Neurosciences Support Groups
AWAKE Sleep Apnea
AWAKE, a support group network from the American Sleep Apnea Association,
provides education about healthy sleeping, the latest products for continuous
positive airway pressure Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines,
masks, accessories and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask
questions, discuss concerns they are having with their sleep and address
any issues if they are using CPAP. To register, call 800-514-HOAG (4624).
Brain Aneurysm / AVM
Brain aneurysm survivors, Shail Lal, M.D. and Chris MacDuff, host a support
group for those diagnosed or treated for an aneurysm or arteriovenous
malformations (AVM) of the brain. Meetings are scheduled for the first
Wednesday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. at Hoag Conference Center.
For more information, please call Hoag Neurosciences Administration at
Held on the third Wednesday of each month from 3–5pm at the Advanced
Technology Pavilion. This is both an educational and support group for
anyone diagnosed with a primary brain tumor or metastatic disease. Family
and friends are welcome to join us. For additional information or to register,
please call 949-7-CANCER (722-6237).
The Epilepsy Center at Hoag Hospital offers an interactive support group
for all adolescent and adult epilepsy patients. Join us for group discussions
to help you better understand and cope with epilepsy. The
Hoag Epilepsy Support Group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Hoag Neurosciences
Institute Conference Room (3rd floor of Hoag Conference Center), as well
as another group at CHOC Children's Hospital the second Friday of
each month from 7-8:30 p.m. More information for either group may be obtained
by calling 949-764-6066.
Hoag Neurosciences Institute offers a complementary Insomnia Support Group
for patients dealing with Insomnia. Topics include: General Insomnia information,
sleep hygiene, relaxation and meditation tips.
The support group meets the first Wednesday of every month from 5 - 6 p.m.
520 Superior Ave., Room 6
Newport Beach, CA 92663
To register, call 800-400-4624. For more information, contact Alana Sherrill,
RPSGT, at the Voltmer Sleep Center at 949-764-8070.
Parkinson’s / Movement Disorders
As part of Hoag Hospital's commitment to better serve its community
with the highest level of quality care, it's proud to sponsor weekly
support groups and seminars for patients with Parkinson's, their families,
caregivers and medical professionals. For more information, please contact
Mignone Trenary at 949-764-6998.
Hoag Parkinson's Support Groups.
The Pituitary Support Group is held on the second Monday of each month
from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Hoag Advanced Technology Pavilion Conference Room.
For more information, please call 949-764-6656.
The Stroke support group is held on the fourth Thursday of every month
from 2-3:30 p.m. at Hoag Conference Center. For more information, please