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Maintaining Strength During Treatment Tue, Sep 8 2015 - 7:00 PM Swedish/Edmonds
Tuesday, September 8, 7-8p.m. Healing and maintaining strength are the number one goals during cancer treatment. With all of the appointments, recommendations, and new information, it can be difficult to focus on a healthy diet. Join Registered Dietitian and Certified Natural Chef, DeeAnna Wales VanReken, in a class that will gently guide you through the beneficial impact that nutrition can have on the healing process and how to make it a reality at home one step at a time.
Gentle Yoga Wed, Sep 16 2015 - 2:00 PM Swedish First Hill
Wednesdays, September 16-October 21, 2-3pm. Create balance in the body, breath and mind in this therapeutic class with registered yoga instructor, Ann Ford. No experience necessary. Bring a mat and blanket. Six sessions.
Don't Keep Putting It Off Tue, Sep 22 2015 - 7:00 PM Mercer Island Library
Tuesday, September 22, 7-8:30pm. An SCI Oncology Social Worker leads a discussion on end-of-life planning (medical power-of-attorney, living wills, and hospice). Relevant handouts provided.
ACT- After Cancer Treatment: What's Next? Tue, Sep 29 2015 - 4:00 PM Swedish/First Hill
Tuesdays, September 29 - November 10 4:30 - 6 p.m. Join others who have completed cancer treatment in this eight-week group to discuss coping, relationships, fear of recurrence, resilience and hope.
Does Sugar Feed Cancer? Tue, Sep 29 2015 - 6:30 PM Northwest Natural Health Clinic
Tuesday, September 29, 6:30-7:30pm. Join this class sponsored in partnership with Northwest Natural Health. When you’re eating to beat cancer, do you need to completely shun sugar? There’s more to the concept of “sugar feeds cancer” than stowing the sugar bowl and declining dessert. You will learn about the role of insulin resistance in cancer growth, why cancer cells prefer sugar, and nutrition strategies for stabilizing blood sugar.
ABC- After Breast Cancer: What's Next? - First Hill Wed, Sep 30 2015 - 4:30 PM Swedish/First Hill
Wednesdays, September 30 - November 11 4:30 - 6 p.m. Join other women in this eight-week group who have completed breast cancer treatment to discuss coping, relationships, fear of recurrence, resilience and hope.
Renewal through Art and Music Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 12:00 PM Swedish/First Hill
Thursdays, October 1-October 15, noon-1:30p.m. Experience the therapeutic use of art and music as you explore seasonal themes of transition and renewal in a supportive group setting. Art and music therapy can promote wellness, reduce stress and anxiety, and increase self-awareness. Register for one, two or all sessions of this 3-part series. No prior experience or creative confidence required. Co-lead by Nicole Stiver, Art Therapist and Betsy Hartman, Music Therapist.
ABC- After Breast Cancer: What's Next? - Edmonds Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 4:30 PM Swedish/Edmonds
Thursdays, October 1 - November 12 4:30 - 6 p.m. Join other women in this eight-week group who have completed breast cancer treatment to discuss coping, relationships, fear of recurrence, resilience and hope.
Cancer and Finances 101 Mon, Oct 5 2015 - 6:30 PM Swedish Ballard
Monday, October 5, 6:30-7:30pm. When you or a loved one receives a cancer diagnosis, money is likely the last thing that you want to think about. And yet you may find yourself worrying about how you are going to pay for treatment. Taking control of these financial concerns right from the start can help to alleviate some of that stress. The class will help you understand the direct and indirect costs of treatment, and introduce you to community resources and governmental programs that are available to assist with healthcare costs.
Cancer-fighting Foods: Kale, Broccoli and Cauliflower Tue, Oct 6 2015 - 11:00 AM Swedish/First Hill,
Tuesday, October 6, 11am-noon. Join us for a cooking demonstration on Cancer-fighting Foods: Kale, Broccoli and Cauliflower. Presented by Registered Dietitian and Certified Natural Chef, DeeAnna Wales VanReken, this fun tutorial will show you how to easily prepare the hearty vegetables in the brassica family like kales, broccoli, and cauliflower! With strong antioxidant properties, these foods pack a real immune punch. Samples of all dishes will be provided.
