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Published on November 09, 2016

Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center November and December Programs

(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, see more programs and support groups, or for more information visit waterfordcrc.com or call 331-301-5280.

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer
Monday, November 14, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Rush-Copley Medical Group oncologist, Dr. Ho Myong, will discuss the benefits of lung cancer screening and the Kane County Health Department will present on radon exposure

Handling the Holidays After Loss
Wednesday, November 16, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Laurel Fisher, MS, LPC
During the holiday season, the world seems filled with joy, however for those who are grieving, the world may not seem so festive. As a result of a loved one's death, your life has changed and the holidays will be different. Join us to talk about your grief journey and options for coping.

The Healing Kitchen
Thursday, November 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Globally Inspired Soups and Salads
Thursday, December 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Healthy Holiday Dishes
Christy Kabbani, Professional Chef and Licensed Food Handler, World Fusion Cuisine
Taste new foods and try recipes in a friendly and fun 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.

Hope in Song
Wednesday, November 30, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ana Madden, MT-BC, Music Therapist VITAS Healthcare
Want to learn new ways to cope with holiday stress? Join Ana Madden, Music Therapist from VITAS Healthcare, and learn about how the arts can make a difference in your life. Please plan to stay for the free luncheon following the seminar.

Presents for Patients
Thursday, December 15, 6 to 8 p.m.
Come for an evening of gift making for the person in your life who has cancer. Using safe and natural ingredients and materials, caregivers and friends will be offered the opportunity to choose from several different gift items to create, wrap and take home to give their loved one.

Dinner and Improv
Tuesday, November 29 • 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Christy Kabbani, Professional Chef and Licensed Food Handler, World Fusion Cuisine
Families are invited to gather for a practical and nutritious cooking demonstration that involves every member of the household, big and small. Following a shared meal, participants will be invited to engage in a guided creative arts activity that offers the opportunity for laughter, connection and personal expression.

Family Monthly Gathering: “Making a Memory” — Holiday Art Event
Tuesday, December 6 • 6 to 8 p.m.
Heather Randazzo, LCPC, ATR-BC
The holidays are a special time with special memories. Families will work together to create a memory and a family keepsake to treasure with an emphasis on fun and connection. We will also share a light meal together. If you have food allergies or specific dietary restrictions, please let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

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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.