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 an Oncology Support Counselor.
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Welcome to Wellness Orientation
Mondays, 12:00noon - 1:00pm
Saturdays, December 10 & 17 9:30-10:30am
Drop by - No registration necessary
New to Wellness House? Join us for this informal orientation meeting that provides an overview of programs, a tour of facility and chance to meet staff. This meeting is an opportunity for newcomers to learn more about the ways to benefit from Wellness House.
Top Doc Lecture Series
Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer
Tuesday, December 13 7:00-8:30pm Registration Required
Jay S. Dalal, MD, FACP Hematologist/Medical Oncologist
Illinois Cancer Specialists, AMITA - Hinsdale
Information and Education
Look Good Feel Better
Monday, December 12 2:00-4:00pm Registration Required
Spend some time with others in active treatment learning how to manage hair, nail and skin changes due to cancer treatment.
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Understanding Medicaid and Hot to Protect Your Assets
Thursday, December 1 7:00-8:30pm Registration Required
No one told you that during life's final decades one of your big concerns would be protecting your assets. Get certain about asset protection and what your options are.
Renew Your Reiki
Tuesday, December 6 6:30-8:00pm Registration Required
The Reiki Share Project
Join us to renew your Reiki practice. This program is for students of Reiki who have taken a class at Wellness House or with other teachers. Master Teacher Jane Van De Velde will review basic concepts, answer questions, encourage storytelling, and guide you in offering Reiki, both to yourself and to a partner.
Personal Care Basics
Tuesday, December 6 6:30-8:30pm Registration Required
Learn the practical skills needed to support your loved one in the following areas: bathing, toileting, getting dressed, grooming, exercise, and feeding. This course reviews the safest techniques for transferring someone from bed to a wheelchair and from a seated to standing position, and assistance with walking. Body mechanics to protect the caregiver are also show and practiced. A strong foundation in personal care is the best way to ensure your love one's long-term health and safety.
Holiday Open House
Friday, December 9 4:30-6:30pm Registration Required - Please register ALL guests attending
You and your family are invited to stop by to share the Holiday spirit at Wellness House. Spend a few minutes with us enjoying the music, food and fun.
Vintage Book Club
Thursday, December 1510:30-11:30am Registration Required
How do we reconfigure a purpose for ourselves as we age and deal with cancer at the same time? Through the reading of classic passages and books, this club will address questions and thoughts such as these. Each monthly group will focus on a new reading selection. Once registered, participants will receive a reading list from Wellness House.
Cooking Up Wellness
Saturday, December 10 10:30am-12:00pm Registration Required
Monday, December 19 6:30-8:00pm 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.
Each class features NEW recipes!
Sidelining Side Effects
Thursday, December 1 12:30-1:30pm Registration Required
This single session class is designed specifically for individuals undergoing or about to begin treatment. It will focus on nutrition and lifestyle strategies to minimize and prevent side effects.
Wellness in Season
Thursday, December 8 6:00-7:30pm Registration Required
Join us for a fun cooking event with a focus on seasonal foods and holiday favorites. Learn how to enjoy the holidays without giving up your focus on healthy eating, and transform typical holiday foods to be more health promoting, using wholesome and nutritious ingredients. Recipes prepared in this class may contain common food allergens.'
Can't join us in person for this event? Join us via LIVE WEBINAR from the comfort of your home. When registering, please register for Wellness in Season - WEBINAR and you will receive a link via email to view the program one day prior to the event.
Stress Free Saturday
Saturday, December 10 9:30-10:30am Registration Required
Enjoy the benefits of starting your weekend stress free. Come to this class and experience a variety of stress reduction techniques including several forms of meditation.
Wednesday, December 14 6:00-7:30pm Registration Required
Experience peace and serenity in the stillness of meditation and facilitate healing of mind, body and spirit.
Wellness through Deep Hypnosis
Saturday, December 17 10:00am-12:00pm Registration Required
Dr. Scot Giles, renowned medical hypnotherapist, guides the group through self-hypnosis designed to help release pain and facilitate healing. Space is limited.
Saturday, December 17 10:00-11:30am Registration Required
Memory Wire Bracelet - An easy and colorful technique to make bracelets
Saturday, December 3 10:30-12:30pm Registration Required
Homemade ornaments are the best. Use to personalize your tree or give as a gift.
Tuesdays, November 29-December 20 1:00-3:00pm Registration Required
A fun and easy class to learn basic clay techniques. This relaxing and natural medium is a great way to unwind.
Polar Express Pajama Party
Wednesday, December 21 6:00-7:30pm Registration Required
Join us for a Polar Express pajama party. We will have crafts, delicious treats, and tons of fun. Families with kids of all ages are welcome. Snacks will be served and may contain common allergens.