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Dr. Steven Mickley Community Health Resource Section of the Greenwich Hospital Medical Library: Classes and Events

Community Health Resource Section servicing Greenwich Hospital patients, their families/caregivers, and the community at large.

Greenwich Hospital/Smilow Cancer Hospital Calendar of Events

November - December 2018

Recurring Events

Caregiver Café

No registration required. Walk-ins welcome!

Coffee, tea and muffins will be served.

  • First Thursday of every month

 

Nutrition & Cancer

Hear about conventional and alternative cancer treatments. Learn how nutrition, weight management and exercise can help reduce cancer risks and improve a diagnosis.

  • March 22, 2018
  • June 26, 2018
  • October 18, 2018

 

Look Good....Feel Better

An American Cancer Society program which teaches female cancer patients about makeup, skin care and ways to deal with hair loss such as with wigs, turbans, and scarves. Each woman gets a free makeup kit. Free makeup kits are provided for first-time participants only (per the American Cancer Society). Women who wish to attend again should bring the makeup kit with them.

  • April 19, 2018
  • July 12, 2018
  • October 18, 2018

 

Spa and Eyebrow Clinic

An event designed specifically to address the needs of women who have lost or will lose their eyebrows and/or eyelashes. Information and instruction is provided on creating the illusion of an eyebrow. Beauty tips, pampering, all in a spa-like atmosphere. Makeup provided. Healing touch provided by Integrative Medicine Volunteers.

  • April 26, 2018
  • July 19, 2018
  • October 25, 2018

 

Sleep Support Group

This class discusses problems with sleep with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. Subject matter varies each month. Group is held the third Monday of every other month (odd months).

  • May 21, 2018
  • July 16, 2018
  • September 17, 2018
  • November 19, 2018

Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER

 

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Caregiver Café

Speak with our oncology social worker Jocelyn Walls, LCSW, and Greenwich Hospital's consumer health librarian Carolyn English, MLIS, to get support as a caregiver.

No registration required. Walk-ins welcome!

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Lung Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

At this seminar, you will hear about lowering risk, early detection screening and exciting new treatments. For example, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy combined with robotic thoracoscopy allows surgeons to see and extract growths in the lung as small as a quarter of an inch in diameter before they have a chance to spread.

More Details and Registration

 

DECEMBER

 

Monday, December 3, 2018

Prostate Cancer Ed: Learn & Share

This session allows individuals to ask questions about treatment options or share experiences with individuals who have similar concerns.

More Details and Registration

 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Caregiver Café

Speak with our oncology social worker Jocelyn Walls, LCSW to get support as a caregiver.

No registration required. Walk-ins welcome!

 

Self-Care: Sound Meditation for Relaxation

The benefits of self-care are widely recognized to include increased productivity, enhanced self-esteem and a stronger immune system for resistance to disease. Find new ways to take care of yourself.

More Details and Registration

 

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Future Events

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