Find ways to be close to your medical facilities and your loved ones.
Many Brain Tumor Centers have local hotels which offer to provide special rates to the families of our hospitalized patients. Be sure to check where you are treating. Here are a few that offer services.
Joe’s House is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization that was created by Ann W Calahan in memory of her late husband Joe. Joe battled cancer for six years, having treatment in Texas and New York. Finding a suitable place to stay was a challenge and after Joe’s death in 1997 Ann vowed to find a way to help others in the same situation. In 2003 Joe’s House website launched and fulfilled that promise.
Joe’s House website lists thousands of places to stay across the country near hospitals and treatments centers that offer a discount for traveling patients and their loved ones.
Helping families physically, economically, and emotionally during their health care journey. A Ronald McDonald House program helps reduces stress and financial burden for families when they must travel far from home to access medical care for their child.
Hope Lodge offers cancer patients and their caregivers a free place to stay when their best hope for effective treatment may be in another city. Not having to worry about where to stay or how to pay for lodging allows guests to focus on getting better. Hope Lodge provides a nurturing, home-like environment where guests can retreat to private rooms or connect with others. Every Hope Lodge also offers a variety of resources and information about cancer and how best to fight the disease.