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The group is open to anyone with a past or present cancer diagnosis. Family, friends and significant others are invited to attend. The group offers a supportive environment for open discussion, exchange of information and sharing experiences. Parking is free.

Directions

Meeting Time:

Third Monday of each month, 6:30 to 8 pm (unless there is a Monday holiday). January and February meetings are held the second Monday of the month.

Hospital:
UMass Memorial Medical Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus, Levine Ambulatory Center, 1st floor conference room
33 Kendall Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Call:

Please call Diane Hollis, LICSW, at 774-441-8632 for more information and for cancellations.

Worcester Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group provides you, your family and friends with monthly educational seminars on prostate cancer. The group also provides support during and after treatment. Each session includes time for conversation and questions in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.

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Meeting Time:

Second Thursday of each month, 6 to 7:30 pm

Hospital:
UMass Memorial Medical Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) - next to visitor's garage 6th floor conference
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Call:

Please contact Carl Barstow at 508-835-3390 or email cbarstow46@gmail.com or Dan Flynn at dan.flynn2@verizon.net for more information. 

The Sleep Apnea Awareness Support Group at UMass Memorial Medical Center is for patients with obstructive sleep apnea and others who want to learn more about sleep apnea. Patients using CPAP may bring their machines for annual calibration.

Sponsor: UMass Memorial Sleep Disorders Center

Meeting Time:

First Wednesday of odd numbered months, 6 to 7:30 pm

Hospital:
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Sleep Disorders Center
85 Prescott Street
Suite 302
Worcester, MA
Call:

508-793-4950

This group offers a chance for new moms to find new friends, receive peer support and get current information on infant development and nutrition. Even if you did not deliver your baby at HealthAlliance Hospital you can still be a part of this group. Topics include: Returning to work, choosing childcare, breastfeeding support, relationship issues, finding the best sales and the newest gadgets, basic parenting skills and having fun with your baby.

Meeting Time:

Wednesdays, 10:30 am to noon

Hospital:
HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital
Leominster Campus, Entrance I, first room on right
Call:

978-466-2346

Meeting Time:

Thursdays, 2 to 4 pm

Hospital:
HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital
Montachusett Home Care
680 Mechanic Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Call:

Peter Salvia, 978-537-7411

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