Support Groups

Caregiver Connections

Our Caregiver Connections is a free, ongoing virtual support group where people can share their personal experiences, ways of coping and helpful resources.
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Upcoming Dates - January-June 2022 Schedule Now Available!
Group Agreement

Caregiver Connections provides people caregiving for a loved one with cancer:

  • A safe space to connect with others
  • Emotional & practical support
  • Access to experts
  • Masters level social workers to lead the group


Penny DeCou

Penny DeCou, LCSW, OSW-C

Debbi Newton

Debbi Newton, LCSW, OSW-C, CGCS, CCTP

We Meet Each Month Via Zoom

1st Thursday from 10:00-11:00am (CST) 
3rd Thursday from 10:00-11:30am (CST)
A guest speaker will start off the second monthly meeting to provide you with additional information, insight and personal support

NOTE: you only need to register once for the Caregiver Connections Support Group. Then you can use your joining link (included in your confirmation email) to attend any of the scheduled meetings.  

May Sessions

Thursday, June 2 | 10:00-11:00am (CST)
Full hour support group discussion

Thursday, June 16 | 10:00-11:30am (CST)
Guest Speaker: Nancy Samano, CQMI
Topic Focus: Qi Gong
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Meet Our Speaker:

Kelly Hampton

Nancy Samano, CQMI

Nancy Samano, CQMI, is a Certified Medical Qi Gong Movement Instructor (CQMI). She discovered the practice of Qi Gong while undergoing treatments for Stage 3 breast cancer in 2016. Experiencing Qi Gong during her cancer journey proved so healing and transformative, that it awakened her to a new purpose. This new purpose resulted in Nancy undertaking a Medical Qi Gong program of study and dedicating herself to the practice of Qi Gong, as well as sharing this amazing ancient self-healing art form with others. 

As a survivor, Nancy is keenly aware of the challenges associated with cancer and is sensitive to the emotional and physical demands of that journey. Nancy credits her Qi Gong practice with providing her with a perspective that allows her to be compassionate and empathetic to the healing journey of others.

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