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Support Groups

Stroke Support Group

People who have had a stroke or are caring for a stroke patient may benefit from this support group. We meet in the Cheyenne Ambulatory Center’s conference room, 944 Oak Ridge Turnpike. There is no charge. Meetings are scheduled on the last Tuesday of each month from 4-5 p.m. (except in July, November and December, when special holiday dates are scheduled). For more information about the Stroke Support Group, call Janie at (865) 494-7350 or Faye at (865) 482-4474.

Grief Support Group

Covenant Hospice offers ongoing monthly grief support groups. The Oak Ridge group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. or 3 p.m. in the Legacy Room of Methodist Medical Center. The group offers a safe environment where those who have experienced the death of a loved one can find comfort, support and hope. The groups are informal. You may attend meetings as you wish, for as long as you want. The grief support group meetings are open to the community and are free of charge, but registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (865) 541-4500 or (877) 334-4500 or click here for online registration and other locations.

Grief Support after the Loss of a Baby

Methodist provides support services to families that have lost babies during pregnancy or shortly after birth. For more information, please call (865) 835-2268.

Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts is a national and community-based non-profit organization that has been offering the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers. Our support groups help people understand that there can be a rich, rewarding life after heart disease diagnosis. Mended Hearts volunteers offer peer-to-peer support to patients, family members and caregivers via:

Hospital Visiting

In person visit from a Mended Hearts volunteer while you are recovering.

Phone Visiting

Calling to provide a word of hope.

Information about Mended Hearts

Information Line: 1-888-HEART99 (1-888-432-7899)
National Office: (214) 206-9259
Email: info@mendedhearts.org
Oak Ridge Chapter 299:  Phone: (865) 806-3013