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Monday, March 17, 2014 - Upcoming support groups

The following support groups will meet at Mercy Iowa City in the coming weeks. 

Breath of Fresh Air Support Group – Monday, April 7, 2 to 3 p.m., Fanning room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Sarah Neary, yoga instructor and Iowa City Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, will present a program on "Conscious Breathing and Movement."

Cardiac Support Group – Monday, April 21, 11:30 a.m. a heart healthy lunch will be available for $5.00 payable at the door. Linda Funk, Executive Director of the Soy Food Council, will discus "Soy – Part of a Heart Healthy Diet." For reservations call 339-3543 or Mercy On Call at 358-2767 by Friday, April 18.

Continuing After Breast Cancer Support Group: Thursday, April 10, 7 p.m., Fanning room, Mercy Medical Plaza. Mary Jedlicka Humston will discuss "Moving Forward after Changes in Health." Mary is a local author and poet whose has published in the publication Coping with Cancer.

Diabetes Education Support Group: Thursday, April 3, 6 to 7 p.m., Scanlon room, Mercy Medical Plaza. "What’s New in Diabetes Management" will be discussed.

HOPE Cancer Support Group: Monday, April 14, 7 p.m., first floor conference room, Mercy Hospital. Mr. Relay – Gerry Clark will discuss his longstanding involvement with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Stroke Group: Tuesday, April 1, group discussion on humor and health. April 15, the topic will be "Adaptive Ways to Do Things," lessons on how to make things easier, simpler or safer to do. Both sessions will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Café A, Mercy Hospital.

For more information, please call Mercy on Call at 358-2767 or 1-800-358-2767.