• http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/eating-with-side-effects/

    Eating with Side Effects

    Thursday, October 5, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    Staff Registration Required

    Contact Angela at adennison@wellnesshouse.org or 630.654.5196 to register

    Angela Dennison, Registered Dietitian

    During cancer treatment, eating can go from a pleasure to a chore.  This cooking class is designed specifically for individuals experiencing treatment-related side effects and will feature recipes to combat eating difficulties and keep you nourished.  Recipes prepared in this class may contain common food allergens.

     

     

     

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/maywood-loyola-medical-center-beyond-cancer-wellness-program/

    Maywood – Loyola Medical Center – Beyond Cancer Wellness Program

    Mondays, October 9 – November 6, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

    Registration Required

    Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center Auditorium at Loyola Medical Center
    2160 South First Avenue

    This 5-week program was created to help cancer survivors who have completed chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy between the past three months to tow years transition to life after treatment.  Post-treatment participants will receive the most benefit from attending each week in the series, though it is not required.  Please join us as experts in psychology, nutrition, fitness, and social & emotional support will discuss techniques, personalized tools and plans to help you manage stress, practice self-care and learn to enjoy life as a cancer survivor.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/lisle-eating-with-side-effects/

    Lisle – Eating with Side Effects

    Wednesday, October 18, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

    Registration Required

    3rd floor conference room

    During cancer treatment, eating can go from a pleasure to a chore.  This cooking class is designed specifically for individuals experiencing side effects interfering with overall food intake.  This class will feature recipes to combat eating difficulties and strategies to keep you nourished.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/lisle-mason-jar-luminaries/

    Lisle – Mason Jar Luminaries

    Fridays, October 13 & 27, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Registration Required

    3rd floor conference room

    Join us for a 2-part workshop to create beautiful, fall-themed mason jar luminaries.  Make one for you and one to gift away to celebrate autumn and warm up the room.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/elmhurst-ornament-making/

    Elmhurst – Ornament Making

    Wednesday, December 6, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Registration Required

    Cancer Center Infusion Area

    Join the festivities as we craft handmade holiday ornaments.  Make one to bring home and one to decorate the hospital.  All materials provided.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/elmhurst-getting-through-the-stress-of-the-holidays/

    Elmhurst – Getting Through the Stress of the Holidays

    Wednesday, November 15, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

    Registration Required

    Cancer Center Conference Room

    Receiving a cancer diagnosis can have a huge emotional impact on patients, families and caregivers.  Increased feelings of anxiety and depression are common responses to a cancer experience and can be difficult to manage.  Many people experience these feelings even more acutely during the holidays.  Join us as we share effective tips and strategies to identify and cope with these feelings.

     

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/elmhurst-caregiving-nutrition-and-cancer/

    Elmhurst – Caregiving, Nutrition and Cancer

    Thursday, November 9, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

    Registration Required

    Magnolia Room, lower level Arboretum, East Entrance, Green Parking

    Cancer and the side effects of treatment can make maintaining good nutrition a challenge.  As a caregiver, how you prepare meals and what you serve may depend on where your loved one is in their treatment process, and nourishing yourself may feel like an afterthought.  All of this can feel overwhelming.  Please come together with other caregivers during National Caregiver Month to discuss practical ways to manage nutrition without adding strain or tension to your relationship.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/elmhurst-eating-with-side-effects/

    Elmhurst – Eating with Side Effects

    Wednesday, October 4, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

    Registration Required

    Birch Room, lower level Arboretum, East Entrance, Green Parking

    During cancer treatment, eating can go from a pleasure to a chore.  This cooking class is designed specifically for individuals experiencing side effects interfering with overall food intake.  This class will feature recipes to combat eating difficulties and strategies to keep you nourished.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/university-of-illinois-chicago-nutrition-connections/

    University of Illinois Chicago – Nutrition Connections

    Wednesdays, September 20, November 15, December 20
    10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

    Drop-ins Welcome

    University of Illinois Hospital 1740 West Taylor Street
    Hematology Oncology Clinic

    Hematology Oncology Clinic Waiting Area Drop-ins welcome. For questions, contact Angela Dennison at 630.654.5196 or adennison@wellnesshouse.org

    During cancer treatment, eating can go from a pleasure to a chore. This cooking workshop is designed specifically for people experiencing side effects interfering with overall food intake and will feature recipes to combat eating difficulties and strategies to keep you nourished.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/university-of-illinois-chicago-cancer-connection-group/

    University of Illinois Chicago – Cancer Connection Group

    Wednesdays, October 4, November 1, December 6, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

    Drop-ins Welcome

    University of Illinois Hospital 1740 West Taylor Street Hematology Oncology Clinic Conference Room

    Drop-ins welcome. For questions, contact Maigenete Mengesha, Ph.D. at 630.654.5111 or mmengesha@wellnesshouse.org

    An opportunity for people with cancer to share their cancer stories, connect with others in similar circumstances and improve their coping skills.