Hopewell Happenings

Browse through an archive of homepage stories, links and blogs...

Ever  wonder what happens at HopeWell over the course of a year? Well, this  the is place to find out. All the articles that appear on the homepage  of this site are archived here. This is the best place to get a real  sense for the ebb and flow of HopeWell speakers, events and news.


Program Calendar


See what's happening this month by downloading the Program Calendar today.


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Brain Tumors: Current Research, Trends and Treatment Options


Dr. Henry Brem, a nationally acclaimed neurosurgeon, is Director, Department of Neurosurgery, and Professor of Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Oncology and Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution and has created tools and techniques that have changed the field of neurosurgery. He'll discuss medical and surgical therapies for brain tumors, and current research in this area. Monday, August 28, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Common Sense Physical Therapy: Your Breath, Your Everything


Lunch & Learn: Breathing is natural, but life events, such as illness, injury and surgery, can affect the way you breathe. Slow, deep breathing can improve blood flow, lower blood pressure, reduce stress, improve the quality of sleep and strengthen abdominal muscles. Bonnie Schulman, PT, will discuss diaphragmatic breathing, demonstrate exercises and stretches and discuss how learning to pay attention to your breath can help improve your health and enhance your sense of well-being. Thursday, September 7, Lunch: 12:15 - 12:30; Program 12:30 - 2:00. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org.

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New Thursday Evening Meditation Classes


These classes are ongoing, and each one can stand alone. Each class includes: a brief recorded talk, guided and silent sitting and walking meditation, a loving friendliness practice to conclude. There is time for questions and discussion. These classes are different from the 8-week Mindful Meditation series and are open to all levels. Instructor: Lee Halfpenny, RYT. Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 7:45. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Welcome Meetings Tuesdays 7PM; Thursdays Noon


Patients, family members, and close friends are all welcome to come for an overview of HopeWell's programming and to see what we might have to offer you. Please call us if the scheduled times are not convenient. 410-832-2719.

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Pancreatic Cancer Support and Networking Group -- New Program!


This new monthly group is designed to address the unique concerns, challenges and issues people living with pancreatic cancer face. Please join us for the very first meeting of this networking group for inspiration, information and support. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Adult family members are welcome to attend. Next meeting is Thursday, July 20, 6:30 - 8:00 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Lunch & Learn - Common Sense Physical Therapy: Determine Your Current Physical Challenges... and Go In-Depth for Solutions


Dropping things? Tripping over steps? Missing out on the party? Whatever the reason for physical issues you are experiencing, Physical Therapist Bonnie Schulman will help you get to the bottom of it and develop a plan of action. RSVP. Thursday, June 2. Lunch: 12:15 - 12:45 PM; program: 12:45 - 2:00 PM.

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Coloring for Adults: Relaxing, Calming, Providing Focus


Coloring has become popular at HopeWell, so please join in on this meditative craft. Thursday, Feb. 2, 1:00 - 2:30 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Living with Cancer: How Do I Feel About My New Normal?


After cancer treatment is over, you may feel like you’re ready to “get back to normal.” But for some, it’s more about what will be normal for you now. In this workshop, you’ll be able to share your feelings about your own new normal, while identifying tools and solutions that can help you cope as you continue on your survivorship path. Saturday, July 29, 1:00 - 2:30 PM, facilitated by Erin Gillard, LCSW-C, RYT.  rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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