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Events and Support Groups Sponsored by New York Methodist Hospital

Dec 10, 2015


New York Methodist Hospital hosts a free pulmonary hypertension (PH) support group. This group connects people with PH and educates them on treatments and new developments for the disease. The Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group will meet on Monday, January 4, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 7A, 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information and to register (required) please call 718-780-5614.

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free breastfeeding support group. This group meets weekly on Tuesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Breastfeeding Support Group focuses on providing encouragement and information for mothers and their newborns, from birth to three months old. A certified lactation consultant leads the group. The meetings take place in the Hospital's Wesley House, Rooms 3K-C, located at 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information please call 718-780-5078.

New York Methodist Hospital hosts several free support groups for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

  • The Parkinson's Wellness and Exercise Yoga Class will take place on Friday, January 8 and 15, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 6A-6B, located at 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn.
  • The Parkinson's Wellness and Exercise Dance Class will take place on Thursday, January 14 and 28, 2016  from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 6A-6B, located at 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. 
  • The Parkinson's Caregivers Support Group will take place on Monday, January 25, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House, Room 6B, located at 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn.
  • The Parkinson's Disease Patient Support Group will take place on Thursday, January 21, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Executive Dining Room located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn.

For more information and to register for any Parkinson's disease groups or classes (required), please call 646-704-1792.

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free support group to give patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) tools for managing stress. Mind/Body Methods for Managing MS Stress will meet on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Hospital's Buckley 8 Conference Room located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. Please call 800-FIGHT-MS (800-344-4867) for more information and to register (required).

New York Methodist Hospital offers free cancer support groups open to individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones. Look Good... Feel BetterĀ®, "helping women with cancer feel beautiful inside and out," will meet on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Wesley House 6A, 501 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information and to register (required), please call 718-780-3593.

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free monthly senior health seminar series at Brooklyn College. This month join NYM's vice chair for the Department of Neurosciences, Cary Buckner, M.D.,  as he presents, Senior Moments: Age-Related Memory Changes. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Occidental Room of the Brooklyn College Student Center located on the fifth floor at East 27th Street and Campus Road. For ramp access, enter at 195 Amersfort Place and Campus Road. For more information and to register (required), call 718-501-6092.

New York Methodist Hospital offers a free diabetes support group. The group is facilitated by a certified diabetes educator and is open to people living with diabetes, as well as those who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Join the Diabetes Support Group for a discussion on the topic ofBeating the Diabetes Blues, on Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Hospital's Buckley 8 Conference Room, located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information please call 718-246-8603.

New York Methodist Hospital offers free surgical weight reduction information seminars and support group meetings open to individuals interested in learning about surgical weight reduction, as well as those who have undergone surgical weight reduction. This month the NYM Surgical Weight Reduction Information Seminar and Support Group meeting will take place on Thursday, January 28, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Hospital's Executive Dining Room located at 506 Sixth Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. For more information please call 718-780-3288

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