July 25th, 2017

GSN Community Links - Chronic Disability

Group Meetings  

Alzheimer's Association
Compassion to care, the leadership to conquer.  See below for list of caregiver support groups in the Northland by county.

Platte County
The Hearthroom Center for Women’s Care
St. Luke’s Northland Hospital
5820 N.W. Barry Road, Ste 100  
4th Thursday of each month  
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  
Contact Jeanne Reeder, LMSW  913.831.3888 
This site will also house a collection of Alzheimer’s books and educational material.

St. Luke’s Northland Hospital
4th floor conference room  
3rd Thursday of each month  
11:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.  
Contact Karen Clond, LMSW  913.831.3888

Clay County
The North Oak Room
North Kansas City Hospital  
2800 Clay Edwards Drive  
3rd Monday of each month
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  
Contact Ginny Boyd  816.781.5786
or  
Steve Boyd at 816.930.3930

The Education Center
Liberty Hospital  
2525 Glen Hendren Drive  
4th Tuesday of each month
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  
Contact Jeanne Reeder, LMSW  913.831.3888

Pathway to Hope
Support & education for families who have a family member with mental illness. Consumer support group also available. Meetings held at College Church of Nazarene, Olathe, KS on Thursdays, 7pm to 8:30pm.

Missouri Family To Family Resource Center
215 W. Pershing
6th floor
Kansas City, MO  64108
Resource Center (816) 235-1763
 Toll Free in Missouri (800) 444-0821
Main number for institute (816) 235-1770
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm
Fee varies, call agency for information


 

Web Pages

Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com
An advocacy group that works to provide free information and resources to patients and families afflicted with asbestos-related cancers. Resources include 200-page mesothelioma guide, an online support group and patient advocates, who work 24/7 to provide support for those suffering through these illnesses.

 Bell's Palsy Information Site
www.bellspalsy.ws  
A center for Bell's Palsy sufferers to have a central support site. The website features an indepth look into all aspect of the disease. A user forum allows others those affected to cope and help with others. For more immediate assistance, a chat room is also available.