Health calendar-week of Jan. 15-16, 2022

The Central PA Ostomy Society support group suggests you call Russ Ellenberger at 943-3782 or Leslie Wilson at 695-2407 or visit the United Ostomy Association of America support organization website (www.ostomy.org) for support.

Hope Support Group, a professionally facilitated support group for people whose lives have been impacted by a loved one’s use of drugs or alcohol, meets Wednesdays at Blair County Drug and Alcohol Partnerships, 3001 Fairway Drive, Suite D, Altoona. For meeting information, call 814-381-0921 or visit blairdap.org.

Altoona Area Lyme Disease Support Group has canceled its meetings until further notice. For more information, call Amber

Altiero at 814-934-7403.

UPMC Altoona Faith-Based Grief Support Group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month in the conference room at Station Medical Center, 17th Street and Ninth Avenue, Altoona. Use the K4 entrance. The Rev. David Hammerle is the chaplain in charge of these meetings. For more information, call 814-889-2132.

Family Services Inc.’s Women Aware is a free educational support group for women who have experienced domestic abuse in their intimate relationships. The group meets once a week for 1.5 hours, and members can join anytime. To join or find out specific details regarding the meeting place and time, call 814-944-3585.


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