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Educational Support Groups

Be sure to join our e-mail list to receive meeting announcements and other useful resources. (See form at right.)

Locations and Meeting Schedules

Click here for a CALENDAR of meetings and other events

Meeting dates will be added as plans are confirmed.

Check back here regularly for details, or join our e-mail list  to receive e-mail meeting announcements for your area.
(See form at right. We will not share your address with anyone.)

 

AAFA New England is working to re-establish Educational Support Programs in the following locations:

Massachusetts

Boston, MA
Framingham, MA
ShoreSide Area, MA 
Lexington, MA
Ludlow, MA
Marshfield, MA (ShoreSide)  
Newton-Wellesley, MA
North Andover, MA
Salem-North Shore, MA
Taunton, MA (Southeastern MA)
Yarmouth Port, MA
Nashoba Valley, MA

Rhode Island
Providence, RI

What are educational support programs?

Educational support  programs provide an opportunity for people with asthma and allergies (and/or family members, parents, and caregivers) to hear speakers, ask questions, learn more about managing asthma and allergies in “the real world,” and share ideas and strategies in a small group.

Each group has a physician advisor and a volunteer leader or co-leaders who plan topics of interest.  Updates will be posted on this website regularly.

To start an educational support program in your area, call us toll free at 1-877-2-ASTHMA.  Most groups typically meet September through May.

Please send us your e-mail address and where you live, so that we may notify you of upcoming meetings.  Complete the form at the right or send an e-mail to: aafane@aafane.org. Please tell us where you live so we can let you know about programs in your area.

Call the AAFA New England office if you have questions or if weather issues may cause the cancellation of a meeting (781-444-7778).

All programs are free and open to the public.

For further information, call AAFA New England, 781-444-7778, toll free 1-877-2-ASTHMA, or the local contacts listed below.