Support Groups

Advance Directives – First Wednesday of every month from 1:30 to 2:30 PM in the Huggins Hospital Café. Contact Shirley Bentley at (603) 569-3714.This program is held at Huggins Hospital but is provided and coordinated by an outside group. Please call the contact listed for more information.

Alzheimer’s Support Group – Third Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3:30 PM in the Medical Arts Education Center. Contact Pat Lovering at (603) 569-4690. This program is held at Huggins Hospital but is provided and coordinated by an outside group. Please call the contact listed for more information.

Cancer Support – “Woman to Woman” – Second Monday of every month from 7 to 8:30 PM in the Huggins Hospital Adult Day Program room. (Use the back Medical Arts parking lot and enter through the door marked "Adult Day Program.") Woman to Woman is for women with all types of cancers and at all phases of the treatment and healing process - from the newly diagnosed to the long-term survivor. Contact: Kitty Hammond at (w) 603-569-1996 or (h) 603-544-2600. This program is held at Huggins Hospital but is provided and coordinated by an outside group. Please call the contact listed for more information.

Grief Support Groups/Bereavement Support Groups

  • Bereavement Support Group: Central NH VNA & Hospice is offering 7-week Bereavement Support Groups starting in May and June of 2017. The Wolfeboro group will meet in the late afternoons for 1.5 hours. These support groups give participants the opportunity to learn about the grief process, to discuss ways of coping with their loss and to gain the support of others in a safe and caring environment. To register and to obtain specific dates, times and locations, please call or e-mail Hospice Bereavement Coordinator Dan Kusch, at (603) 524-8444 x2390 or DKusch@centralvna.org.

Hospice Grief Recovery Group – Contact Pam Littlefield at (603) 524-8444 for time and place of meeting.

Meals on Wheels – For more information or to request an enrollment package, call (603) 515-2043, fax (603) 515-2044 or write to:

The Greater Wolfeboro Meals on Wheels
PO Box 453
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Parkinsons Support Group – Second Monday of every month from 1 to 3 PM in the Medical Arts Education Center. This is a Huggins Hospital Support Group organized by hospital employees with informational speakers provided for most meetings. Contact Kelly Rogers, Director of Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Services at (603) 569-7565. See the 2017 dates and speakers below:

  • May 8th: Dawn Heinrich, PTA and Lauren Parker, Personal Trainer speaking about the LSVT Maintenance program and about Line dancing.
  • June 12th: All meet at the Medical Arts Education Center then the group will Split.  With ½ of the group goes to the second floor board room and the other ½ stay in the Medical Arts Education Center.
  • July 10th: Vicki Spinale RDN, LD and Jessamy Wood, RDN, LD, CDE speaking about Nutrition and Parkinson’s
  • August 14th: All meet at the Medical Arts Education Center then the group will Split. With ½ of the group goes to the second floor board room and the other ½ stay in the Medical Arts Education Center.
  • September 11th: Summer Party
  • October 9th: Rock Steady Webinar  or  Pharmacist to speak about Parkinson’s medication
  • November 13th: Suzanne Matos, MSPT Vertigo/Balance Disorders
  • December 11th: All meet at the Medical Arts Education Center then the group will Split. With ½ of the group goes to the second floor board room and the other ½ stay in the Medical Arts Education Center.