The Wawatam Area Senior Center hours for congregate meals are 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 1 p.m. Sunday. The center is open every day at noon for recreation, Wii, card games and use of computers (Internet service). The center is located on Cedar Street in Mackinaw City.
Current Medicare beneficiaries and others who are eligible for Medicare have the opportunity to enroll in the Medicare Part D prescription drug program for the first time or, if they are already in the program, to change their existing coverage from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Friendship Centers of Emmet County is working with Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program counselors to provide seniors with help by explaining Medicare benefits, comparing plan options, and enrolling them in a Medicare drug plan. Contact the Council on Aging at (231) 347-3211 or toll-free (888) 347-0369 to schedule an appointment with a Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program counselor.
Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour information call (231) 348-5005.
Al-Anon/Alateen information is available by calling (231) 675-7044.
Alzheimer's Disease /Dementia support meets 2-3:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Petoskey Friendship Center library. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369.
Caregiver Support meets 1:30-3 p.m. the fourth Thursday at Petoskey Friendship Center library. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets at Third Day Fellowship & Outreach, 1204 Bridge St., Charlevoix every Tuesday. Dinner provided at 6:30 p.m.; meeting led by Mike Davis, begins at 7 p.m. Call (231) 547-8040.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program which meets at the Walloon Lake Community Church 7-9 p.m. every Thursday. For information, call Kathy, (231) 348-5527 or Terry, (231) 582-7590.
Circle of Strength cancer support group meets 10:30 a.m.-noon on the first Wednesday of every month at Charlevoix Area Hospital in the large classroom on the lower level of hospital, and on Beaver Island at the medical center at the same time.
Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents, meets the third Monday at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey. Call Susan at (231) 582-7897 or JoAnn at (231) 347-8487.
Continued Connection class meets 5:30 p.m. Thursdays in Charlevoix. Continued Connection is an after jail program that can help you keep your freedom forever. For more information, call (231) 675-4744; (231) 675-9073.
Type 1 Diabetes parent support group meets 6:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Harbor Springs Public Library. Call Marcia Vandermus for more information at (231) 526-9705.
DivorceCare information, call (231) 547-9482 for details.
Emotional and mental health self-help group. Call (231) 582-2699.
Fibromyalgia? If interested in a support group in Petoskey, call (231) 392-6957.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren meet 6-7:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month, January through November (no December meeting), at Petoskey Friendship Center library. Child care available by appointment. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369.
Grief and Loss support group meets 1-2:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Hospice of Little Traverse Bay Community Grief and Loss Center's lower level. The Grief and Loss Center is located at One Hiland Drive in Petoskey, across the street from the new Kilwin's plaza. This is an open group and people are welcome to attend as few or as many of the meetings as they would like. For more information call Hospice of Little Traverse Bay at (231) 487-4825.
Grief Share support group meets 5-7 p.m. every Sunday at Lighthouse Missionary Church, 7824 Rogers Road, East Jordan. Each of 13 weekly sessions is geared toward helping those grieving the loss of a loved one to move from mourning toward joy. Each session includes a video segment, workbook pages and small group discussion.
Grief Sharing support group 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, Harbor Springs. This is a time for support, sharing and learning. Diane MacKenzie and Eileen Lindsley will facilitate the on-going, confidential community-based support group. No religious affiliation is necessary. MacKenzie can be reached at (231) 526-1446.