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Before attending your first meeting, please reach out of the contact person listed below to confirm meeting date, time, and location.

Adult Type 2 Diabetes Support Group

3rd Monday of most months - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - A support group for people of all ages interested in support and education about Type 2 Diabetes. First time attendees: Please contact Shirley Rineer at 717-786-2503 to confirm meeting time and location.
 

Amputee Support Team of Lancaster

Last Thursday of most months- 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - The purpose of this group is to provide support and education to people living with the loss of a limb. First time attendees: Please contact Jim Yohn at 717-665-0139 to confirm meeting date and location.
 

Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

Each Thursday of every month - 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Suburban Pavilion,2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd floor Wellness Conference Room 2
Description - A support group for individuals or those with loved ones battling an eating disorder. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) is a non-profit dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of eating disorders since 1976. Lead by Kristen Ebaugh, RN. For more information contact Kristen at 717-891-4352.

 

Brain Tumor Support Group

3rd Thursday of every month - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd floor Wellness Conference Room 2
Description - Provides support and education for anyone who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor or has been affected by a loved one's experience with brain cancer. Pre-registration is required one week prior to the meeting. Contact 1-888-LGH-INFO (544-4636) or call Julie Mongiovi at (717) 575-3552 to confirm meeting time, to register, and to confirm location.
 

Central PA Coalition on Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Group

2nd Wednesday of every month - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 1
Description - Group for transplant recipients and candidates as well as members of their families, donor family members and others who are interested in volunteering their time to promote donor awareness and the benefits of transplantation. Please call 1-800-366-6771 ext. 1506 prior to attending.


Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Support Group

3rd Saturday of every month- 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a rare genetic connective tissue/defective collagen disorder. This group informally gathers once a month to share and lend caring support and information to each other. All are welcome- those who suffer from Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and those interested in learning more about it. Please contact Dolores at 717-333-4046 if you will be attending.
 

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Awareness Group

1st Thursday of most months - 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - For patients and families who have been touched by a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Meetings provide resources, support, and education in an informal setting. First time attendees: Please contact Juli Heisler at 717-544-3227 to confirm meeting time and location.


Gift of Life Transplant Support Group

4th Wednesday of every month - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 1
Description - This group provides support and education for transplant recipients and candidates as well as members of their families, and donor family members.  Please call 1-800-366-6771 ext. 1506 prior to attending.

 

Healthy You! Weight Management Support Group

3rd Monday of every month - 5:15 - 6:15 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 1
Description - This Dietitian-led group is meant for those using non-surgical methods to lose weight and develop a healthier lifestyle. This is not a weight loss program but simply a place to receive peer-support and resources to help you on your path to a healthier you. Please call Jacqui Zimmerman, RD, LDN at 717-544-3869 for more details or to register.

 

Journaling for Healing

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month - 6:45 - 8:15 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 1
Description - Informal gathering will introduce inspirational prose to help you tap into your creative spirit and aid the healing process. First time attendees: to confirm meeting time and location, please contact Lindy Malins at malins@comcast.net.

 

Memory Loss Support Group

2nd Monday of every month - 7:00- 8:30 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 2
Description - Welcomes family and friends who are caring for someone with dementia. Informal forum for education and support. First time attendees: Please contact Shelby Swartley at 717-544-3280 to confirm meeting time and location.
 

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

1st Tuesday of every month - 7:00- 9:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - A support group for people coping with multiple sclerosis. First time attendees: Please contact Vahid Tahmasbi at 717-871-1241 to confirm meeting time and location.
 

Red Rose La Leche League

1st Wednesday of every month - 9:30- 11:30 am
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - This group provides women-to-women education, support, encouragement, and information about breastfeeding. Children are welcome. First time attendees: Please contact Devnon Miller at 717-701-3558 or Kait Linton at 717-669-1649 to confirm meeting time and location. You may visit http://www.lllofeasternpa.org/web/LancasterCountyPA.html or for the most up to date details check Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LLLGroupsOfLancasterCounty/.
 

SHARE Early Loss Support Group

2nd Tuesday of every month - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 1
Description - SHARE supports those whose lives are touched by the death of a baby (less than 16 weeks) from early pregnancy loss through miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. Open to mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents, and any bereaved family member or individual. Individuals are free to attend one or as many meetings as they please. Please call SHARE at 717-553-7857 prior to attending.
 

SHARE Late Loss Support Group

1st Tuesday of each month - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 1
Description - SHARE supports those whose lives are touched by the death of a baby (16 weeks or later) through stillbirth, premature birth, full-term infant death, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Open to mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents, and any bereaved family member or individual. Individuals are free to attend one or as many meetings as they desire. Please call SHARE at 717-553-7857 prior to attending.
 

SHARE Pregnancy After Loss(PALS) Support Group

1st Tuesday of every month - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 2nd Floor Wellness Conference Room 1
Description - This pregnancy after loss support group is for parents/couples/families who are pregnant again or are considering a pregnancy following the loss of a baby. Individuals are free to attend one or as many meetings as they desire. Please call SHARE at 717-553-7857 prior to attending.
 

Stroke Support Group

1st Thursday of every month - 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital
Description - Designed for individuals and loved ones affected by stroke, this group offers a supportive place to share emotions and personal experiences, seek and give advice, and exchange practical information with others. Please call  Andrea Harnish RN, BSN at 717-406-3007 or aharnish@lancaster-rehab.com for details.
 

Type 1 Diabetes Women Community Group

1st  or 2nd Wednesday of select months - 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - Support group for women who have TYPE 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes. The group offers emotional support and information for managing and coping with diabetes. Contact Carol Spicher at 717-391-7091, option 2 or email her at cspicher@cpmgsite.com prior to attending your first meeting.
 

United Ostomy Association Support Group

3rd Saturday of February, March, September, November – 1:00-2:30 pm
Lancaster General Hospital, 555 N Duke St., Stager Conference Center
Description - Provides networking education and support for patients, partners, and health care providers of Ostomy patients. Contact Jennifer Fimiani for more information at Jfimiani2@lghealth.org.

 

WomenHeart Support Group

2nd Wednesday of most months - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Suburban Pavilion, 2110 Harrisburg Pike, 3rd Floor Large Conference Room
Description - WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to advancing women's heart health through advocacy, community education and patient support. As the leading voice for the 42 million American women living or at risk of heart disease, WomenHeart advocates for equal access to quality care and provides information and resources to help women take charge of their heart health. Please contact Jerri Anne Johnson at 717-799-5442 or jj1909@comcast.net prior to attending.



 
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