Health Matters

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55 Alive AARP Driver Safety Program

George McKinley
(520) 236-5139

Alzheimer Support

Shannon Harris
(520) 459-4900
Meets the third Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m. at the Hacienda Rehabilitation & Care Center.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

George McKinley
(520) 236-5139
Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month, 1:00 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center.

Caregiver’s Support Group Information

(520) 458-1050
Meets every Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. at the Life Care Center, 2305 E. Wilcox Drive.

Commission on Disability Issues

Trina Smolen
(520) 417-2629
Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. in Sierra Vista City Hall.

Deaf & Hearing Impaired

Kelly Storm
TDD (520) 378-6162

Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona’s Cochise County Support Group

Pam Beech
(888) 768-2690
Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, 7:00 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Public Library conference room.

Hospice Casa de la Paz

Annette Shelton
(520) 417-3654
A volunteer group serving the terminally ill and their families.

Huachuca Area School Retirees Association

Don Sywassink
(520) 458-2312
Meets the second Thursday of the month, 10:00a at the Sierra Vista Public Library, Mona Bishop Room.

Multiple Sclerosis Support

Kim March Force and Judy Foster
(520) 586-4514 or (520) 378-9698
Meets fourth Tuesday of each month; call for dates, times, and locations.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1400

Barbara Gordon
(520) 366-4213
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. at the Ethel Berger Center.

Parkinson’s Support Group

Henry Williams
(520) 458-5870
Meets the second Wednesday of the month, 1:15p at the Sierra Vista Library, Mona Bishop Room.

Prostate Cancer Support

Willie Cotton
(520) 459-2392
Meets the last Thursday of the month at 155 Calle Portal, 7:00 p.m.

SE Arizona Ostomy Association

Don Smejkal and Cindy Dillard
(520) 458-7133 or (520) 458-6068
Meets the second Sunday, every other month, 2:00p at the Canyon Vista Medical Center.

Stroke Support Group

Amy Humphries
(520) 417-3560
Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month, 4:00 p.m. at the Ethel Berger Center.

Talking Books at the Sierra Vista Public Library

(520) 458-4225
Individuals must be unable to read because of vision or other handicaps such as inability to hold a book.

Villa Vista Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Facility

Tia or Kathy
(520) 452-1600
Meets the first Wednesday of the month, 7:00 p.m. at 4255 Calle Vista.

Visually Impaired/Low Vision Support Group

Bill Hall
(520) 458-6441
Meets each Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. at the Oscar Yrun Community Center.

Volunteer Interfaith Caregiver Program (VICAP)

(520) 459-8146
Free services and assistance to older adults and disabled persons. Call 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Weight Loss Surgery Friends of Sierra Vista

Laura Marinus and Vicky Harper
(520) 803-9162 or (520) 458-4380
Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Cochise County Regional Complex in the Conference room, 100 Colonia de Salud.

Wheelchair Support

Arthur Parson
(520) 458-6955

Widow’s Support Group Information (Fort Huachuca)

(520) 533-3807
Meets Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

If your older adult support group or organization would like to be listed here, please contact Parmalee Mitchell at the Ethel Berger Center, (520) 417-6980