Pediatric Caregiver, Adult Cancer Survivor and Adult Caregiver support

  • 4th Angel Mentoring Program/ Cleveland Clinic: The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is a national, free service for patients and caregivers who are matched with trained mentors.  While emphasizing one-on-one contact by phone or email, matches are primarily made based on similar age and cancer experiences (diagnosis, treatment, stage, etc.) to offer unique, personalized peer support.  They serve adult patients, caregivers, and pediatric caregivers.  Contact them at 866-520-3197, www.4thangel.org, or  4thangel@ccf.org. 

Lung Cancer Patient and Caregiver Support

  • LUNGevity provides peer to peer, free, personalized phone and email support service that matches a lung cancer patient or caregiver with a Lifeline Support Partner. Learn more at www.LUNGevity.org.

Female Cancer Support

The Verma Foundation

  • The Verma Foundation is a non-profit organization that creates custom cap wigs at no cost for women and children fighting cancer and dealing with the emotional side effect of hair loss.

 

Young Adult Grief Support Group
Sponsored by Baystate Hospice

Journey Through Grief is a bi-weekly bereavement support group for young adults, ages 18 -40, who are struggling with the loss of a loved one. Registration is required. This group is free of charge. This educational support group will provide materials and information on the grieving process, so as to better understand the grief experience and gather tools to cope with loss. We will also explore grief and loss through creative expression (art, writing, etc.).

Every Other Thursday 5 – 6 pm
January 10th - January 24th - February 7th - February 21st - March 7th - March 21st
50 Maple St. 3rd Floor, Conference Room B, Springfield, MA

To register please call or email: Betsy Flores, Bereavement Coordinator for Baystate Hospice413-794-6559 or betsy.flores@baystatehealth.org

 

Journey Through Grief
Please join us for a weekly bereavement support group sponsored by Baystate Hospice

Journey Through Grief is a weekly bereavement support group for adults who are struggling with the loss of a loved one. Registration is required. This group is free of charge. This educational support group will provide materials and information on the grieving process, so as to better understand the grief experience and gather tools to cope with loss.

Journey Through Grief is offered: Wednesdays, 10 – 11am
January 16th – March 6th 2019
3300 Main St. 4th Floor - Room #489, Springfield, MA

To register please call or email: Betsy Flores, Bereavement Coordinator for Baystate Hospice413-794-6559 or betsy.flores@baystatehealth.org

 

Water Fitness for Breast Cancer Survivors

A fun, fun night out, designed to improve mobility, strength, flexibility, and endurance.

SESSION II 
March 4, 2019 – June 17, 2019 (Monday) 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
March 6, 2019 – June 12, 2019 (Wednesday) 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elms College Maguire Center, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA 01013
(413) 265-2313 or (413-786-8051) Deb Pacitti

It will be low impact aerobic water fitness with core strengthening, using water weights and noodles set to music, to increase cardiovascular fitness as well as give flexibility, muscle tone, and range of motion.

Class is free of charge for breast cancer patients & survivors, and is limited to 25 people.

Join breast cancer survivors in various stages of recovery for a fun filled experience.

For questions or to register, please contact:
Debra A. Pacitti, AAAI/ISMA Instructor
99 Cherry Street, Feeding Hills, MA 01030
(413) 786-8051
pacitti28@aol.com