Program Guide

Cancer Specific Support Groups
October 13th at 5:15 pm

A group discussion for the partners of men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Facilitators: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S & Brittani Davis, LPCC-S, LICDC

Cancer Specific Support Groups
November 10th at 6:30 pm

Group education and support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family members welcome to attend. This month's topic: Exercise to Fight Fatigue.

Presenter: Stephen Cerne, B.S., NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET

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

Cancer Specific Support Groups
October 13th at 6:30 pm

Group education and support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family members welcome to attend. This month's topic: Relationships and Intimacy. Presenters: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S and Brittani Davis LPCC-S, LICDC

Information & Education
October 26th at 6:30 pm

Narrative medicine in cancer care uses literary arts (i.e. poetry, film, photography) to support cancer patients and caregivers. It may help decrease stress, fatigue and isolation and it cultivates curiosity, empathy, and builds personal capacity to process ones’ own journey. This workshop is open to anyone impacted by cancer interested in learning more about narrative medicine. No creative writing experience required; all materials provided. Presenter: Marina Vladova, MED, MPH, Narrative Medicine Facilitator

Information & Education
October 19th at 6:30 pm

Narrative medicine in cancer care uses literary arts (i.e. poetry, film, photography) to support cancer patients and caregivers. It may help decrease stress, fatigue and isolation and it cultivates curiosity, empathy, and builds personal capacity to process ones’ own journey. Presenter: Marina Vladova, MED, MPH, Narrative Medicine Facilitator

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
October 6th at 12:00 pm

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