Alternative Programs

Alternative Programming Suggestions

While we continue many of our programs, some other programs are not possible to delivery at this point of time. However, support groups and gentle exercise programs continue to be delivered through Zoom.This list can be found on our Programs webpage. While we make every effect to ensure this list is up-to-date and provided without cost to our members, changes may occur.

This page contains additional resources and programming that you might be interested in.

Program - Health related Classes
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Here 24/7
Mental health supportsAvailable anytime
Grand River Regional Cancer Centre workshops
Self-directed, available anytime

Scheduled webinars

Scheduled webinars
Self-Management programs
Scheduled webinars
Resources to Help Support Your Wellbeing During COVID-19

Available anytime
Waterloo Wellington Self-Management ProgramSelf-Management ProgramsVarious webinars available, various times
 Wellwood in Hamilton
Support ProgrammingVarious


Check out these medications made by community member Sonny, specifically for HopeSpring members and caregivers.

Meditations made by Sonny
Schedule
A Little Dose of Happy
Available anytime
Available anytime

InspireHealth Logo - Support Cancer Care

Inspire Health in British Columbia provides those affected by cancer with virtual programs and services. To join Inspire Health and access their programs, please visit Inspire Health - Get Started (external link). They will reach out to you. On the registration form, in place of the BC Health Card number, please provide your Ontario Health Card number.

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Chair-based Exercise
Scheduled
Chair YogaChair YogaScheduled
Circuit-Based Strength and Stretch

Scheduled
Gentle YogaGentle YogaScheduled
Group Strength and Stretch
Scheduled
Lymphedema Information Session
Information sessionScheduled
Mat-Based Exercise

Scheduled
Managing Nutrition-Related Side Effects of Cancer Treatments
NutritionScheduled
Mindful MeditationMeditationScheduled
Restorative YogaYogaScheduled
Self-Care workshop for Support People  
Caregivers Support GroupScheduled
Supporting Your Immune System with Nutrition
NutritionScheduled
Yoga Nidra
YogaScheduled
Program - Gentle Exercise
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Yoga and Mediation
Available anytime
Yoga
Available anytime
CALM app
Meditation, mindfulness
Available anytime
Do Yoga With Me
Gentle Yoga
Available anytime
Gentle Bed Yoga for Cancer PatientsGentle YogaAvailable anytime
Gentle Chair YogaGentle YogaAvailable anytime
Insight Timer appMeditationAvailable anytime
Healing ProgramCopingAvailable anytime
Mindfulness@Home Cancer SeriesCopingScheduled
Qi Gong Exercises
Qi GongAvailable anytime
Qi Gong
Qi GongAvailable anytime
Sesame Street Meditation with Cookie Monster
Meditation
Available anytime

Shoppers Drug Mart Mindful MeditationsMeditationAvailable anytime
Meditation
Available anytime
Tai Chi, Qi Gong
Available anytime

Available anytime
Yoga, Tai Chi
Self-directed, available anytime
Yoga
Available anytime
Nutrition

Schedule
Recipes
Application for your device. Available anytime
FoodNetwork.ca Cooking Guides
Recipes and cooking tipsAvailable anytime.
Recipes
Application for your device. Available anytime

Art
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#CanadaPerforms
Scheduled
Scheduled livestream of concerts
Downloadable Colouring Books
Scheduled via Facebook page
Live streams
Stratford Festival - Live on FilmStratford Festival Productions
Social Art KW with Lisa
Scheduled via Facebook page
Other
Schedule
Anne Frank House
Available anytime
Some scheduled, some available anytime
Bay of Fundy Virtual Tour
Available anytime
Canadian Museum of History Virtual Tours
Available anytime
Available anytime
Disney Parks virtual tours
Available anytime
Available anytime
Exploring Space from Home
Available anytime
Louvre Museum (France)
Available anytime
Available anytime
National Aquarium (US)Available anytime
Available anytime
Available anytime
National Museum of History Virtual Tours - US
Available anytime
National Park Services - Virtual Tours (US)
Available anytime
Netflix Group Watching Chrome Extension
Available anytime
Reading with Celebrities - Storyline Online
Available anytime
Ripley's Aquarium - live stream of shark tank
Available anytime
San Diego Zoo - live streams
Available anytime
TED talk on Joy
Available anytime
The Met Museum 360 Project
Available anytime
The Muppets Sing-a-long Cabin Fever
Available anytime
Virtual Tour of Buckingham Palace 
Available anytime
Virtual Tour of US National ParksAvailable anytime

New-Survive and Thrive Workshop Series for those with Breast Cancer

Survive & Thrive, is an 8-week small group online program offering knowledge from community Health & Wellness professionals to provide YOU with tools to not only “survive” cancer, but continue to THRIVE – in your life right now and beyond.

Survive & Thrive begins Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021.

Each small group session will also give you an opportunity to meet other women with breast cancer and learn to start or continue exercise specifically chosen for you by a certified Cancer Exercise Specialist.

Education portion will be provided by Health and Wellness professionals-all with different insight and offering unique tools.

Survive & Thrive is a FREE program, but registration is required. Please email survivethrive3@gmail.com to register today!

Virtual Support Group: Prostate Cancer Support Group Waterloo-Wellington

Prostate Cancer Support Group Waterloo-Wellington

Are you a man with Prostate Cancer, a family member of someone with Prostate Cancer or a caregiver supporting someone with Prostate Cancer? The Prostate Cancer Support Group Waterloo-Wellington chapter is here for you. 

For our next virtual support group meeting - In person meetings are suspended because of the  pandemic, but PCSG Waterloo Wellington meets via ZOOM the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Join our mailing list for meeting invites.

You may join our mailing group by clicking here. Keep informed of the activities of Prostate Cancer Support Group – Waterloo Wellington.
   

Scan the QR code to go directly to PCSG W-W site.

For Dads and their Kids

Free Exercise Program 



Move. Play. Workout. Together.

Explore new ways to bond with your kids through shared movement.

What is DupiTime?

DupiTime (Doo-Pee Time) is all about exploring physical movement together with your child. We offer a wide variety of different workouts that any dad can do with their babies or young kids. Each workout makes time together fun-and gets dad fit too.

DupiTime uses the language of movement and physical activity to connect dads with their children-from newborns to kindergartners.

Who is DupiTime for?

DupiTime is for dads looking for ways to bond with their kids. Any dad of any fitness level can use DupiTime to connect with their kids, from newborns to kindergartners.

What are the benefits of DupiTime?

For Dads-Stay active and healthy while spending quality time with your little ones.

For Kids-Have fun exploring physical movement, while building strenth, mobility, and coordination.

For Everyone-Create a strong bond between dad and kids through shared activity.

What is the cost?

DupiTime is 100% free! There is no cost. DupiTime is run by dads who donate their time and expertise to help other dads.

Where can I find a DupiTime workout?

Visit www.dupitime.com to view workouts. You can also view DupiTime videos on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqCzuehH4tiUXrfYcQf9WYg 

Get social with DupiTime Here Facebook  and Instagram


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