Spring 2017 Events

The Ottawa-Gatineau Multiple Myeloma Support Group invites Myeloma patients, family, caregivers and friends to our monthly information and sharing meetings.

PLACE:         Maplesoft Centre, 1500 Alta Vista Drive.

TIME:            6:45-8:45 PM

The meetings begin with a guest speaker and discussion followed by a session where patients and caregivers share their experience with the disease. The mission of the Support Group is to provide hope and to empower Myeloma patients, family, caregivers and friends through education, advocacy, patient care and support and sharing experiences.

Tuesday, March 7th (note: begins earlier at 6:30PM)

Louise Haley, an oncology physiotherapist will talk about rehabilitation and exercise regimes for Myeloma patients.

Tuesday, April 4th  

Dr. A. McCurdy will discuss treatment developments for Myeloma patients.

Tuesday, May 2nd  

Aldo Del Col, Co-founder and Chair Myeloma Canada, will introduce Myeloma Canada’s Research Network and its important work on behalf of Myeloma patients.

Tuesday, June 6th  

Aimee Anderson, MSW RSW, Social Worker, will talk about community support services available for Myeloma patients and their families.

Come join us!

Driving Directions:

Maplesoft Centre                  1500 Alta Vista Drive                          Ottawa, Ontario

Coming from the Queensway East:

Exit 117 onto Vanier Parkway towards Riverside Drive. Keep left towards Riverside Drive. Turn left onto Vanier Parkway towards Riverside Drive. After the Queensway overpass, get into lane marked “Alta Vista Drive only”. Turn left onto Industrial Ave. Immediately turn right onto Alta Vista Drive. The destination is on the right.

Coming from Queensway West:

Exit 117 onto Riverside Drive. Get into lane marked “Alta Vista Drive only”. Turn left onto Industrial Ave. Immediately turn right onto Alta Vista Drive. The destination is on the right.

Contact Us

For more information on the Ottawa –Gatineau Support Group please contact: Robin Sully, telephone: 613 622 5461 or email: maplecrest2553@xplornet.ca or

Jean Shepherd, 613-277-4886 or email: jean.shepherd@rogers.com

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