HGB has several support groups for the benefit of those who may need them:
Alzheimers – Connect, support and cope with the struggles of having a loved one who has Alzheimers. Each group meetin includes a speaker and the cost is free. The group meets the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at AL!VE. Call 517-541-5811 for more information or visit www.myalive.com.
Can Hope – Support for cancer patients, survivors, family and friends, and caregivers. Gatherings involve informal conversations and sometimes feature presentations from medical professionals. There are occasional opportunities to take on projects to help those dealing with cancer or to support cancer-related events. The group meets the third Monday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., at AL!VE. Contact Barbara Fulton, 517-543-1050, ext. 1251 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Diabetes – Meet and share with other diabetics and learn from knowledgeable speakers. Presenters vary monthly. Dietitans, nurses, physical therapists and pharmacists discuss topics ranging from new medications to healthy holiday options. This group meets the fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at AL!VE. Contact an HGB Dietitian at 517-543-1050, ext. 1249.