Caring Connections

The Bangor Region YMCA

17 Second Street

Bangor, ME 04401

207-941-2808

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GENERAL CANCER SUPPORT

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY ANY TYPE OF CANCER

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  • An Advocate: A Caring Connections staff person can accompany you to your doctor's appointments.  We can take notes and help you think of questions to ask.

  • LIVESTRONG AT THE YMCA:  A free 12 week exercise program for adult survivors of any type of cancer.  Find out more here.

  • Family Activities: Picnics, bowling, movie nights….a chance to connect with other families affected by cancer

  • Health Information Sessions: Monthly education sessions with speakers from the community on various aspects of wellness.

  • Monthly Newsletter/Calendar of Events: An email or mailed version to anyone who would like to be on the mailing list. Provides up to date information on Caring Connections activities and events with occasional book reviews, recipes, and interviews with survivors. See what is coming up, and Contact Caring Connections to be added to the list.

  • Caring Connections Facebook Page: Information on Caring Connections events and activities as well those of other local cancer centers, informational webinars from national cancer organizations. Visit Caring Connections Facebook page.

  • Healing Touch:  Up to 8 sessions of Healing Touch (complementary energy therapy) for individuals currently undergoing cancer treatment as well as up to 6 sessions for cancer survivors and caregivers, by any size donation. Click here for more info.

  • Affiliates: Northern Light Cancer Care