Mid-America Chapter

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Mid-America Support Groups


 

 

*Conquering Myeloma Family Support Group, for patients and caregivers

Location: Sylvester Powell Community Center, 6200 Martway Street, Mission, KS ? Meeting Room A

Contact (913) 262-1515 or Amy.Michale@LLS.org to register

Date: Second Wednesday evening of every month from 6:30 - 8 p.m. CST

Facilitators:  Wendy Thomas, MSN, and Wendy Lyles, MS, RN, OCN

 

?Supporting the Supporters? Family Support Group (for caregivers of any type of cancer)

Location: The University of Kansas Cancer Center, Atrium Conference Room
2330 Shawnee Mission Pkwy. Westwood, KS
Contact (913) 262-1515 or Amy.Michale@LLS.org to register
Date: First and Third Mondays of every month from noon to 1 p.m. CST
Facilitators:  Haylie Colby, LMSW

*Young Adults ?What?s Your Hang-Up?? Telephone Family Support Group

Location: From your phone, anywhere!               for patients and caregivers

Contact (913) 262-1515 or Amy.Michale@LLS.org to register, then you will be given the dial-in

information to participate, but you must be pre-registered.

Date: Second Thursday, every month from 8 to 9:15 p.m. CST

This monthly teleconference is open to young adults (18 ? 39) at any stage of diagnosis, treatment or survivorship and will feature speakers presenting on a variety of topics

 

*Mixed Diagnosis Telephone Family Support Group, for patients and caregivers

Location: From your phone, anywhere!

Contact (913) 262-1515 or Amy.Michale@LLS.org to register, then you will dial 1-888-450-5996, then enter participant passcode  921937# to participate, but you must be pre-registered
Date: Second Tuesday, every month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. CST
Facilitators: Marilyn Kile APRN, AOCN, and Brenda Winkler, LMSW, OSW-C

 

WE WILL!

We Will is a group specially created for 13? to 19-year-olds conquering cancer.

Through social networking and special events, We Will empower each other to connect and unite in celebration of survivorship. Please contact (913) 262-1515 or Amy.Michale@LLS.org to register.

 

Programs for Children and Parents

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Turning Point, The Center for Hope and Healing, invite you and your child to pre-register for one of our fun educational and supportive programs for kids. Led by an extraordinary team of experienced and compassionate child life professionals, art therapist and social workers, these programs teach children creative ways of coping with the change of having a parent or sibling who is facing serious or chronic illness. Kids learn methods for managing stress that they will carry with them throughout their lives. The program is free. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call Turning Point at (913)383-8700. www.turningpointkc.org.

                                                                                                                            

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Mid-America Chapter
6811 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Cloverleaf Building 1, Suite 202 
Shawnee Mission, KS 66202  (913) 262-1515
Amy.Michale@LLS.org

 

 
last updated on Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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