LivingWell became a saving grace for me. From the time I was diagnosed and throughout my treatment, LivingWell was the one place I counted on for support, comfort, and hope.

- Renee

Survivorship

 

Survivorship Education and Discussion Group
Interested in participating in a survivorship education and discussion group? Please contact Missy Petty at 630.262.1111. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

 

Survivorship Tool Kit
Monday, June 12, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Learn what you need to put in your “tool box” in order to be prepared for the future. Topics include what you need to do in order to be proactive in screening and sharing information with your primary care physician. Presented by Heather Augustyniak, APN, Northwestern Medicine. Registration is required at 630.262.1111. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

 

LIFE AFTER CANCER

Weight Management After Cancer
First and Third Mondays of each month, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. No Class July 3.

Studies show that achieving a healthy weight after cancer treatment can help reduce the risk of recurrence. Join other survivors on a journey through healthy living and weight management. This program is open to people who have completed cancer treatment and caregivers. Registration is required at 630.262.1111. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

June 5 – Meal Planning Discussion
June 19 – Mindful Eating
July 3 – No Class
July 17 – Eating Out and On the Go
August 7 – Fuel Your Workout
August 21 – Fitness Presentation

 

Back On Track: Life After Cancer Education and Discussion Group
Mondays, July 24 – August 28, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Transitioning from cancer patient to cancer survivor can be challenging. Educational topics will alternate with discussion groups to provide insight for life’s new challenges. Presented by Missy Petty, LCPC, LivingWell. Registration is required at 630.262.1111. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

July 24 – Pressure to Thrive
July 31 – Discussion Group
August 7 – Managing Moods, Stress and Feeling Stuck
August 14 – Discussion Group
August 21 – Fear of Recurrence
August 28 – Final Discussion Group

 

Survivor’s Guilt
Thursday, August 31, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

After completing cancer treatment many people experience what is called “survivor’s guilt: why am I okay when others are not?” Learn how to manage feelings of guilt and discuss your experience with others. Presented by LivingWell counselor, Christine McMinn, LCPC. Registration is required at 630.262.1111. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.