2017 Brain Injury Support Group Activities

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BIAIA Virtual Support Group Meeting
June 28th, 2017 at 5:30pm

In this meeting, we welcome you to an opportunity for survivors, families and caregivers to come together to support each other, tell their stories, in a safe and private setting. We will be learning how to focus on strengths, with plenty of time for personal sharing as well. You are welcome to join by phone or by web.
Location: Online or by phone. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2741940490309336579
Contact: info@biaia.org or (855) 444-6443

Central Area Support Group
Last Monday of every month
Location: Urbandale Public Library - 3520 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
Time: 5:30p-7p
Contact: Annie Randolph - arandolph@biaia.org or 515-331-8984
 
Iowa City Caregiver/Survivor Support Group
A monthly support group for survivors and caregivers that meets the 2nd Monday of the month
Location: Uptown Bill's Coffee Shop, 730 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, Iowa
Time: 7p-8:30p
Contact: Lynn Borders - 319-337-4709 or lynn.borders@gmail.com

Iowa City Recreational Meeting at Uptown Bill's Coffee Shop
A monthly support group for survivors that meets the first Tuesday of the month
Location: Uptown Bill's Coffee Shop, 730 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, Iowa
Time: 7p-8:30p
Contact: Lynn Borders - 319-337-4709 or lynn.borders@gmail.com

Cedar Rapids "Beginning Again" Survivor Support Group
A monthly support group for survivors that meets the second Monday of the month
Location: Horizons Family Services, 819 5th St. SE, Cedar Rapids
Time: 6p-8p
Contact: Scott McDowell - scottmcdowell@thementornetwork.com, (319) 777-9318
*For transportation, call Michael Chalupa 319-521-6453
(If you need to cancel or ask for transportation the day of the meeting, call NTS at (319) 981-1138)
 
Dubuque / Tri-State Area Support Group
A monthly support group for survivors and caregivers that meets the 2nd Thursday of the month
Location: Dubuque Mercy Hospital, 250 Mercy Drive, Dubuque, Iowa
Time: 7p
Contact: Joel Lightcap - (563) 583-5627, joellightcap.lmhc@yahoo.com
   
Mason City Area Support Group
A monthly support group for survivors and caregivers held 2nd Monday of the month
Location:  Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd St SE, Mason City, Iowa
Time: 6:30p
Contact: Pat Teeter - (641) 425-9818, dpmteeter@q.com

Quad Cities Area Support Group
A monthly support group held 2nd Monday of the month
Location:  Annunciata meeting room, Genesis West - 1401 West Central Park, Davenport, IA
Time: 7:15p
Contact: Jan Barker - (563) 340-0995, kbb32874@aol.com

Marshalltown Brain Injury and Stroke Support Group
Meets the first Thursday of the month, 2-3pm
Location: HyVee Dining Room, 802 South Center Street, Marshalltown, IA
Time: 2p-3p
Contact: Daryl Lorell - (641) 751-8334, dlorell.kelehan@gmail.com

Muscatine Brain Injury Support Group
Meets the first Thursday of the month, 2-3pm
Location: Muscatine Community School District, 2900 Mulberry Ave, Muscatine, IA
Time: 7p-8:30p
Contact: Irene Lary, 563-272-1979

Northeast Iowa Area Survivor and Family Group
Meets the 4th Tuesday
Location: Kimball Ridge Center, 2101 Kimball, Waterloo
Time: 6:30p
Contact: Steven Eilers - (319) 429-0689, stevenj.eilers@yahoo.com
 
Sioux City Area Support Group
Now held quarterly on Thursdays. Open to survivors and caregivers. Call for next available group.
Location: Opportunities Unlimited, 3439 Glenn Oaks Blvd, Sioux City, Iowa
Time: 6p-7p
Contact: Britney Cooper - (712) 277-8295, bcooper@opportunitiesunlimited.com
 
Online Facebook Support Group
An online space, created by the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa, that provides a forum for survivors of brain injury and their loved ones provide support to one another!
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BIASurvivorAndFamily/
Contact: Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa - (855) 444-6443, info@biaia.org

Telephone Based Support Group
This group meets quarterly, please contact BIAIA to register and receive information on the next meeting
Contact: Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa - (855) 444-6443, info@biaia.org


2017 Epilepsy Foundation of Iowa Events
2017 IDPH Brain Injury Public Forums

2017 Stroke Support Group Activities


Siouxland Stroke Support Network
Meets 2nd Saturday of every month from 2-4pm
Location: Mercy Medical Center, Rehab Courtyard, 801 5th Street, Sioux City, IA
Contact: Nicole Shea - 712-279-5879  sherank@mercyhealth.com
 **Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/groups/Siouxlandstrokesupportnetwork/

Iowa City Stroke Support Group
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month
Location: Mercy Stroke Club, 500 E Market St., Iowa City 1st floor conference room
Contact: Mary McCarthy - 1-800-358-276
 
Quad Cities Stroke Support Group
Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 PM
Location: Genesis Plaza, 2535 Maplecrest Rd, Bettendorf, Iowa
Contact: Alicia Owens - 563-421-3460, owensa@genesishealth.com
 
Cedar Rapids Stamp Out Stroke Support Group
Meets the 4th Thursday of every month from 5:00-6:30 PM
Location: Mercy Medical Center, Katz Cardiovascular Conference Room, 1st Floor
Contact:  Nick Foster - nfoster@mercycare.org

Cedar Rapids Unity Point Stroke Support Group At Home Exercise and Health Eats
Please check with local contact
Location: UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Hospital, 6th Floor Rehab Gym
Contact: RSVP to Cathy.Wiseman@unitypoint.org or 319-369-8877
 
Waterloo Continued Life After Surviving Stroke Class
Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month 10:00-11:00 AM
Location: Unity Point/Allen Hospital, South Dining Room, Entrance 2, 5th Floor
Contact: Jodi Boyd, 319-235-3424 to register

Waterloo Stroke Information Network
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month from 3:00-4:00 PM
Location: Rehabilitation Unit at Covenant Medical Center, 3421 W 9th St., Waterloo, IA
Contact: Julie Grosser, 319-272-7921

Ames Stroke Support Group
Group meets 3rd Tuesday from 4:00-5:00 PM
Location: Mary Greeley Medical Center, Conference Room C
Contact: Sharon Ellrich 515-956-2774 for information
 
CLASS Stroke Support Group
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   |  10:00am-11:00am
Presenter: Kathie Shelton, Black Hawk County Conservation, Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Topic: Environmental Well Being Katie will bring us resources and ideas to help us enjoy the great outdoors
Location: UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital, First Floor Meeting Room 6, 1825 Logan Ave, Waterloo, IA
Contact: Sharon Ellrich 515-956-2774 for information
 
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