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The Wellness Community - Arizona is your place for free cancer support. We exist because no-one should face cancer alone.

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  • 1. So that NO ONE faces cancer alone.® 1 The Wellness Community – Arizona (TWC-AZ), an affiliate of the international Cancer Support Community is dedicated to providing psychosocial support to anyone whose life has been touched by cancer. All programs are provided free of charge. Our program includes five core components: All of our groups are professionally facilitated, evidence based and offered at no cost to members in a home-like environment. Our program can help you experience greater connection with others, find a greater sense of control, gain knowledge and find hope. Our Mission To ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Join Us If you or someone you know has been affected by cancer, we invite you to become part of our community. Join us at a Newcomer Meeting to become a member or learn about our comprehensive program that includes offerings of support, healthy lifestyle, education, social connection and resources and referral. Held weekly on alternating Mondays and Wednesdays. Please RSVP by calling 602-712-1006. October/November/December 2013 Program Calendar Melodie’sProgram Sponsored by: Melodie’s Program is a collaboration between the Desert Botanical Garden and The Wellness Community – Arizona. Melodie’s passion helped to bring TWC-AZ groups to the nurturing envi- ronment of the Garden. See calendar for details. Introducing Community Healthcare PartnerAlliance Current partners include:* • Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation • Maricopa Integrated Health Systems • Mayo Clinic To learn more about how to become a member please contact Melissa Seiler, Development Director at 602-172-1006 x220 or mseiler@twccaz.org •Member listing at time of print. THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY – ARIZONA • 360 EAST PALM LANE • PHOENIX, AZ 85004 • (602) 712-1006 • WWW.TWCCAZ.ORG Soon to be “CanCer Support Community – arizona”
  • 2. AdultPrograms THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY – ARIZONA • 360 EAST PALM LANE • PHOENIX, AZ 85004 • (602) 712-1006 • WWW.TWCCAZ.ORG 2 Program Location Guide TWC-AZ serves the needs of cancer patients and their loved ones throughout the Greater Phoenix Area. Main Campus Program Location The Wellness Community – Arizona 360 East Palm Lane Phoenix, AZ 85004 Off-campus Program Locations Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center 1111 East McDowell Road Phoenix, AZ 85006 Desert Botanical Garden 1201 North Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008 Green w| Envy Salon 7147 E. Rancho Vista Drive, Suite 107, Scottsdale, AZ HEALing House 4458 East Sharon Drive Phoenix, AZ 85032 Paradise Valley United Methodist Church 4455 East Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 L Support Services These groups are intended to provide support by meeting with others who havebeenimpactedbycancer. In these groups you can expect to explore new ways of dealing with the stresses of cancer and ways to become an empowered advocate for yourself. Our support groups are all facilitated by licensed mental health professionals. • Weekly support groups for those living with cancer and for family and friends who are supporting those with cancer. • Monthly support groups that are cancer specific to discuss diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Open to friends and family. HealthyLifestyles Programs designed to help you become more aware and engaged in mind-body stress reduction,and exercise as well as nutrition & health maintenance. These groups involve active par- ticipation as you learn skills along your cancer journey. • Melodie’s Program: Journey Toward Wholeness: Mind, Body and Spirit Connection at the Desert Botanical Garden • Gentle Yoga Classes • Cooking for Life: learning tips for healthy eating • Guided Meditation • Clay Series focused on chal- lenges with a diagnosis Education Our educational workshops and lectures are designed to help you understand how to manage cancer and its treatment. Experts from various disciplines provide the most updated infor- mation regarding cancer care. • Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments and Side Effect Management • Multiple Myeloma Update • Colorectal Cancer Screening and Treatment • What’s New in Lung Cancer Research and Treatment Social Connections These activities are to help reduce social isolation through interaction, play and humor. • Community Potluck • Knitting and Crocheting • Book Club • Bunco • Walking Club • Quarterly Community Social Gatherings • What’s Happening at TWC-AZ
  • 3. 3 PLEASE CALL TWC-AZ AT (602) 712-1006 OR EMAIL RSVP@TWCCAZ.ORG TO REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAMS MARKED “RSVP.” Youth & Teen Programs For details about our program offerings, please visit our website at www.twccaz.org Our youth and teen programs are designed for youth who have been impacted by cancer learn to cope and find community with others who are in a similar situation. These groups and activities are focused on children and their immediate families.They include the core components of the program with areas of support, education, healthy lifestyle, and social connections. Support Services Meet and connect with other youth and teens. Kid Support for children ages 7–12 who have a family member diagnosed with cancer • Teen Support for ages 13–18 • Youth Leadership Council for survivors ages 18–21 Education Get info on how to cope with the changes that come with a cancer diagnosis. How to talk to your kids about cancer • What foods are the best to eat? Healthy Lifestyles Participate in activities that help you relax. Family Cooking Class • Family Yoga • Rock Climbing • Making Your Own Musical Instruments Social Connections Have fun and meet others just like you. Fun Family Events • Teen Prom • Video Game Tournaments • Holiday Potluck
