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December 2020

December 9, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2020

Every Second Wednesday of the month, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Presented by Jenny Burns and Karen Wake

Beautiful You is designed to help cancer patients minimize the effects that may accompany traditional cancer treatments using simple makeup techniques.Beautiful You also explores how to accessorize with various head coverings such as scarves and hats, as well as how to choose the best-fitting wig to ensure you feel beautiful from the inside out.

This class holds a maximum of 10 active cancer patients per session.

► 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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December 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Enjoy a night at home with your family, crafting online with LivingWell’s art instructor, Cheri Hunt.

► To register and receive a link to join this virtual event, e-mail and include your first and last name and “Holiday Joy” in your subject line along with number of participating family members.

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December 2021

December 1, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST

Wednesday, December 1, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Enjoy a night at home with your family, crafting online with LivingWell’s art instructor, Cheri Hunt. Make paper ornaments, design holiday cards and make a festive treat bag to give or share.

To register and receive a link to join this virtual discussion, complete our New Participant Form (if you haven’t already) and email, including your first and last name and “Holiday Art” in your subject line.

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February 2022

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm CST

Wednesday, February 2, 6:00 – 6:30 pm

Northwestern Medicine/LivingWell dietitians will be live on LivingWell’s Facebook page sharing answers to the most common diet- and nutrition-related questions they receive from patients diagnosed with cancer and will be taking questions from viewers. Join this valuable discussion and bring your questions.

● This discussion will be live on Facebook at No registration required.

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April 2022

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Healing Through Humor: Letting Go
Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Part of improv is letting go of how you think things should go to make way for what your improv team brings to the table. In this workshop led by improv instructor/ensemble member and social worker Caroline Rhoads, M.S.S., LSW, CET I, you apply the principles from improv to let go and make peace with what you can’t control. Participants are encouraged to leave their judgement and inner critic at the door to reap the benefits of this experience.

 To register and receive the link to join this virtual workshop, complete New Participant Form (if you haven’t already) and email, including your first and last name and “Letting Go” in your subject line.


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May 2022

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Fourth Wednesday of each month
12:00 – 1:00 pm

This group provides support and education to patients who have a diagnosis of a primary brain tumor. Caregivers are welcome to attend.

Don’t Miss! At the Wednesday, May 25 meeting, Vincent Rock, MSW, LCSW, Program Manager, American Brain Tumor Association, will be a guest speaker sharing valuable information about ABTA resources.

Register and receive a link to join at

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June 2022

June 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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One event on August 9, 2022 at 3:30 pm

Wednesday, June 15, 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Beautiful You is designed to help anyone experiencing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment feel beautiful inside and out. Jenny Burns, Geneva-based salon owner, stylist and makeup artist, will share how to care for your scalp and hair regrowth, choose the best-fitting wig, accessorize with scarves and hats, and recreate natural-looking eyebrows with an eye pencil.

To register and receive link to join this virtual series, visit

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June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Monday, June 27, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Dr. Jill Cotseones, Dermatology, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Most people know about side effects, like hair loss, that can accompany cancer treatment. But cancer treatment can also impact your skin. Dr. Cotseones will share her expertise about skin care for oncology patients and answer your questions during a Q&A at the end of her presentation.

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July 2022

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Thursday, July 21, 6:30 – 7:30 pm (at LivingWell Geneva and virtual)

Deborah Marqui, LCSW, psychotherapist and owner, Healing Gardens at Stone Hill Farm, and author of From the Fire Into the Garden: A Healing Journey

A passionate gardener and cancer survivor, Deborah Marqui will share how to create a healing garden at your own home. A healing garden can be planted in a special area in the yard or it can be contained in a small container for your deck or balcony. At Deborah’s home, each of her gardens has a different theme, and every garden has a story. For Deborah, the stories are lessons learned in her healing journey. Come and learn how to create your own sanctuary!

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August 2022

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Friday, August 5, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
(Virtual via Microsoft Teams)

Presented by
Ania Grimone, LAc, CH, Northwestern Medicine Osher Center for Integrative Health

Learn from a licensed acupuncturist at Northwestern Medicine about acupuncture and its use to manage a variety of symptoms and conditions associated with cancer and the side effects of cancer treatments.


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