Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Details: Informational sessions for caregivers, family members and those suffering with Alzheimer’s / Dementia.

Meet:

2nd Monday of each month.

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Usually meet in Classroom “F” / approx. 6 – 8 participants
(No meeting in December)

Contact:

Alexandra Dillon
PO Box 1351
Kearney, NE 68848
alexandra.dillon@alz.org
308-440-7773

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MS Support Group

Details:

Support group for those who are affected by multiple sclerosis.

Meet:

2nd Tuesday of each month.
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Usually meet in Classroom “G” or “H” / approx. 3-6 participants

Contact:

Susan Blincow
1115 W. 5th
Hastings, NE 68901
402-463-5203

Marilyn Johnson
121 E. 13th
Hastings, NE 68901
402-463-2867

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NAMI – Family To Family

Details:

Free education & support for families & friends of individuals with severe brain disorders called mental illness.

Meet:

1st Tuesday of each month. (Except Jan. 8, 2013.)
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Usually meet in Classroom “F” / approx. 8-10 participants

Contact:

Sharyl Gilles
710 S. Chicago Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901

402-463-6060 (hm.)
402-984-0939 (cell)                                                                                                                                                                                                         curiousreader@charter.net

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NAMI – FORSE

Details:

FORSE = Family Organization for Resources, Support and Education This organization provides support and education regarding brain diseases.

Meet:

1st Friday of each month.
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Usually meet in Classroom “G” / approx. 6 – 8 participants
(No meeting in July and Sept. 2013)

Contact:

Cindy Scott
PO Box 25
Juniata, NE 68955
402-751-2226

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Stroke Of Luck & Traumatic Brain Injury (T.B.I.) Support Group

Details:

This support organization is for individuals who have experienced a stroke or a traumatic brain injury. Family members, friends and care givers are encouraged to attend for support and to share experiences.

Meet:

1st Tuesday of each month except Jan. 8 & Sept. 10, 2013.
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Usually meet in Classroom “G” / approx. 15 participants
(No meeting in July and December 2013)

Contact:

Kathleen Smith, MLMH – Rehab Dept.
ksmith@marylanning.org
402-460-5763