  • 4. October 2013 Program Calendar Programs held at our Main Campus are highlighted in Black. Programs held Off-campus are highlighted in Red. We request an RSVP for all of our program offerings. Call us at 602-712-1006 or email rsvp@twccaz.org to register. For complete program listing and additional offerings, visit www.twccaz.org. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAYTHURSDAY FRIDAY 1 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Bunco 12:30–2:30 p.m. 8 Clay Series I 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Guided Meditation 12:15–1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting 1:15–3:15 p.m. 15 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon 22 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Guided Meditation 12:15–1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting 1:15–3:15 p.m. 29 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon 7 Writing for Wellness 11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. 14 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. Newcomer Meeting 6 p.m. 21 Writing for Wellness 11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. 28 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. Newcomer Meeting 6 p.m. Cooking for Health At Banner Good Samaritan 6–8 p.m Grupo de Apoyo 6–8 p.m. 2 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 9 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Newcomer Meeting 10 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Stress Management Series: Writing for Wellness At Banner Good Samaritan 3–4:30 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 16 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 23 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Newcomer Meeting 10 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Learn & Support: Triple Negative Breast Cancer At Banner Good Samaritan 5:30–7 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 30 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Social Mixer At Green w/Envy 4–6 p.m Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 3 Multiple Myeloma Group 10 a.m.–Noon Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Learn & Support: Prostate 6–8 p.m. 10 Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Cooking for Life 3–5 p.m. 17 Music and Expressive Arts 10 a.m.–Noon Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Education Presentation To Be Determined 6–8 p.m. 24 Clay Series I 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Education Presentation To Be Determined 6–8 p.m. 31 Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Drumming for Health At Paradise Valley United Methodist Church 6–7:30 p.m 4 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 11 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. Clay Series II 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12 Melodie’s Program 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Learn & Support: • Lymphoma • Pancreatic 10 a.m.–12 Noon Look Good, Feel Better 10 a.m.–12 Noon Learn & Support: Carcinoid 1–3 p.m. Lung 1–3 p.m. 26 18 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 25 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 4 THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY – ARIZONA • 360 EAST PALM LANE • PHOENIX, AZ 85004 • (602) 712-1006 • WWW.TWCCAZ.ORG Melodie’s Program: Journey Toward Wholeness: Mind, Body and Spirit Connection Saturday, October 12, 9 a.m.–1:00 p.m. At the Desert Botanical Garden This experiential program focuses on promoting wholeness through sessions including art, journaling, meditation, tai chi, and more. Learn new techniques to help explore paths to wholeness. Dress comfortably. RSVP. 5 Family Yoga • Youth up to 12 11–11:45 a.m. • Teens 13–18 12–12:45 p.m. 19 Learn & Support: Colorectal 10 a.m.–12 Noon Learn & Support: Ovarian 10 a.m.–12 Noon w * w *
  • 5. PLEASE CALL TWC-AZ AT (602) 712-1006 OR EMAIL RSVP@TWCCAZ.ORG TO REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAMS MARKED “RSVP.” November 2013 Program Calendar Programs held at our Main Campus are highlighted in Black. Programs held Off-campus are highlighted in Red. We request an RSVP for all of our program offerings. Call us at 602-712-1006 or email rsvp@twccaz.org to register. For complete program listing and additional offerings, visit www.twccaz.org. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAYTHURSDAY FRIDAY 5 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Bunco 12:30–2:30 p.m. 12 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Guided Meditation 12:15–1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting 1:15–3:15 p.m. 19 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Book Club 12:15–1:45 p.m. 26 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Guided Meditation 12:15–1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting 1:15–3:15 p.m. 4 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. Newcomer Meeting 6 p.m. 11 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. 