Coping Skills & Expressive Arts Programs

spring summer 2020 (2)

Due to COVID-19 several of these program are paused.

Art Expression

This expressive arts group program provides a community for cancer patients to meet with one another and share in a creative artistic experience. In a safe and confidential setting, members will be instructed in the use of painting and forms of art to create their own pieces. Under the guidance of an Art Therapist, the use of imagery, colours and textures are used to help members identify and explore feelings and gain insights into their experience with cancer. No previous art experience is required.

This program is paused.

Chemo Brain: The Impact of Cancer Treatments on Memory, Thinking, and Attention

The workshop will provide an understanding of what Chemo Brain is (i.e., regarding verbal or visual memory, problems with attention and concentration, as well as its affects how one processes information), why cancer patients suffer from memory problems related to chemotherapy, and strategies for managing and improving memory problems during and after cancer treatment.

Date: Wednesday afternoon
August 5, 12, 19

Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Designed for: Members, caregivers, family members

Coping with Cancer

This one-hour workshop is an introduction to the emotional, physiological, physical and practical issues faced by people diagnosed with cancer. In this workshop you will learn tips, supports and resources available to help you cope.

GRRCC programs like this one are paused.

Financial Cost of Cancer

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.

GRRCC programs like this one are paused.

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