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Caring for the Caregiver: It's a Marathon, not a Sprint

  •  Please join us for this educational program for caregivers (patients may also attend):
    • Coping in the midst of cancer diagnosis and treatment
    • The impact of providing care on the caregiver
    • Communication during the cancer journey

    Facilitators: Nancy Borstelmann, LICSW, MPH Ruth Cope, PhD, MSW Susan Englander, MSW, LICSW
    Light Refreshments will be served
    Parking will be validated in the Dana-Farber Yawkey Garage

    Co-sponsored by the Association of Oncology Social Workers and the Dana-Farber Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care; Division of Social Work



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Healthy Habits and Setting Goals for 2015

  • Mon, Dec 8, 2014
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
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  • A program focused on techniques and tools to help you adjust to post-treatment life.

    This program is free and open to all.  Registration is appreciated .  Webinar and conference call participation is available, prior registration is required.  Contact Adult Survivorship at 617-632-4523 or

    For more information or support, please visit our website at 

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Melanoma Support Group

  • This group offers you can opportunity to develop a peer network of shared understanding and support in a setting where you can discuss;

    Thought, concerns, experiences
    Communicating with family, friends , co-workers
    Ways of Coping
    Pre-registration is required: To register or for more info: Contact Nancy Bailey at 617-632-3599

    Deaconess Medical Center. Call Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525
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November 2014
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Today - Friday, November 28, 2014

Sunrise Qigong(6)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

 Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies 

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body. 

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills. 

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. For adult patients, family members and caregivers. All levels welcome.

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at

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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An Internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or
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