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April 2020

Apr
14
April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

To help limit COVID-19 risk at LivingWell, this presentation has been canceled. A rescheduled date will be posted shortly.

Presented by Mary Ellen Pavone, MD, Northwestern Medicine Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Oak Brook Terrace

During cancer treatment, patients have important and complex issues to consider, including present and future fertility. Learn about fertility testing after treatment and other options for having biological children.

► 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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Apr
18
April 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 18, 2020

Men’s Breakfast
Third Saturday of each month, 8:00 – 10:00 am (No meeting in December)

Enjoy breakfast while you listen to guest speakers address different topics each month. Share information and stories, and discuss current events with other men impacted by cancer. Discover new information and camaraderie in this community for men.

November 16 Group networking and roundtable discussion

January 18 Fundraising opportunities at LivingWell, presented by Molly Freed, philanthropy associate, Northwestern Medicine

February 15 How Cancer Effects Pelvic Muscles, presented by Georgia Nicolaidis, PT, Northwestern Medicine Rehabilitation Services Bloomingdale

March 21 Panel discussion with team of oncology nurses from the Chicago Western Suburbs Oncology Nurses Society

April 18 Prostate Cancer Update, presented by Stephen Mihalcik, MD, PhD, Radiation Oncology, Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center

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Apr
30
April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Thursday, April 30, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Presented by Deborah Marqui, LCSW, psychotherapist and owner, Healing Gardens at Stone Hill Farm, and author of From the Fire Into the Garden: A Healing Journey

A passionate gardener and cancer survivor, Deborah Marqui will share how to create a healing garden at your own home. A healing garden can be planted in a special area in the yard or it can be contained in a small container for your deck or balcony. At Deborah’s home, each of her gardens has a different theme, and every garden has a story. (Read more at healinggardensatstonehillfarm.com.) For Deborah, the stories are lessons learned in her healing journey. Come and learn how to create your own sanctuary!

► 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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May 2020

May
07
May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Presented by Christine Wietrzykowski, PT, CLT-LANA, Northwestern Medicine; Karen Newton, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, Northwestern Medicine; and Jennifer Rosko, PT, CLT-LANA, Northwestern Medicine

Join Northwestern Medicine licensed physical and occupational therapists in a panel discussion to gain a basic understanding of lymphatic anatomy and physiology, the most accepted forms of treatment of lymphedema, lymphedema risk reduction guidelines, and long-term maintenance and management of lymphedema.

► 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
27
August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Thursday, August 27, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Presented by Christine McMinn, LCPC, LivingWell, and John Polo, author, coach and speaker

“The truth is, society as a whole doesn’t understand grief and healing all that well. I’m trying to educate.” — John Polo

Join Christine McMinn, LCPC, as she welcomes back author, coach, and speaker, John Polo to share his story with us. Please join us for this ninety minute workshop as John facilitates an interactive discussion on love, loss, grief, healing, and life as an individual living with loss. Open to all but recommended for those who lost their loved one a minimum of six months ago.

► 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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