Exercise, share and learn with cancer center programs

2013-10-10T00:00:00Z Exercise, share and learn with cancer center programsBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
October 10, 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.

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.

Blood Cancers Support Group, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday  — Designed for adult family/friends and those with a diagnosis of leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma or multiple myeloma, this group is offered in conjunction with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Chair Massage, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday — Enjoy the benefits of a 20-minute chair massage to relax the body, reduce mental stress, anxiety and may promote better sleep. A prescription from a physician is required prior to attending.

Healing Touch, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday — Hands-on, energy-based techniques balance and align human energy field. A prescription from a physician is required prior to attending.

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.

Chi Gong, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 17 — Learn art of breath, movement, non-movement and meditation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Nutrition for Life, noon-2 p.m. Oct. 17 — Learn about foods that fight cancer.

Chair Yoga, 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 17 — 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.

Learning the Ukulele, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 17 — Learn how to play the ukulele from Rima Krutulis, who will facilitate program.

Tai Chi, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 18 — 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 5: Safety Around the House, 11-12:30 p.m. — Oct. 18 Learn about how to make a home safe, patient mobility, and small changes/big advantages. Facilitated by Mary Pawlicki, PT, CLT.

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