Support Groups

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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 Support Group

Meets every Monday.

2 - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Healthpark West Concourse Conference Room.

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Offers support to persons who have suffered the death of a loved one.

Contact: Betty Medley at 270-683-1505.

Cancer: LifeSprings Support Group

LifeSprings meets every Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Healthpark. Visit their webpage for specific dates, topics and contact information.

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.

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

2019 Schedule

  • January 15 - Beverage Tasting
  • February 19 - Carb Counting and Label Reading
  • March 19 - Eating Out
  • April 16 - Exercise and Motivation
  • May 21 - Diabetes Burnout
  • June 18 - Complications
  • July 16 - Self-Monitoring and Labs Medications
  • August 20 - Medications
  • September 17 - Foul Weather Fitness
  • October 15 - Mental Health
  • November 12 - Healthy Holiday Eating

Eye Sight - Western Kentucky National Federation of the Blind

Location: Healthpark - Classroom B

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Support group and vision advocacy on the second Saturday of every month from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Contact: Scott Heads for more information at 270-925-0183.

Huntington Disease Support Group

Meets on Sunday's, 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.

2019 Meeting Dates

  • February 10
  • April 14
  • June 9
  • August 11
  • October 13
  • December 8

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

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Meets the 2nd Monday of the month.

6 - 8 p.m.

Location: Healthpark West Concourse Conference Room

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Offers information, support, and activities for persons affected by Multiple Sclerosis and their families

Contact: Susan Reynolds at 812-228-6100 or 270-275-4966.

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 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Healthpark Classroom B

Address: 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301

Support group for Stroke survivors.

Contact: Ashley Stewart at 270-417-3510.

Contact Us

For more information about Healthpark services & programs email or call 270-688-5433 (LIFE).

Use the Healthpark Reservation Line 270-688-4908 to make reservations for upcoming events. Please leave your name, phone number to receive confirmation for your reservation.

Behavioral Health Care At Owensboro Health

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Behavioral health—how you think, feel and act—affects your well-being as much as your physical health. Gain the skills and resources, you need to improve your mood, relationships, and quality of life through behavioral healthcare at Owensboro Health.

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