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Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Our diabetes support group is for anyone with diabetes or a caregiver who wants to understand the special needs of diabetics.

Time: Meets on the first Thursday every month
Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Conference Center – Conference Room 2 and 3
For more information: 580-251-8461

Childbirth: The Journey Begins

This is a free childbirth class for new parents. Classes are taught by Duncan Regional Birth Center Nurses. Dress comfortably. Bring a support person to class with you. You may also bring snacks and drinks to class with you.

Topics include: Roles of the Coach, Nutrition & Exercise, Stages of Labor, Breathing & Relaxation, Pain Control, Newborn Care, Timing Contractions, Postpartum Care, Breast Feeding.

Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Pavilion
For more information and to register: 580-251-8893

Alzheimer’s Education Event

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior, an education program by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost.  However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Pavilion
For more information: Call Angela Christian at 580-512-0149 to confirm attendance.
Time and place subject to change.

Newly Bereaved Grief Support Group

Are you grieving the loss of a partner, family member, or friend?  This program is designed to provide a safe, supportive, and confidential setting facilitated by hospice bereavement volunteer, Susan Gassaway, RN.

Time: Meets on the first Tuesday every month
Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Home Care
For more information: 580-251-8752

Dementia Support Group

Dementia support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to:

  • Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions
  • Talk through issues and ways of coping
  • Share feelings, needs and concerns
  • Learn about community resources

Time: Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Conference Center – Conference Center Room 3
For more information: Paula Proctor, 580-251-8735

HealthCare Provider CPR

For Licensed Personnel – Pre-Registration is required, and class size is limited to 24.

CPR total cost:
$20 for non-DRH Team Members (this cost includes the fee for a card)
Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Conference Center Room 1
For more information: Please call the Education Department at 580-251-8893 to confirm your attendance.
Time and place subject to change.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

A support group for anyone living with the challenges of MS. This event is free and open to the public.

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Conference Center – Conference Room 1
For more information: David Jones, 580-252-2439

Childbirth: The Breast Way

Breastfeeding information and support for all new mothers. This class is FREE but pre-registration is required.

Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Pavilion
For more information and to register: 580-251-8893

Living Again Grief Support Group

Are you grieving the loss of a partner, family member, or friend?  This program is designed to provide a safe, supportive, and confidential setting facilitated by hospice bereavement volunteer, Susan Gassaway, RN.  This is an advanced class for those that have already attended the Newly Bereaved Session

Time: Meets on the first Tuesday every month
Location: Duncan Regional Hospital Home Care
For more information: 580-251-8752