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Published on February 15, 2016

Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center February Programming

(Aurora, IL) Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center is pleased to offer the following programs for those impacted by cancer. Programs are free and are held at Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center, 1310 Waterford Drive, Aurora. To register, or for more information visit waterfordcrc.com or call 331-301-5280.

Welcome to Waterford Orientation
Tuesdays, February 16 and 23 at 5 p.m.
Thursdays, February 18 and 25 at 9:30 a.m.
We're here to provide the best possible support, information, wellness and spa programs you need to manage your health during and after cancer treatment. Join us for this introductory orientation to discover the valuable resources available to you at Waterford Place. All programs at Waterford Place are offered free of charge to anyone impacted by cancer.

Cancer Care Yoga
Tuesdays, February 16 and 23, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carolyn Leech, eRYT200
This introductory class is designed for beginners and those who are looking for gentle yoga. Yoga can be used to control blood pressure, heart rate, breathing, metabolism, body temperature, brain waves and skin resistance. This can result in improved physical fitness, lower levels of stress, and increased feelings of relaxation and well-being. All materials are provided. If you have a mat, please feel free to bring it.

Nutrition Consultations
Thursday, February 18, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. by appointment only
Kathryn Guidice, MS, RD, LDN, Clinicial Dietitian, Rush-Copley Medical Center
Nutrition consultations with a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist are available for those diagnosed with cancer. Please call or speak with a staff member to arrange an appointment.

Coloring for Adults Workshop
Monday, February 22, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Led by Lisa Lapinski
Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore. Coloring has a meditative and calming effect that has been shown to decrease symptoms of anxiety, depression and pain and increase the quality of life. Plus, it’s just a lot of fun! We’ll provide the colored pencils and coloring books. Feel free to bring your own materials as well.

The Healing Kitchen – Quinoa and Black Bean Chili
Thursday, February 25, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Kathryn Guidice, MS, RD, LDN, Clinicial Dietitian, Rush-Copley Medical Center
Join us to taste new foods and try recipes in a friendly atmosphere. Nutrition is an important component of care both during and post treatment. Recipe preparation and nutrition topics will be explored as the dish is prepared and sampled. Recipes prepared may contain common food allergens.

What is Palliative Care?
Thursday, February 25, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Presented by Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Illinois
Are you looking for more information on pain management related to your cancer treatment? Are you wondering if there are more medical options available to you that can increase your quality of life? If so, please attend this presentation to learn more about how palliative care can benefit you by treating symptoms, decreasing pain and assisting with stress management.

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About Waterford Place

Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center offers services and support, free of charge, to anyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis regardless of where they receive treatment. The center’s warm environment invites participants to connect with support services including mind-body classes, expressive therapies and informational programs along with a salon featuring an American Cancer Society® wig boutique. Waterford Place is a department of Rush-Copley Medical Center.

For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Public Relations Manager
630-978-4912
Courtney.Satlak@rushcopley.com

If you need to reach someone after business hours, please call 630-978-6200 and ask the operator to page the marketing representative on call.