THE WESTERN MASS. WALK TO DEFEAT ALS ON MAY 14TH

Health South in Ludlow, 222 State Street, Ludlow – East Day Room

Shannon Sullivan:  Shannon.Sullivan@als-ma.org / 508-963-5091

 

NORTHEAST / PEABODY SUPPORT GROUP

 Thursday, May 26th – 1:30-3pm

Wheelchair Escapes – Kristy LaCroix

Peter A. Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central St., Peabody

Jan Obermann: Jan.Obermann@als-ma.org / 781-255-8884 

 

CENTRAL MASS/WORCESTER SUPPORT GROUP

Wednesday, May 18th – 3:30-5pm

Sutton Senior Center, 19 Hough Road, Sutton, MA

Contact Shannon Sullivan:  Shannon.Sullivan@als-ma.org / 508-963-5091

 

SOUTH SHORE SUPPORT GROUP

Wednesday, May 18th – 1:30-3pm - End of Year Gathering!

Rockland Memorial Library, 20 Belmont Street, Rockland, MA

Contact Bridget Thornton – Bridget.Thornton@als-ma.org /781-255-8884

 

NEW! SUPPORT GROUP - Caregivers Support Group

In an effort to provide more support to those caregivers on, and near Cape Cod, Deb Bell, Patient Services Coordinator with the ALS Family Charitable Foundation and Bridget Thornton, Care Services Coordinator with the ALS Association have partnered up to offer a Caregiver Support Group at the ALS Foundation for Life office in Bourne. The first meeting was held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 and was attended by four caregivers. It was a great first meeting with very open discussion in a welcoming atmosphere. This group is open to any caregiver, you do not have to live on Cape Cod to attend.

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, May 25th – 1-3pm

One Trowbridge Road – Suite 322, Bourne, MA 02532

RSVP by April 25th:  Debbie Bell – 781-217-5480

 

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