Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center April Programs
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 the full list of programs and support groups, or for more information visit waterfordcrc.com or call 331-301-5280.
Ask an R.N.: Chemotherapy
Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Presented by Jennifer King, R.N., MSN, OCN
Rush Copley Cancer Care Center
Do you have unanswered questions about chemotherapy treatment? If so, please join Jennifer King, R.N., in a conversation about all topics related to chemotherapy treatment and get the answers you are looking for. You do not need to currently be receiving chemotherapy treatment to attend.
The Healing Kitchen
Smoothies – Thursday, April 14, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Kathryn Guidice, MS, RD, LDN, Clinicial Dietitian, Rush Copley Medical Center
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.
Top Doc Series: Updates in Colorectal Cancer Treatments
Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Presented by Kaushik Patel M.D., Oncologist
Rush Copley Medical Group
Dr. Patel will discuss advances in treatment approaches for colon and rectal cancers and new immunotherapies. There will be a question and answer session.
Caregiving and Being a Caregiver
Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Presented by Laurel Fisher, LPC
With an understandable degree of attention to the patient, being a caregiver and providing caregiving services to a loved one can be a difficult role to take on and maintain. Join us for an educational and interactive session to discuss the significance of these functions and integrating them into your everyday life.
Advanced Illness Symptom Management
Thursday, April 28, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Presented by Sarah Preston MSN, ACHPN, Rupal Patel, R.N.,
and Kathy Biringer-Macpherson, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Illinois
Are you looking for more information on symptom and or 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 all of the different options available to you that can treat symptoms, decrease pain and assist with stress management.
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.