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


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T'ai Chi Classes -- New!


Decrease tension through participation in this meditation called the Dance of Life. Learn to relax and energize simultaneously. This weekly class combines coordination, balance and flexibility into rhythmic motion and gentle exercise. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Instructor: Andrew Giordano. Thursdays starting October from 9:15 - 10:00. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Common Sense Physical Therapy: The Ins and Outs of Osteoporosis


Lunch & Learn: Osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become brittle and fragile, can develop because of many factors – chemotherapy, radiation, other types of medication, and the aging process. In this session, Bonnie will discuss and demonstrate ways to address osteoporosis and strengthen bones, including weight-bearing exercises and postural correction. Please wear comfortable clothing to this experiential program. Thursday, October 5. 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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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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Pancreatic Cancer Support and Networking Group


This monthly group is designed to address the unique concerns, challenges and issues people living with pancreatic cancer face. Please join us for inspiration, information and support. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Adult family members are welcome to attend.

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Our Mission is to create a community for all people with cancer, their families and friends, that encourages an exchange of information, the development of a support system and the presence of hope.