The following are some resources that you and your family may find helpful during your cancer treatment. If you have any questions, please call Annemarie Brady, LICSW at 781-744-8113 (M-W) or Lisa Carlson-Hill, LICSW at 781-744-8604 (W-F). Print a PDF of this information here.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center offers many support groups, such as those listed below, for patients with cancer. For information on current groups, call Annemarie Brady, LICSW at 781-744-8113 (M-W) or Lisa Carlson-Hill, LICSW at 781-744-8604 (W-F) (Burlington) or Alison Locke, LICSW (978) 538-4807 (Peabody), unless otherwise noted:
The following agencies can arrange for Meals on Wheels, household help, transportation and other services:
Winchester Hospital is proud to offer A Caring Place for people with cancer, a retail store that carries wigs, prostheses, head coverings and much more. Winchester Hospital's professionally trained staff is available to help you select the best products for your individual needs.
A Caring Place carries the following products:
For a complete list of suppliers, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.
Insurance Information If you have limited or no insurance, or have a billing question, please call Lahey Hospital & Medical Center financial counseling department at 781-744-8815. Prescription Programs (for those with limited or no insurance coverage for medicines):
The Harpley Fund The Harpley Fund at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is an endowment established by Betsy Harpley and her daughters in memory of her husband and their father, Theodore Raymond Harpley. It helps cancer patients and their families pay for additional care (like personal care attendants, or room and board at a hospice house). For information, call Annemarie Brady, LICSW at 781-744-8113 (M-W) or Lisa Carlson-Hill, LICSW at 781-744-8604 (W-F). The Ellie Fund The Ellie Fund provides funding and resources for women and families who are undergoing breast cancer treatment in Massachusetts. For information, call 781-449-0100 or visit www.elliefund.org.