Classes & Education

Lake Charles Memorial has a variety of education programs, training, and support groups that address the varying needs of patients, professionals, and physicians. Please browse our Calendar of Events.

Learn more about our health education classes from the links below:

Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

Don’t underestimate the importance of education and peer support when living with diabetes. Located at Memorial’s Diabetes Education Office, 1801 Oak Park Boulevard. For more information, call Memorial’s Diabetes Education at (337) 494-6425.

First Tuesday of each month
Diabetes Education Office
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Designer Genes

A support group by and for the parents of children with genetic disorders. Located at Memorial Hospital for Women, 1900 W. Gauthier Road. For more information, call the group’s founders, Ashleigh Hornsby (337) 853-7657 or Jessi James (337) 563-1178.

Second Saturday of each month
Memorial Hospital for Women
12:00 pm

Sisters Surviving

A breast cancer support group for women newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment or who have completed treatment. For more information, call (337) 433-5817.

Third Tuesday of each month
MOB II Conference Room
6:00 pm

Life, Hope, Courage Cancer Support Group

For those cancer patients who are newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment, or who have completed treatment. For more information call Ashley Rene, LMSW 337-494-4644.

Second Wednesday of Every Month
Radiation/Oncology Conference room
11:45 am-1:00 pm Lunch is served

Look Good...Feel Better

Looking good can often be an important step toward feeling good - especially for women who are fighting the cancer battle. With that in mind, Memorial and the American Cancer Society are offering women struggling with cancer - the diagnosis, treatment, and concerns about their appearance - a chance to Look Good...Feel Better. For more information, call (337) 433-5817.

Third Monday of every other month
Shearman Conference Room
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sarcoidosis Support Group

A group for people in our area dealing with this incurable disease, to come together to share their stories, health tips and support. For more information, call Sabrina Sonnier at (337) 842-5939.

First Tuesday of each month
Shearman Conference Room - LCMH
1701 Oak Park Boulevard
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stroke Support Group

A support group for survivors of stroke and/or brain injury, and their families. For more. information, call (337) 494-3150

First Thursday of each month, beginning September 5th
MOB II Conference Room - LCMH
1701 Oak Park Blvd
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm