Home care in Chattanooga, TN

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  • Chattanooga, TN 37421

Upcoming Senior Events and Support Groups in the Chattanooga, TN and Northest Georgia area

February 4th, 2015

There are many events occurring in and around the Chattanooga, TN and Northwest Georgia area in the month of February.
Caregivers will find attending one or several of these offerings to be very beneficial.
CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DEMENTIA
Marion County Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference
February 12, 2015

Keynote speaker:
Dr. Matthew Kodsi Sequatchie Valley Baptist Association, 300 Cornerstone Drive, Jasper, TN 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Central time) Dinner provided. This event is FREE, but registration is required. Call 1-800-272-3900 to register. Registration deadline:
February 9, 2015
Annual Elder Law Seminar- Chambliss Tuesday, February, 10 2015
9:00 - 10:30

Chambliss Conference Center Liberty Tower, 17th Floor 605 Chestnut Street

To register or for more information contact Phyllis Barbee, Marketing Coordinator
RSVP@chamblisslaw.com. Please include your name, company name, email, and phone number
GA Alzheimer's Association will present an eight-week education series entitled Living With Alzheimer's Disease- Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

The program will take place each Tuesday from 10:00 to 12:00 for eight weeks and will be held at the Alzheimer's Association Community Outreach Center, 922 East Morris Street, Dalton. Living With Alzheimer's Disease is a series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 1-800-272-3900. Additionally, anyone seeking information about Alzheimer's disease should contact the Alzheimer's Association's 24/7 toll-free Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 or visit alz.org/Georgia. The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The vision of the Alzheimer's Association is a world without Alzheimer's.
SUPPORT GROUPS
 Free T'ai Ji Class at Eastgate Town Center Tuesdays
 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Join in on the FREE T'ai Ji classes from 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. each Tuesday in the Eastgate Town Center near the stage!Jo


Leukemia & Lymphoma Support Group

First Thursday 3:00 p.m. Facilitators: Betsy Quinn, RN OCN and Debrah Hagen, LCSW (423) 495-7888
Myeloma Support Group Every third Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Facilitators: Rhonda Edwards, LCSW and Betsy Quinn, RN OCN (423) 495-7827 Memorial Center for Cancer Support, 605 Glenwood Dr. # 307, Chattanooga TN 37404
Joyous Living! Friendship Group 4th Thursday at 10:30 AM Alexian Grove 100 Asbury Oak Lane Chattanooga, TN 37419
Lead by Jacqi Casey of Hospice of Chattanooga
2014 Siskin Hospital Support Group Schedule:
Amputee Support Group When: Fourth Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Siskin Hospital, Outpatient Main Conference Room
Contact: Vickie Blalock 423.634.1389 or Margee Lee 423.634.1200
Email: vblalock@siskinrehab.org or mlee@siskinrehab.org
Chattanooga Adventurers and Assistance Dogs Social Group 

When: Third Thursday, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Siskin Hospital, Outpatient Main Conference Room
Contact: Amy Kerin 423.697.0957
Email: cadasocialgroup@gmail.com
Mission Statement: This is a social group for young adults/adults with disabilities and their Assistance Dogs. This is a great way for your Assistance Dog to meet new friends and get together monthly to enjoy different activities, including basic training, while making some lifelong friends. The group will also be a great way to advocate for people who have Assistance Dogs and educate the community on why they are a vital part of our lives!
Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association Support Groups

Contact: Lisa Morgan 423.634.1572
Website: www.cabiatn.org
Email: chattanoogabraininjury@gmail.com
BLAST (Brain Injury Leisure and Support Team) 

When: Third Tuesday, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Siskin Hospital, 2nd Floor Conference Center 
 
Cleveland Support Group

When: Third Monday, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
3405 Peerless Road, Cleveland, TN 37312
423.472.9578
 
North Georgia Support Group

When: Second Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Ft. Oglethorpe United Methodist Church
1733 Battlefield Parkway, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA
**Please call for Meeting Times, Dates & Locations.
Epilepsy Foundation Support Group 

When: First Thursday, 5:30 p.m.

Contact: Aubree Carpenter, Education Services Director 423.634.1772
Email: Acarpenter@epilepsy-setn.org
Epilepsy Foundation Website: www.epilepsy-setn.org
Where: Siskin Hospital, Outpatient Main Conference Room
Lymphedema Support Group 

When: Odd Months, Second Thursday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Siskin Hospital, Outpatient Main Conference Room (1st Floor)
Contact: John Jordi 423.634.1246
Email: lymphedema@siskinrehab.org
Parkinson's Disease Support Group 

When: First Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Siskin Hospital, Outpatient Main Conference Room
Contact: Will Hutchinson 423.634.1578
Email: whutchinson@siskinrehab.org
Stroke Support Group 

When: Third Thursday, 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
Where: Siskin Hospital, Second Floor Conference Room
Contact: David Barron 423.634.1579
Email: dbarron@siskinrehab.org

If you or a loved one could benefit from in-home care assistance, please call BrightStar Care of Chattanooga at 423.296.6640. All our of staff work under the supervision and oversight of our Nursing Director, Melanie Hopkinson, RN.
We are the ONLY in-home care provider in the Chattanooga area that is accredited by the Joint Commission.