Proper nutrition can aid healing. Nutritionist Edie Sutton, Extension Coordinator, Consumer and Family Sciences, Purdue University Extension, will create one healthy dinner and two healthy snacks for you to taste during this class. You will also receive your own helpful nutrition guide following the “New American Plate” and several healthy recipes.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10:00 am at Michiana Hematology-Oncology, Mishawaka
Join Heather Borsa RD, CSO, CD, as we learn the American Institute for Cancer Research’s New American Plate. We will explore the model that emphasizes foods that reduce risk for cancer and other chronic illnesses. You will receive a handy guide and checklist to help with forming your own healthy plates.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10:00 am at Michiana Hematology-Oncology, Westville
The side effects of lymph node removal can result in lymphedema. Explore the causes and treatments of lymphedema with Joanne Hartman, PT, CLT. See the tools, clothing and aids that can help control it. Learn the serious symptoms of lymphedema and when you should seek immediate help.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10:00 am at RiverBend Wellness Center
Let’s meet at the Farmer’s Market at 1105 Northside Boulevard in South Bend and have Heather Borsa RD, CSO, CD teach us all about the wonderful vendors and their offerings . Heather will share some great and nutritious recipes. We will meet under the Farmer’s Market sign on the north side of the building. You may even decide to stay for lunch! (which is on-your-own.)
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:00 am at Farmer’s Market, South Bend
Cancer treatments can affect your cognitive abilities. Come prepared to strengthen your brain through a series of activities, games and exercises intended to get your brain into shape after cancer treatment.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 10:00 am at RiverBend Wellness Center
The series continues with more new methods! Learn how to manage your stress by looking at the "whole person" and managing stress in a way that takes into account the mind, body, and spirit. Dawn Case, NP will be the session leader.
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Michiana Hematology-Oncology, Westville
Today’s salads are much more than lettuce, tomato and bottled salad dressing. Explore the unlimited salad options for healthy eating today with Heather Borsa RD, CSO, CD.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 10:00 am at Michiana Hematology-Oncology, Mishawaka
Exercise is another tool in the fight against cancer. Learn the benefits of exercise and see a demonstration of exercises that will improve your balance and your core strength to promote faster healing with Urszula Piergalski, PT, CLT, CES.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 10:00 am at Michiana Hematology-Oncology, Westville
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Learn more about Reiki and how it helps your body in the healing process with Beverly Meland, Reiki Master/Teacher/Practitioner of the Namaste Center.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 10:00 am at RiverBend Wellness Center
We will be addressing two less common side effects of cancer treatments, wound care and hearing loss. Laura Mortlock, MPA of the Wound healing Center will discuss treatments for slow or non-healing wounds and Dr. Pamela Riley, Au.D., CCC-A of Darr & Associates will discuss hearing loss.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:00 am at RiverBend Wellness Center
Is cancer inherited? Does cancer run in families? Join Gretchen Skurla, MS, CGC to explore the relationship of genetics and cancer.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 10:00 am at Michiana Hematology-Oncology, Mishawaka