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Support Groups & Meetings

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Class

3rd Wednesday of every month at 8 a.m.
Hospital Memorial Conference Room (ground floor off the cafeteria)

CPR is an essential life-saving technique which is the only known method of keeping someone alive until medically necessary treatment can be administered to the victim. Knowledge of CPR does not only save lives, but also allows victim to recover without sustaining any permanent damage. The class is approximately 3 hours in duration and the cost is $55 which includes the certification card. For more information or to register contact Teri Symonds at tsymonds@sjmh.org.

Congestive Heart Failure Support Group

2nd Monday of every month at 2 p.m.
Hospital Cardiac Rehab Department, 2nd Floor

The Congestive Heart Failure support group is aimed at cardiac patients and their spouses, families and friends to provide education and support for both the physical and emotional aspects of heart disease. The group will be staffed by facilitators from the Cardiac Rehab Program who are specially trained in cardiac care. Patients have been shown to benefit through participation in a support group. For more information contact Jen Wetherby, RN, BSN, at (607) 324-8118.

Hornell-Area Parkinson Support Group

2nd Saturday of every month at 10 a.m.
Hornell Family YMCA

The Hornell-Area Parkinson Support group is open to anyone living with Parkinson's disease, their spouse/caregiver and/or support person. The group format includes educational topics as well as open discussion. For more info, call Group Leader, Lisa Scott at (607) 382-6497 or NPFGR Staff, Nancy Nealon at (585) 243-5355.