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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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April 2019

Apr
20
April 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am CST
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until April 6, 2019

An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2019

Third Saturday of each month, 8:00–10:00am
Enjoy a hot 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.

January 19 Servant Leadership – Lessons Learned the Hard Way, Tony Mann, MBA, Author

February 16 Importance of Lower Extremity Strength, Nicole Zachwieja, Exercise Physiologist, ACSM, Delnor Health and Fitness Center

March 16 Healthy Eating, The Mediterranean Way!, Nancy Zawicki, MS, RD, LDN, Northwestern Medicine/LivingWell

April 20 Interactive Cancer Boxing Demo,Delilah Matos, Beautiful Fighter®

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Apr
23
April 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

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

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Apr
23
April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Tuesdays, 6:30–8:00pm
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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Apr
23
April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Tuesdays, 6:30–8:00pm
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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Apr
25
April 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Club Brave-heART
Starting Thursday, January 3, 4:30–5:30pm
Facilitated by Cheri Hunt, art instructor, LivingWell

Club Brave-heART supports children
between the ages of 5 and 9 who are
receiving cancer treatment, are cancer
survivors, have a parent currently
in cancer treatment or have recently
experienced the loss of a family
member to cancer. This program provides a safe
and fun environment where children can express
themselves through a variety of art projects and spend
time with other children who are experiencing
similar situations.

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Apr
25
April 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Club Courageous
Starting Thursday, January 3, 4:30–5:30pm
Facilitated by Kelley Navar, LCPC, LivingWell

The Club Courageous program curriculum includes
supportive and fun activities to help
children learn valuable communication
tools and coping skills. The program
helps children process and express the
many emotions that often accompany
a cancer diagnosis, including fear,
sadness and grief. Open to children between the ages
of 10 and 15 who are receiving cancer treatment, are
cancer survivors, have a parent currently in cancer
treatment or have recently experienced the loss of a
family member to cancer.

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Apr
30
April 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

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

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Apr
30
April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Tuesdays, 6:30–8:00pm
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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Apr
30
April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Tuesdays, 6:30–8:00pm
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 2019

May
01
May 1 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm 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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