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HopeSpring Closed for the Civic Long Weekend

HopeSpring will be closed Saturday August 1 and Monday August 3 for the Civic long weekend. We will reopen Tuesday August 4 at 9 am with programs as usual. We hope our community has a wonderful weekend.

Strategies for Living with Fatigue

Manage your cancer fatigue effectively
Wed Aug 5, 2:30 to 3:30 pm in Kitchener

This workshop is designed to help you understand cancer related fatigue and its causes. You will learn how you can use practical strategies for managing your day to day cancer related fatigue and the importance of maintaining a basic level of activity.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

The Financial Cost of Cancer: Exploring Possibilities

Tools to address the expense of a cancer diagnosis
Wed Aug 5, 11 am to 12 pm in Kitchener

Come learn what financial options are available to help you! In this workshop you will receive an overview of the income maintenance programs and drug coverage options available to you. Applications for benefits will be available at the workshop. Only those who have been a patient or have a family member at GRRCC can be registered at this time.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Thursday Gentle Yoga

Last Session for the Summer - Returns September 10
Thurs Jul 30, 7 to 8:30 pm in Kitchener

Gentle Yoga combines breathing, body awareness and deep relaxation. The gentle postures help stretch and strengthen the body.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Friday Gentle Yoga

The Friday class runs through the summer and there is still room for this week's class
Fri Jul 31, 2 to 3:30 pm in Kitchener

Gentle Yoga combines breathing, body awareness and deep relaxation. The gentle postures help stretch and strengthen the body.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Nutritional Grocery Store Tour for Healthy Eating

Join Jennifer for this informational tour
Mon Aug 10, 5:30 to 7 pm in Kitchener

Come join the registered in-store dietitian at the Zehrs Stanley Park location for a food tour that will empower you to make healthier choices including eating solutions to deal with cancer side effects. Registration required.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

S.O.A.R.

August 15 is the Art Attack!
Sat Aug 15, 9 to 10:30 am in Kitchener

The children's program S.O.A.R. (Supportive Oncology Activities in Recreation) is the first program of its kind in the Waterloo Region. It is for children ages 3 to 12 that have been impacted by cancer (i.e., in active treatment, who are cancer survivors, or whose parent, grandparent or sibling may be experiencing a cancer diagnosis). Led by a certified Child Life Specialist, the program consists of individual play and group activities based on themed classes including age appropriate fun crafts, songs, active group games and stories.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Tai Chi

Enjoy an oasis of calm in your day
Thurs Jul 30, 10 to 11:30 am in Kitchener

Experience a soft, lyrical Chinese exercise for relaxation and stress reduction. It can be thought as a moving form of yoga and meditation combined. Tai Chi is an exercise for the body that helps with a state of mental calm and clarity.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

HopeSpring News


Dr. Naga Puvvada (left), a postdoctoral fellow at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) and DMNB’s Dr. Keith Brunt (right) are seen in this contributed photo. (CONTRIBUTED)Chemotherapy is one of the toughest things in the world, but researchers at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick have found a way to make the agonizing cancer treatment a little easier.

Dr. Naga Puvvada and Dr. Keith Brunt have been working with scientists in the United States and India for the last three years. The team has developed a new delivery method for chemotherapy medication that targets cancerous cells only, leaving healthy cells alone.

“A lot of chemotherapy strategies have a…

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