Crohns' & Colitis Community Support Group for Caregivers
New York, NY 10017
National Virtual Resources
Meets: Wednesdays, 8:00 - 9:30 PM, Monthly
Click here to register for the current Community Website support groups
Week 1: IBD 101
Wed, July 8,2020 8:00-9:30 PM EST, 5:00-6:30 PM PST
This session will help you learn more about the basics of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It will also allow you to share experiences of being a caregiver of someone diagnosed and dealing with IBD.
Week 2: Medical Management
Wed, July 15,2020 8:00-9:30 PM EST, 5:00-6:30 PM PST
Discussions in this session will help inform you about different treatment options. You will learn more about the main medication categories, surgical options, alternative medicines and more. As always, personal experiences are a valuable part of the overall conversation, so be sure to share them with one another.
Week 3: Diet and Nutrition
Wed, July 22,2020 8:00-9:30 PM EST, 5:00-6:30 PM PST
Learn about how changes in diet can affect IBD. This session will help clarify the difference between diet and nutrition, and give you a chance to share tips for how to adjust eating habits during flare-ups.
Week 4: Managing the Roller Coaster
Wed, July 29,2020 8:00-9:30 PM EST, 5:00-6:30 PM PST
For the final session of this online support group series, we'll discuss the importance of caring for yourself. Find out about important support resources, how to create a support system, and other coping techniques. Share advice and learn from one another when it comes to maintaining the best possible quality of life.