Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 28, 2009)---The Botsford Cancer Center is partnering with Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit to offer support for people living with cancer, their friends and families. Beginning on Tuesday, September 15, Gilda’s Club will hold weekly support groups for all men and women touched with cancer.
Three free programs will be offered each Tuesday at the Botsford Cancer Center located at 27900 Grand River Ave. in Farmington Hills. Participants do not have to be a Botsford Hospital patient to attend.
Wellness Group: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
For adult men and women living with any type of cancer
Family Group: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
For adult family members, caregivers and friends of people living with cancer
Yoga Workshop: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Anyone touched by cancer is welcome. The instructor can modify movements for varying physical capabilities.
For additional information about the Gilda’s Club support programs at the Botsford Cancer Center, please contact Botsford at (248) 442-0482 or Gilda’s Club at (248) 577-0800.
Gilda's Club Metro Detroit provides free social and emotional support for men, women and children living with cancer, their families and friends. Each month, Gilda’s Club hosts over 150 support and networking groups, education lectures, children and teen activities, workshops and social activities. Gilda’s Club is named in honor of the late comedian and former Detroiter, Gilda Radner. For more information on Gilda’s Club, visit www.gildasclubdetroit.org or call (248) 577-0800.
ABOUT BEAUMONT HEALTH
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
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