Breast Health Center

Community and Wellness Programs

Schedule of Events


Wellness HouseElmhurst Memorial Healthcare has partnered with Wellness House to provide hospital-based programs to meet the needs of cancer patients and their families.

Weigh to Go! Managing Weight after Cancer

1–3 pm Mondays, February 10, 17, 24
Location: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Arboretum Conference Center, Elm Room/Maple Room

Join Tracy Lester, M.S., in this educational and experiential series for cancer survivors who have completed treatment. Many cancer survivors struggle with weight-related issues following cancer treatments. This program explores the psychological aspects and behavioral changes needed for healthy weight management. Learn simple tips to improve diet and physical activity.

Sidelining Cancer Side Effects with Art and Exercise

11 am–1 pm Wednesday, February 26
Location: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Arboretum Conference Center, Elm Room/Maple Room
Drop in for one or both of the following:

Easy Art Project

Create a big paper star! It’s easy, fun and will make you smile. Fabiana Glazer, M.A., hosts.

Sidelining Side Effects with Exercise

Stop in to learn quick tips on how exercise can help combat common cancer and treatment-related side effects. Education materials will be provided. Tracy Lester, M.S., hosts.

Visit wellnesshouse.org or call (630) 323-5150 or Valerie Piazza, L.C.P.C., at (630) 654-5118

Look Good, Feel Better

Date/Time: 6–8 pm, Mondays, March 3 and May 5 and
1–3 pm, Mondays, February 3 and April 7
Location: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Center for Cancer Care, Conference Room
Price: Free

Learn beauty techniques to conceal the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

MammaCare®

Date/Time: 6–8 pm, Friday, February 14 and
1–3 pm, Fridays, March 14, April 11 and May 9
Location: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Arboretum Conference Center, Evergreen Room
Price: Free

A new way to perform breast self-exam, taught by a certified instructor who will help you detect a lump or potential abnormality earlier than you thought possible.

LUNCH AND LEARN CLASSES

Acupuncture

Date/Time: Noon, March 20
Location: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Soukup Herter Library and Resource Center
Price: Free
Notes: Registration for this event is limited to two sessions per person from February through January.

Lucio DiNunno, M.D., oncologist with Elmhurst Memorial Hematology Oncology Associates and on the medical staff of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. Bring your lunch, enjoy a complimentary Starbucks beverage and listen to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital physicians and staff present a variety of interesting health topics.

Lunch and Learn classes are generously funded with proceeds from the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Guild.

Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Network

This site is part of the Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare network of Web sites, which covers a variety of topics using the same philosophy: When it comes to medical care, we know that you have a lot of options. And we want you to know that you're more than a patient to us. You're an individual. We would appreciate the opportunity to provide you with state-of-the-art medical care and down-to-earth, personalized attention.

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