Upcoming CCMH Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support Group
Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will host a breastfeeding support group at 5:30 p.m., May 5 at the hospital’s obstetric unit. Moms and babies are invited for an evening of fellowship, sharing, and a time to ask questions. For more information, call 274-9301, ext. 1243.

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will host an Alzheimer’s support group at 10 a.m. May 11 at the hospital’s main conference room. New and existing patients and their families and caregivers are welcome to attend. For more information, call 814/274-9301, ext. 1436.

Therapeutic Touch
Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will host therapeutic touch at 7 p.m. May 12 at CCMH’s Patterson Cancer Care Center. Therapeutic Touch is free and open to the public. For more information, call 274-9301, ext. 1487.

Fribromyalgia Support Group
Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will host a fibromyalgia support group at 6 p.m. May 9 (the second Monday of each month) in the hospital conference room.

Terri Cooney leads the group to provide support and education to patients, family, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about fibromyalgia. The group provides coping strategies and moral support as well as boost awareness about the illness. Since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2005, she has researched the illness extensively, including various treatment options.

Cooney is a retired high school English teacher with 16 years of experience. She is also a Reiki master and teacher and is experienced in a number of mind/body therapies such as meditation, biofeedback, yoga and hypnosis.

For more information, contact Cooney at fibrofog@mail.com or 814/225-4400.


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