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Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Workshops Announced

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Submitted by admin on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 14:40
Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Workshops Announced
04.27.2020 | Survivorship

University of Nevada's Sanford Center for Aging has just launched their FREE Thriving & Surviving Workshops

University of Nevada Med SchoolONLINE for Spring 2020 the Cancer: Thriving and Surviving workshops meet weekly for two and a half hours. Each workshop is facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are cancer survivors or caregivers of cancer survivors. Each workshop is interactive. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Meet with via ZOOM online videoconferencing from May 12 to June 23.

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Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Workshop topics include:

  • Better communication with family, friends, co-workers and providers
  • Managing emotions and relationships
  • Managing fatigue
  • Effects of treatment
  • Healthy eating
  • Creating a physical activity program
  • Managing stress
  • Working with healthcare providers

After taking this workshop participants have reported significant changes in:

  • Insomnia
  • Exercise
  • Fatigue
  • Visits to physicians
  • Communication with physicians
  • Depression

Who should participate in Cancer: Thriving and Surviving?

Anyone living with cancer (newly diagnosed, in treatment, or in remission) or providing care for someone with cancer.

Register for our next session now:

The next Cancer: Thriving and Surviving workshop will be Tuesdays, May 12 to June 23, 2020, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The online workshops will be conducted using Zoom video conferencing. Zoom is easy to set up on your cellphone or home computer. Once you have registered, you will receive a link to participate. Register online for Chronic Pain Self Management.

Register online for Cancer: Thriving and Surviving.

For details, call (775) 784-1583 or email wellness.sca@unr.edu