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Support Services

Corry Memorial Hospital accepts the responsibility for a healthier community by offering meeting space, facilitators, speakers and support groups.

Men’s Health Day

This program is offered every fall before hunting season starts. Keep looking for next years date and time.

Community Partnership at Work

Is someone you know having problems with changes of memory, living alone, grieving the loss of a loved one, becoming a caregiver, maintaining independence or engaging in social activities? This group is for you!They offer support to the caregivers of the people with needs.

They meet every Thrusday at 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Public Meeting Room and offer free support for your loved ones, as well as you.

Please contact Mary Dornhoefferat ext. 382 for more information.

Stroke Support Group

This group is lead by a survivor who has endured the limitation of a stroke but has fought back and regained her life. With other stroke survivors, you will as a team, strive to rehabilitate and overcome any emotional or physical limitation.

This group meets every Tuesday at 2:00pm in the Public Meeting Room. Please contact Maris Hanby at ext. 473 for more information.

Hospice/Bereavement Support

When response to the needs of the patient with terminal disease, for whom comfort and care, not cure, is the primary importance. Corry Regional Hospice places emphasis on ease of suffering and grief by providing a wide range of physical, emotional and spiritual support services for the patient and family.

Bereavement Support Group meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Public Meeting Room.

For futher information please call (814) 664 – 5811.

Cancer Support

Corry Memorial Hospital is the home for Man-to-Man and Look Good/ Feel Good two support groups offered by the American Cancer Society.

The Man to Man group meets at 7:00 pm on the third Monday in March, May, July, September and November, in the Public Meeting Room.

The Look Good/ Feel Good meets the third Monday every month at 1:30pm in the Public Meeting Room.

For more information contact your local American Cancer Society.

Diabetes Education Classes and Support

Diabetes Education Classes are alive and well in the Corry and Union City area. These classes are available through your physician’s referral.

Diabetic Education Classes are available at Corry Memorial Hospital by a Certified Diabetes Educator, Terry DeLellis, RN and a Registered Dietitian, Melissa Nyweide.

Your physician can give you a referral to attend these classes. You will benefit from an initial one-on-one consultation with our educator and/or dietitian. Four 2-hour classes are then offered free and include:

  • Explanation of Pathophysiology of Diabetes
  • Relationship Between Diet and Exercise
  • Stress Management
  • Monitoring
  • Standards of Care
  • Diet Management

For more information call Corry Memorial Hospital at (814) 664-4641 and ask for extension 313.

Support sessions are also offered in October and November in honor of National Diabetes Education Month in November.