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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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June 2019

Jun
18
June 18 @ 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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Jun
18
June 18 @ 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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Jun
19
June 19 @ 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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Jun
19
June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

AromaTouch Essential Oils
Wednesday, June 19, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Presented by Patty Turbak, AromaTouch Certified
Practitioner, Tranquility Spa and Wellness Center
Join us for an interactive session on how to safely use
essential oils to relax, calm, and soothe yourself.

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Jun
20
June 20 @ 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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Jun
20
June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Good Grief
First three Thursdays of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Navigating life after loss is challenging, and 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.

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Jun
24
June 24 @ 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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Jun
24
June 24 @ 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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Jun
25
June 25 @ 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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Jun
25
June 25 @ 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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