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

Baby & Me - New Baby Class

Alomere Health 3rd Floor OB Clinic

Every Thursday from 1:30-3:30

Lindsey Buttweiler

(320)763‐5123 ext. 1321

Bariatric Support Group

Alomere Health Lobby Meeting Room
111 17th Ave East Alexandria

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

Betty Haskins

320.304.3444

Birthright - Pregnancy Resource Center

11141 Broadway, Suite 5 Alexandria

320.762.1224 www.birthright.org

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 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

Janet Getz

320-760-7107

Cardiac Support Group

Alomere Health Lobby Meeting Room
111 17th Ave East

3rd Wed. Jan/Apr/Jul/Oct at 4:00 pm

Stacy Peterson 

320.762.6005

Caregivers Support Group

First Lutheran Church Family Room 822 Douglas Street, Alexandria

2nd Tuesday each month
at 2:00 pm

Mary Krueger

320.762.3047

Childbirth Classes

Alomere Health

More information here

Horizon Public Health

320.763.6018

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

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

320.859.5438

goodwinfamily@midwestinfo.net

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

Nelson Gables - Governor's Room

4th Wednesday of each month at 2:30 pm

Val Trumm

320.762.2196

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