Support Groups

In-person support groups are on hold at this time due to COVID-19. We will post an announcement on our Facebook page once support group meetings resume.

Several support groups are offering virtual options. Please check our cancer support page and surgical weight loss support group schedule for more details about how to attend.

Group of people gathered in a support group

Owensboro Health is proud to host the following education and support groups to promote healing, hope, and health in our community.

Alzheimer's Association

Education and information for individuals, families, and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s/dementia.

Meets once a month at the Healthpark, dates & topics vary. Registration required; please call 1-800-272-3900 or go to communityresourcefinder.org to register.

Professional education by request.

For more information & support call the 24/7 Helpline 1-800-272-3900 or go to www.alz.org.

Bereavement & Grief Support Group

Loss of a loved one

Support for those who have suffered the death of a loved one.

Meets every Monday, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Healthpark West Concourse Conference Room.
Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301
Contact: Betty Medley at 270-683-1505.

Loss of a child

If you’re a parent who’s lost a child of any age, join the Compassionate Friends Support Group. Members meet the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Healthpark chapel conference room. Call Caroline Elder at 270-222-2004 for details.

Cancer Support

Stronger Together: Uniting for the Journey (In-person and virtual) – Anyone with previous or current cancers, ALL are welcome. RSVP not required. Find details about this support group and more support options at OwensboroHealth.org/CancerSupport

Chemotherapy: Patient Education

As a new patient in our office, you are invited to a 60-minute informative session: partnering with you to improve your treatment experience.

Meets every Tuesday from 2 - 3 p.m.

Location: 1000 Breckenridge Street, Suite 200 Owensboro, KY 42303

Call 270-688-3445 to reserve your spot.

What You Will Learn

You will gain an overview of:

  • Chemotherapy and biotherapy
  • How the medication is given
  • Potential side effects and how best to manage them

We also provide additional resources both at Owensboro Health and in our community that may further assist you.

Curvy Girls Foundation of Western KY

Location: Healthpark - Classroom B

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Support group for girls with scoliosis. Meets the fourth Sunday of every month from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Contact: Addie-Belle at wky@curvygirlsscoliosis.com

Diabetes Support Group

Location: Healthpark - Classroom B

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Come to learn more about managing your diabetes and to meet others dealing with diabetes.

Questions? Call Gus Johnson, RN, CDE: 270-688-1227.

2021 Schedule

This group meets at 5:30 p.m. on the dates listed below.
  • October 19
  • November 16

2022 Schedule

This group meets at 5:30 p.m. on the dates listed below.

  • January 19
  • February 15
  • March 15 
  • April 19
  • May 17
  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 16
  • September 20
  • October 18
  • November 15

No meeting in December 2022.

Huntington Disease Support Group

Meets on Sundays, bi-monthly.

Location: Healthpark Classroom A

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Provides information and support to patients and families regarding Huntington's Disease.

2020 Meeting Dates

  • December 6

Please RSVP, Cathy Saliga, HDSA Social Worker at 502-637-4372 or csaliga@hdsa.org. Meetings may be canceled due to low response or inclement weather.

Parkinson's Support Group

Meets the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Owensboro Church of Christ
3300 Highway 144
Owensboro KY 42303

Parking is available behind the church, off East 6th Street.

Parkinson’s Support Group is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served.

(Pulmonary) Better Breathers Club

Offers patient-centered and community based educational opportunities and support to persons with chronic lung disease. Third Wednesday of each month from Noon – 1 p.m. in the Healthpark West Concourse.

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Contact: Owensboro Health Heart and Lung Rehab at 270-688-5155.

Stroke Support Group

Meets the first Monday of every month.

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Healthpark Classroom B

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Support group for Stroke survivors.

Contact: Stroke Coordinator at 270-417-3510

Surgical Weight Loss

Visit their webpage for specific dates, topics and contact information.