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Wellness House Webinars and Video Series

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Wellness House now offers webinars and videos that you can watch from the comforts of your own home! To view, select the session and login to your MindBody account at the bottom of this page. If you don’t have a MindBody account, register here. After you login, you’ll be redirected to the video page.

Support Groups and Counseling

Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy

An evening with Dr. William Breitbart, exploring what makes life meaningful.  The participants of this special event will become familiar with the common existential concerns confronting people with life-threatening disease and will become familiar with existentially oriented interventions that have been found to be effective in treating despair. In the realm of uncertainty, there is an opportunity to create and hope for the future.
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Information & Education

Anticancer Living

Introducing the concept of “Mix of Six”, Anticancer Living provides an informed case that building social and emotional support, managing stress, improving sleepexercise and diet, and minimizing exposure to environmental toxins work together to promote an optimal environment for health and well-being.
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Information & Education

Cancer and the Environment with Sandra Steingraber

Biologist, author and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized authority on environmental links to cancer and human health. Steingraber’s highly acclaimed book, Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment, was the first to bring together data on toxic releases with data from U.S. cancer registries and was adapted for the screen in 2010. Today, she continues her political advocacy and investigating the links between human health. Check out her inspiring talk on environmental toxins, your health, and what you can do to protect it!
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Nutrition

Gathering Around the Table with Bryant Terry

Our very special guest and presenter, Bryant Terry – James Beard Award-Winning chef, educator, and author of the newly published Vegetable Kingdom – gave a great presentation breaking down the fundamentals of delicious plant-based cooking and the importance of eating whole foods to live a healthful life.
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Nutrition

Gathering Around the Table with Recipes from Vegetable Kingdom

Our very special guest and presenter, Bryant Terry – James Beard Award-Winning chef, educator, and author of the newly published Vegetable Kingdom – gave a great presentation breaking down the fundamentals of delicious plant-based cooking and the importance of eating whole foods to live a healthful life.
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Lung Cancer

Hot Topics in Lung Cancer 2021 – Treatment and Research Panel

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Lung Cancer

Hot Topics in Lung Cancer 2021 – Benefits of Exercise for Lung Cancer

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Prostate Cancer

Hot Topics in Prostate Cancer 2021 – Treatment and Research Panel

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Prostate Cancer

Hot Topics in Prostate Cancer 2021 – Benefits of Exercise for Prostate Cancer

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Breast Cancer

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2021 – Treatment and Research Panel

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Breast Cancer

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2021 – Surgical Management of Lymphedema

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Breast Cancer

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2021 – Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment Updates

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Breast Cancer

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2021 – Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2021 – Advocating for Yourself as a Breast Cancer Patient

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Colorectal Cancer

Hot Topics in Colorectal Cancer 2021 – Treatment and Research Panel

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Colorectal Cancer

Hot Topics in Colorectal Cancer 2021 – Nutritional Needs and Surveillance

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Breast Cancer

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2020 – Reducing Breast Cancer Recurrence by Diet and Lifestyle Changes

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Breast Cancer

Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2020 – Positive Steps Towards Body Confidence After Cancer

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Information & Education

Preventing and Managing Lymphedema

Swelling of arms after breast cancer surgery is called lymphedema. While the complication is not life threatening, it can cause both emotional and physical distress. Hear a breast surgeon’s insights about why lymphedema develops, how it can be prevented by certain surgical techniques, ways to recognize it early and treatment of lymphedema. We will also discuss the role of exercise in prevention of lymphedema and the common myths regarding the condition. Originally presented 12/7/21 by Dr. Rabia Bhatti, MD, Breast Surgeon.
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Information & Education

Intro to Information & Education Programs

Learn more about our Information & Education programs from Brittany Brady, Oncology Education Coordinator at Wellness House.
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Information & Education

Compassionate Listening

To listen to what someone else is going through is an extraordinary gift to offer. By simply listening to the challenges of another, we can actually reduce the amount of time the person feels sad. For that individual, the mere act of expressing what is inside can be healing. Listening requires emotional strength, patience, openness and a real desire to understand. Offered in collaboration with Imerman Angels on 1/10/21.
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Information & Education

Creating and Maintaining Healthy Boundaries

Boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits a person creates to identify for themselves what are safe and permissible ways for other people to behave around them. For both survivors as well as those providing support and caregiving to survivors, creating healthy boundaries is empowering. By recognizing the need to set and enforce limits, you protect your self-esteem, maintain self-respect and enjoy healthy relationships. Offered in collaboration with Imerman Angels on 11/16/21.
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Support Groups & Counseling

