Program Guide

Cancer Specific Support Groups

Group education and support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family members welcome to attend. Facilitators: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S and Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC

Topics:

Jan 12: Navigating Prostate Cancer with other Health Concerns

Feb 9: The Role of Integrative Medicine in Prostate Cancer

Mar 9: Treatment Options

Cancer Specific Support Groups
December 8th at 6:30 pm

Group education and support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family members welcome to attend. This month's topic: Networking and Happy Hour

Exercise

Saturdays, 10:00-11:00am

QiGong-Tai Chi integrates physical exercises, breathing techniques and mindfulness into one practice.

QiGong-Tai Chi is a holistic health practice integrating a sequence of gentle movements, breathing techniques, acupressure self-massage, and mindfulness. The classes are designed to reduce stress and increase vitality, improve flexibility, balance and circulation, and strengthen muscles. QiGong-Tai Chi can be done sitting or standing and is easily modified and adapted for all abilities and fitness levels. Instructor: Jeannie Koran

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Exercise

Fridays, 12:30-1:00pm

A slow-flow stretching and yoga-based program. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Information & Education

Feeling overwhelmed with your new cancer diagnosis? You are not alone. Share with others and learn how to navigate the challenges. Includes information on important questions to ask your physician. Facilitator: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S

Support Groups

Support group for African American women with any type of cancer. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC

Art, Music & Meditation
December 7th at 6:30 pm

December is filled with holidays in many religions that celebrate light. Explore the symbolism of light while making a painting with water and glue that resembles a stained-glass window. Facilitator: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS

Art, Music & Meditation

Do you have a favorite song that helps you to cope? Come to this group to meet others who use music as medicine and come away with a new playlist. Facilitator: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S, MT-BC

Welcoming Orientation

New to The Gathering Place? Start here! Meet with a staff member to explore our FREE programs and services.

Information & Education

For families, friends and other support people for those with cancer. Learn the right things to say and avoid awkward conversations. Learn what is helpful and what is not helpful. Learn how to be of the greatest help emotionally. Presenter: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS