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Support Groups

Unless noted, call Health Connection at (800) 963-7070 for more information or to join one of the free support groups.

Arthritis Support Group

For people who suffer from arthritis. Family members and friends are also welcome.
When: Fourth Wednesday of each month, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
2015 Schedule: Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 27, June 24
Where: Conrad E. Anderson, MD Auditorium, Room B Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave. Fremont)
Call: (510) 797-1111, ext. 4478

Better Breathing for Life Club

For people who have chronic lung disease. Friends and family members are welcome.
When: Fourth Wednesday of each month, 12:45 to 2:45 p.m.
2015 Schedule: Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 27, June 24
Where: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium, Rooms A & B Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont)
Call: To be added to our mailing list call (510) 494-7025 (if you get a recording, press 2 when prompted.)

Breast Cancer Support Group

For women who have survived or are living with breast cancer. Friends and family memberes are welcome.
When: First Thursday of each month, 7:15 to 9 p.m.
2015 Schedule: Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7, June 4
Where: Washington Women's Center Conference Room, Ste. 145, Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont)
Call: (510) 608-1356

Crohn's Disease & Colitis Support Group

For patients, families and friends of those who have inflammatory bowel disease.
When: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
2015 Schedule: Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, Apr 28, May 26, June 23
Where: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium, Room A Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont)

Dementia Family Caregiver Support Group

For family members and/or caretakers of persons with Alzheimer's Disease
When: Last Wednesday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m.
2015 Schedule: Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, Apr 28, May 26, June 23
Where: Conrad E. Anderson, MD Auditorium, Room A Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont)
Call: (800) 272-3900

Diabetes Support Group

For people who suffer from diabetes. Friends and family members are welcome.
When: First Thursday of each month, 8 to 9 p.m.
2015 Schedule: Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7, June 4
Where: Conrad E. Anderson, MD Auditorium, Room C Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont)
Call: (888) 908-HAND for location

Grief Support

For adults grieving the loss of a loved one.
When: Every Thursday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Volunteer Services Department (2nd floor), Washington West, Suite 216 (2500 Mowry Ave.)
Call: (510) 745-6569

Mended Hearts

For people who have had heart surgery, heart attack, angioplasty, angina and/or other cardiac conditions. Family members and loved ones are also welcome.
Where: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D., Auditorium, Room B Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont)
Call:  (510) 494-7022 for meeting dates and information.

Stroke Support Group

For stroke survivors and their caregivers to provide social and emotional support, educate and provide resources.
When: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
2015 Schedule: Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, Apr 28, May 26, June 23
Where: Neuroscience Conference Room (2nd floor) Washington West (2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont)
Call: (510) 745-6525