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NMC Health Starts Dementia & Alzheimer’s Support Group

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A support group for family members and caregivers

NEWTON, Kan., (October 8, 2015) – Newton Medical Center (NMC) is introducing a dementia and Alzheimer’s support group, beginning Thursday, October 15. This group will provide an opportunity for family members and caregivers to form supportive connections with others and will be led by NMC’s team of Generations Unit social workers.

The Generations Unit at Newton Medical Center, led by Dr. Laurie Coyner, is a 12-bed unit specially designed to evaluate and treat mental illnesses associated with aging. Among the commonly treated illnesses in this Unit are Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

The group will meet at 3 p.m. every Thursday in October and November in the Adrian Conference Room at NMC. Starting in December, the group will meet on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in the South Conference Room. With questions, please call (316) 804-6117.

About Newton Medical Center:
Newton Medical Center is a comprehensive 103-bed hospital in Newton, Kan., offering full-service medical care in Harvey and surrounding counties. For more information, call (316) 283-2700 or visit

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