Upcoming Events › Support & Networking Groups
LivingWell oncology trained counselors and social workers specialize in supporting individuals, families and children impacted by cancer. They are available to provide support to anyone, at any phase of cancer care.
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.
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.
Wednesday, May 29, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Yoga Studio
Presented by Terri Reasoner, PhD, CPT, Engaged
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.
Advanced registration not required. For more
information, call 815.748.2958.
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,
Club Courageous (Ages 7 to 13)
Thursdays, May 2 –May 30, 4:30 –5:30 pm
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 7 and 13 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.
First Monday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Presented by Christine McMinn, LCPC, LivingWell,
and Cheri Hunt, art instructor, LivingWell
This class allows participants to try different art
modalities while enjoying the camaraderie of other
individuals who are grieving. Come experience the
relaxing effects of art, which can help you navigate
life after loss.