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Lourdes Offers Support Groups Year Round
By WestKyStar & Lourdes Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Lourdes Hospital offers support groups year round. Following is a list of those various groups and contact information for each:

Advance Directives Seminar Heritage Room at Lourdes Hospital (hallway by Coffee Beanery) First Wednesday of the month, 2-3:30 pm   Contact: Lourdes Chaplain’s office  270-444-2834
 
 Alzheimer's Support Group  Franciscan Room at Lourdes Hospital (hallway by Coffee Beanery)  Third Thursday of the month from 11 am-noon (does not meet on holidays or inclement weather – follows snowbird report) Contact: Angie Day  618-697-1705 or Cathy  270-898-4250
 
Amputees in Action (Paducah Area) Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Third Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm. Contact: Terry Ross  270-564-5879
 
Blood Drive (American Red Cross) Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Contact: Anthony Tinin 270-853-4349. March 22  6 am - 6 pm, June 14  6 am - 6 pm, September 27 6 am - 6 pm,  December 13 6 am - 6 pm  
 
Caregiver Support Group Franciscan Room at Lourdes Hospital (hallway by Coffee Beanery)  First Thursday of the month from 10:30 am-noon (does not meet on holidays or inclement weather – follows snowbird report) Contact: Angie or Cathy  618-697-1705 

Birthing Center’s Childbirth Classes, Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Contact: 270-444-2243. This class is available either as a four-week course (four Mondays during a month), or as a one-day boot camp course (all completed in one Saturday). 
Four-Week Classes: (6-8 pm)
February 6, 13, 20, 27                                                           
April 3, 10, 17, 24                                                     
June 5, 12, 19, 26
August 7, 14, 21, 28
October 2, 9, 16, 21
 
2017 Boot Camp Classes: (9 am-4:30 pm)
January 21
March 18
May 20
July 15
September 16
November 18
 
Birthing Center’s Breastfeeding Class   Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Contact: 270-444-2243. This is also the last class of the four-week Childbirth Class course. Classes: (6-8 pm)
February 27                                                           
April 24                                                    
June 26
August 28
October 21 
 
Birthing Center’s Infant/Child CPR Class Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Contact: 270-444-2243
Classes: (6-8 pm)  Thursday, January 19;  Thursday, February 23; Thursday, March 30; Thursday, April 17; Tuesday, May 9; Tuesday, June 20; Wednesday, July 26; Tuesday, August 29; Tuesday, September 19; Monday, October 30; Tuesday, November 14; Tuesday, December 19.
 
Birthing Center’s Sibling Class If you have a child between the ages of 2-12, we will help introduce them to the idea of a new sibling in the family, including introducing them to the Little Miracles Birthing Center. Contact: 270-444-2243. Classes: (6:30-7:30 pm)
Tuesday, February 7 
Tuesday, May 9 
Tuesday, August 8 
Tuesday, November 7
 
Grief Support Group (Parents)  Franciscan Room at Lourdes Hospital (hallway by Coffee Beanery)   Mondays at 5:30-7 pm.  Contact: Nancy Litchfield 270-519-3491
 
Hospice Grief Support Group  Lourdes North Plaza (911 Joe Clifton Dr., Paducah KY) Every Monday from 5:00-6:30 pm (does not meet on holidays) Contact: Frank Queen  270-415-3636     
Huntington's Support Group  Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Sundays: 3/12, 6/11, 9/10 & 12/10  2:00 - 4:00 pm. Contact: Kathy Saliga  502-637-4372
 
Now & Beyond Widow & Widowers Support Group (Milner & Orr) Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Second Friday of the month from 6-8 pm Contact: Pat Pitchford  270-898-8796
 
Joint Replacement Class (Joint Camp)  Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Contact: 270-444-2916
 
Tues., Jan. 3, 2017  1-3 pm; Thurs., Jan. 12, 2017 4-6 pm; Tues., Jan. 17, 2017 4-6 pm; Tues., Jan. 24, 2017 3-5 pm; Tues., Jan. 31, 2017 1-3 pm; Thurs., Feb. 9, 2017 4-6 pm; Tues., Feb. 14, 2017 1-3 pm; Tues., Feb. 28, 2017 1-3 pm; Tues., Mar. 7, 2017  1-3 pm;  Thurs., Mar. 16, 2017 4-6 pm;  Tues., Mar. 21, 2017 1-3 pm; Tues., Mar. 28, 2017 4-6 pm; Tues., Apr. 4, 2017  1-3 pm; Fri., Apr. 21, 2017  1-3 pm; Mon., Apr. 24, 2017  1-3 pm.
 
Quarterly Memorial Service Lourdes Chapel (a reception will follow the service)
Sunday, March 19   3pm Sunday, June 25  3pm Sunday, September 17 3pm Sunday, December 3 3pm
 
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network  Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer Pavilion) Second Thursday of the month from 5:30-8 pm  Contact: Carol Foreman   270-217-2328
 
Overeaters Anonymous – Program of Recovery  Rosenthal Room (second floor of Marshall Nemer Pavilion)  Every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm Program of Recovery- no weigh-ins or fees     Contact: Melanie  270-908-1717      Lauren 270-556-8873  
 
Kidney Options Education Class - Suspended till further notice Contact: Jennifer Williams  270-443-0217
 
Parkinson's Support Group - Suspended till further notice  Contact: Veets  270-898-8031
 

Published 07:07 PM, Friday Feb. 03, 2017
Updated 07:22 PM, Friday Feb. 03, 2017

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