Community Outreach Services

Community Outreach Services

For more information about our Community Groups call our Community Outreach Program Director at (760) 499-3825.

For more information about our upcoming events and review photos from past events, please refer to the Events Calendar and Photo Gallery.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to:
  • Develop a support system
  • Exchange practical information on care giving challenges and possible solutions
  • Talk through issues and ways of coping
  • Share feelings, needs and concerns
  • Learn about community resources

A Freedom From Smoking

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital is now offering a Better Breathers Club. This club is to help provide support and information for those with a lung disease. This group is also a great resource to family and caregivers of those with a lung disease.

Offering support and services for:
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Fibrosis
  • and more…

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP)

Offering support for:
  • Understand the human body
  • Diabetes risk factors and complications
  • Nutrition education and meal planning
  • Weight-loss strategies
  • Medications
  • Physical activity
  • Accessing you health team

Diabetes Support Group

Offering support for:
  • Learn more about diabetes and how it affects your body
  • Improve blood sugar control
  • Learn about new medications
  • Share day-to-day struggles
  • Learn problem-solving techniques

Grief Support Group

Helping guide you through the process of grief.
This group will:
  • Provide educational information about loss and grief
  • Encourage healthy coping and adapting skills
  • Offer emotional support through mutual sharing

Journey to Happiness Caregiver Support Group

Whatever the reason may be, there are obstacles and emotions that arise on a daily basis that without support can cause short time and long term repercussions. Caregiving encompasses a wide range of roles including caring for chronically ill spouse, disabled family member, friends in the neighborhood, grandparents caring for difficult grandchildren or even caregiving as a career.

This group will be a place to talk, recharge, smile and learn!

Journey to Happiness Seniors Group

Brought to you by Dr. Megan Stone and facilitated by Life Coach Darrell Price.
This group provides an opportunity for seniors to come together on a journey of maintaining happiness, joy and quality of life. The group is loosely structured with plenty of time for interaction to share stories and laughs!

Rock Steady Boxing

Fight back against Parkinson’s disease with this non-contact boxing inspired exercise program that focuses on:
  • Balance
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Speed of movement
  • Agility
  • Muscle power
  • Mental focus
  • Rhythm

Seniors Gentle Chair Yoga

Gentle chair yoga for seniors helps improve:
  • Mobility
  • Balance
  • Strength

Silver Sneakers Fitness Group

Presented by RRH and High Desert Fitness, SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program for active older adults. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.

For more information about our upcoming events and review photos from past events, please refer to the Events Calendar and Photo Gallery