Cancer and Prevention: Living Above and Beyond Thu, Oct 15 2015 - 6:00 PM Swedish Issaquah
Thursday, October 15, 6-7pm. Join us for this 60-minute class taught by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from Swedish Cancer Institute. You will learn about the powerful role of nutrition in living above and beyond cancer for prevention and survivorship. You will also learn how changes to your environment and lifestyle can impact health and longevity.
Principles of T’ai Chi – Mini Series Tue, Oct 20 2015 - 10:00 AM Swedish/Edmonds
Tuesdays, October 20-November 10, 10-11am. Join this mini-series to learn simple movements to ground, balance and relax in partnership with Harmony Hills. The Principles of T-ai Chi provides an opportunity to learn an awareness practice for centering and calming the mind and body. There is currently good research on the benefits of tai chi for balance, stress reduction, pain, anxiety and depression. No prior experience is necessary. Four sessions.
Healing Circles Tue, Oct 20 2015 - 6:00 PM Swedish Ballard
Tuesdays, October 20-December 8, 6-8pm. An 8-week program facilitated by Chris Adams, MD and Linda Cover, RN to share, explore, discover and transform your experience of cancer. The philosophy of these circles comes from our experience at the Harmony Hill Cancer Retreats (www.harmonyhill.org) where we rewrite our stories of trauma into stories of healing. The areas covered include storytelling, self-care, grief and loss, life with cancer and beyond. Harmony Hill alumni, caregivers and others on the cancer journey are welcomed. To register please contact Heidi Brown at hbrown@harmonyhill.org or (360) 898-2363 ext. 12.
Your Tool Box for Quitting Tobacco – How to Quit for Good Wed, Oct 21 2015 - 6:30 PM Burien Library
Wednesday, October 21, 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how nicotine affects the body, how the brain develops dependence, and why it can be so challenging to quit cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. This class will also help participants identify the signs and symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, how to avoid the unpleasant symptoms of quitting, and gain real-life strategies in successfully quitting tobacco long-term.
Creative Infusion Wed, Oct 21 2015 - 6:30 PM Swedish Ballard
Wednesday, October 21, 6:30-7:30pm. The writing prompts and activities in this class are designed to help you unleash your creativity in an easy, non-threatening way. Give yourself permission to let go, explore, create, and express yourself through poems, story, lists, or images. There is no "right way" to participate and whether or not you share your work is entirely up to you. No writing experience required.
What to Say? What Not to Say? Tue, Oct 27 2015 - 6:30 PM Issaquah Library
Tuesday, October 27, 6:30-7:30pm. When a friend or family member has cancer, it can be difficult to know what to say and how best to support them without being intrusive. During the class we’ll review some of the challenges of communicating with a loved one about their cancer, and then discuss tips and strategies for offering support in a sensitive and caring manner.
Cancer and Finances 101 Tue, Nov 3 2015 - 1:00 PM Swedish/First Hill,
Tuesday, November 3, 1-2p.m. When you or a loved one receives a cancer diagnosis, money is likely the last thing that you want to think about. And yet you may find yourself worrying about how you are going to pay for treatment. Taking control of these financial concerns right from the start can help to alleviate some of that stress. The class will help you understand the direct and indirect costs of treatment, and introduce you to community resources and governmental programs that are available to assist with healthcare costs.
Meditation for People with Cancer Wed, Nov 4 2015 - 3:30 PM Swedish/First Hill,
Wednesday, November 4 and November 11, 3:30-5pm. Join physical therapist Carolyn McManus for a two-part class that focuses on mindfulness meditation to help manage stress, pain and illness.
Cancer and Finances 101 Tue, Dec 1 2015 - 1:00 PM Edmonds Library
Tuesday, December 1, 1-2pm. When you or a loved one receives a cancer diagnosis, money is likely the last thing that you want to think about. And yet you may find yourself worrying about how you are going to pay for treatment. Taking control of these financial concerns right from the start can help to alleviate some of that stress. The class will help you understand the direct and indirect costs of treatment, and introduce you to community resources and governmental programs that are available to assist with healthcare costs.
Cancer and Prevention: Living Above and Beyond Wed, Dec 9 2015 - 1:00 PM Edmonds Library
Wednesday, December 9, 1-2pm. Join us for this 60-minute class taught by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from Swedish Cancer Institute. You will learn about the powerful role of nutrition in living above and beyond cancer for prevention and survivorship. You will also learn how changes to your environment and lifestyle can impact health and longevity.