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Program Guide

Support Groups

Weekly support group for people with any kind of cancer. Facilitated by:
Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN on Mondays & Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C on Tuesdays

Support Groups

Support group for caregivers, family members and friends of those diagnosed with cancer. Facilitated by: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S, MT-BC on Mondays & Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC on Tuesdays

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. Facilitator: Erin Rafter, PhD, CCLS

Cancer Specific Support Groups
July 27th at 3:30 pm

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. Facilitator: Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C

September 22nd at 6:30 pm

Program for young adults in their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s surviving cancer. Opportunities provided for social networking and creative outlets to assist with coping. This month's topic: Leaves on a Stream - an exercise in Mindfulness. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC

Young Adults
August 18th at 6:30 pm

Program for young adults in their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s surviving cancer. Opportunities provided for social networking and creative outlets to assist with coping. This month's topic: A Sound Bath Experience. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC

Cancer Specific Support Groups

Support group for women with breast cancer in their 20s, 30s & 40s.

Art, Music & Meditation
July 1st at 9:30 am

Learn and practice basic meditation techniques to manage stress in the comfort of your own home during these virtual sessions. Facilitators: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS (Tuesdays) and Erin Rafter, PhD, CCLS (Fridays)

Art, Music & Meditation
August 24th at 6:30 pm

Learn how to make your own herbal tea blends from fresh herbs you can grow yourself. We’ll talk about easy to grow herbs, how to brew tea from fresh and dried herbs, how to dry for future use and we’ll taste some recipes. Presenter: Karen Kennedy, HTR

Exercise
July 13th at 6:30 pm

Join the fun and learn the basics of dragon boating, a fun team sport for anyone in treatment, finished with treatment or caregivers. No experience required. Weekly practice sessions begin Wednesday, July 13th, 6:30-8:00PM in preparation for the 12th Annual Cleveland Dragon Boat Association Festival which will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2022.