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

SATURDAY, APRIL 01

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

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Breast Cancer: Options for Addressing Short-Term & Long-Term Effects of Surgery & Treatment

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Sara Fogarty, D.O., Associate Director at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Breast Center at GBMC, will discuss nerve pain, lymphedema, issues that may arise because of implants, infections, tips for coping with side effects and complications, and ongoing research. Monday, June 19, 7:00 - 8:30 pm. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Writing for Wellness: Change Your Story, Change Your Life

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

Words have creative power. The way we interpret our experiences can determine how we feel, behave, and live. Join Dr. Michelle Pearce, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor, Center for Integrative Medicine at UMD, to explore ways of re-narrating your life stories to improve your health, well-being, and vitality. Friday, June 23, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Welcome Meetings Tuesdays 7PM; Thursdays Noon

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 03

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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Connect to HopeWell on Facebook

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

Get reminders about upcoming programs and events; share your thoughts and comments, view pictures and much more!

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 05

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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Pancreatic Cancer Support and Networking Group -- New Program!

THURSDAY, JUNE 15

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. Thursday, June 15, 6:30 - 8:00 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Coloring for Adults: Relaxing, Calming, Providing Focus

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 02

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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Our Web Site is Under Development

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24

We're creating a fresh new site and we think you're going to love it! In the meantime, be sure to "like" us on Facebook! It's another great way to be in touch.

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GENTLE YOGA PLUS SOUND IMMERSION: A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Join us for a special workshop combining gentle yoga with the centuries old practice of using sounds to bring your awareness inward and induce a deep state of peace and calm to the body and mind. HopeWell yoga instructor, Nancy Wachter, will begin the evening with an hour long gentle yoga class, which will include the practices of mindful movement, focusing on the breath and meditation. Following Nancy's class, Patricia Norton will shower you with soothing tones using a variety of instruments including quartz crystal bowls, Himalayan bowls, gong and rain stick. Together, these two practices will  promote a deep state of relation and sense of calm. No prior yoga experience required. Tuesday, September 16, 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

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