Exercise, education and support offered to cancer patients

2013-05-23T00:00:00Z Exercise, education and support offered to cancer patientsBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
May 23, 2013 12:00 am  • 

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

To join a support group, call or visit www.cancerresourcecentre.com.

Programs scheduled for Tuesday through May 31:

Wellness Support Group, 10-11:30 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday — share feelings, receive support and learn to cope.

Ostomy Networking Group , 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday — Travel concerns for people with colostomy, urostomy or ileostomy will be discussed.

Healing Hearts Grief Support Group, 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday — Facilitated by Hospice of the Calumet Area, join others who have lost a loved one to share experiences, struggles, feelings and triumphs.

Reflexology, 3-5 p.m. Wednesday — Reflexology treats the whole body by touching the feet and sometimes the palms. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Yoga Lecture: Yoga and Pain Management, 6-7:15 p.m. Wednesday — A prescription from your physician is required.

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

Chair Yoga, 2-3 p.m. May 30 — Those who have difficulty with regular yoga environment sit or use a chair for balance. A prescription is required prior to attending.

Tai Chi, 9:30-10:30 a.m. May 31 — Classes emphasize balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and relaxation. A prescription is required prior to attending.

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