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312 9th Street SW, Waverly, Iowa 50677

(319) 352-4120

Support Groups

We offer several support groups that are free and open to the public.
To download a printable copy, click here.

 

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Music Therapy and Caregiver Support Group

Support Groups

Meets the first Tuesday of each month
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
(319) 352-4951

Caregivers are encouraged to bring their loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s/dementia, for a separate music therapy session.

Group is currently meeting via conference call.

Call:  (312) 874-7636

Conference ID:  88704

For information on how to participate, contact Kara Rewerts at (319) 483-4118 or KRewerts@WaverlyHealthCenter.org

 

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

Meets the first Thursday of the month
1 to 2 p.m.
Carstensen-Gruben Room (use Orange Lot/Entrance)
(319) 483-1330

This group is currently not meeting. Please call (319) 483-1330 with questions.

 

 

Finding Support for Families of Children with Special Needs

Meets the first Tuesday of the month (quarterly)
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 352-5644

Upcoming meetings:

  • August 4 (this event has been cancelled)
  • November 3

 

 

Healthy You Surgical Weight Loss Support Group

Meets the first Monday of each month
6 to 7 p.m.
(319) 352-8033

This group is intended for those who have undergone a surgical weight loss procedure, as well as those who are considering surgery. It offers the perfect setting to share experiences, receive encouragement and get the education needed to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • August 3:  No meeting

 

 

Parkinson’s Caregiver and Support Group

Meets the second Saturday of each month
10 a.m. to Noon
(319) 352-4961

Saturday, August 8

Emily Augustine, Pharm D, BCPS, Center Pharmacy, will discuss “Medications and Parkinson’s Disease.”

This event is offered via Google Meet:

  • To join: meet.google.com/hac-xwzt-kwg
  • By audio only: 1-260-233-2081, code 203 821 409 #

Call (319) 352-4961 with questions.

 

 

Parkinson’s Singing Group

Meets Mondays at 10 a.m.
Tendrils Rooftop Garden
(319) 483-4118

This group is currently meeting in a “virtual” format. It is offered twice a week and is open to whomever wants to log on and join in the singing and fun!

For information on how to participate, contact Kara Rewerts at (319) 483-4118 or KRewerts@WaverlyHealthCenter.org

Meeting Locations
Tendrils Rooftop Garden:
Park in the Red Lot and enter through the Tendrils event entrance, to the left (south) of the Center Pharmacy drive-up window.

 

Carstensen-Gruben Room:
Park in the Orange Lot and enter through the Orange Entrance.

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