This free online educational series is open to current cancer patients and survivors as well as their caregivers. Each month a different topic on how to live with and survive cancer will be discussed. Previous topics include the benefits of yoga, creating a wellness plan, life beyond cancer, stress management and wills and advance directives.
A licensed clinical social worker facilitates this group with help from a variety of guest speakers such as dietitians, physicians and pharmacists. A question-and-answer period is also included.
Tuesday, April 6: Dealing With Cancer and Loved Ones
It can be hard to know how to communicate and support one another under the best of circumstances, and a challenging life experience like cancer can make relationships very interesting to navigate. Different points of view, different expectations, and different ways of coping can make for a bumpy road on the way to getting the support and connection that we need on this cancer journey. This class offers insights and strategies for cancer patients dealing with complicated relationships.
Tuesday, May 4: Sharing Your Story: Some Thoughts for Creating a Living Legacy
Create lasting connections and share precious memories at this free class. You will learn ways to create a living legacy for the people you love and care about.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
April: Marlene Wendel, MA, MSW, LCSW, is an oncology social worker at the Cancer Institute at Sharp Memorial Hospital.
May: Joelle Johnson, MSW, LCSW, is a medical social worker for Sharp HospiceCare.
Please note that classes will be held online only until further notice. You can attend via your phone, computer or mobile device. Please provide your email address during registration. An email will be sent to you by the instructor with the login/call-in information by the morning of the workshop.