While Conway Regional remains focused on providing primary healthcare services to the injured and sick, many patients need additional support after treatment. That's where a number of support groups and services come in. Listed below are the current support groups that are either sponsored or supported by Conway Regional.
Alzheimer's Support Group - meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in Room 128 of the First United Methodist Church. For more details call (501) 450-7528.
Bereaved Parents of the USA - meets the third Monday of each month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave. Parents, grandparents and siblings who have experienced a loss are invited to attend. For details, call (606) 331-0075.
Diabetes Education Care Group - meets the last Tuesday of each month from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Conway Regional Women's Center Classroom.
Boutique - offers free support services for female cancer patients in relation to hair loss, skin care and complexion in a party format. Support group parties are held monthly in the Conway Regional Women's Center classroom. Visit the Fabulous You Boutique page for class dates and to learn more about the programs. For additional information, call Trudy at (501) 513-5230.
Grief Support Group - meets the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30pm - 6:30pm in the Women's Conference Room. For questions, contact Ron Byrd, Hospice Home Care, at 501-213-5017.
Parkinson Disease Support Group - meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm at the McGee Center, located at 3800 College Avenue. The group's mission is to provide education and support to patients, families, caregivers and friends of those affected by the disease. For additional information, call Bronnie Rose at (501) 329-6282 or Tracie Massey at (501) 932-3524.
Perinatal Bereavement Program - this program offers support services for grieving parents and families who have miscarried or lost a baby in the first 28 days of life. For more information visit the Perinatal Bereavement Program page.
In addition to these support groups, free educational talks are offered to various groups on any number of cancer-related topics, advance directives, end-of-life issues and palliative care. Additional information can be found on the Speakers Bureau page.