October 2nd: Pressure to Thrive
October 9th: Discussion Group
October 16th: Managing, Moods, Stress and Feeling Stuck
October 23rd: Survivorship101: Medical Discussion by Christopher George, MD
October 30th: Discussion Group
November 6th: Fear of Recurrence
November 13th: Envisioning Your Future
Week 1 | September 13, 6:00-7:00pm
Moving Forward After a Cancer Diagnosis With Culinary Nutrition
Creating life balance through mind, body and spirit. Learn about good health strategies for keeping yourself healthy, active and eating well. Learn about the importance of a positive mind set, getting sleep and reducing stress.
Week 2 | September 20, 6:00-7:00pm
Mediterranean-Style of Eating
Learn how to eat the Mediterranean way! Learn what these recommendations are and how to incorporate more anti-oxidants, phytochemicals and anti-inflammatory foods using real foods instead of vitamin, mineral or herbal supplements.
Week 3 | September 27, 6:00-7:00pm
Eating Well for Survivorship — Maintaining a Healthy Weight
This class will cover how to improve your food habits and incorporate exercise to maintain a healthy weight. Learn about protein needs, whole grains and a balanced diet.
Week 4 | October 4, 6:00-7:00pm
Gut Health and the Microbiome
Learn about pre- and probiotic foods to help promote a healthy gut.
Week 5 | October 11, 6:00-7:00pm
Cooking for One or Two
Experience easy, flavorful recipes that make it easier to cook for one or two people.
Week 6 | October 18, 6:00-7:00pm
Culinary Completion — Hands-on Interactive Cooking
Celebrate the completion of this series with a hands-on interactive cooking class. Prepare a healthy recipe with other participants. This is an opportunity to share ideas and goals.
Week 1: Overview of Exercise and Physical Activity Guidelines (lecture and discussion)
Geneva: September 14th, 6:30 – 7:45pm
Warrenville: November 2nd, 6:30 – 7:45pm
Week 2: Cardiovascular Training and Mindful Movements (lecture and seated stretching)
Geneva: September 21st, 6:30 – 7:45pm
Warrenville: November 9th, 6:30 – 7:45pm
Week 3: Strength Training and Exercise Demo (lecture and “learn by doing”)
Geneva: September 28th, 6:30 – 7:45pm
Warrenville: November 16th, 6:30 – 7:45pm
Virtual: First and Third Mondays of each month, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This virtual drop-in group gives you an opportunity to process your anxiety. You can also learn strategies to help manage the stress that is commonly experienced while waiting for tests, scans or test results. We encourage you to join anytime you are experiencing “scanxiety.”
Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer Resources Geneva
442 Williamsburg Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer Resources Warrenville
4525 Weaver Parkway, Suite 103
Warrenville, IL 60555