Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group

  • Meetings are held monthly on the third Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Physician's Dining Room of the Athens campus. Meetings are open to those with diabetes as well as family members and caregivers. Contact Joyce Daniels, RD, CDE, Director of Community Wellness at Starr Regional Medical Center, for more information at 423-744-3249 or

McMinn & Meigs Alzheimer's Support Group

  • The McMinn & Meigs Alzheimer's Support Group offers education (i.e. lessons learned, etc.) and support for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Starr Regional Medical Center - Athens. For more information, call 423-506-1442.