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Revised: 9/4/13

Clay County Medical Center offers several support groups for members of the community. Each of these groups provide support and education in order to help group members deal with their life changing illness. 

  Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group

The Alzheimer's Group meets every 2nd Monday in the in the Meadowlark Hospice office conference room located at 709 Liberty St. in Clay Center at 7:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Rita Wollenberg.

  Bereavement Support Group

The Bereavement Support Groups are open to anyone that has suffered a loss and are open to the public.  These support groups focus on learning about grief and loss.  Additional support is often needed when an individual suffers the loss of a loved one. Individuals can find this support in the Bereavement Support Group offered by Meadowlark Hospice. 

This group meets first Thursday of each month in the Meadowlark Hospice office conference room located at 709 Liberty St. in Clay Center.  Additional support groups are offered in other counties.

For further information, please contact the Meadowlark Hospice office at (785) 632-2225.

  Cancer Support Group

For further information, please contact the Sally Chestnut at (785) 632-2144 ext. 475, schestnut@ccmcks.org for a list of resources that are available.


  Diabetes Support Group

The primary focus of Clay County Medical Center's Diabetes support group is education. Group members receive the latest information on new treatments and diabetic care.  The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month five times per year.  Meeting months are January, March, May, September, and November.

For more information, please contact Linda Yarrow
at (785) 632-2144, ext. 486, dietary@ccmcks.org.


  Stroke Support Group

The stroke support group is open to survivors of stroke, family members, caregivers, and friends of those who have suffered a stroke.  At the meeting, attendees are able to discuss coping strategies to meet the challenges of daily living.  Stroke survivors are encouraged to share their experiences. The group meets every third Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m., in the Clay County Medical Center education room.

For more information, contact Brenda Bohnenblust at
(785) 632-2144,  education@ccmcks.org.


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