Alzheimer's Affiliates: Meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Sylvan Improvement Club, 2545 Sylvan Ave., Modesto, 521-1606.
Miller's Place: Meets at 6:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesday; and at 10 a.m. the fourth Thursday at 730 McHenry Ave., Modesto. 521-0507.
Alzheimer's Aid Society-Modesto: meets at 9:30 a.m., Mondays, 2501 McHenry Ave., Modesto. Contact Bea Gorman, 333-2649 or 916-448-7001.
Alzheimer's Aid Society-Modesto: also conducts meetings for early-stage Alzheimer's patients. Meets at 9:30 a.m., Mondays, 2501 McHenry Ave., Modesto. For more information contact Bea Gorman, 333-2649 or 916-448-7001.
Alzheimer's Aid Society-Manteca: Meets 1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday, at Palm Haven, a skilled nursing facility, 469 E. North St., Manteca. For more information call Bee Gorman, 333-2649 or 916-448-7001.
Alzheimer's Aid Society-Turlock: Meets, 9:30 a.m., first Thursdays, at Emanuel Medical Center, 825 Delbon Ave., Turlock. For more information contact Bea Gorman, 333-2649 or 916-448-7001.
San Luis Convalescent Home: Meets 2:30 p.m., Tuesdays, 709 N St., Newman. Call 862-2862.
Offered by Alzheimer's Affiliates of Stanislaus County. 521-1606; e-mail email@example.com.
Alzheimer's Aid Society of Northern California Support Group, New Support Group for the Memory Impaired: Meets 9:30 a.m. every Monday and Thursday; and the caregivers meet alone meets on third Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon at Alzheimer's Aid Society Office, 2501 McHenry Ave., Modesto, 238-0538. For more information contact Bea Gorman, 333-2649 or 916-448-7001.
Breast cancer: For women newly diagnosed; facilitated by a social worker. For more information, call Colleen at 576-3878. Doctors Medical Center, 1441 Florida, Modesto. www.dmc-modesto.com
Breast cancer: For women diagnosed with breast cancer. Call Robin at 526-4500, ext. 6505. Memorial Medical Center, 1700 Coffee Road, Modesto. www.memorialmedicalcenter.org.
Breast cancer: For people who have lost a breast to cancer. Memorial Medical Center, 1700 Coffee Road, Modesto; or Hospice of Emanuel, 825 Delbon Ave., Turlock. Lori, 526-4500, ext. 6505, or Sharon, 668-2242. www.memorialmedicalcenter.org.
ROCK (Recreational Opportunities for Cancer Kids): Free monthly activities for kids with cancer and their families. American Cancer Society, 1604 Ford, Suite 8, Modesto. 524-9757 or 525-3102. www.memorialmedicalcenter.org.
Sonora Regional Medical Center: Survivors and their families are invited to share in this positive experience of support in a safe environment. Meets 1 to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Monday, Sonora Regional Medical Center, Conference Room 3, 1000 Greenley Rd., Sonora. Call Sue 536-3854, or Pat 533-6809 for information.
Doctor's Medical Center: For people with cancer and their families. Facilitated by a social worker. Doctors Medical Center (4 West Family Room), 1441 Florida Ave., Modesto, 576-3878; or Hospice of Emanuel, 825 Delbon Ave., Turlock, 668-5283. www.cancer.org, www.cancercare.org.
I Can Cope: Self-help and education for people newly diagnosed with cancer, their families and friends. Meets for six weeks. American Cancer Society, 1604 Ford Ave., Suite 8, Modesto. 524-7242. www.cancer.org.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: For patients, families and friends who have been affected by leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, myeloma or any other blood cancer. Meets every second Tuesday of the month at Health Education and Conference Center, McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave. Contact Denise Miller, patient service manager, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1-800-410-8170.
Newly diagnosed: For women newly diagnosed. Facilitated by a social worker. For info, call Colleen, 576-3878. Doctors Medical Center, 1441 Florida Ave., Modesto. www.dmc-modesto.com.
Ovarian cancer: A group for women dealing with ovarian cancer. Members range from long term survivors to newly diagnosed and going through treatment. Meets the fourth Mondays, 2601 Barola Lane, Modesto, 7 p.m. Contact Rita Herne, 526-2802.
Prostate cancer: Us Too: Each month a program is presented and is followed by small group interaction. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday at Sutter Gould Medical Foundation Health and Education center, McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto. Call Dean, 527-3528, Jim, 848-2200, or Don, 634-4489 for information.
Cancer in Your Life: Open to men and women who are now, or recurring, cancer patients, as well as those who have completed treatment. Meets first and third Fridays, 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m., Emanuel Medical Plaza, California Oncology, 880 E. Tuolumne Rd., Suite 103, Turlock. Call 669-8300.
Education: Ongoing classes for people with diabetes and their families. $20 per person and $30 per family four session class. Oak Valley Hospital, Family Support Network, F Street and Oak Avenue, Oakdale. 847-5121, ext. 201.
Memorial Medical Center: Meets at 2:30 p.m. the third Monday, Memorial Medical Center, Suite 30, 1800 Coffee Road, Modesto. 572-7262.
Type 2: Meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the first Wednesday, Oak Valley Hospital, Family Support Network, 1405 W. F St., Suite A, Oakdale. 847-5121, ext. 201. www.diabetes.org.
Counseling: For individuals, adolescents and adults struggling with eating disorders. The group provides a discussion forum and behavioral therapy modeled to help participants tolerate personal distress while regulating emotional fluctuations. Contact, Center for Human Services' Community Counseling Clinic, 526-1440.
For teens: A group for teens with eating problems. Meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Center for Human Services, 1700 McHenry Ave., Modesto. 526-1440. www.centerforhumanservices.org.
For family, friends, caregivers: This is for family members and friends or caregivers and not for the individuals dealing with the disorder. Instruction on proper methods of support is provided. Meets the second Monday, 7-7:30 p.m. Contact, Center for Human Services Community Counseling Clinic, 526-1440.
Eat for Life: Increases a participants's awareness of the emotional, spiritual and psychological issues surrounding food. This awareness will ultimately enable individuals to make an informed rather than emotional decision to eat. The goal is to educate participants about concepts such as intuitive eating, processing of the relationship we share with food, moving away from dieting. Meets Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. at Center for Human Services, 1700 McHenry Village Way, Suite 14, Modesto. Contact Rebecca Tucker, 526-1440.
KIDNEYS R US DIALYSIS SUPPORT GROUP: Learn about the many Dialysis alternatives and discussions on Nx Stage, Hemo, Buttonhole, Aksys, CAPD and CCPD. Meets the third Mondays, 7 p.m., at the Health Education and Conference Center, McHenry Village, Modesto, Suite 60-B. Contact Carolyn at 524-1137, Lashone Brown, 578-0691 or Wambui Wainaina, 578-0691.
LADIES IN WAITING: For women dealing with infertility. Offered by First Baptist Church. Call 521-0181, ext. 2306.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: Offers psychological, emotional and social support to people with multiple sclerosis and their families. Meets in two locations: third Saturdays, First American Title, 14th & I Sts., Modesto, 10 a.m.-noon. Contact co-leaders, Robert Smith, 667-5008 or Pati Hayes, 524-8329; fourth Saturdays, Medic Alert, 2323 Colorado Ave., Turlock, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Contact Frances, 667-2184 or Bill, 664-1427.
PARKINSON'S DISEASE: For people with Parkinson's and their families. Meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday, Centenary Methodist Church, 1911 Toyon Ave., Modesto. JoAnn, 529-5643.
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