Support Groups

Columbus Community Hospital offers a variety of support groups for patients and community members. 

Alzheimer’s Support Group 

An educational support group for family members assisting loved ones who have memory loss or dementia. The group meets the second Thursday of each month from 10-11:30 a.m. at Columbus Community Hospital. Family members learn more about the disease; share tips, knowledge, and concerns; and discover resources and strategies that can help. For more information contact Chris at Columbus Community Hospital at 920-623-1276. 

Grief Support Group

Columbus Community Hospital and Hillside Home Care and Hospice offer a 6-week grief support group twice a year. The sessions offer a supportive group of people to talk to, as well as ideas and resources for working toward a healthy resolution of grief. Meetings are confidential. Attendance at all six sessions is required. To register call the CCH Patient and Family Services Department at 920-623-1281.

Diabetes Support Group 

Designed for all persons with diabetes and their family and/or support person(s). The purpose of this group is to provide support and education to help face the challenges of living with diabetes, and learn self-management techniques. The group meets periodically January through November at Columbus Community Hospital for one hour. Health care professionals share their expertise by presenting topics related to managing diabetes. For more information or to be added to our mailing list call 920-623-1293 or by email at rselm@cch-inc.com.

Please call for the program topic and date

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month in November, we host a free community event at Columbus Community Hospital. All are welcome to attend. Please watch our website and local media for more information regarding the November 2016 event.

Cancer Support Group

Columbus Community Hospital provides Cancer support groups for people with cancer and those touched by the disease. A lot of people receive support from friends and family. Research has shown through support groups ones quality of life and survival rate increase as a result of being able to relate to others with similar cancer experiences.

Support groups can:

  • Help you feel hopeful
  • Provides a network for you to lean on
  • Provides a forum for you to talk about your feelings, struggles, and hopes with others
  • Helps you deal with the challenges of everyday life while fighting cancer
  • Helps you cope with side effects of treatment and provides an avenue to talk to others about their treatments

Cancer Support Group Details:

Dates:

  • February 8, 2018
  • April 12, 2018
  • June 14, 2018
  • August 9, 2018
  • October 11, 2018
  • December 13, 2018

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Place: Columbus Library Ground Floor Meeting Room, located at 223 W. James St., Columbus, WI 53925

Please call Cathy at 920 623-6434 with any questions.
Parent Category: Health and Wellness