Program Guide

Exercise

Held Mondays, Tuesday, and Thursdays

This is part of the Wellness Passport Program.

Comprehensive strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility routine for those in cancer treatment or dealing with side effects from treatment. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Children, Teen & Family

This Family Fun Day is all about expression through art. Studio Go from the Cleveland Museum of Art will lead the activity. For young families impacted by cancer to have fun and socialize.

Exercise

This is part of the Wellness Passport Program.

Participants will explore different ways to exercise in an aquatic environment to build strength, endurance and improve balance after cancer treatment. Each class will focus on a different topic related to aquatic exercise. First priority to those with a cancer diagnosis/survivors and/or those trying this series for the first time. Participants are encouraged but not required to complete all classes in this series. Instructor: Joy Nowels, Exercise Specialist, ACSM Certified, Ai Chi Certified, Arthritis Foundation Certified Aquatic Program Leader

Exercise

This is part of the Wellness Passport Program.

Held at UH Avon Fitness Center 1997 Healthway Dr, Avon, OH 44011 every Wednesday, 5:00-6:00pm.
In this series, participants will explore different ways to exercise in an aquatic environment to build strength, endurance, and improve balance before and after cancer treatment. First priority to those with a cancer diagnosis/survivors and/or those trying this series for the first time. Participants are encouraged but not required to complete all classes in the series.

Grief & Loss

Support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one from cancer more than a year ago. Meets the third Wednesday of every month, 11:00-12:30pm. Facilitator: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S

Support Groups

Weekly support group for people with any kind of cancer. Facilitated by: Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC on Mondays, 6:30-8:00pm & Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm

Support Groups

Support group for caregivers, family members and friends of those diagnosed with cancer. Facilitated by: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S on Mondays, 6:30-8:00pm & Whitney Hadley, MA, MSW, LSW, OSW-C on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm

Support Groups

Individuals who are coping with a cancer diagnosis come together for mutual support and an opportunity to discuss issues important to older adults. Meets the third Friday of every month, 11:00am-12:30pm. Facilitator: Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC

Cancer Specific Support Groups

Monthly support group for women diagnosed with gynecological cancers (non-ovarian). This support group provides a safe space for women to talk about their diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers, side effects, late effects and related thoughts and emotions. Each person's cancer story is different. It can be healing to learn from others, to ask questions and to share ways they have coped. Meets the third Thursday of every month, 6:30-7:30pm. Facilitator: Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C

Cancer Specific Support Groups

Support group for young women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s with breast cancer. Meets the first Tuesday of every month, 6:30-8:00pm. Facilitator: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S