Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS)

Muscle weakness, memory problems, depression, insomnia, physical pain, nightmares. These are just a few examples of the problems that patients may experience following critical illness. Symptoms such as these which affect emotional, physical, and cognitive health are now being recognized as Post Intensive Care Syndrome, or PICS. Efforts to educate health care providers, patients, and families about Post Intensive Care Syndrome are underway. Explore our site to learn more about PICS.

Nov 13, 2018

November Support Group

By Annie Johnson, @andreab



We will be at a different location for our November 19th support group! This month we are lucky to be hosted by the Gift of Life staff at the Edward and Jayne Pompeian Home. See below for the details.

Date: November 19th, 2018

Time: 6:30-7:30pm

Where: Edward and Jayne Pompeian Home, 705 2nd St. SW Rochester MN in the Living Room*

What: Please join us as we gather our Post-ICU support group in a different location this month. We will share stories, support, and connect with one another. Light refreshments will be provided.

For inquiries or to RSVP, please email:

*Doors to the house are locked, staff will be there to greet you and direct you to the Living Room.



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