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Support Groups/Classes at Florida Hospital DeLand

Support Groups/Classes at Florida Hospital DeLand

Cancer

Cancer Survivorship Group - This group provides support for those affected by any type of cancer. Patients, survivors, caregivers, friends and family are welcome to attend. RSVP 24 hours in advance prior to each meeting call (386) 943-7160.

Facilitators:
Ann DeCarr, RN, OCN
Diana DePaolo, M.S.W

Third Wednesday of each month | 5 – 6 pm | Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute

Women’s Cancer Support Group - This group provides opportunities for emotional support as well as education about breast cancer related topics. RSVP 24 hours in advance prior to each meeting call (386) 943-7160.

Facilitators:
Ann DeCarr, RN, OCN
Denise Mariconda, RN, BSN

Fourth Monday of each month | 5 – 6 pm | Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute

Men’s Cancer Support Group - Talk man to man in this monthly support and educational group of men who are dealing or have dealt with any type of cancer. RSVP 24 hours in advance prior to each meeting call (386) 943-7160.

Facilitators:
Ann DeCarr, RN, OCN
Chaplain Daniel Ocampo

First Tuesday of each month |  6 – 7 pm | Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute

Look Good Feel Better - Chemotherapy and radiation can change your appearance, but it doesn’t have to change you! Come rediscover yourself in this cancer support group. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. For more information, please call (800) 227-2345. Please register the Wednesday prior to group.

Facilitator:
Ann DeCarr, RN, OCN

Dates: Jan 16  Mar 20  May 15  Jul 17  Sep 18  Nov 13
Held at the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute from 5 – 7 pm

Cardiac

Sleep Apnea/CPAP Support Group - Who should attend? Anyone who uses CPAP or BiPAP, or family or friends of someone who uses CPAP or BiPAP. Held on the third Tuesday of each month in the Florida Hospital DeLand
Boardroom, 1st floor. For more information, call (386) 943-4777.

COPD Support Group - This group is for anyone suffering from COPD and/or family members and friends of those diagnosed with COPD. Held in Classroom A & B at Florida Hospital DeLand on the second Tuesday of each month from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Free valet parking with oxygen and wheelchair assistance available. Snacks and drinks provided. For more information, contact Dave Thompson, COPD Educator at (386) 943-3038 or David.Thompson@fhdeland.org

Diabetes/Wellness

Parkinson’s Group Exercise Class – Exercise has been proven to help alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. It is one of the most important keys to living well with the disease. Exercise can improve strength, balance, stability and peace of mind. This exercise class focuses on balance, strength and mobility. This class is free, but a medical waiver must be signed by a physician.

Class meetings every 1St and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10:30 – 11:30 am in the Florida Hospital DeLand Classrooms B & C. To RSVP or for more information, contact Nikki Miller, PTA, CHC at (386) 943-4707 or Nikki.Miller@fhdeland.org

Diabetes Support Group - You are invited to attend our FREE Diabetes Support Group to exchange information, feelings and ideas. These groups provide open discussions, questions and answers, and various guest speakers. Held in the Florida Hospital DeLand Classroom A on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 4 to 5 pm. Dates and rooms are subject to change. Call (386) 943-4727 for more information.

BirthCare

Understanding Birth: Newborn Care, Postpartum Care, and Breastfeeding - This class is offered as one two-hour class and topics such as how to care for your new baby, how to take the best care of yourself postpartum, and why and how to breastfeeding. Cost is $25 per couple. Scholarships available as needed. Visit www.FHBabies.com to sign up today or call (386) 943-4489.

Understanding Birth: Pregnancy, Labor and Birth - This class is offered as one- 2.5 hour class covering Topics on labor delivery, medications, breathing and relaxation, induction, and Cesarean section. Cost is $25 per couple. Scholarships available as needed. Visit www.FHBabies.com to sign up today or call (386) 943-4489.

Express Childbirth Class - Prepared childbirth classes are offered as one four-class for people with limited time on their hands or just needing a refresher class. This class includes topics on labor delivery, medications, breathing and relaxation, induction, and Cesarean section. Additional topics covered are postpartum care and newborn care. Cost is $50 per couple. Scholarships available as needed. Visit www.FHBabies.com to sign up today or call (386) 943-4489.

Better Breastfeeding - This program teaches new parents the keys to breastfeeding success. Better Breastfeeding gives parents the solutions and motivation they need to provide their new baby with the best start possible. Cost is $25 per couple. Scholarships available as needed. Visit www.FHBabies.com to sign up today or call (386) 943-4489.