JamesCare for Life

Supportive Care Programs for Those Diagnosed With Cancer and Their Caregivers

JamesCare for Life offers free programs for cancer survivors, including caregivers/family members, and can be accessed from the time of diagnosis. Offerings focus on many dimensions of well-being including health care, physical, emotional, spiritual and social/practical.

Pre-registration is required. Scroll down and click on the program category to display upcoming events with dates, times and locations. To register, click on the title of the program displayed under Upcoming Events on each category page. A variety of programs are also available online via live stream.

To view a calendar of all upcoming programs, visit the Events page and then click on the red “Calendar View” button below the scrolling header.

For programs available via on-demand video, please visit go.osu.edu/JCFLvideos.

Sign up for our email list to receive programming updates from JamesCare for Life.

View a PDF of our program brochure.

For more information, email jamescareforlife@osumc.edu or call JamesCare for Life at 614-293-6428.


Exercise classes are offered on a rotating basis with new series starting monthly.

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Sign up for educational courses & seminars to learn from OSUCCC – James experts about current issues in cancer research & treatment.

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Expressive Arts

Art and music classes can reduce stress, elevate mood & improve overall well-being during and after cancer treatment.

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Families, Teens & Children

Families can learn about cancer, talk about the challenges of a cancer diagnosis, learn effective coping skills and gain knowledge about healthy lifestyle choice.

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Mind, Body, Spirit

Learn to alleviate pain and depression, improve your sense of hope and promote healing.

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Nutrition programs provide evidence-based nutritional information important for a healthy lifestyle.

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Support Groups

Share personal experiences and benefit from connecting with others in a safe and supportive environment.

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Caregiver Resources

Get resources including an online support group, videos and special programming specific to caregivers.

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HOPE Program

H.O.P.E. is "Helping Others through Peer Experiences" and is a program developed to provide peer support to cancer patients and caregivers.

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Heather Pick Music Program

The Heather Pick Music Program presents regular live musical performances at The James.

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