Support Groups

Support Groups

We all have times in our lives when we need the support of others. A shared community can help you and your loved ones through challenges and triumphs, offering ideas, helping hands, and sympathetic ears.

At Mary Greeley Medical Center, there are a range of Prevention and Support Groups that offer support to community members. The groups are free of charge and help keep people healthy and connected.

Prevention Groups at Mary Greeley Medical Center

Prevention Groups at Mary Greeley Medical Center meet regularly and strive to keep community members healthy, either by helping them through life changes and illness, or encouraging them to eliminate unhealthy habits. Groups include:

Support Groups at Mary Greeley Medical Center

In addition to Prevention Groups, Support Groups at Mary Greeley Medical Center offer patients and loved ones regular meetings to offer help related to a specific condition, or during a loss. Groups include:

  • Stroke Support Group
  • Bereavement Support Groups
  • Breastfeeding Support Group
  • Diabetes Support Group
  • Parkinson's Support Group at Mary Greeley Medical Center is being discontinued. We encourage you to check out the classes held by Elizabeth Stegemöller and the PD researchers at Iowa State University. For more information, contact Dr. Stegemöller or 515-294-5966.

Find a Prevention or Support Group

You may have questions about prevention or support groups, or perhaps you're unsure how they could help you. We make finding a meeting and trying them out easy, with our events calendar.

Support on Facebook

We also offer several support groups on Facebook! It's another great place to share stories, get support and connect with others.

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We Can Help

First Nurse

  • First Nurse: Talk to one of our nurses 24 hours a day for free health care advice, resources and referrals! Call 515-239-6877 or 800-524-6877.