Center for Hope & Healing

The Center for Hope & Healing



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How does the Center for Hope and Healing complement traditional healthcare?


The programs and services offered at Kennedy's Center for Hope and Healing are designed to:

  • Develop avenues of expression and communication
  • Create opportunities for shared positive life experiences between patients, family members and caregivers within the context of illness
  • Nurture individual personal growth
  • Encourage creative approaches to health and wellness
  • Support, strengthen and sustain the team of caregivers.

 

Do I need previous training or experience to participate?


No previous training is necessary. All programs are designed for beginners and can be adapted for those with advanced skills. The objective is to engage in creative expression at each person's comfort level.

 

How can I find the current schedule of programs?


Click here to view our current offerings online.  Also, brochures, and additional educational materials are available in the Patient and Family Resource Center at the Kennedy Cancer Center located at 900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell, NJ 08080.

How can I contribute my expertise to the Kennedy Center for Hope and Healing?


Many people whose lives have been touched by cancer wish to give back by sharing their gifts and talents with patients and staff. Please contact Louise Baca, at 856-218-5321, to discuss your interests.
 

Can I support the Kennedy Center for Hope and Healing with a financial contribution?

The Kennedy Center for Hope and Healing welcomes your support. Programs and services provided through the Center are offered at no charge to participants and are not covered by health insurance. Therefore, these vital programs are made possible only by generous donations from institutions and individuals who recognize the value of supporting the emotional as well as the physical needs of patients and the people who care for them.
 

For more information about contributions to the Kennedy Center for Hope and Healing, please call Louise Baca, at 856-218-5321, or e-mail. You may also click here to make a contribution online via the Kennedy Health System website.

Key Patient Contacts

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Appointment scheduling and treatment navigation.
Susan Saporito, RN, BSN, OCN 
856-218-5324 


Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C - Social Worker
Patient support and information.
856-218-5322

Lung Cancer Screening Program Coordinators
Lisa Mick, RN and Brenda Gorman
856-218-5324

Cancer Center Accreditations

Commission on Cancer, ACR, NAPBC, Screening Center of Excellence

Upcoming Classes

Hope & Healing Stitchers - Knitting & Crocheting Club - Tuesdays 09-06-16 thru 12-13-16 - 01/04/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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Tai Chi - Mondays 01-09-17 - 12-11-17 - 10/28/2016
Tai Chi is a Chinese slow motion exercise designed to promote good health and longevity by circulating internal energy or 'chi.' Benefits include promoting relaxation and reducing stress. Anyone can do it regardless of age or condition. Great by itself or complements other exercises, lowers blood pressure, improves balance and coordination, slows and improves breathing and builds strength and vitality for cancer patients during and after treatment.

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