News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 18, 2012

SUPPORT GROUPS: July 18, 2012


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TERRE HAUTE — For more information and/or sites, contact the numbers listed.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Caregiver Support Group meets, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center. The group will discuss ways in which humor can help reduce and manage stress. Practical examples will be provided of how caregivers can care for themselves and others more joyfully and with less stress. For more information call  (217) 465-2606, ext. 290 or toll free (866) 465-4141.

Vigo County

• Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help, meets Thursday, Hamilton Center, 520 Eighth Ave. Call (812) 299-8289.

• National Alliance on Mental Illness, Wabash Valley affiliate for improving the lives of people afflicted by serious and persistent mental illness, 6:30 to 8 p.m.,  Thursday, Memorial United Methodist Church, 2701 Poplar St. Call Betty Porter at (812) 877-9950.

• Stroke Support Group meets, 6 p.m., Thursday, atrium conference room, lower level of Union Hospital East, 1606 N. Seventh St. Call (812) 478-4103.

Health, fitness

For more information and/or sites, contact the numbers listed.

Vigo County

• Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics, a free workshop, 2 to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, register by calling 1-800-272-3900.