Glens Falls Hospital

100 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801 518.926.1000

Support Groups, Activities & Classes

The C.R. Wood Cancer Center is pleased to provide the following services to help people living with cancer, and their families, improve their physical and emotional health.

Support Groups:

Activities & Classes:

ABC Support Group (After Breast Cancer)

For: Individuals with breast cancer

Meets: 4th Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m., C.R. Wood Cancer Center Waiting Room

Info: Vickie Yattaw, RN, BSN, OCN, (518) 926-6639

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Blood Cancer Support Group

For: Individuals and family diagnosed with lymphoma, leukemia or multiple myeloma

Meets: 2nd Wednesday each month, 6:00 p.m., C.R. Wood Cancer Center Library

Info: Paul Miller, RN, OCN, (518) 926-6629

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Group

For: Men with prostate cancer and their family

Meets: 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m., C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital

Info: Paul Miller, RN, OCN, (518) 926-6629

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Rays of Hope

For: Women with ovarian cancer

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 4:00 p.m., C.R. Wood Community Learning Center at Glens Falls Hospital

Info: Mary Davis, (518) 656-9321 or Carol Smith, (518) 793-0565

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Young Survivors Group

For: Young individuals diagnosed with any cancer

Meets: Intermittently throughout the year in different locations

Info: Vickie Yattaw, RN, BSN, OCN (518) 926-6639

Circle of Hope Knitting Group

For: Cancer survivors who want to learn to knit and crochet

Meets: Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., C.R. Wood Cancer Center Library

Info: Vickie Yattaw, RN, BSN, OCN, (518) 926-6639

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"Healthy Steps" Exercise/Dance Classes

For: Individuals with a cancer diagnosis who are interested in a light exercise and dance program to improve their physical and emotional health

Meets: Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m., Community Learning Center at Glens Falls Hospital

Info: Vickie Yattaw, RN, BSN, ONC, (518) 926-6639

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Motivations - Weight Management Group

For: Cancer survivors who want would like support and education on healthy lifestyles

Meets: 3rd Thursday each month, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m., Cancer Center Library

Info: Vickie Yattaw, RN, BSN, ONC, (518) 926-6639

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Tai Chi

For: Anyone interested in practicing this ancient art of moving meditation for improved health and wellness

Meets: Monday afternoon, 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Community Learning Center at Glens Falls Hospital

Info: Paul Miller, RN, OCN, (518) 926-6629

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Twisted Twirlers

For: individuals diagnosed with any cancer who would like to join this Hall of Fame twirling group

Meets: 11:30 a.m., 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month

Info: Carol Newton, (518)854-9860

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"Ways of Seeing" Art Workshop

For: Individuals and family diagnosed with any cancer who want to enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of making art

Meets: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m., C.R. Wood Cancer Center Library

Info: Paul Miller, RN, OCN, (518) 926-6629

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Spa Services at Cindy's Healing Place
(Massage Therapy)

For: Cancer patients during and after treatment

Meets: By appointment in Cindy's Healing Place

Info: Call 926-6640 for appointment

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Tobacco Cessation Services

Whether you're thinking about quitting or ready to quit, call the NYS Smoker's Quitline for help and support.

1-866-NY-QUITS ~ 1-866-697-8487

 

Butt Kickers - Smoking Cessation Support Group

For: Anyone who has, or is thinking about quitting smoking

Meets: 3rd Wednesday each month, 6:00 p.m., Cancer Center Library

Info: Paul Miller, RN, OCN, (518) 926-6629

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Breast Cancer Survivor Luncheon

For: All breast cancer survivors

Meets: Once each October

Info: Vickie Yattaw, RN, BSN, OCN (518) 926-6639

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Spring Survivorship Celebration

For: Any cancer survivor and their guest

Meets: Once each Spring

Info: Paul Miller, RN, OCN, (518) 926-6629

      

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