Neurosciences Support Groups

COVID-19 Notice: For the safety of our community, we are only offering virtual support groups at this time

Brain Aneurysm / AVM

The stroke program at Hoag offers a support group to provide education and support for those diagnosed or treated for an aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the brain.

  • Who should attend these meetings? Brain Aneurysm / AVM survivors, family members or caregivers, and those diagnosed but not yet ready for treatment.
  • This support group functions under the direction of a Stroke Certified Registered Nurse.
  • This support group will be held in-person at the Hoag Conference Center and virtually via Zoom on the second Wednesday of every other month from
    6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Instructions on how to access Zoom and meeting login details will be provided through email confirmation, once participants have completed the registration process.
  • Please email or call 949-764-1405 if you have any questions.

Brain Tumor

This group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. 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 949-722-6237.

Parkinson’s / Movement Disorders

Weekly support groups and seminars are offered for patients with Parkinson’s, their families, caregivers and medical professionals. For more information, please call 949-764-6277.


The Stroke support group is held on the fourth Thursday of every month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Hoag Conference Center. For more information, please call 949-764-1454.

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