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Ostomy Support Group of Tucson, Arizona
The Ostomy Support Group of Tucson, AZ is a charitable, non-profit, volunteer organization, dedicated to
offering encouragement to current and future ostomates and their families through education, emotional
support, free products, and support meetings.
Upcoming Meetings
All members and their guests are welcome to attend the meetings.

Our sincere thanks to
TMC El Dorado campus and Tucson City
Council Ward 6
for providing space accommodations to conduct
our meetings.

Ostomy Support Group Tucson, AZ
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2pm
Dr. Valentine Nfonsam, Colorectal Surgeon
Andy Boesi, Byram Healthcare Representative

Patti Anderson, WOCN

El Dorado Senior Services Bldg
1400 N. Wilmot Road
Map (Cafeteria)

Future Meetings:
Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2pm
Kathy Mehaffey, WOCN, Will Share Her
Work/Pleasure Trip to Japan

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2pm
Dr. Jonathan Walker, Urologist
WOCN: Kathy Hugen

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2pm
Ghaidaa "Rita" Kobeissi, TMC Dietitian, Nutrition for the Ostomate
Dan Penrose, Safe n' Simple Representative

Central Tucson Support Group
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 1pm
Tucson City Council - Ward 6 Building; 3202 E. 1st St.
Facilitator: Sandee Prechtel (520) 240-9262
Future Meetings: 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/18

Green Valley Satellite Support Group
For Information Contact: John Walker
(520) 393-7210

Casa Grande Satellite Support Group
Facilitator: Mary Kathryn Hughes, RN, CWOCN
(520) 381-6150

Young and Hip Group Meeting
Coordinator: Lori Rosenberger, (520) 668-5473

Board of Directors Meeting
Facilitator: Sandee Prechtel (520) 240-9262

Featured Content

  • All-In-One Patient Guide; Excerpts
    have been compiled from The Phoenix
    Magazine Patient Guides for new
    patients, all stoma types included in
    one volume. This contains pertinent
    articles, Q&As and other material to
    inform new patients as well as
    introduces them to The Phoenix

  • The Coloplast Ostomy Self-
    Assesment page provides three self-
    assessment tools designed to help
    guide you in finding the ostomy solution
    that is best for you and your body.

Need a ride to medical meetings?
Contact Paratransit Special Service Office at (520) 791-4100
ADA Paratransit Eligibility Office

Need ostomy supplies delivered to your home?
Contact Wild West Courier Service at (520) 389-8471
Advocacy for a Positive Change
Advocacy is promoting what is important to you and
persuading others to support your cause. No one knows
better than you what living with an ostomy is like. You can
make a real impact on decision-makers and together we can
drive change. Go to the
UOAA AdAction Center for ways
that you can get involved.
In Need of Supplies or Have Supplies to Donate?
Please visit our Supplies page to find out how to obtain
supplies and how to donate.
New Ostomate?
Do you have questions? Please call (520) 206-0268 or email
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Early 2019

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