Support Groups

Alzheimer's Disease Support Group
Date: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Susque View, 22 Cree Drive, Lock Haven, Conference Room B
Contact: Fran Decker, MSW at 570 748-4302

Amputee Support Group
Date: First Wednesday of every month
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Mary Gorham, DPT at 814 359-5630 or 800 842-6026

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

Cardiopulmonary Support Group
Date: Third Thursday of each month
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Katelyn Quick, MS, RDN, LDN and Cheri Taylor, RT at 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026
No meeting in December or January or February

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Date: Fourth Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, Team Conference Room
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 Groups
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Date: Last Tuesday of each month 
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Jenna Micsky, DPT at 814 359-3421 or 800 842-6026

Location: Geisinger Lewistown Hospital  Classroom 4
Date: Second Monday of each month, Meetings held in January, April, July and October
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Cathy Steffen, rehabilitation liaison  at 814 548-6912

Foxdale Village Community Parkinson's Disease Support Group
Date: Third Wednesday of every month
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Foxdale Village
(500 East Marilyn Avenue, State College)
Contact: Ann Marie “Kitty” Kubat, SLT at 814 867-6212

St. John's Lutheran Church Community Parkinson's Disease Support Group
Date: First Wednesday of every month
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church
(3rd & Main Sts., Lewistown)
Contact: Eleanor Roth at 717 667-6752 and Steve Knudson at 717 250-1410

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