18 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. Newcomer Meeting 6 p.m. 25 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. Cooking for Health At Banner Good Samaritan 6–8 p.m Grupo de Apoyo 6–8 p.m. 6 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 13 Tai Chi Chih: 9:30–10:30 a.m. Newcomer Meeting 10 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Melodie’s Program 2–4 p.m. Stress Management Series: Guided Meditation At Banner Good Samaritan 3–4:30 p.m. Participant/Fam Group 6 p.m. 20 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Learn & Support: Triple Negative Breast Cancer At Banner Good Samaritan 5:30–7:30 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 27 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Newcomer Meeting 10 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 7 Multiple Myeloma Group 10 a.m.–Noon Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Learn & Support: Prostate 6–8 p.m. 14 Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Cooking for Life 3–5 p.m. 21 Multiple Myeloma Update Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP 10 a.m.–Noon Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Fall Potluck 5–7 p.m. 28 1 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 8 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES CLOSED 2 9 Learn & Support: Lymphoma 10 a.m.–12 Noon Learn & Support: Pancreatic 10 a.m.–12 Noon Learn & Support: Carcinoid 1–3 p.m. Learn & Support: Lung 1–3 p.m. 16 Learn & Support: Ovarian 10 a.m.–12 Noon Family Cooking 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Youth Leadership Council Meeting 12 noon–2 p.m. 23 30 15 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 22 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 29 TWC CLOSED — Thanksgiving Holiday g 5 w * w *Melodie’s Program: Fall Into Comfort Food Wednesday • November 13 • 2–4 p.m. • At the Desert Botanical Garden Fall begins the time when we nourish our souls with celebrations, family and friends. Chef Madelyn Pryor will prepare a variety of dishes perfect for sharing that also nourish our bodies. Learn how to make healthy comfort food that is also easy to prepare. Recipes to take home included. RSVP.
  • 6. THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY – ARIZONA • 360 EAST PALM LANE • PHOENIX, AZ 85004 • (602) 712-1006 • WWW.TWCCAZ.ORG December 2013 Program Calendar Programs held at our Main Campus are highlighted in Black. Programs held Off-campus are highlighted in Red. We request an RSVP for all of our program offerings. Call us at 602-712-1006 or email rsvp@twccaz.org to register. For complete program listing and additional offerings, visit www.twccaz.org. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAYTHURSDAY FRIDAY 2 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. Newcomer Meeting 6–7 p.m. 3 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Bunco 12:30–2:30 p.m. 10 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon Guided Meditation 12:15–1 p.m. Knitting & Crocheting 1:15–3:15 p.m. 17 Participant Group 10 a.m.–Noon 24 31 9 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. 23 30 4 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Day of Remembrance 5–7 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 11 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Newcomer Meeting 10 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Stress Management Series: Music & Expressive Arts At Banner Good Samaritan 3–4:30 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 18 Tai Chi Chih 9:30–10:30 a.m. Tai Chi Chih 10:45–11:45 a.m. Gentle Restorative Yoga 12:15–1:45 p.m. Holiday Potluck 5:30–7:30 p.m. Participant/Family Group 6–8 p.m. 25 12 Melodie’s Program Gentle Yoga Class At Desert Botanical Garden 9:30–11 a.m. Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Cooking for Life 3–5 p.m. 19 Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Cooking for Health At Banner Good Samaritan 6–8 p.m. 26 6 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 14 Learn & Support: Lymphoma 10 a.m.–12 Noon Learn & Support: Pancreatic 10 a.m.–12 Noon Look Good, Feel Better 10 a.m.–12 Noon Learn & Support: Carcinoid 1–3 p.m. Lung 1–3 p.m. 21 Learn & Support: Ovarian 10 a.m.–12 Noon 28 20 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 27 Open Support Group 10 a.m.–12 Noon 6 TWC ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY: Through January 1 7 Family Healthy Lifestyle Activity 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 13 Walking Club 9–10 a.m. 16 Participant/Family Group 1–3 p.m. Gentle Yoga 5:30–6:45 p.m. Newcomer Meeting 6–7 p.m. 5 Multiple Myeloma Group 10 a.m.–Noon Participant Group 1–3 p.m. Learn & Support: Prostate 6–8 p.m. Latest Research & Treatment Options for Lung Cancer Anushka Patel, MD 6–8 p.m. Day of Remembrance Wednesday • December 4 • 5–7 p.m. Join us for a tree lighting ceremony to honor those who have been impacted by cancer. An opportunity to acknowledge those surviving as well as those we have lost. Light refreshments provided. RSVP. • • • • • • • • TWC ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY • • • • • • • • From December 23 to January 1, except during the program listed.
