We encourage you to participate in any group or class that fits your needs. If you would like to learn more about our groups and classes, please call 630-323-5150 and ask to speak to a Program Associate.
First time visitors, please click HERE to complete our Participant Information form.
A New, Easy Way to Register for Wellness House Programs!
Beginning February 1, participants will be able to register for Wellness House programs using their own Wellness House account. The account is free and easy to set up.
To begin, go to the home page of the Wellness House website and follow these easy steps.
Click on Login Here at the top right corner of the page.
Click Create your account Now
Complete the necessary personal information
Create your password and login
Register for programs
Life After Prostate Cancer: Effective Treatment for Urinary Incontinence and ED
Wednesday, March 12 9:30-11:00AM Registration Required
Dr. Amit Patel will address the difficult quality-of-life issues and after-effects that prostate cancer survivors face, but are hesitant to discuss with their doctors. Whether you regularly attend the Prostate Cancer Support Group or this is your first time attending, you are welcome to join the discussion. The monthly Prostate Cancer Networking Group will be attending the presentation in March.
Thursday, March 20, 6:30-8:00PM Registration Required
Patients who undergo radiation or removal of lymph nodes may experience swelling, often occurring in their arms or legs, as a result of poorly circulating lymphatic fluid. Lymphedema may be successfully managed through lifestyle changes. Cathy Kupczyk will help participants understand how to manage symptoms and pain through lifestyle modifications. DediDDdasdflkasjdalskdfjasfasDe
Information and Education
Surviving Cancer Together *NEW DATES*
Mondays March 10- June 2, 6:00-7:30PM Registration Required
Cancer can be hard on marriage. It can become the third party in any relationship. Learn how to navigate the ups and downs of cancer while strengthening your relationship with your spouse or partner. Based on the work of Drs. John and Julie Gottman, learn about research based skills that help create lasting happiness. This group is topic-driven, experiential, and hands on.
Living Downstream in the Community Workshop: Gaining the Knowledge that Inspires
Wednesday, March 19 6:30-7:45PM Registration Required
Watching the film Living Downstream often sparks a desire for more information about environmental health. This workshop is for anyone who wants to learn more about the issues, the opportunities for action and where to find further information.
Healing Sound Immersion-Tibetan Singing Bowl Concert
Thursday, March 27, 6:30-8:00PM Registration Required
Tibetan Singing Bowls are ancient instruments for healing, meditation and transformation. These metals were smelted down, cast, reheated and hammered into the desired shape and tone. Prayers were sung while the bowls were being fashioned and it is said that the prayers instilled within the bowls during the creation are released back into the world as the bowls are played. The bowls bring an immediate and lasting sense of peace. Stress and pain seem to melt away to be replaced by a pleasant feeling of lightness. You will leave the concert feeling relaxed, restored and inspired in body, mind and soul.
Look Good Feel Better
Tuesday, March 11 2:00-4:00PM Registration Required
Sponsor: American Cancer Society
Spend some time with others in active treatment learning how to manage, hair, nail and skin changes due to cancer treatment. Please rsvp with complexion type.
Sidelining Side Effects
Monday, March 17 6:30-7:30PM Registration Required
Designed specifically for individuals undergoing or about to begin treatment. This class will focus on nutrition and lifestyle strategies to minimize and prevent side effects.
Low Appetite or Excessive Weight Loss
Taste Changes or Lack of Taste
Nausea & Vomiting
Diarrhea & Constipation
Dry/Sore Mouth or Throat & Thick Saliva
Cooking Up Wellness
Saturday, March 8 10:30AM-12:00PM Registration Required
Learn to appreciate real, fresh foods and simple culinary principles for cancer prevention and survivorship. This class and cooking demonstration will feature recipes to help participants deliciously incorporate cancer-fighting foods into a diet for optimal health.
A Meal Can Heal
Tuesday, March 25 6:30-8:00PM Registration Required
During cancer treatment, eating can quickly go from a pleasure to a chore. This cooking class is designed specifically for individuals undergoing or about to begin treatment and will feature recipes to help combat eating difficulties and keep you eating well.
Partners in Drama
Wednesdays, March 5-26 Registration Required (Space is limited)
Join us for a four week class series for parents and their children (ages 6+). This class centers on fun drama games, activities, storytelling and improvisations to bring out the inner actor in children of all ages. Enjoy the world of make believe with your child, using the power of drama to share stories, laughter and fun together.
Stress Free Saturday
March 8, 22 9:30-10:30AM Registration Required
Experience the benefits of starting your weekend stress free. Come to this class to learn about and practice mindfulness and meditation.
Wellness through Deep Hypnosis
Saturday, March 15 10:00AM-12:00PM Registration Required (Registration is full - wait list only)
Dr. Scot Giles, renowned medical hypnotherapist, guides the group through self-hypnosis designed to help release pain and facilitate healing. Space is limited.
Expressive Arts Series
Art in Nature and Nature in Art
Series: Mondays, March 3-24 1:00-2:30PM Registration Required
Come and explore nature’s patterns through art! We will focus on simplicity, flow and free-form. By creating we will come closer to nature and produce some beautiful art! All skill levels (beginners too) welcome!!!
Off Site Programs
DuPage Medical Group
Lisle Medical Office Building, 430 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL ~ 3rd floor conference room
Sidelining Side Effects with Art and Exercise
Wednesday, March 26 11:00am – 1:00pm Drop-ins Welcome
Stop in at any time for any amount of time between 11:00 – 1:00pm for one or both of the following:
Easy Art Projects
Fabiana Glazer, MA, Wellness House
Create colorful, creative and unique flowers that never go bad.
Sidelining Side Effects with Exercise
Tracy Lester MS, ACSM/ACS CET, ACE Health Coach, RYT, Wellness House
Stop in to learn quick tips on how exercise can help combat common cancer and treatment related side effects. Education materials will be provided and questions are welcome.