Health digest: Sunday, Aug. 20
Longview News-Journal - 8/20/2017
Autism support group: Living in the Puzzle, a support group for families with children with autism, meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Motion Church, 110 Triple Creek Circle, Suite 30, in Longview. Child care is available with advanced notice. For information, email Livinginthepuzzle@yahoo.com or search Living in the Puzzle on Facebook.
Grief Support Group: HeartsWay Hospice offers a grief support group at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the HeartsWay Hospice office, 4351 McCann Road in Longview. This group focuses on the emotions that go along with losing a loved one. For information, call (903) 295-1680.
Parkinson's Support Group: The Longview Parkinson's Support Group meets at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in the Friendship Room of Buckner Westminster Place, 2201 Horseshoe Lane in Longview. Caregivers and patients are encouraged to attend. For information, call Roy White at (903) 759-0248 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memory Links Cafe: Memory Links Cafe, a discussion for people with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia-type diseases and their families and caregivers, meets 10 a.m. the second Friday of each month at the Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living. For information, call Nancy Duke at (903) 295-8806, Ruby Burnett at (903) 238-3272 or Hilda Wallin at (903) 759-6352.
Breast cancer support group: The Hope Breast Cancer Support Group of Longview meets 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Center for Breast Care of Longview Regional Medical Center, 709 Hollybrook Drive, Suite 5604. For information, call (903) 235-2611.
Drug addiction help: The Living Recovery Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 12:15 and 8 p.m. daily at 3713 W. Marshall Ave. There also is a 10 a.m. Saturday meeting for women. The group offers a weekly meeting for family members of addicts called Nar-Anon at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 3713 W. Marshall Ave. For information, call (903) 234-5449. Also, New Attitudes Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 nightly at Inspiration House, 734 S. Green St.
Cancer support group: Texas Oncology offers a cancer support group for patients, caregivers and family members noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at 1300 N. Fourth St., in Longview. For information, call Christy Collins at (903) 757-2122.
Unforgettable Tuesdays: Unforgettable Tuesdays Day Club is a social club for people diagnosed with dementia. It meets 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Greggton United Methodist Church, 1101 Pine Tree Road. For information, call Nancy Duke at (903) 295-8806, Ruby Burnett at (903) 238-3272 or Hilda Wallin at (903) 759-6352.
Women's cancer survivors group: Women Survivors Supporting Survivors is for women with any type of cancer. S3 Support Group meets 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month in The Hub at Pine Tree Church of Christ, 3221 Dundee Road. For information, call Debbie Windsor with Texas Oncology at (903) 235-6135.
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