The American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center and Family Lounge
Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Redmond partners with the American Cancer Society to bring you and your family a library of cancer information and access to local and national resources. Our resource center's home-like environment encourages our families to find some quiet time or enjoy a coffee break. Our oncology volunteers staff the resource center during specific hours and work to assure our resource center meets the needs of the families we serve.
The Cancer Support Group
Meets the second Monday of each month
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Lower Level Classroom A
The Cancer Support Group at Redmond Regional Medical Center is committed to supporting individuals facing cancer and their families. Often people facing cancer feel overwhelmed, afraid, and alone. Through common experience, compassionate listening, and educational speakers, our group strives to connect with you on your cancer journey and guide you through. The group also offers support to those who have lost a loved one to cancer. For more information or to join our group, please call (706) 802-3349.
Annual 3-day adult day camp in October
Camp Bluebird is an adult day camp created to enhance the life of a cancer survivor. Originating at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, the camp is now offered nationally at various cancer centers. Redmond's Camp Bluebird has been active for over twenty years and is directed by a group of very dedicated cancer nurses, supportive specialists, and volunteers. Educational topics, creative activities, delicious meals, and a day of adventure make this experience truly unforgettable. The annual reunion of long-term survivors with those recently facing cancer generates a lasting spirit of healing.
Meets the third Monday of each month
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Lower Level Classroom B
The Bosom Buddies of Floyd County Support Group provides support services and education during diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of breast cancer. Anyone touched by breast cancer may come to share their fears, joys and hopes with others going through similar challenges to help each other grow and build strength. For details or to join this group, please contact Kay Dixon at (706) 290-3956 or online at Kdixon0710@gmail.com.