Support & Networking
LivingWell’s support groups provide participants with an opportunity to share information and obtain emotional support in a safe, nuturing environment.
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
This 11-week support group embraces the importance of those dedicated to caring for loved ones living with cancer. Registration is required.
FACING CANCER TOGETHER (FACT)
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
FACT is a 12-week evening support group for individuals with any type and stage of cancer. Registration is required before April 23. Group is open to new participants during the first four weeks of the quarter.
LIVING WATER CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
LivingWell is proud to host Christ Community Church’s Living Water Cancer Support Group. This group focuses on the emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of dealing with cancer and offers support and encouragement while helping people discover joy, hope, and healing through the Christian faith. Meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 10-11:30 am at LivingWell Cancer Resource Center. Open to caregivers and individuals diagnosed with cancer. First time attendees require Registration. No meeting May 18 due to Bridge Walk.
US TOO PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Third Tuesday of every month, 10:30 – 11:30 am
LivingWell is proud to partner with Provena Saint Joseph Hospital, Provena Mercy Medical Center, and Oncology Chaplain Pastor Don Shank, to bring Us TOO to our center. Group meetings provide unbiased information from experts in areas related to prostate cancer including treatment options, pain control, nutrition, mental health, coping strategies and more. Drop in! No registration is required.
WOMEN’S SHARE CIRCLE
Second Monday of every month, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Cancer can be an isolating and exhausting illness. This group invites women who are either the patient or the caregiver to come together to meet other women, share their stories and feel empowered. This group goes beyond the cancer diagnosis to examine group members’ habits, histories, and goals in a supportive environment. Group members are strongly encouraged to attend the Life Skills Series presented by Leslie Karen Sann in addition to this group. First time attendees require registration.
Networking groups are cancer specific groups that provide an opportunity to share information with other survivors and family members. Groups are facilitated by licensed professionals unless otherwise indicated.
BREAST CANCER NETWORKING GROUP
Meets the third Monday of the month from 7:00-8:30 pm at LivingWell (April 15, May 12 and June 17) and the first Monday of every month from 7-8:30 pm at Central DuPage Hospital (April 1, May 6 and June 3).
BRAIN TUMOR RESOURCE AND SUPPORT GROUP
Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9:00 pm (April 3 and 17, May 1 and 15, June 5 and 19).
GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER NETWORKING GROUP
Open to individuals with Ovarian, Cervical, Uterine, and other Gynecological cancers. Meets on the first Monday of the month from 7:00-8:30 pm (April 1, May 6 and June 3).
LEUKEMIA, LYMPHOMA, AND MULTIPLE MYELOMA NETWORKING GROUP
Open to individuals with Leukemia, Lymphoma, or Multiple Myeloma. Meets on the third Monday of the month from 7:00-8:30pm (April 15, May 20 and June 17).
MASTECTOMY NETWORKING GROUP
Open to women who have had a mastectomy. Group discussion will focus on the emotional, physical and psychological impact of a mastectomy. Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 7:30–9:00 pm. (April 10 and 24, May 8 and 22 and June 12 and 26).
This group is facilitated by Noel Storm, a breast cancer survivor who also had a mastectomy. Noel is available for individual support sessions via phone or in person. Please call to set up a meeting.