The Amputees Helping Amputees Support Group is now 100% OnLine.
The support group provides amputees and
their families the chance to interact with others who have experienced limb
loss and to learn more about related issues. The amputee support group was
started September, 2001. See Events Calendar for any date/location changes.
The group addresses such topics as "Dealing with Limb Loss," What's New in
Prosthetic Devices," "Skin Care," "Phantom Pain," Traveling with a
Disability," Nutrition and Exercise." There are occasional guest speakers as
well. The group is involved in activities such as bowling and have their
yearly Amputee Extravaganza held at Jefferson-Patterson Park and Museum in
St. Leonard, MD complete with live music, vendor displays, education, and
There is no cost for the support group meetings and refreshments are served.
The Amputee Support Group meetings are open to everyone.