Sup­port Groups

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Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Satur­day from 7 - 8 p.m.; Tues­day and Thurs­day from 12 - 1 p.m. and Sun­day 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Lo­cated at 318 North River Street, Cal­houn, GA, 30701.

Pruit­tHealth Hospice is look­ing for peo­ple of vi­sion and em­pa­thy who wish to make a dif­fer­ence in their com­mu­nity one per­son at a time. If you have a heart for oth­ers and wish to be of ser­vice, please con­tact us at 706- 6029546. Re­mem­ber…you can make a dif­fer­ence for the good!

Ta­pes­try Hospice is seek­ing vol­un­teers to pro­vide com­pan­ion­ship to our pa­tients, read books, make crafts, gar­den, light house clean­ing, ad­min­is­tra­tive work, etc. If you're in­ter­ested con­tact Me­gan at me­gan. guthrie@ tapestry­hos­pice.com

is a 12- step pro­gram, for those con­cerned about drug abuse and be­hav­ior prob­lems of a rel­a­tive or friend. Com­pletely anony­mous, non pro­fes­sional, and non re­li­gious. No dues, no fees. Not con­nected with any hospi­tal or agency. Lo­cated on Red Bud Road in plaza be­low Fit­ness First, next to Cal­houn Coun­sel­ing Cen­ter (Dr. Bled­soe’s of­fice). Meet­ing ev­ery Thurs­day 7 - 8 p.m. Call 770-548-7849 for more in­for­ma­tion.

will be meet­ing the 2nd Tues­day of each month. The sup­port group is open to any­one in the com­mu­nity who would like to at­tend. The of­fice and sup­port group are lo­cated at 189 Pro­fes­sional Court, Suite 300, Cal­houn. For In­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jen­nifer at 706- 602- 9001. de­men­tia. Any pri­mary care­giver who is car­ing for a loved one with de­men­tia in the home is el­i­gi­ble to re­ceive this pro­gram. To learn more about the Spe­cial Care Plus pro­gram, call 800- 272- 3900.

seeks to im­prove the qual­ity of life for res­i­dents of long- term care fa­cil­i­ties. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Linda Ann Daniel at 1-866-565-8213 or 706272- 2158.

was cre­ated to help off­set the high cost of in­con­ti­nent prod­ucts and give the fam­i­lies sup­port they of­ten des­per­ately need. If you would like to visit the near­est Closet, call the chap­ter of­fice to re­ceive a flier with lo­ca­tions and hours. Morn­ing Pointe in Cal­houn has a Car­ing Closet; call Mary Braden at 706-629-0777.

Inc., is of­fer­ing a monthly sup­port group for per­sons liv­ing with Parkin­son Dis­ease, their caregivers, fam­ily and friends. The sup­port group will meet at Gor­don Hospi­tal; Con­fer­ence Room A. For any ques­tions about the sup­port group and future meet­ings, call James Trus­sell at 706- 235- 3164 or 706- 346- 5678.

(Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly) for sup­port and how- to in­for­ma­tion. Meet­ings are on Mon­day nights. Weigh- ins be­gin at 6 p.m., and group sup­port and in­for­ma­tion starts at 7 p.m. at the Gor­don County Se­nior Cit­i­zens Cen­ter, 150 Cam­bridge Court, Cal­houn. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 706- 847- 3306.

where the mis­sion is to pro­mote com­fort and dig­nity at the end of life. The agency cov­ers 26 North­west Ge­or­gia coun­ties be­tween three of­fices in LaFayette, Rome, and New­nan. If you would like to par­tic­i­pate in this re­ward­ing pro­gram, call 706- 638- 7651 or 1- 800660- 7381. old Lowe’s off Wal­nut Av­enue). For more in­for­ma­tion, call Dawn at 706277- 3312 or 706- 264- 4458 or e- mail dawn­sis­son@msn.com.

has formed here. If you are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing dif­fi­culty in mar­riage and are look­ing for ways to sur­vive, then you should come and be part of these meet­ings de­signed to help, en­cour­age, and solve is­sues in a mar­riage that can lead to a promis­ing future ahead for the en­tire fam­ily. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Iroka Moore at 706629- 2880.

who can help oth­ers through com­pan­ion­ship, read­ing, shar­ing, and other small tasks. Give the gift of car­ing and en­joy the priv­i­lege of shar­ing in your lo­cal area. Call Dan Hogan at 706-602-9546 or 800- 867- 7976.

they take the 12 steps and com­pare how they are taken from scrip­ture and how to ap­ply them to our lives to ex­pe­ri­ence true free­dom from the bondages of ad­dic­tion. The meet­ings are free and open to the pub­lic at World Har­vest Church lo­ca­tions in Chero­kee and Gor­don coun­ties. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 706- 602- 1919. The Cal­houn church is lo­cated at 2335 Red Bud Road. The meet­ings here are ev­ery Mon­day and Thurs­day at 7 p. m.

is held at St. Mark’s Epis­co­pal Church, 901 W. Emory St, Dal­ton on Thurs­days at 6 p.m. Call Nan at 706-695-9008 or Stephanie at 706-847-8125 for more in­for­ma­tion.

But you do not have to go through this alone. The Har­ris Ra­di­a­tion Ther­apy Cen­ter at Gor­don Hospi­tal pro­vides a place for you to meet each month with oth­ers who un­der­stand what you are go­ing through dur­ing this dif­fi­cult time. Strength for Car­ing, a sup­port group for caregivers of pa­tients with ad­vanced stages of can­cer meets on the sec­ond Tues­day of each month from 2-3 p.m. at the Har­ris Ra­di­a­tion Ther­apy Cen­ter at Gor­don Hospi­tal, 1035 Red Bud Road. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call 706- 879- 5853.

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