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Support Groups

  • The support of others who are going through what you are going through plays an important role in your continued recovery after you leave the hospital.  We provide a number of support groups listed below to meet your individual needs.

    Amputee Support Group

    Date: First Wednesday of each EVEN month (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec)
    Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
    Location:  Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital Cafeteria
    1135 Old West Chocolate Avenue
    Hershey, PA 17036
    Contact: Michael Gray
    (717) 833-5353
    [email protected]

     


     

    Aphasia Support Group

    Date: First Tuesday of every month
    Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
    Location:  Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital – Main Therapy Gym
    1135 Old West Chocolate Avenue
    Hershey, PA 17036
    Contact: Rebecca Santoleri, M.S. CCC-SLP
    (717) 833-5300
    [email protected]

    Kelsey Fanelli, M.S. CCC-SLP
    [email protected]

     


     

    Brain Injury Support Group

    Date: Third Thursday of each month
    Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
    Location:  Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital Cafeteria
    1135 Old West Chocolate Avenue
    Hershey, PA 17036
    Contact: Melissa Carmen
    (717) 361-2854
    [email protected]

    Michelle Von Arx
    (717) 832-2736
    [email protected]

     


     

    Concussion Support Group

    For adolescents and young adults recovering from a concussion or brain injury

    A place to gain information, teach others and make connections.

    Date: 
    Fourth Thursday of each month
    Time: 
    6 to 7:45 p.m.
    Location:  30 Hope Drive, Building B, Room 1019
    Hershey, PA 17033
    Contact: Pamela Zerbe
    (717) 531-8070
    [email protected]

     


     

    Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

    Includes a 1-hour presentation, follow by group discussion and networking

    Patients, friends, family and caregivers are all welcome.

    Date: 
    Third Wednesday of each month 
    Time: 
    7 to 9 p.m.
    Location:  Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital Cafeteria
    1135 Old West Chocolate Avenue
    Hershey, PA 17036 
    Contact: Nancy Lokey
    (717) 531-0003 ext. 289318
    [email protected]

     


     

    Stroke Support Group

    Educational presentations and networking

    Survivors and caregivers are welcome.

    Date: 
    Second Wednesday of each month 
    Time:
    3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    Location:  Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital Cafeteria
    1135 Old West Chocolate Avenue
    Hershey, PA 17036 
    Contact: Kathy Morrison
    (717) 531-1104
    [email protected]