The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place serves all individuals with any type of cancer and their family and friends regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation. The clinical staff are all masterrsquos prepared and licensed and provide the highest quality standard of care.
Programs and services at The Gathering Place include:
Two education centers that include lending libraries with over 2,500 books, cds and dvds. Public lectures by local experts offering the latest information on cancer treatments and complementary medicine. The medical librarian will help you research any questions you may have on cancer and its treatment, whether you are newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor.
Support groups to help you cope with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis. There are weekly groups for those diagnosed with cancer and one for family friends, as well as monthly drop-in groups for specific cancers such as breast, leukemia and lymphoma, myeloma and prostate.
Gentle movement classes such as tai chi and yoga and exercise classes appropriate for any level including those with low energy.
Nutrition Classes and one-to-one consultations with a licensed dietitian as well as healthy cooking classes.
Age appropriate support groups, education classes and social activities for children who have a loved one with cancer, and specialized, caring staff to help families every step of the way.