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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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May 2019

May
27
May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 26, 2019

Water-Soluble Oils
Fourth Monday of each month
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn basic techniques of painting with
water-soluble oils.

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May
27
May 27 @ 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Mondays, 4:15 –4:45 pm
Make fitness with your loved one a weekly priority.
Come in and exercise, then go out for a date of
your own choosing. Strengthen your body, strengthen
your bond!
Us TOO Prostate

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May
28
May 28 @ 9:15 am - 9:45 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Tai Chi Movement for Stress Relief
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.

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May
28
May 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Journaling and Altered Art
Presented by Christine McMinn, LCPC, and Cheri
Hunt, art instructor, LivingWell
Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn strategies to help put your thoughts and
feelings down on paper. You will also be guided

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May
28
May 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Winfield Club Courageous
Tuesdays, May 7- August 27, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Club Courageous is a support group for children in
cancer treatment and their siblings, ages 7 to 15.
Attendees will participate in a variety of activities to
help process their cancer experience. Facilitated by
LivingWell counselors and social workers. Attendees
do not need to be residents of Ronald McDonald House.

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May
28
May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
FACT is an ongoing weekly support group for people
with any type or stage of cancer and is appropriate
for patients who are newly diagnosed, in treatment,
completing treatment or living with cancer as
a chronic illness. Attendance every week is not
required, and participants are encouraged to attend
as they are able. This group meets at the same time
as the weekly group for caregivers.

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May
28
May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Caregiver Support
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
This support group embraces the importance of those
dedicated to caring for loved ones who are living
with cancer and provides opportunities to network
with other caregivers facing similar struggles.

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May
29
May 29 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Wednesdays
Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital
250 East Superior, Third Floor, Classroom R
Chicago

Fitness for Cancer Recovery, 3:15-4:00pm
Exercise targeted to manage the side effects of
cancer treatment including osteoporosis, neuropathy,
lymphedema and pelvic floor weakness. Learn safe
ways to strengthen muscles, increase balance, and
address tingling and pain.

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May
29
May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Laughter Yoga
Wednesday, May 29, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Yoga Studio
Presented by Terri Reasoner, PhD, CPT, Engaged
Performance
Laughter Yoga is a unique exercise routine that can
strengthen abdominal muscles, facilitates pumping of
our lymph nodes, improves circulation and relieves
tension and stress throughout the body.

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May
30
May 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

DEKALB
Advanced registration not required. For more
information, call 815.748.2958.
Northwestern Medicine
Kishwaukee Hospital Cancer Center
10 Health Services Drive, DeKalb
DeKalb Cancer Support Group
Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:00 am
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.
Facilitated by Vickie Peyton, LCSW, OSW-C,
Northwestern Medicine.

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