Cancer Center Support Groups

Description: This group is for cancer survivors. The purpose of this group is to give meaning, support, hope and encouragement to those who have survived cancer and for those who are living with a cancer diagnosis.

Date & Time: Meetings are held on the First Tuesday of every month from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: JFK Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Institute | 4685 S Congress Ave | 1st Floor | Lake Worth, FL 33462

For more information or to RSVP, contact Teresa Williams at (561) 548-1559.

Description: This group provides an uplifting forum where breast cancer patients may share their experiences, feelings, hopes and concerns in a safe place, among mutual support.

Date & Time: Meetings are held on the Second Tuesday of every month from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: JFK Medical Center's Comprehensive Cancer Institute | 4685 S Congress Ave | 1st Floor | Lake Worth, FL 33462

For more information or to RSVP, contact Teresa Williams at (561) 548-1559.

Description: Look Good, Feel Better is a free, non-medical, product-neutral program offered in partnership with the American Cancer Society, the National Cosmetology Association and the Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation, a charitable organization supported by the cosmetic industry.

Date & Time: Meetings are held on the Third Monday of every other month from 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: JFK Medical Center Breast Institute | 4685 S Congress Ave | Suite 200 | Lake Worth, FL 33461

For more information or to RSVP, call (800) 227-2345.

Stroke and Cardiac Support Groups

Description: This club is offered to patients with pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICD), as well as their family members.

Date & Time: Meetings are held on the Second Wednesday of every other month from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: JFK Medical Center | 5301 South Congress Ave | Kennedy Conference Room 1 | Lake Worth, FL 33462

For more information or to RSVP, contact Victoria Kresser, RN, at (561) 548-7458.

Description: This group provides education to its members, with monthly speakers sharing knowledge of local resources in the recovery of a stroke, and by providing socialization for both the caregiver and the stroke victor.

Date &Time: Meetings are held on the Fourth Sunday of every month from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: JFK Medical Center | 5301 South Congress Ave | Kennedy Conference Room 1 | Lake Worth, FL 33462

For more information or to RSVP, contact Sharlene Stoklosa, RN at (561) 548-1212.

Description: The purpose of the Mended Hearts program is to inspire, give hope and improve the quality of life for heart patients and their families, through ongoing peer-to-peer suppor

Date &Time: Meetings are held on the Last Tuesday of every month from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: JFK Medical Center - Kennedy Conference Rooms | 5301 S Congress Ave | Atlantis, FL 33462

For more information, contact (561)-548-5354 or mendedheartsch206@gmail.com

Bariatric Support Groups

Description: Bariatric Support Groups are offered for those considering bariatric surgery, as well as post-op patients in various stages of their weight-loss journey.

Date &Time: Meetings are held on the Second Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Bariatric Wellness and Surgical Institute | 465 S Congress Ave | Suite 102 | Lake Worth, FL 33462

For more information or to RSVP, call (561) 548-BARI (2274).

Sleep Disorders Support Group

Description: This group provides CPAP users and their families with education, encouragement, advice and support.

Date & Time: Meetings are held on the Second Wednesday of every month from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: JFK Medical Center Sleep Disorders Center | 5503 South Congress Ave., Suite 102 | Atlantis, FL 33462

For more information or to RSVP, contact Cheri Sellepack at (561) 548-9000.