This 2-hour interactive workshop is open to all caregivers of cancer patients. Sometimes caring for others comes at a cost to the caregiver. Do you have compassion fatigue? Come learn the symptoms, and how to use your own leisure repertoire to improve the quality of life for you and your loved one. Don't miss it!
The henna is applied freehand using no stencils. The artist draws the design onto the participant.The design lasts approximately two weeks and dries within an hour. You may want to try a Henna crown as an alternative to a wig. You will benefit from a very calming and relaxing experience, feel strong and beautiful and gain self confidence and self esteem during your healing process. They also help relieve the burning side effects experienced during chemo.
Call 519-742-4673 to book your appointment.
Kitchener: Wednesday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. May 17
Look Good, Feel Better Workshop
This program is offered by the Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation. It is a coping skills workshop that helps women manage the appearance-related side-effects of treatment, such as hair loss and changes to skin tone. Trained cosmeticians and hair replacement professionals teach skin care, cover-up and hair alternatives, and provide solutions for women to look good and feel better. Participants are given a complimentary kit of cosmetics and personal care products for use at home.
Kitchener: Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 10 Jun 14 Jul 12
GRRCC, K202 Room: Tuesday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 16 Jun 20 Aug 15
Scarf Tying - NEW!
Ever wonder how to tie a head scarf to look great? In this workshop you will learn how to tie 10 different scarf designs. If you have a large sized (approx 72") head scarf at home, please bring it with you to class.
The Financial Cost of Cancer: Exploring Possibilities
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.
Register online or call 519-742-4673 to RSVP your space. Only those who have been a patient or have a family member at GRRCC can be registered at this time.
GRRCC: Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. May 3 Jun 7 Jul 5 Aug 2
The Waters Spa Monthly Draw
Feel the difference. Enjoy the Ultimate Spa Experience with a Full Day Package at The Waters – An Urban Spa Retreat. Or share a Half Day Spa Experience with a friend or loved one. HopeSpring, in partnership with the dedicated and compassionate team at The Waters, will nurture you to help you unwind, relieve stress, and refresh your soul. Send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit a ballot at our main centre in Kitchener.