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Ann’s Place Offers Cancer Transitions Workshop Series

Danbury Hospital, in collaboration with Ann’s Place is pleased to offer Cancer Transitions, a free six-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. The 5-7:30pm class, which begins June 2, is for those that have completed treatment within the last 24 months.

Expert panelists will discuss exercise tailored to each participant’s abilities, training in relaxation and stress management, and tips for nutritious eating. The Cancer Transitions facilitators will answer questions about cancer survivorship and post-cancer treatment. Please note that physician clearance must be obtained to ensure exercise programs are consistent with your health care regimen and appropriate to your medical condition.

The course covers the following topics:

• June 2: Get Back to Wellness: Take Control of Your Survivorship

• June 9: Exercise for Wellness: Customized Exercise

• June 16: Nutrition Beyond Cancer

• June 30: Emotional Health and Well-Being: From Patient to Survivor

• July 7: Life Beyond Cancer

• July 14: Medical Management Beyond Cancer: What You Need to Know

Featured presenters include an oncology nurse navigator, an oncology social worker, an exercise physiologist and certified cancer exercise trainer, and a dietician and certified specialist in oncology nutrition.

To register or for more information, call Maureen at 203-739-6988. Registration is required as space is limited. Location: Ann’s Place, 80 Saw Mill Rd, Danbury.

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