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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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February 2020

Feb
25
February 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Presented by Christine McMinn, LCPC, and Cheri Hunt, art instructor, LivingWell

Learn strategies to help put your thoughts and feelings down on paper and incorporate art into your journal.

► 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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Feb
25
February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

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.

► 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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Feb
25
February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

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 challenges.

► 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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Feb
27
February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 23, 2020

Second and Fourth Thursday of each month, 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, Conference Room CC2
1 Kish Hospital Drive, DeKalb

Share experiences and form connections with others who are newly diagnosed, currently receiving treatment or in early survivorship. This group is facilitated by a LivingWell licensed clinical social worker.

► 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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Feb
27
February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
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One event on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

Please Note: All Boxing Fitness classes have been permanently canceled

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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Feb
27
February 27 @ 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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March 2020

Mar
02
March 2 @ 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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Mar
02
March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 23, 2020

Mondays, February 10 –March 23, 7:00 –8:30 pm

Presented by Missy Petty, LCPC, LivingWell

Many patients find themselves wondering, “Now what?” after their cancer treatment ends. This program will help both patients and caregivers navigate the challenges people experience as they transition into survivorship. Topics include: changes in relationships, managing expectations, addressing anxiety and depression, the “new normal,” fear of recurrence, how to partner with your primary care physician and other providers, managing your health records, and envisioning a positive future. Attendance throughout the entire series is encouraged but not mandatory.

February 10 Pressure to Thrive
February 17 Discussion Group
February 24 Managing Moods, Stress and Feeling Stuck
March 2 Survivorship Toolkit
March 9 Discussion Group
March 16 Fear of Recurrence
March 23 Envisioning Your Future

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Mar
03
March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Presented by Christine McMinn, LCPC, and Cheri Hunt, art instructor, LivingWell

Learn strategies to help put your thoughts and feelings down on paper and incorporate art into your journal.

► 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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Mar
03
March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

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.

► 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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