Upcoming Support Groups at CCMH

Breast Feeding Support Group
Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will host a breastfeeding support group at 5:30 p.m., July 7 at the hospital’s obstetric unit. Moms and babies are invited for an evening of fellowship, sharing, and a time to ask questions. Expectant mothers can tour the OB unit prior to the meeting at 5 p.m. For more information, call 274-9301, ext. 1243.

Fibromyalgia Support Group
Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will host a fibromyalgia support group at 6 p.m. July 11 (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.

Hospice Clinic
A Hospice Clinic will meet July 6 and 20 (every other Wednesday) at 1 p.m. at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s Home Health and Hospice office. The meeting provides a variety of information for doctors, nurses, families, personal caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about area hospice services. Call 814/274-0384 for more information.