SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center May Calendar

Katy’s Place, located within the SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center, is hosting the following programs and classes in May:

Stretch & Strengthen – Every Monday in May from 11:15 – 12 PM (except for Memorial Day, 5/28). Has your cancer treatment left you feeling tired and week? Join this class to help build muscle and endurance. The focus will be on dynamic/static stretching, balance and core strengthening. If you are currently in treatment for cancer, you must have your oncologist’s written approval to attend this class.

Yoga for Cancer Patients – Every Wednesday in May from 12:15 – 1 PM. Taught by a skilled instructor, this session will kick-start your yoga experience. You will learn to engage in focus and relaxation. If you are currently in treatment, you must have your oncologist’s written approval to attend this class.

Young Woman’s Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, May 1; Tuesday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 29 from 5:30 – 6:45 PM. This group is designed for young women who would benefit from meeting with others who are juggling cancer treatment with children, jobs or relationships.

Family & Friends Support Group – Thursday, May 3 from 4 – 5 PM and Tuesday, May 15 from 10 – 11 AM. This support group is a supportive time for individuals who are impacted by a loved one who is undergoing treatment for cancer. This is a non-judgmental time to talk and interact with others who are facing similar challenges.

Patient Support Group – Tuesday, May 8 from 10 – 11 AM and Thursday, May 24 from 4 – 5 PM. This support group is a supportive time for individuals who are currently undergoing treatment for cancer to talk and interact with others who are facing cancer.

Spanish Support Group – Wednesday, May 9 & Wednesday, May 30 from 1 – 2:15 PM. This group is offered to all Spanish-speaking cancer patients and their family members. This support group is designed to give attendees a chance to interact with other Spanish speaking individuals who are facing cancer or supporting someone with cancer.

All events will be held at Katy’s Place, located inside the SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center, 3535 North Bell School Road, Rockford, IL. For more information or to register, call (779) 696-1663.