Support Groups

Amputee Support Group
Date: Please call for meeting scheduling
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Katie Donovan, PT at 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026

Better Breathers Support Group
Date: Third Thursday of the Month
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: James Williamson, RT, Respiratory Manager at 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026
Affiliated with the American Lung Association
No meeting in December, January or February

Brain Injury Support Group
Date: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Sharon Poorman, CRRN at 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026
No meeting in January or February

Heart Healthy Support Group for Heart Failure
Date: Fourth Monday of each month
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact:Jessica Coudriet, RN, CRRN, Nurse Manager at 814 359-3421
or 800 842-6026
No meeting in December or January

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Date: Fourth Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Steve Uberti, PTA at 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026
Affiliated with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
No meeting in December

Stroke Support Group
Date: Last Tuesday of each month 
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Caroline Salva-Romero, M.A., CCC-SLP-L, Speech Therapy Manager or Linda Meyer, M.S., CCC-SLP-L, Speech Language Pathologist at 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026
No meeting in August or December

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital Stroke Support Group
Date: Second Monday of January, April, July, October
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Geisinger Lewistown Hospital
(400 Highland Ave, Lewistown, PA 17044), Classroom 4
Contact: Cathy Steffen, LPN, Rehabilitation Liaison at 814 548-6912

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