Community Support Groups

The following support groups are listed as a courtesy to community partners and are not managed by the hospital. The information below has been provided by the host organization. Please contact the host organization with any questions.

AA Meeting — Open Discussion

This AA Meeting is designed for open discussion.

Dates: Every Sunday and Wednesday
Time: 7:15 pm
Location: Aurora Pavillion
Registration: Not required

Aiken Cares Alzheimer's Support Group

This support group is intended for family members and caregivers working with individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

Facilitator: Linda Lucas
Dates: Second Tuesday of each month
Times: 11 am – Noon
Location: Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center
841 Edgefield Ave. NW
Aiken, SC 29801
Registration: Not required

For Babies' Sake

This monthly support group allows you to connect and share experiences with other new parents. Become part of a friendly and supportive community. Expert guest speakers will be featured every quarter. The group is free to patients.

Dates: No events are currently scheduled

Grief Support

Facilitator: Pastor Paul Bush (Bereavement Coordinator, Chaplain and Facilitator)
Dates: Second Thursday of each month
Time: 6 -7 pm
Location: Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Cafeteria Private Dining Rooms
Registration: Call 803-442-0960

Look Good — Feel Better

Look Good — Feel Better is a free, national, public service program designed to help female cancer patients learn how to cope with the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. We teach techniques to help restore self-esteem through the use of makeup, wigs, scarves and other accessories. The class is open to women actively undergoing cancer treatment or those who are about to start treatment. Each participant will receive a complimentary box of makeup and a wig of her choice! The Look Good — Feel Better program was developed in partnership with the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association Foundation, the American Cancer Society and the National Cosmetology Association.

Dates: Third Monday of each month
Time: 1 – 2:30 pm
Location: Cancer Care Institute of Carolina (111 Miracle Drive) at Aiken Regional
Registration: Required — Call 803-641-6044

Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts is a volunteer organization comprised of people with heart disease, spouses and family members of people with heart disease, medical professionals and other interested individuals.

Dates: Second Friday of each month
Location: USC-Aiken Business Conference Center
Time: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Registration: Not required. Please call 803-648-2381 for more information.

Trauma Brain Injury and Disability Support Group

CSRA Dream Catchers group's mission is to support and encourage people with disabilities to live as independently as possible. We provide peer and expert support/advocacy in an atmosphere constructive to those seeking assistance, information, education and prevention of head and spinal cord injuries and other disabilities.

Facilitator: Les Paul Morgan
Dates: First Monday of each month
Time: 6 – 7 pm
Location: Walton Options for Independent Living
325 Georgia Ave.
Registration: Not required. Call 803-279-9611 or visit CSRA Dream Catchers for more information.