The American Institute for Cancer Research encourages cancer survivors to consume more plant foods including plant based proteins such as beans, lentils, and soy foods. Join this hands-on cooking class, offered both virtually and in person, to learn about the nutritional benefits of plant based proteins, considerations for cancer survivors, and how to make different recipes with these foods.
The holiday season can be a stressful time, especially when dealing with a cancer diagnosis or grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Join us for a time to de-stress and learn tools that you can use to relax and get through the season. Family members are welcome. Facilitator: Mary Fisher-Bornstein, LISW-S
The 'core' is made up of muscles that are responsible for proper posture, efficient functional movement, balance and stability. Learn about the muscle groups that make up and control your core. Held virtually on Tuesdays from 1:00-1:30pm. Facilitator: Stephen Cerne, BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
Learn how to make your own herbal tea blends to enjoy for relaxing, stress-relieving moments. We'll talk about how to brew tea from fresh and dried herbs as well as how you can grow and dry them yourself. Come and sip tea with us and take home recipes and samples. Presenter: Karen Kennedy, Horticultural Therapist
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.
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. Participants are encouraged but not required to complete all classes in this series. Facilitator: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA. Instructor: Joy Nowels, Exercise Specialist, ACSM Certified, Ai Chi Certified, Arthritis Foundation Certified Aquatic Program Leader
Learn hand massage and beginning Reiki to nurture yourself and loved ones. A fun holiday gift, a great strategy for handling holiday stress. For the person with cancer, caregivers and those who have lost a loved one due to cancer. Facilitator: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S
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
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 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 on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm