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, beginning August 2016
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Mary Gorham, PT at 814 359-5630 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: Cheri Taylor, RT and Betsy Toner, RT 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: Katelyn Quick, MS, RDN, LDN and Mary Cronin, CRRN 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, 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 Group
Date: Fourth Tuesday of each month 
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Contact: Jenna Micsky, DPT 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 and 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

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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