ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter's Monthly Support Group Program is an essential tool in helping people living with ALS and their caregivers, families and friends navigate the family’s journey with ALS.
The State Capital Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Salem Hospital's Community Health Education Center (CHEC) located in Building D. Contact Mary Rebar for more information at 541-990-1246, and visit the national website at alsa.org.
This group provides a 24/7 hotline. Speak to masters-level experts in Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Call 800-272-3900. Class offered every third Wednesday, from 3 to 4 p.m. Call the help line for more information on location and topics.
Aphasia Community Support Group
Learn about stroke and aphasia and meet others with aphasia. Group meets every Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the CHEC Support Group Room at Salem Health, Building D, first floor.
For more information, contact Theresa Robinette at 503-371-3948 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brain Injury Support Group
Contact: Meg Snider 971-977-3688
Embracing Challenges: An Amputee Support Group
Meets virtually the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m.
In this support group, explore various topics and challenges that present after amputation, as well as best practices and community resources. Friends and family are welcome to participate. For questions or information, contact Karissa Bonney by email at Karissa_bonney@yahoo.com or call 702-203-3022. Supported by the Amputee Coalition.
Living with Ostomy Support Group
This group is dedicated to improving the quality of life of anyone who has or will have an intestinal or urinary diversion. For more information about the group, contact Vince Faiola at email@example.com
Navigating Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Support Group
Has your child been referred for or received an autism diagnosis? Are you concerned that your child has a developmental delay and want to know what to do next? Join us to connect to other families, learn about local resources, find ways to cope with stress and so much more.
This group meets every third Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Salem Hospital, Building D, first floor, in the Community Health Education Support Group room. For more information contact Kathy Schnebly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Scleroderma Foundation is a national non-proﬁt organization that serves the needs of people with scleroderma with a three-fold mission of support, education, and research.
We now have a Salem area support group that will meet on the ﬁrst Saturday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at Salem Hospital, Building D, CHEC Support Group Room. Parking is available across the street from Building D. For more information, contact Tina Barton: email@example.com.
Tourette’s Syndrome Support Group
For families of children who have been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome. Join with others to learn about resources, gain support and connect with other families. For more information contact Kourtney and Erika at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As one of over 300 clubs of the American Volkssports Association, the Willamette Wanderers exist for the love of walking. They participate and plan walking events in and around Salem and Keizer. Contact through their web page at http://willwander.weebly.com.