Wednesday, October 30, 2019

November Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, November 2, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201

********************
Meeting Room 1711 Frank Auditorium, - Evanston Hospital 

********************
Note: Room Change

 We will be discussing living with narcolepsy. It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members. 

Join us, your input is invaluable.




We hope to see you on Saturday!!

Thursday, October 3, 2019

October Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, October 5, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
Meeting Rooms G952-G956, - Evanston Hospital 

At this meeting we will have an open discussion on public perceptions of Narcolepsy as well as the challenges of living with Narcolepsy.
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members.Join us, your input is invaluable. 


*** This meeting MAY begin late and/or end early. ***
(we are still working out the kinks)

Feel free to join us on the phone if you can't join us in person. 
The conference phone is:

1-866-374-5135

~ Passcode ~ 7432626#


We hope to see (or hear from) you on Saturday!!

Monday, September 2, 2019

September Picnic Reminder



The Next Meeting of the

Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group
is our 
10th Annual Family & Friends Picnic




scheduled for
Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:30 AM until 4:00 PM
at
Skinner Park
check http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/skinner-park/ for directions.





(Sorry, but the phone lines will be down for the picnic, in case anyone was wondering)




Street parking is available.
Sandwiches and beverages will be provided by generous donation from one of our Support Group members.
Feel free to bring your favorite dish to share. 


We hope to see you there!!



Saturday, August 3, 2019

September Picnic SAVE THE DATE

Save the Date!!!

The Next Meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group
is our 
10th Annual Family & Friends Picnic
scheduled for
Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:30 AM until 4:00 PM
at
Skinner Park
check http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/skinner-park/ for directions.

(Sorry, but the phone lines will be down for the picnic, in case anyone was wondering)

Street parking is available.
Sandwiches and beverages are provided by generous donation from the Narcolepsy Network. 
Feel free to bring your favorite dish to share. 


We hope to see you there!!

(another reminder will be posted a couple of days before the event!)

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

August Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, August 3, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201

********************
Meeting Room 1711 Frank Auditorium, - Evanston Hospital 

********************
Note: Room Change

 We will be discussing living with narcolepsy, and our September Picnic. It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members. 

Join us, your input is invaluable.


 Feel free to join us on the phone if you can't join us in person. 
The conference phone is:

1-866-374-5135

~ Passcode ~ 7432626#


We hope to see (or hear from) you on Saturday!!


Wednesday, July 3, 2019

July Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 

is scheduled for

Saturday, July 6, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
Meeting Rooms G952-G956, - Evanston Hospital 

At this meeting we will have an open discussion about Narcolepsy/Sleep Disorders and the challenges of living with Narcolepsy/Sleep Disorders.
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members. Join us, your input is invaluable.


Due to an illness of one of our facilitators, we aren't sure if the phone will be available at this meeting. If you call in and no one answers, rest assured that we have tried our best to make this service available but were unable to do it this month.
If you can't join us in person. 
The conference phone is:

1-866-374-5135

~ Passcode ~ 7432626#


We hope to see (or hear from) you on Saturday!!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

June Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, June 1, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
Meeting Rooms G952-G956, - Evanston Hospital 

At this meeting we will have an open discussion on public perceptions of Narcolepsy as well as the challenges of living with Narcolepsy.
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members.Join us, your input is invaluable.


Feel free to join us on the phone if you can't join us in person. 
The conference phone is:

1-866-374-5135

~ Passcode ~ 7432626#


We hope to see (or hear from) you on Saturday!!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May Meeting Reminder

May the fourth be with you!!!

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 


is scheduled for

Saturday, May 4, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
**** 1711 Franklin Auditorium Meeting Room****
 - Evanston Hospital 

At this Meeting we will have an open discussion on Narcolepsy and living with Narcolepsy, etc
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members.
Join us, your input is invaluable.

Feel free to join us on the phone if you can't join us in person. 
The conference phone is:

1-866-374-5135

~ Passcode ~ 7432626#


We hope to see (or hear from) you on Saturday!!

**** Indicates a change from our usual room ****

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

April Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, April 6, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
Meeting Rooms G952-G956, - Evanston Hospital 

At this meeting we will have an open discussion on public perceptions of Narcolepsy as well as the challenges of living with Narcolepsy.
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members.Join us, your input is invaluable.


 The Phone Is Back!!! 

Feel free to join us on the phone if you can't join us in person. 
The conference phone is:

1-866-374-5135

~ Passcode ~ 7432626#


We hope to see (or hear from) you on Saturday!!

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Dr. Ruzica Ristanovic - 1942 - 2019


It is with great sadness that we say good bye to Dr. Ristanovic. She was the former director of the Evanston sleep lab and a leading expert in narcolepsy. Some of you may have been under her care. She passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Details are at the link below.

https://svetagora.com/ruzica-ristanovic-m-d-1942-2019/

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

March Meeting Reminder

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, March 2, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
 Meeting Rooms G952-G956, - Evanston Hospital  

At this Meeting we will have an open discussion on Narcolepsy and living with Narcolepsy.
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members.
Join us, your input is invaluable.

We are still missing the cables (they have been ordered) we need to get the conference phone to connect, so there will be no conference phone this month. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Still looking for help . . .

LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO ENJOYS HELPING OTHERS and WHO WANTS TO ENSURE THE ONGOING EXISTENCE OF 
the 
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group

(OR IT CAN BE TWO OR THREE PEOPLE WILLING TO SHARE THE RESPONSIBILITY!)

  • Must be willing to commit to attending meetings once a month. 
    • (The first Saturday each month, unless it is a holiday weekend - then it is the second Saturday)

Meetings are at the
NorthShore University HealthSystem’s 
Evanston Hospital
in
Evanston, IL.

Primary responsibilities: 
  • attendance at the meeting
  • Setting up the conference phone for participants who call in

Possible secondary responsibilities (do not necessarily need to be done by the same individual):
  • Annual verification of room reservation 
  • Updates to website 
  • Monitoring and responding to emails
  • Coordinating annual picnic and holiday meetings


If interested, please send email to: midwestnarcolepsy@gmail.com

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

February Meeting Reminder

Here's hoping everyone is surviving this bitterly cold weather and keeping safe and warm!!

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, February 2, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
1711 Franklin Auditorium Meeting Room, - Evanston Hospital 

At this Meeting we will have an open discussion on Narcolepsy and living with Narcolepsy, New Year's Resolutions, etc
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members.
Join us, your input is invaluable.

We are still missing the cables we need to get the conference phone to connect, so there will be no conference phone this month. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

January Meeting Reminder

Welcome 2019!!

Image result for happy new year animated images free

Thanks to those who joined us for our Holiday celebration in December. It was a very small group, but the pizza was good, the treats were better and the gifts were so much fun! Better yet, was the company who stayed to share the celebration. (You know who you are!)

Our next meeting of the
Midwest Narcolepsy Support Group 
is scheduled for

Saturday, January 5, 2019
  10:30 am - 12:00 noon
at
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston Hospital
 2650 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
Meeting Rooms G952-G956, - Evanston Hospital 

At this Meeting we will have an open discussion on Narcolepsy and living with Narcolepsy, New Year's Resolutions, etc
It is open to ALL - patients and their "Support Team" members.
Join us, your input is invaluable.

We are still missing the cables we need to get the conference phone to connect, so there will be no conference phone this month. We apologize for the inconvenience.

We hope to see you on Saturday!!