  • 7. Partnership Programs at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center 7 PLEASE CALL TWC-AZ AT (602) 712-1006 OR EMAIL RSVP@TWCCAZ.ORG TO REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAMS MARKED “RSVP.” 1111 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006 (602) 839-2000 www.bannerhealth.com OCTOBER 2013 M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30 31 NOVEMBER 2013 M T W T F S 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 DECEMBER 2013 M T W T F S 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 31 Cooking for Health Mondays, October 28, November 25 and December 19 Location: Prenatal Classroom (Ancillary Building, 3rd Floor, off blue elevators) Chef Madelyn Pryor covers cancer-related nutrition topics. This cooking demonstra- tion and tasting features vegan menus loaded with antioxidants, phyto-chemicals, high-fiber, low-fat, and healthy dairy alternatives. Recipes included. RSVP. STRESS MANAGEMENT SERIES 2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH Location: Conference Room 12A (unless otherwise indicated) The programs listed below are to help manage stress and promote well-being by boosting your immune system. • Writing for Wellness Wednesday, October 9, 3–4:30 p.m. Journal about topics relating to your health. • Guided Meditation Wednesday, November 13, 3–4:30 p.m. Learn breathing techniques and participate in guided imagery. • Music & Expressive Arts Wednesday, December 11, 3–4:30 p.m. Experience music and express yourself through art. Triple Negative Breast Cancer Learn and Support Group Wednesdays, October 23 and November 20, 5:30–7 p.m. (no group meeting in December) Location: Laura Dreier Breast Center, facing 12th St., North of the Main Entrance This monthly group is for those facing Triple Negative Breast Cancer to find support and learn from one another. Discuss aspects of living with cancer, treatments, side effect management and survivorship. Open to family and friends. Colorectal Cancer Screening and Treatment Date and Time To Be Determined Learn about the importance of screening for colon cancer including the NCCN staging guidelines. Get information on the most recent treatment options and research while learning how to manage side-effects and get tips to improve medical outcomes. RSVP.
  • 8. 360 East Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004 www.twccaz.org • (602) 712-1006 Find TWC-AZ on facebook at www.facebook.com/TWCAZ NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID PHOENIX, AZ PERMIT NO. 4768 THANK YOU TO OUR 2013/2014 CORPORATE SPONSORS: THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY – ARIZONA • 360 EAST PALM LANE • PHOENIX, AZ 85004 • (602) 712-1006 • WWW.TWCCAZ.ORG TheWellness Community–Arizona Presents ... “When Cancer Enters the Workforce” A Seminar for Human Resource & EAP Specialists When an employee comes to you and says,“I have cancer,” come learn what you need to know and howyou can help. Heara panel ofexperts share theirperspectives from medical,legal,human resource and therapeutic points ofview. Thursday, October 10, 8:00 a.m. The Wellness Community – Arizona, 360 East Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Presentation by an Expert Panel Panel Members Melissa R. Costello, Associate, Bryan Cave LLC Mary Harwood, PHR, Director of Human Resources, Arizona Central Credit Union Tracy Thurston, MC, LPC, Program Director, The Wellness Community – Arizona Nikki Varlotta, RN, OCN, WCC, Patient Education Specialist, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® RSVP to Emilie Jarboe by October 3 at 602-712-1006 or ejarboe@twccaz.org *This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review Sponsored by: