Support Groups

Manatee Memorial Hospital Offers Free Support Groups

If you're a patient, former patient, family member or friend, you can share your thoughts and learn from the experiences of others in free support groups at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. at:

Manatee Memorial Hospital
Tower Auditorium
206 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208

Dinner is provided. Space limited.

2017 Support Group Dates:

  • January 3
  • February 7
  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • June 6
  • August 1
  • September 5
  • October 3
  • November 7

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If you prefer to register by phone, please call 941-708-8100, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to make your reservation.

HOPE Stroke Support Group for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month from 4 – 6 p.m. at:

The IMG Academy Golf Club
4350 El Conquistador Parkway
Bradenton, FL 34210

Each month a different topic and speaker will be featured. This support group is in partnership with Florida Home Health and Manatee Memorial Hospital. Dinner is provided. Please RSVP to 941-773-4628 to make a reservation or for questions.

2016 Support Group Dates:

  • November 10
  • December 15

MOMM's Place: Infant and Mom Group

Want to meet other new mothers? Need a shoulder to cry on? Interested in activities that involve you and your children? Then this group is for you. Most of our mothers join us weekly to share lunch, stories, and life's little experiences. It's a great time to get out of the house with the little ones.

Meets every Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at:

MOMM's Place
Suite 3F
Medical Office Building
250 Second Street East,  (next door to the hospital).

Bring a bag lunch. Call 941-745-6925 for information.

Weight Loss Support Group

This group helps provide support for those who have already had weight-loss surgery, and answer questions for people pais designed to provide postoperative support and for those interested in learning about surgical weight-loss using the sleeve. The group meets every month at:

Tower Auditorium
Manatee Memorial Hospital
206 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208

Please call 941-896-9507 for information.

2016 Support Group Dates:

  • November 19
  • December 17
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Most support groups meet in the hospital at 206 Second Street East, Bradenton, unless otherwise indicated. For more information, please call 941-745-7545 or one of the phone numbers listed.

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For more information about Support Groups at Manatee Memorial Hospital, please call 941-745-7545.

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Manatee Memorial Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.      

Manatee Memorial Hospital

206 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208

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