Support Groups

Arkansas River Valley Low Vision Support Network.....Dedicated to supporting people with visual challenges..... We are an independent mutual support fellowship. We provide friendship and support to people with visual challenges of all ages...... We offer: Discussions. We meet the first Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM. Open to those with visual challenges. Topics center on what group members wish to discuss: such as magnification, daily living challenges, reading, writing, and safety for a few examples. Caregivers, family, and invited guests welcome..... Occasional Social Events. Open to all. Networking and friendship making strongly encouraged. ..... Our goals are friendship, mutual support, and information sharing. Individuals of all ages and their families, caregivers, and guests are welcome. There are no formal membership requirements. Meeting attendance is not required. Our developing website is
Our network is an advocacy group that is proud to offer our free services and information on the dangers of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma cancer. We have created the most extensive prognosis support and information source online, and we have patient advocates available 24/7 to help provide help to those in need at any time. We provide many different types of assistance, including: • Helping patients connect with the best doctors and treatment facilities in their area. • Providing books and pamphlets about asbestos illnesses. • The availability of an on-staff nurse who understands the specialty of cancer treatments and special needs of cancer patients. • Assistance in overcoming geographical, insurance or financial limitations. • Help making travel and lodging reservations for doctor appointments or treatments. • Access to travel grants, sponsored flights, and hotel discounts. • Helping patients find local or national support groups. • Helping veterans receive VA benefits for asbestos-related health issues. • Explaining Social Security disability benefits options and advanced Social Security. • Explaining the often-confusing legal process and providing assistance selecting the most qualified law firms. • Information about current recruiting for clinical studies and how to qualify.