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July 2020

Jul
13
July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 12, 2021

Second Monday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm – Starts Monday, July 13!

Being a young adult with a cancer diagnosis offers unique challenges. Facilitated by a LivingWell counselor, this support group provides young adults with cancer a place to connect, share personal experiences and learn valuable coping skills.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Jul
18
July 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am CDT
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until October 18, 2020

Third Saturday of each month, 8:00–9:30 am

Listen to guest speakers address different topics each month—virtually. Share information and stories, and discuss current events with other men impacted by cancer.

To join a meeting each month, click on this Men’s Breakfast Link . After clicking the link you’ll be prompted to join the meeting. If using your phone for audio, click PHONE AUDIO. If using your PC mic or PC headset, click JOIN NOW. If joining in a room where you don’t need audio, select AUDIO OFF.

Please note: Microsoft Teams must be run through Google Chrome to work properly on a computer, smart phone or tablet. Learn more about Microsoft Teams.

If you have any issues joining a meeting, you can call in at  +1 872-240-1267. Conference ID: 633 572 204#. 

 

Upcoming Meetings

June 20
All of Us Research Program: Learn about the All of Us Research Program database, where researchers access this information to conduct studies and improve health outcomes.
Presented by Monica Rodriguez, director of communications and engagement, Northwestern Medicine

July 18
Prostate Cancer: Advancements in Treatment
Presented by Stephen Mihalcik, MD, PhD, Radiation Oncology, Northwestern Medicine

August 15
Imerman Angels: One-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers
Presented by Jonah Czerwinskyj, MSW, cancer support specialist, Imerman Angels

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Jul
29
July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

What Is a Scalp Cooling Cap, and Does It Prevent Hair Loss for Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment?

Wednesday, July 29, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Presented by Patti Frey, MSN, RN, OCN, nurse, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group; Jennifer Tepper, APN, advanced practice nurse, and Cathy Spagnoli, nurse navigator, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital; Alison Zubel, cancer survivor and founder, Hoopla for Hair; and Bill Leuchten, representative, Dignitana, Inc.

The panelists will discuss the Northwestern Medicine scalp cooling cap program for patients undergoing chemotherapy, including who is a candidate and the cost to participate. Cooling caps are worn on the scalp before, during and after a chemotherapy session to help reduce hair loss. The presentation will include a demonstration of the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System.

 

To register, please call 630.262.1111. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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August 2020

Aug
03
August 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 31, 2020

Mondays, 11:00 – 11:45 am

LivingWell Warrenville
4525 Weaver Parkway, Suite 103/Multipurpose Room
Warrenville, Illinois

Our most challenging and energetic class uses BOSU® balls (inflated rubber hemisphere). Improve balance and core strength, and develop strong and supportive hip stabilizer and abdominal muscles. Please bring clean athletic shoes and comfortable clothes and have current medical release form on file.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111. Priority registration will be given to participants in active treatment, and cancer survivors and caregivers who have not attended programs in the past.

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

 

 

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Aug
03
August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 31, 2020

Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

LivingWell Warrenville
4525 Weaver Parkway, Suite 103/Multipurpose Room
Warrenville, Illinois

Learn yoga postures that will reduce stress, increase flexibility, and support your healing and sleep. Both standing and mat yoga poses will be incorporated. Please bring clean athletic shoes and comfortable clothes and have current medical release form on file.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111. Priority registration will be given to participants in active treatment, and cancer survivors and caregivers who have not attended programs in the past. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Aug
04
August 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

Tuesdays, 11:00 – 11:45 am

LivingWell Warrenville
4525 Weaver Parkway, Suite 103/Multipurpose Room
Warrenville, Illinois

Learn to increase balance, flexibility, mobility, stamina and strength while connecting with your body and its movements. Please bring clean athletic shoes and comfortable clothes and have current medical release form on file.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111. Priority registration will be given to participants in active treatment, and cancer survivors and caregivers who have not attended programs in the past. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

 

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Aug
04
August 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2020

Thursdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

LivingWell Warrenville
4525 Weaver Parkway, Suite 103/Multipurpose Room
Warrenville, Illinois

Mat-based yoga postures and restorative poses are performed with the help of bolsters and blankets. You must be able to get up and down from the floor. Please bring clean athletic shoes and comfortable clothes and have current medical release form on file.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111. Priority registration will be given to participants in active treatment, and cancer survivors and caregivers who have not attended programs in the past. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

 

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Aug
05
August 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 25, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

Tuesdays, 1:00 – 1:45 pm

Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Our most challenging and energetic class uses BOSU® balls (inflated rubber hemisphere). Improve balance and core strength, and develop strong and supportive hip stabilizer and abdominal muscles. Please bring clean athletic shoes and comfortable clothes and have current medical release form on file.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111. Priority registration will be given to participants in active treatment, and cancer survivors and caregivers who have not attended programs in the past.

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Aug
05
August 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Increase balance, flexibility and strength using a Pilates ring, mat and weighted balls. Emphasis is on core strength. This activity will provide a full-body workout. Please bring clean athletic shoes and comfortable clothes and have current medical release form on file.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111. Priority registration will be given to participants in active treatment, and cancer survivors and caregivers who have not attended programs in the past.

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families

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Aug
05
August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Wednesday, August 5, 6:00 – 7:30 pm or
Wednesday, August 12, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Experience some new foods and tastes that are healthy and nutritious. Come for a delicious meal prepared for you by our registered dietitians while learning about some of the hot topics in nutrition. Register for either a daytime or evening class.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111. Priority registration will be given to participants in active treatment, and cancer survivors and caregivers who have not attended programs in the past.

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

Wednesday, August 5
Presented by Jeanine Fitzmaurice, RDN, LDN, Northwestern Medicine
Wednesday, August 12
Presented by Amy Colbert, RDN, LDN, MS, Northwestern Medicine

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