Intro to Support & Counseling Programs

Learn more about our Support & Counseling programs from Michael Williams, Psy.D, Senior Oncology Support Counselor at Wellness House.
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Stress Management

Child and Family Meditation

Join Child and Family Program Manager, Beth Gomez, LCSW, as she guides participants through a few meditations that families can do together to help reduce anxiety and bring calm.
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Stress Management

Child and Family Mind in a Jar Experiment

Join Child and Family Program Manager, Beth Gomez, LCSW, as she guides participants through the “Mind in a Jar” technique from the book The Peaceful Piggy by Kerry Lee MacLean. This technique can help calm and settle kids when experiencing lots of emotions during challenging times.
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Stress Management

Caring Arts – Snowy Trees Painting

Join Caring Arts Foundation artist, Barbara Weigand, as she guides you through how to create a winter wonderland of snowy trees.
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Stress Management

Mindful Breathing Meditation

Join Nevada Bennett, LPC, Oncology Support and Family Counselor, for a seven-minute mindful breathing meditation.
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Stress Management

Special Place Meditation

Learn to reduce stress with Jane Van De Velde, DNP, RN, in a 15-minute guided meditation with imagery called Special Place.
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Nutrition

Cancer Nutrition 101: Week 1

This four-week series with Angela Dennison, Oncology Dietitian, will begin a step-by-step journey to change the way you eat. Each week there will be a building block of information to establish habit changes while focusing on a plant-based diet. This series is for cancer survivors who want to improve their eating habits and have not known where to begin.  Week 1 presented by Angela Dennison, RD on 12/9/21.
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Nutrition

Gut Health and Cancer

Join Bonnie Brock, MPH, RD, LDN, NMD to learn about ways to keep your gut healthy while facing cancer.
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Nutrition

Cooking Up Wellness – Holiday Appetizers

This class and cooking demonstration will feature recipes that are hearty, comforting and nourishing. Incorporate these recipes into holiday routines or throughout the year! Reach out to Angela at adennison@wellnesshouse.org if you would like copies of the recipes.
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Nutrition

Cooking Up Wellness – Main Course Ideas

This class and cooking demonstration will feature recipes that are hearty, comforting and nourishing. Incorporate these recipes into holiday routines or throughout the year! Reach out to Angela at adennison@wellnesshouse.org if you would like copies of the recipes.
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Nutrition

Winter Foods and Knife Skills

Join Adrienne Felder, Professional Chef for a session to learn about cooking with winter produce and the necessary knife skills every aspiring cook needs.
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Nutrition

Addressing Cancer Nutrition Myths

Learn more about plant-based diets and the myths surrounding cancer nutrition.
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Information & Education

Moving Through Cancer

On Saturday, February 27, Dr. Kathryn Schmitz, Distinguished Professor at Penn State College of Medicine and Past President, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) shared the latest research and exercise recommendations from ACSM for cancer prevention and improved quality of life for cancer survivors.
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Information & Education

Discovering Nature’s Impact on Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

Research reveals that time in nature can reduce stress and increase our overall sense of well-being. Dr. David Victorson, co-founder of True North Treks, an organization that guides young adult cancer survivors and caregivers through wilderness treks across the United States, shares about the positive health benefits that nature provides to those affected by cancer. This event took place on Saturday, October 23, 2021
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Information & Education

Living Joyfully During the Uncertainty of Cancer

In the face of cancer, it can feel challenging to move forward through the uncertainty. Radiation oncologist, cancer survivor and TED Talk speaker Dr. Shekinah Elmore shares how she embraced life after her diagnoses and encourages her own patients to find courage and perspective to live the life they want. Learn 10 guiding ideas that have been inspirational in Dr. Elmore’s everyday life.
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Information & Education

Importance of Community and Connection During Cancer

What role do relationships and community have in health and wellness? In this Wellness Evolving presentation, local community psychologists shared their research and work on the importance of peer support and community building. Learn takeaways on how to build and contribute to your own community that can promote mutual support and resiliency.
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Exercise

Chair Yoga

Enjoy some gentle movement in this Chair Yoga class with Wellness House Oncology Exercise Specialist, Jeri Lau.
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