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NEW YORK CITY
SUPPORT GROUP MEETING INVITATION
Please plan to join us at the next meeting of your local Acoustic Neuroma Support Group. We welcome you to learn about the latest treatment options, to network with other acoustic neuroma patients and find encouragement and support.
Saturday, December 9, 2017
1:00 - 4:00 PM
NYU Langone Medical Center
Skirball Institute Conference Room (3rd Fl.)
550 First Ave. @ 32nd St.
New York, NY 10016
Acoustic Neuroma: A User's Guide
Sharing our Experiences in Living with an Acoustic Neuroma
Please join us for a group discussion on various treatment experiences and other health related issues that living with an acoustic neuroma can bring. Whether you are newly diagnosed or many years post-treatment, we welcome you to engage in this beneficial discussion regarding daily challenges as well as helpful tips, solutions and strategies.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TO RSVP, PLEASE CONTACT:
Lauren Goldberg, Support Group Leader/Facilitator
Miranda Warren Sacharin, Support Group Leader/Facilitator
Lauren Goldberg, a post-treatment acoustic neuroma patient, and Miranda Warren Sacharin, family member/caregiver to a post-treatment acoustic neuroma patient, will facilitate the meeting.
Who should attend? Family members, caregivers, friends and interested persons are encouraged to attend.
Benefits of attending a local support group include communicating in a nurturing, non-judgmental environment with others who have shared a common acoustic neuroma experience; sharing information on dealing with specific problems, overcoming handicaps and reassuring others that better times lie ahead; educating and informing each other about the latest acoustic neuroma topics of interest; and providing emotional support to all patients, both pre- and post-treatment. This helps in reducing the isolation and loneliness that many acoustic neuroma patients feel.
Note: In no case does ANA endorse any commercial product, physician, surgeon, medical procedure, medical institution or its staff.
Annual Holiday Toy/Book/Clothing Drive - we are collecting warm clothes, sweaters and jackets, toys and books for infants through 7 yr. olds who are living at West Side Intergenerational Residences on the Upper West Side. WIR provides temporary housing with support services to 54 homeless young mothers aged 18-24, who are pregnant or with one or two children aged 7 and younger. All families are referred by the NYC Dept. of Homeless Services.