Programs

Senior Partners

Our Mission:

Senior Partners is a free benefit program sponsored by Wooster Community Hospital and dedicated to the needs of seniors in our community. The only requirement is that members be at least 50 years of age.

Member Benefits:

Senior Partners is a free benefit program for adults age 50+. Benefits include:

  • Hospital gift shop discount
  • Discounts from businesses in the community
  • Wooster Community Pharmacy discount
  • Free coffee in the hospital cafeteria
  • Select hospital screening discounts
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Monthly educational  programs
  • And more

Contact Information:

The Senior Partners Office is located in the Marketing Department at the hospital. We are located on the Ground Floor near the west elevators. We are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Downloadable Information:

 

Medical Alert

Medical Alert is a personal emergency response system that links you 24-hours-a-day with Wooster Community Hospital.  It allows you to live alone with confidence.  With a push of a button, medical help is only minutes away.  Medical Alert can be a lifesaver.  It means independence and peace of mind.  It means safety… for you or someone you love.

How it Works:

The Medical Alert system is reliable and easy to use.  It has two parts: a console that plugs into a telephone jack, and a wireless transmitter.
The transmitter is small, lightweight, and can be worn around your neck or attached to your belt.  Simply push the alarm button and the console sends a message to the hospital.  If you push the button by mistake, you will hear the message and you can easily cancel it.
Medical Alert is the only system that will put you in direct contact with Wooster Community Hospital. The call comes in on one of two private lines that are staffed 24-hours-a-day by trained personnel. Your emergency call will receive the same priority as a life-threatening situation in the hospital itself.

Cost:

Medical Alert equipment has been purchased by the Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary as a community service and is available to you for a rental fee of $20 per month.  There is no equipment for you to buy, no installation charge, and no maintenance charge for you to pay.

 

Support Groups

At Wooster Community Hospital, we have found that support groups provide an important source of emotional and psychological benefits for our patients, former patients and their friends and families.

Breast Cancer Support Group:

For all women who have experienced breast surgery
Contact: Susan VanSickle, RN, 330.202.5192

Whit's End Community Place Support Group:

          Local support for caregivers and patients of cancer. Group meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm in the hospital
          auditorium. https://www.whitsendcancersupport.org/

Alzheimer’s Association Support Group:

A group that provides information for caregivers as well as current research developments
Contact: Jen Miller 330.966.7343 or 1.800.272.3900.

Diabetic Support Group:

A support group for people with diabetes to learn, share ideas and help solve problems.  Group meets 3rd Monday of each month at Wooster Community Hospital from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Contact: Diabetic Clinic and Nutrition Services Department at 330.263.8196.

Healing Hearts (Pregnancy Loss Support Group):

A support group parents who have lost newborns or miscarried.  Group meets 4th Monday of each month at the Wayne County Library from 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Contact: Becky Yoder, R.N. 330.202.5548 or Krista Asher LISW-S, MSW 330.202.5191.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group:

A support group for those newly diagnosed and living with Multiple Sclerosis. Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of each month at Wooster Community Hospital
Contact: Pixie at 330.345.7374 or Ed and Tina 330.345.6647.

Ostomy Resource Information:

For individuals who wish to engage in a discussion regarding any surgically created opening in the body for the discharge of body wastes
Contact: Susan VanSickle, RN, 330.263.8631.

Step by Step Stroke Club:

A support group for stroke survivors and their family to share ideas and help solve problems that occur after a strokeGroup meets the second Friday of each month at Wooster Community Hospital from 1:00 PM - 3:00PM
Contact Sherri Atanasov 330.263.8417

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