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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Addressing the Often Unspoken Effects of Radiation Therapy

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31

House Calls Speaker: Dr. Samantha DuFlo, PT, DPT, has a doctorate in physical therapy, with a specialization in pelvic physical therapy, and treats the pain, weakness, and scar tissue that can result from surgery and radiation therapy. Radiation in the pelvic area binds tissue and can narrow the pelvic canal, affecting sexual function and continence, or bowel and bladder function. For those who have had breast cancer, Dr. DuFlo will discuss opening up scar tissue, scar self-massage, and ways to treat pain and weakness. Muscle releases, trigger point therapy, and breath work will also be a part of this presentation.This program would be of most interest to people with ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal, colorectal, and breast cancer. But those with other kinds of cancers may be interested as well and are welcome to attend. Wednesday, May 31, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Common Sense Physical Therapy: Tips and Tricks for Building Exercise Into Your Day

THURSDAY, JUNE 01

Lunch & Learn: There are all kinds of ways to build exercise into your day; you don’t have to do it all at once. Bonnie Schulman, PT, will offer ideas for ways to move your body in the kitchen, on the stairs, in a chair, walking from room to room, etc. Thursday, June 1, Lunch: 12:15 - 12:30, Program: 12:30 - 2:00. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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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.

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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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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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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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