List of Self-Help Groups - March 2012
The Euclid Support Group
The Euclid Senior Center
1 Bliss Lane
Euclid, OH 44123
Meets on the fourth Monday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
The Geauga County Support Group
The Geauga County Multi-Purpose Center
12555 Ravenwood Dr.
Chardon, OH 44024
Contact: Faye Weber 440-543-4389
Meets on the second Monday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M.
The Mentor Public Library
8215 Mentor Avenue
Contact: Anne Marble 440-255-8811
Meets on the 2nd Monday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon.
South Euclid Low Vision Support Group
South Community Center
1370 Victory Drive
South Euclid, OH 44121
Contact: Ms. Theresa Grida 216-650-4029
Meets every third Wednesday of the month from 10:30 A.M. to 12 noon
3646 Rocky River Drive
Cleveland, OH 44111
Leader: Anna Graff
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This group is for residents of Franciscan Village only.
The Lakewood Division of Aging, Retina Associates, and the Macular Vision Research Foundation Low Vision Support Group
The Lakewood Senior Center
16024 Madison Road
Lakewood, OH 44107
Contact: Director 216-521-1515
Leader: Melverne VonKoschembahr, co-facilitating with Retina Associates/Macular Degeneration Foundation staff
Meets on the last Friday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M, except in July and August when they do not meet.
The Normandy Support Group
The Normandy Retirement Community
22709 Lake Rd.
Rocky River, OH 44116
Contact: Marcia Siedel, Activities Director
Meets on the last Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. (for residents only)
cont. West Side
The Parma Support Group
Donna Smallwood Activities Center & Office on Aging 440-885-8800
7001 W. Ridgewood Dr.
Parma OH 44129
Contact: Chaplain Marion Wojnarowski
Meets every Thursday from 12:30 to 2:00 P.M.
The Strongsville Support Group
The Ehrnfelt Senior Center
18100 Royalton Rd.
Strongsville, OH 44136
Contact: Sheena Dean, Family Preservation Coordinator 440-580-3276
Meets on the first Thursday of each month from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
The Rocky River Senior Center
21014 Hilliard Blvd.
Rocky River, OH 44116
Contact/Leader: Margaret Allen, Activities Director 440-331-1114
Meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M.
FOCVS – Friends Overcoming and Understanding Sight Loss
The Dover Room at Westlake Village Retirement Community
28550 Westlake Village Drive
Westlake, OH 44145
Contact: Sarah Pecharitis 440-892-4200
Leader: Judy Sklarek
Meets on the first Friday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M.
Transportation provided by Westlake Senior Center for Westlake residents. For transportation call 440-892-4200.
The Independence Support Group
The Independence Civic Center
6363 Selig Drive
Independence, OH 44131
Coordinator: Marilyn Senick 216-524-7373
Contact: Elaine Kukral 216-524-5434
Meetings on the third Friday of the month. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 P.M.
The Light of Heart Support Group
The Light of Hearts Villa
283 Union Street
Bedford, OH 44146
Contact: Sue Timmons 440-232-1991
Meets on the second Thursday of each month from 2:00 P.M. to 3:15 P.M.
The Maple Heights Support Group
The Maple Heights Senior Center
15901 Libby Road
Maple Heights, OH 44137
Contact: Mrs. Jessie M. Giles 216-518-0596
Meets on the first Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
The Orange Support Group
The Orange Senior Center
32000 Chagrin Blvd.
Pepper Pike, OH 44124
Contact: Leaders: Joyce Steinhoff 216-292-3662 and Priscilla Hoag 440-338-8351
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 2:30 P.M.
The St. Andrews Episcopal Church Support Group
2171 East 49th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103
Contact: Brenda Daniels 216-391-2632
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 12:00 to 1:30 P.M.
The Murtis Taylor Center
13422 Kinsman Road
Cleveland, OH 44120
Contact: Barbara Moore 216-283-4400
Meets on the first Thursday of each month from 10:00 to 12 noon