Local Resources

Local Support Resources

In addition to providing information and tips to ease the cancer journey, the Elixir Fund works to find local support services available to cancer patients and caregivers. Listed below are local businesses. Please follow the links to their sites and be sure to mention the Elixir Fund if you decide to purchase their services. These also make make great gift ideas for cancer patients or those supporting someone going through treatment.

If you do not see what you are looking for, please contact us and we will help you identify services in your area.

Meals

Chef Kathy-Personal Chef, Central New Jersey
Madeline’s Table, serving Princeton and Central New Jersey
Personal Chef Service for when you want home-cooked meals but don’t have the time to make them yourself. Easy online ordering, a new menu is listed every week with both classic American comfort food and international favorites. We use healthy cooking techniques so you avoid the fat and sodium of take-out food. Weekly delivery available. Discount pricing for your first order. Visit madelinestable.com, call (908) 421-6434, or email chefkathy@madelinestable.com.

Wellness – Massage, Yoga, Meditation & More

*If you are undergoing cancer treatment, please check with your doctor before doing yoga or having a massage.

Mary’s Place By the Sea , Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Mary’s Place By the Sea is a respite home for women who are receiving treatment for cancer, offering therapies that complement medical treatment. Stay for a few days or come in for the afternoon to enjoy Reiki, guided meditation, counseling, expressive writing, yoga, or nutrition education. Services are free and are open to women in treatment. Visit Mary’s Place by the Sea to learn more or call 732-455-5944.

Om Central Jersey Massage & Yoga , Central New Jersey
OM Central Jersey Massage offers the relaxation and health benefits of massage and yoga either at the Center for Wellness and Relaxation in Plainsboro, NJ or in the comfort of your own home. Owner/Therapist Brian Critchley is a graduate of Somerset School of Massage Therapy, Inner Light Yoga Center and Princeton University and provides unique, integrated bodywork to help relieve pain and increase relaxation. Offering flexible appointments to fit your busy schedule; serving the greater Princeton area. Mention the Elixir Fund when you book and we will receive a 20% donation. For more information, please visit OM Central Jersey Massage, call (609) 306-2618 or email brianjcritchley@massagetherapy.com.

Chiropractic West, Santa Monica, CA
Treat yourself or a friend to a massage Chiropractic West, the office of Dr. Debra Pear, D.C., in Santa Monica. Mention the Elixir Fund when making your appointment and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to us. Offer also valid for any initial chiropractic evaluation that is paid for in cash.
*If you are undergoing cancer treatment, please check with your doctor before having a massage.

Spa On Location, Los Angeles, CA
If you are in the LA area, pamper yourself with a massage at home. Spa on Location will come to you and they will donate 20% of the proceeds to the Elixir Fund. This is a wonderful gift for both patients and caregivers. Additional services are available. Be sure to mention the Elixir Fund when scheduling your appointment.

Center for Relaxation & Healing at Plainsboro, Central New Jersey
“A place where mind, body and spirit can breathe…” Holistic/healing services and enlightening programs. You will find a way to de-stress with massage, Reiki, sound healing, hypnotherapy, healing visualization, and more. Experience classes in meditation, yoga, Reiki, drum circles, laughter workshops, stress reduction, breathwork, nutrition, Mindfulness practices, and much more. All those who participate in our services or programs through the Elixir Fund receive $10.00 off. Check out their web site RelaxationandHealing.com. Located in Plainsboro, NJ. Contact Michele B.Engoran, MA, Director at 609-750-7432 or relaxationandhealing@gmail.com

Weigh Better Yoga, Central NJ
Small group classes and private, in-home yoga and meditation available. Visit weighbetteryoga.com for more information or contact Denise Donforio at denise@weighbetteryoga.com or by calling 908-773-3014.

Anthony Dissen, RD – Holistic Health Therapist, Qigong  & Hypnosis practitioner, NJ
Anthony is a life-long student of holistic living and nutritional wellness. He works with individuals who are looking to not only achieve greater physical health, but improve the quality of their mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being as well. Through Macrobiotic Counseling, Qigong, Hypnosis, and various other therapies, truly incredible results can be achieved. Visit www.anthonydissen.com, call (856) 371-8916 or email anthonydissen@gmail.com

Yoga For Cancer (y4c), New York
Free y4c yoga for cancer patients. All classes are free, but you must register ahead of time. Visit their web site for studio locations and more information y4c.com.

Salons

Splitenz Hair Salon, Clinton, NJ. is full service salon and also offers custom wig services Splitenz strives to create the best custom wig experience. Begin with a free consultation in a private room and have all of your questions answered. You will also have the opportunity to try on different styles and colors. Visit splitenzsalonstudio.com for more information. You may contact Splitenz by calling 908-735-0045 or by emailing splitenzsalonstudio@gmail.com.

Merle Norman, Flemington, NJ offers a full complement of makeup, skin care, and fragrance products and also offers wig services. Visit their site for more information or contact them at 908-782-3220.