Support groups

March 16, 2009

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Today, weigh-in at 7:30 a.m., exercise at 8:30, meeting at 9:30, First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-223-8143.

Amyloidosis support

Wednesday, March 18, noon, Bob Evans, 1721 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. The group offers empathy, support and fellowship. Call Martha Wiles at 301-714-0992.

Alzheimer's Association support for spouses

Thursday, March 19, 1 to 2 p.m., Somerford Place in Hagerstown, 10014 Sharpsburg Pike. Call Sheri Evans at 301-791-9221.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, March 19, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. This is a 12-step program for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.


Call Claudia, 301-293-2243, or go to

Alzheimer's support

Thursday, March 19, 2 to 3 p.m., Loyalton of Hagerstown, 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown. Light refreshments. Caregiving is available with advance notice. Call April Reynolds at 301-733-3353.

Pulmonary hypertension support

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Saturday, March 21, 5 p.m., City Hospital, Meeting Room 2. Health educator Vicki Rockwell will present "Taking Coumadin: What You Need to Know to Be Safe." Call Rena McDonald at 304-229-1683.

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md. area. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by a family member's or friend's drinking. There are no fees. Call 301-663-6626 for a listing of meetings in the area.

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