Education & Support Groups

The Alomere Health Education Services department offers a variety of educational opportunities for the Alomere Health staff and other health care providers in our community. The Education Services Department collaborates with other health care facilities and educational institutions to meet the various educational needs in the changing health care industry. The overall goal of educational opportunities is to improve the delivery and safety of patient care.

Education Resources

Group Location Contact
Autism Society of MN

www.ausm.org

info@ausm.org

Bariatric Support Group

Alomere Health Lobby Meeting Room
111 17th Ave East Alexandria

2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm - participants can attend one or both meetings

Betty Haskins

320.304.3444

Blind Support Group (VIP)

Alexandria Senior Center Meeting Room 414 Hawthrone Street Alexandria

3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm

Bev Nelson

320.763.3828

Breastfeeding Class

Alomere Health Lobby Meeting Room
111 17th Ave East Alexandria

More information here

Horizon Public Heath

320.763.6018

Cancer Support Group

3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30- 7:00 p.m. at Alomere Health in the Lobby Meeting Room.

Anyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis is welcome. There is no cost to attend.

 Jo Petersen, Group Organizer and Ovarian Cancer Survivor at

320-766-3741 or jopete@charter.net.

Cancer Services

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

320.255.0220

 

Compassionate Friends Support Group

Glenwood State Bank
South Broadway Alexandria

3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Support group for parents who have lost a child of any age, grandparents who’ve lost a grandchild or siblings dealing with the loss of a sibling

Cindy Yell

320-491-7677

Caregivers Support Group

First Lutheran Church

1655 - 18th Ave E

Alexandria, MN 56308

2nd Tuesday each month
at 2:00 pm

Val Trumm

320.762.2196

val.trumm@firstlutheranalexandria.com

Childbirth Classes

Alomere Health

More information here

Horizon Public Health

320.763.6018

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Douglas County Library Meeting Room

3rd Tuesday of each month at 3:30 pm

Stephanie Aasness, Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging

Work: 218-948-2168

Cell: 320-766-1856

Diabetes Self-Management Alexandria Clinic 320.763.5123
Gamblers Anonymous Support Group

Tischer Building

Thursdays at 7:00 pm

320.759.1729
Grieving Parents Support Group

Alexandria Clinic
Medical Conference Room
610 30th Ave West

4th Monday of each month at 6:30 pm

Kathy Fischer, RN

320.763.5781

Life Connections - Parenting Resource & Pregnancy Support Center

1309 Hwy 29 N, Suite 102,

Alexandria, MN 56308

  • Both walk-ins and appts are welcome.
  • For the last 45 years, we've been connecting families to area support for healthier, safer, happier lives.
  • Free cribs and car seat for those in need
Necesita ayuda con su embarazo o con sus bebes? Tenemos traductores.

Phone: 320.762.1224

Website: www.lifeconnectionsmn.org

Email: lifeconnectionsmn@gmail.com

Look Good Feel Better

Alexandria Clinic Medical Conference Room 610 30th Ave West

Registration Required

800.227.2345

Lyme Disease Support Group

Alomere Health Lobby Meeting Room
111 17th Ave East Alexandria

Last Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. May be adjusted to avoid holidays. Please call or email for changes.

Amy Goodwin

320.460.8088

agoodwin@lyme-hope.org

 

Nancy Waldorf

320.808.1932

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room 526 Willow Drive

4th Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm

Mary Krueger, Alomere Health

maryk@co.douglas.mn.us

320.762.3047

Parkinson's Support Group

First Lutheran Church

1655 - 18th Ave E, Alexandria MN

4th Monday of each month at 2:30 pm

Val Trumm

First Lutheran Church

320-762-2196

val.trumm@firstlutheranalexandria.com

Young On-set Parkinson’s Group

Nelson Gables - Meeting Room

4th Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm

Kayla Roske

Kayla.Roske@knutenelson.org

Special Needs Children

Windmill Project

ATCC

Mary Peterson

320.760.3301

www.windmillproject.org