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Gambit's spring 2017 Health book listings: Support Groups

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SUPPORT GROUPS

Grief and Loss Support Group. West Jefferson Medical Center, Gretna Classroom, 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero, (504) 418-0791; www.wjmc.org — A licensed therapist facilitates the support group for adults who have experienced a significant loss. Free admission, registration recommended. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 15, April 5, April 19, May 3 and May 17.

Cancer Survivors Support Group. East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 454-4000; www.ejgh.org — The class is for patients, families and caregivers. Light snacks are provided. 5 p.m. March 15 and May 17.

Adult Asperger/High-Functioning Autism Monthly Meetup. Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., (504) 596-2675; www.nolalibrary.org — Adults on the autism spectrum meet to share resources and fellowship. Contact adultaspergersnola@gmail.com for details. 10 a.m. March 18, April 15 and May 20.

Diabetes Support Group. Touro Infirmary, 1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8500; www.touro.com — A monthly diabetes support group meets. 10 a.m. March 21, April 18 and May 16.

Bariatric Support Group. West Jefferson Fitness Center, 1121 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero, (504) 349-6164; www.wjmc.org — The event on the fourth Monday of every month is for people considering weight loss surgery and patients who have had the procedure. Free admission. 6:30 p.m. March 27, April 24 and May 22.

A-Fib Support Group. East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 454-4000; www.ejgh.org — The group provides education and support to people living with atrial fibrillation. 6:30 p.m. April 5.

Breastfeeding Support Group. East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 454-4000; www.ejgh.org — Lactation experts discuss breastfeeding techniques. 11 a.m. April 5 and May 3.

Gaining Insight into Real Living (GIRL Talk). Touro Infirmary, 1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8500; www.touro.com — The support group for women who have been diagnosed with or treated for a gynecological cancer includes a healthy lunch. Email robert.gardner@touro.com to register. 11:30 a.m. April 6, May 4 and June 1.

Stroke Support Group. West Jefferson Medical Center Stroke Center, 4500 10th St., Suite A, Marrero, (504) 349-2564; www.wjmc.org — West Jefferson Medical Center's neurosciences department hosts the support group the first Thursday of every month for survivors of stroke and their family and friends. Free admission, registration requested. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 6, May 4 and June 1.

Team Survivors: Breast Edition. UMC Oncology Center, 2001 Tulane Ave., (504) 702-3000 — The support group meets the first Thursday of every month and is for breast cancer survivors and their loved ones. 5 p.m. April 6, May 4 and June 1.

Cancer Survivor Support Group. Touro Infirmary, 1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8500; www.touro.com — The group is for cancer survivors and their families. Snacks are provided. Email paula.harrelson@lcmchealth.org to register (required). Noon. May 8.

Bariatric Support Group. Ochsner Medical Center West Bank, 2500 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna, (504) 392-3131; www.ochsner.org — The support group welcomes individuals who have undergone a bariatric procedure. 7:30 p.m. Weekly on Wednesdays.



Bicycling | Cancer Programs, education and events
Childcare | Dance, Zumba & Hula Hooping | Educational Events
Fitness & Exercise | Foot Races & Walks
Health Fairs, Screenings & Events | Meditation, Self-care & Spirituality
Miscellaneous | Nutrition and Weight Loss | Pilates
Prenatal & Post-partum Workshops | Support Groups
Training Sessions | Yoga & Tai Chi




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