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Everyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis will experience some level of stress and worry during and after cancer treatment. LivingWell counselors can equip you with tools and strategies that will help you navigate this time.

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December 2019

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December 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:00 am

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Cancer Center
10 Health Services Drive, DeKalb

Facilitated by Vickie Peyton, LCSW, OSW-C, Northwestern Medicine.

If you have been impacted by cancer, this is an opportunity to share experiences and learn from fellow patients, caregivers and trained staff in a safe and encouraging environment. Open to patients, caregivers and community members. Advanced registration not required. For more information, call 815.748.2958.

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Dec
12
December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

New! Altered Book

Thursdays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Transcend your personal creativity through the transformation of a blank book into an altered book.

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Dec
12
December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One Thursday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Presented by Christine McMinn, LCPC, LivingWell, and Jen Botka, yoga instructor

This class includes a gentle yoga practice, discussion of mindfulness-based topics, and meditation centered around supporting your grieving heart. This group is open to any individual who experienced the loss of a loved one to cancer three months ago or longer. A physician’s release is required for participation.

September 26 Expressing Emotions
October 24 Mind-Body Connection
November No Class
December 12 Self Care

► 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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Dec
12
December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 16, 2020

First three Thursdays of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Navigating life after loss is challenging, but having the support of others who understand can help. This group provides emotional support and connection for individuals who have experienced the loss of an adult loved one to cancer within the past 12 months.

► 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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Dec
13
December 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
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One event on December 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on January 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 10, 2020

Thursdays, December 5, January 30, February 27, March 26 and April 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Fridays, January 10, February 14, March 13 and April 10, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Presented by Delilah Matos, Beautiful Fighter®

Build confidence, regain trust in your body and reduce stress. Join Delilah Matos, certified USA Boxing coach, for a low-impact, non-contact boxing class that will have you feeling empowered and ready to face any obstacle with impact!

► 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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Dec
16
December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

Oil Painting
First three Mondays of each month
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn basic techniques of painting with oils from LivingWell local artist Robert Pennington.

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Dec
16
December 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Monday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Mondays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm

Quiet your mind through diaphragmatic breathing and guided meditation. This class can be done seated or reclined.

► 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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Dec
16
December 16 @ 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Mondays, 4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Make fitness with your loved one a weekly priority. Come in with your significant other and exercise, then go out for a date of your own choosing. Strengthen your body, strengthen
your bond!

► 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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Dec
17
December 17 @ 9:15 am - 9:45 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Tuesdays, 9:15 am – 9:45 pm (This class is canceled after the Oct. 1 session.)

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

Focus on using breath in combination with tai chi movements to allow physical body stressors and anxiety to be released. This is a standing practice. 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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Dec
17
December 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 21, 2020

Third Tuesday of each month, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Share experiences and learn about treatment options, pain control, nutrition, mental health, coping strategies and more. LivingWell is proud to partner with AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital.

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