Wellspring Calgary is pleased to offer meeting space for the following independently managed, cancer-related groups at our Wellspring locations.
A New Voice – Calgary Laryngectomee Support Group
Contact Bob McQuade at 587.830.2916, firstname.lastname@example.org Drew Penner at 403.620.3529, email@example.com Thursdays, Jan. 23 and Mar. 26 at Randy O’Dell House (South) Tuesdays, Feb. 25 and Apr. 28 at Carma House (North) from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Blood Cancer Patient Information and Support Sessions
Call Rebeka at 403.263.5300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, Mar. 10, Apr. 14 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at Carma House (North)
Bridge to Peace Threshold Choir
We honour the ancient tradition of singing at the bedside of those who are sick or dying or in need of nurturing song. To arrange a visit or join the choirplease visit our website www.bridgetopeacethresholdchoir.ca
Head and Neck Cancer Support Group (AHS)
Mon., Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 9, Apr. 20 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at Carma House (North)
Kids Cancer Care
PEER is a physical activity program for children affected by cancer (on and off treatment) and for their siblings. Email: email@example.com or visit www.kidscancercare.ab.ca for more information.
2-10 years old on Mondays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm at Randy O’Dell House (South)
11-17 years old on Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm at Randy O’Dell House(South)
Look Good Feel Better
This complimentary workshop helps women manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer, including loss of hair, eyebrows and eyelashes and skincare. Each woman who attends will get a free kit of cosmetics and will learn tips, techniques and tools from volunteers about skin care, how to manage side effects and wigs & hair alternatives. Caregivers welcome for tea and a tour.
Carma House (North) first Tuesday of the month 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Randy O’Dell (South) third Wednesday of the month 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
To register go online at www.lgfb.ca or call 1-800-914-5665.
MPN Southern Alberta – Patient Support Group
For those diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera, Myelofibrosis, Essential Thrombocythemia (Blood Cancers).
Call Doug and Katherine Chisholm at 403.274.6532 or email SouthernAlbertaMPNNetwork@gmail.com
Saturdays, Feb. 22, Apr. 25 from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm at Randy O’Dell House (South)
Ostomy Support Group
Contact Patricia Cimmeck at 403.273.8946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Tuesdays, Feb. 11, Apr. 11 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Carma House (North)
University of Calgary Health and Wellness Lab
Offers research-based therapeutic yoga and exercise programs in the community, for those diagnosed with cancer, on or off treatment, experiencing stiffness, pain, stress, fatigue or other side-effects, designed to meet your (and your support person’s) needs. Use the Thrive Centre at the U of C to maintain and build your resilience. www.ucalgary.ca/healthandwellnesslab
Yoga Thrive: 403.210.8482. Register via Active Living for select 12–week programs, or check your local yoga studio for community-based YogaThrive classes. Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) study: 403.210.8482. Community-based 12-week programs. Screening for all programs by a certified exercise physiologist.
Women’s Interest Group
Contact Becky at email@example.com Fridays, Jan. 3 – Apr. 24 (No meetings Feb. 14, Apr. 10) from 1:30 – 3:30 pm at Carma House (North)
Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC/Localife)
Offers fun, casual, peer-led social events for young adults living with and beyond cancer. Connect with a community of people who get it! Open to survivors currently aged 18 to 39 years old and their supporters. Contact Julie or Melina at firstname.lastname@example.org