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.
LIFE AFTER CANCER
NEW! Weight Management After Cancer
First and Third Mondays of each month. No Class April 17, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
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. An optional 30-minute fitness regimen is held after class from 7:10 – 7:40 pm. 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.
February 6 – Fad Diets
February 20 – Fad Diets Discussion
March 6 – Portion Control
March 20 – Portion Control Discussion
April 3 – Nutrition After Cancer Treatment
April 17 – No Class
Back On Track: Life After Cancer Education and Discussion Group
Mondays, February 13 – March 27, 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 and guest speaker Heather Augustiniak, APN, Northwestern Medicine. Registration is required at 630.262.1111. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.
February 13 – Pressure to Thrive
February 20 – Discussion Group
February 27 – Managing Moods, Stress and Feeling Stuck
March 6 – Survivorship Kit
March 13 – Discussion Group
March 20 – Fear of Recurrence
March 27 – Discussion Group
NEW! Survivor’s Guilt
Monday, April 10, 7:00 – 8:30 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.