Bulletin Board - Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Monthly Support Group
A once a month caregivers support group for people who live or take care of people with Alzheimer's.  This free program is on-going.  Click here for flyer.
Livestrong at the YMCA

A 12 week exercise program for cancer survivors, that meet twice per week. It also includes a FREE 3-month membership to the YMCA.  Program starts March 13, 2019.  Click here for informational flyer. 

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

 American Diabetes Association Recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education Program starts January 24, 2019, at Stony Brook Hospital.  Classes meet at Stony Brook Hospital lobby conference room 1, 9:30 to 11:30 am.  Provider referrals are required.  Prior to enrolling in class participants must schedule a 1:1 assessment with Patty Skala, RN, CDE, 631-444-0580.  For additional information and questions call 631-444-9954.  Click here for information about the session that begins January 24, 2019.  The next session begins March 7, 2019, click here for flyer.  

Healthy Sundays

Catholic Health Services of Long Island's health screening program provides preventive health screenings and education to members of medically underserved communities on Long Island.  Click here for schedule of upcoming event dates and locations.

Caregiver Support Group

Presented by Alzheimer's Association, Long Island Chapter, monthly Caregiver Support Group meets at the Patchogue Family YMCA.

Second Thursday of each month, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, 255 West Main St., Patchogue, NY

Call 800-272-3900 to register.  Click here for more information.

This program is supported in part by a grant from NYS Department of Health.

Grandparent/Caregiver Support Group

Click here to learn more about Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Library's Grandparent/Caregiver Support Group.

G Latino

A meeting for the Spanish-speaking gay and bisexual community of Long Island. Come, meet new friends, have fun and discuss the issues that affect you as a man, as a gay or bisexual individual, as a Latino, and as a Long Island resident. All in a safe space. Admission is FREE.

For more information on G Latino, call 631.665.2300 or e-mail [email protected].

OUTdoors Program

The SAGE-LI OUTdoors program provides older adults with the opportunity to decrease social isolation, meet their peers, and experience what Long Island has to offer in efforts to enhance well-being. Trips range anywhere from museums to live performances, wine tastings, East End excursions and much more.

For more information on upcoming OUTdoors trips, call 631.665.2300 or e-mail [email protected].

Adult Bereavement Support Groups

Click here to view Good Shepherd Hospice's Adult Bereavement Support Groups Winter 2019 Schedule.

Connections: Child and Family Bereavement Support Program

Good Shepherd Hospice offers a FREE, professionally run, 8 week bereavement group program for children ages 5-17 years old and their caregivers who have experienced a death of a loved one. Children engage in therapeutic activities that encourage emotional healing, increase understanding, development of healthy coping skills and preservation of memories. Adult caregivers attend their own concurrent support group, where they will learn about the nature of their children’s grief and how to best support them.

Click here to see flyer. Registration Required. Please call Diane McNamara, LCSW-R, (631) 828-7636.