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October 2020

Oct
05
October 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Meets quarterly, first Monday of the month (October 5), 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville
4405 Weaver Parkway, Garden Conference Room

If you have been impacted by head, neck or esophageal cancer, attend our quarterly meetings to learn more about these specific diseases. Educational presentations will be delivered in a safe environment where you can share your experience with fellow patients, caregivers, and trained staff.

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Oct
14
October 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
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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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Oct
29
Free
October 29, 2020 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

VINCIBLE is a documentary that follows 27-year-old cancer survivor from Chicago, Kayla Redig, as she creates a voice for the 69,999 other young people who lose their youth to this disease each year. Director, Kayla, and her team of experts wonder, “In a system filled with specialty care like children’s hospitals and nursing homes, where do the young adults fit in?”

Join us with Wellness House in Hinsdale for a virtual live showing of the documentary and post-film discussion with Kayla. Register at http://bit.ly/LWVincible.

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Oct
30
October 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT

Fertility is a significant concern for young patients diagnosed with cancer. Join Dr. Mary Ellen Pavone, Northwestern Medicine Fertility and Reproductive Medicine, for a talk and Q&A about fertility after cancer, including fertility evaluation, treatment options and genetic testing.

To register and receive a link to join this virtual presentation, e-mail info@livingwellcrc.org and include your first and last name and “Fertility and Cancer” in your subject line.

 

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November 2020

Nov
02
November 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST

Holidays can mark a difficult time for those who have experienced a loss. It’s common for individuals to feel some unease about facing this time of year. Join LivingWell counselor Christine McMinn, LCPC, CT, for a presentation on how to set healthy expectations for significant dates, how to manage holiday traditions and family gatherings, and ways to take care of yourself through it all.

 To register and receive a link to join this virtual presentation, e-mail info@livingwellcrc.org and include your first and last name and “Coping With Loss” in your subject line.

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December 2020

Dec
07
December 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST

Spend an evening honoring and remembering your loved one in community with others who understand what it’s like to be grieving during the holidays. This virtual Night of Remembrance Ceremony, hosted by LivingWell Counselor, Christine McMinn, LCPC, CT, will include a blessing from Northwestern Medicine Chaplain, Karen Pugliese, MA, BCC-PCHAC, meaningful ways to feel connected to your loved one provided by LivingWell’s art instructor, Cheri Hunt, opportunity for reflection, and a special video tribute to those we hold in our hearts this season.

 To register and receive a link to join this virtual presentation, e-mail info@livingwellcrc.org by Monday, November 30. Please include your first and last name and “Night of Remembrance” in your subject line and include a picture of your loved one along with their name to be included in the tribute video.

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Dec
09
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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Dec
10
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 info@livingwellcrc.org 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

Dec
01
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 info@livingwellcrc.org, including your first and last name and “Holiday Art” in your subject line.

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January 2022

Jan
19
January 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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One event on January 20, 2022 at 3:30 pm

Wednesday, January 19, 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 the link to join this virtual series, complete New Participant Form (if you haven’t already) and email info@livingwellcrc.org, including your first and last name and “Beautiful You” in your subject line.

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