Cancer wellness center helping families during pandemic

Posted at 8:31 AM, Apr 19, 2020

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — A cancer wellness center in Beachwood and Westlake is helping anyone who has recently been diagnosed with cancer, their families and caregivers during the pandemic.

As COVID-19 closures swept the state, the staff at The Gathering Place had to take everything online and begin making phone calls to patients.

"For anyone who has come through our doors in the past six months, our volunteers and staff have been calling them to just check on them. Ask them how they're doing. How can we help you? Are you are of the program we are offering? And they're like 'thank goodness, you're like a lifeline,'" CEO Michele Seyranian said.

The Gathering Place also uses Zoom and Facebook to hold one-on-one support sessions, along with group session.

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