Support Group Topics 2017
Support group sessions take place the third Wednesday of the month from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at Fairview Southdale Hospital in the Au Fait Nursing Education Room.
April 19th – Back by request: “Big Pants” night. This is a night when patients share their journeys and successes. Bring pictures of your journey as well if you’d like to share.
May 17th – Let’s try some supplements and protein bars. You may bring one to share if you like.
June 21st – Kathy Freeman, yoga instructor, will share information regarding benefits of yoga and her journey as to what lead her to teach. Her area of practice is Holy Yoga.
July 19th – Our annual summer picnic in the Au Fait Room. Bring a dish to pass if you wish. Tableware provided. This will be another time to “just talk”.
August 16th – Bennett Goltz, PAC will be speaking on sleep hygiene. Getting a good night’s sleep is important for one’s physical and mental health. It can also improve your productivity and overall quality of life.
September 20th – Vanessa Hauge our dietitian will speak. Topic TBA.
October 18th – Let’s talk. A time devoted to sharing experiences and learning from one another.
November 15th – Laura Nielsen, Psy. D. LP and Julia Reid, PhD, LP Clinical Psychologists – topic TBA.
December 20th - We will have our annual Holiday Party in the Au Fait Room. Bring a dish to pass if you wish. Tableware provided.
January 17th – Dr. Timothy G. Schaefer M.D., F.A.C.S., Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, will be sharing information regarding postoperative plastic surgery procedures for bariatric surgery patients