Written by Evan Byer, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and facilitator for the Men’s Support Group Now, more than ever, it is especially important for men to have a safe space to process pressing issues in life. When men are compared with women on a variety of psychological and physical health parameters, men score significantly lower. […]
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By: Lori Bumbaco With the start of the new year, the inevitable New Year’s resolution to lose weight strikes again. This time of year marks high levels of motivation to embark on a journey towards good health. Yet seemingly as quickly as the desire to make changes arrives, there is an equally rapid return to […]
By: Donna Oldenburg When a loved one dies, you expect to feel sadness, but may be surprised by the myriad other emotions you may encounter. Grief is a roller coaster ride with rapidly changing emotions—anger, guilt, fear remorse— all of which can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Even the simplest of tasks such as getting out […]
By: Sari Ticker Why is it important to tell children about a cancer diagnosis in the family? Children are incredibly observant and usually can sense that something is wrong. Although they may not be able to fully articulate what is happening, children pick up on the tone of the home, changes to daily schedule, as […]
By: Doris Downing On January 16, 2019 the Cancer Wellness Center will celebrate 30 years of helping people live better while living with cancer. We sat down to discuss the early days of the Center with one of our founders, Patsy Winicour, who is still very active with the organization today. While the Center has […]
By: Matt Pochowicz Social media has become a very integral part of society. Whether it is for personal use or business use, most individuals use social media. Even though social media usage can carry negative connotations, such as keeping people on their phones too much, losing touch of what it means to actually talk to […]
By: Megan McMahon Cancer is stressful and, often, all consuming. It has a way of becoming the focus of our day to day, not just psychologically, but practically as well. The time spent in navigating our way around the changes. The hours spent at the doctor’s office or in the treatment room. The moments for […]
Written By: Kim Matthews You can review research literature to discover numerous benefits of support groups. Research studies, as well as the Center’s own group evaluations, have shown that participation in cancer support groups can reduce anxiety, stress and depression. Group members often learn from one another about healthy ways of coping with stress, […]
Written By: Vicki Marchio Sharing the labyrinth with others has been one of the most meaningful and joyful experiences I have had in recent years. I have been practicing yoga for years while raising kids. This has brought serenity and balance to my daily life. Losing my mother to cancer gave me a passion […]
Written By: Doris Downing tribute/ˈtribyo͞ot/ noun 1. an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration. (Oxford dictionary) Over the next ten weeks, many of us will purchase hundreds of dollars in gifts as the holiday season approaches. I often struggle to find the right gift to let […]
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