Cancer patients and families can exercise, share and learn

2013-10-20T00:00:00Z Cancer patients and families can exercise, share and learnBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
October 20, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit programs and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.

For more information about joining a support group, call or visit www.cancerresourcecentre.com.

Upcoming programs:

Yoga, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday — A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Empowerment Drumming, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday — Can reduce stress, increase energy and well-being. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday — All women with a breast cancer diagnosis, newly diagnosed to long-term survivors, are welcome to share their concerns, stories and experiences.

Wellness Support Group, 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday — Provides an opportunity to share feelings, receive support and learn ways to cope with the experience of having cancer.

Chi Gong, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday — Learn art of breath, movement, non-movement and meditation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Knit One…Nurture Too, 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday — Knitting and crocheting squares, scarves or afghan blankets. All skill levels welcome. Supplies provided, or bring your own.

Chair Yoga, 2-3 p.m. Thursday — Designed for those who have difficulty with the regular yoga environment, sit or use a chair for balance. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Tai Chi, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday — Classes emphasize balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and complete relaxation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Caring for the Caregiver: Week 6: Finances, 11-12:30 p.m. Friday — Learn how to handle a money crisis, Medicaid, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) and Preexisting Condition Plan. Facilitated by Dr. James Bovan, PsyD and a financial representative.

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