Scleroderma Foundation Greater Chicago Chapter

Information and inspiration for scleroderma patients and caregivers. Serving people in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.

Category Archives: Support Groups

Spotlight: Aissa Norris, Support Group Leader, Decatur/Springfield

Recently we interviewed Aissa Norris, our newest support group leader! She’ll be leading the Central Illinois support group and would love to see you there! If you’re interested in joining … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Valarie Hutchison, Support Group Leader, Green Bay/NE Wisconsin

Recently we interviewed Valarie Hutchison, one of our support group leaders! She talks about the benefits of joining a group, advice for patients and finding inspiration. She invites you to get involved … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Franny Kaplan, Support Group Leader, Highland Park

Recently we interviewed Franny Kaplan, our newest support group leader! She’s excited to be starting a group on the North Shore of Chicago, in Highland Park, IL and invites you to … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Providing Support for Friends and Family with Scleroderma

Friends and family members of those diagnosed with Scleroderma often have many questions about how they can best provide support for their loved ones. This is especially true for those … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Cathy Crego, Support Group Leader

In this post, we highlight Cathy Crego as one of our amazing support group leaders! Read on and learn more about her and her support group. If you aren’t yet … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spotlight: Edie Northfield, Support Group Leader

Have you thought about joining a support group? Curious about who the leaders are? We sat down with a few of the group leaders and asked them some questions to gain … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Spotlight: Pauline Geary, Support Group Leader

In this post, scleroderma support group leader Pauline Geary tells us a little more about herself and the benefits of attending a support group. If you are interested in finding … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment