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CANCELLATION: March 14th WESTCHESTER / WHITE PLAINS Support Group

Due to forecasted inclement weather, tomorrow's Westchester / White Plains Support Group
scheduled for 6-8pm will be cancelled.

Support Groups

The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter offers monthly support groups in New York and New Jersey. Each month support groups provide an opportunity for patients, family members, caregivers and friends to come together to share stories, hear the experiences of other PALS and to get information. Scheduled are a variety of speakers to increase your knowledge about community resources and effective strategies for living with ALS.

The following support groups are open to patients, caregivers, family members and friends. For more information on these groups call or email Christine Dunn at (212) 720-3044 or dunn@als-ny.org contact the facilitator of the group you are interested in listed below.


March Support Groups

WESTCHESTER, NY/WHITE PLAINS ** CANCELLED **
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017- 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Burke Rehabilitation Center
785 Mamaroneck Avenue, Building 7
White Plains, NY 10601
Contacts: Helen Mayer, RN, (845) 520-0952
Nancy Brenner, LCSW, (914) 406-3513
Topic: CPR - Helen Mayer, RN
Next month's support group meets: April 11th, 2017

MANHATTAN, NY
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
Phillips Ambulatory Care Center
10 Union Square East (b/w 14th & 15th Sts.)
New York, NY 10003
Neurology Dept., 5th Floor Conf. Room
Contact: Jody Wiesel, PhD, (917) 699-9751
Topic: Preparing for Homecare
Speaker: Mandy Blake, LMSW - Bayada Home Healthcare
Next month’s support group meets: April 18th, 2017

CENTRAL NJ
Saturday, March 18th, 2017- 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center
100 Kirkpatrick Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901, Level 2
Community Education Room
Contacts: Debbie Schlossberg, LMSW, (732) 710-8832
Mary Ann Mertz, RN, (908) 552-5573
Topic: Open Discussion
Next month’s support group meets: April 15th, 2017

TELEPHONE SUPPORT GROUPS
Patient group: Every Wednesday from 2:30 to 3:30 pm
Caregivers group: Every Wednesday from 4 to 5 pm
Contact: Susan Zimmerman, LCSW at 212-720-3050
Topics include: Open discussions and Meditation and Guided Imagery for Stress Reduction

SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS
If you are interested in summer camps for kids who are coping with a loved one with ALS or
who are already bereaved, please call Sue Zimmerman, LCSW, Patient Services Coordinator
at (212) 720-3050 for information.

Recursos en espaƱol disponibles. Por favor llame al (212) 619-1400. Gracias.


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