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Porter Regional Hospital – Ostomy support group

By: Porter Regional Hospital Last Updated: January 13, 2020

This free monthly support group is open to anyone living with any type of Ostomy (Ileostomy, Urostomy, Colostomy, Koch Pouch, etc.) and their loved ones. Approximately 100,000 ostomy surgeries are performed annually in the United States. This support group offers ostomates monthly peer-to-peer emotional support, encouragement and education, and serves to encourage confidence, hope and promote ones independence and acceptance of living with an Ostomy. People with ostomies live full & meaningful lives that include swimming, working, playing sports & having relationships.

Ostomy Group meets January – October 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM (4th THURSDAY of every month) at the Community Room (1st floor) at Porter Regional Hospital. October meeting is a celebration of National Ostomy Month. For more information, call 219-983-8780 or Sarah Grcich 219-309-5939. Next meeting will be February 27, 2020.