Hope & Cope

We’re here to help you live well at every stage of cancer. Whether you are dealing with a new diagnosis, a recurrence or advanced cancer, we’ve got you covered with innovative, evidence-based programs, offered in a warm, welcoming environment.  

Important message regarding the novel Coronavirus

At Hope & Cope the health, safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority. With this in mind, and following recommendations by public health, we are suspending all in-person activities (programs, support groups and classes) at our Wellness Centre until further notice. Rest assured that even though the Centre will be closed to the public, our staff and volunteers are here to support you as you cope with cancer. We are just a phone call away and encourage you to reach out to us with any concerns you may have at 514 340-3616, or 514 340-8255.

 

Support is just a phone call away!

 

Our wonderful volunteers are available to make supportive phone calls. If you would like to receive a call from us, you may leave a confidential message by phone or email: 514 340-8222, ext. 25531 or hgoodman@jgh.mcgill.ca  Don’t forget to include your name and phone number! We will do our best to connect with you in the next few days.

 

 

 

Additional Internet Resources

Healing @ Home Empowerment Series during the COVID-19 lockdown

Sundays, beginning March 29th (7 p.m. EST)

Dr. Rob Rutledge, a Halifax based radiation oncologist, and Psychology Professor Gabriela Ilie will be hosting this Videoconferencing Cancer Support Group (in English) every Sunday evening for six weeks. Topics will include Integrative Cancer Care, Mind-Body Healing Techniques, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Connection while at Home.

Join by zoom videoconference from home (or call in by telephone to listen in) for an hour of learning, practice and connection.

Join Zoom Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/848516048

or to to www.zoom.us and ‘Join Meeting’ using 848 516 048

Lynn Wachman, nurse and Wellness Coach, is offering twice daily meditation classes and a bilingual relaxation class on-line through the Zoom platform. Join Lynn to discover the many benefits of meditation, including peace of mind and improved immune system.

Link for 10 A.M. meditation:  Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/333524320

Link for 5 P.M. meditation:  Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/887399912

Link for 4:30 P.M. relaxation: https://zoom.us/j/874067317

Essentrics is a full-body stretching and strengthening program designed to decompress joints and rebalance and lengthen your muscles: https://www.facebook.com/ClassicalStretch/

Yoga is a great stress reliever. Virtual yoga studios : https://lp.ca/2fcQDZ

 

 

To see our Wellness Centre in action during our Open House, check out this video:

 

With you throughout the cancer journey

In our 2018-2019 Annual Review, three inspiring cancer survivors share their personal stories of the impact of cancer on their lives, the lessons learned and the support they received from being part of the Hope & Cope family. Read their stories here

 

 

 

 

 

 

New resource for talking to children about cancer

“What do we tell the kids?” This is often the first question parents have when diagnosed with cancer. Hope & Cope is pleased to introduce a a series of three booklets to help parents, caregivers and professionals talk to children about cancer at different stages, from diagnosis through advanced cancer to grief and loss.

To download your copy, click here

 

 

 

 

Special Events

AP Fund Gala 

POSTPONED

Don’t miss this fabulous evening featuring cocktails, 4-course meal, open bar, dancing, silent auction, casino and more! Proceeds will support our CancerFightClub Program for young adults (18-39) with cancer. To purchase your tickets, follow this link: AP Fund Gala

 

 

 

 

I’ve Got This:  Humorous and Provocative Tales from Cancer Diagnosis to Recovery

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Jewish General Hospital’s Block Amphitheatre

Join us for our Annual Cancer Survivorship Celebration with keynote speaker Tracey McKee. An engaging speaker and a familiar face to many Montrealers, Tracey is a broadcast journalist, Chair of Media Arts at John Abbott College, wife, mother and cancer survivor.  

Registration is at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. with a dessert reception following Tracey’s talk. Free admission and free parking. Info and registration: 514 340-8255

 

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From a palliative care training workshop for future volunteers to an uplifting holiday concert by our Voices of Hope Choir to a young adult cancer winter retreat and much more, there's a lot to look forward to in the next few months! Palliative Care Training beginning...

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