These programs are free of charge and open to individuals diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones at The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit at Mercy Cancer Center, 41201 Schaden Road, Elyria. Services are available regardless of where patients receive treatment. Mercy Cancer Center is now affiliated with University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center.
The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit has received national recognition for providing innovative, high-quality care for people touched by cancer.
The Center’s complete Program Guide is available online at www.MercyOnline.org/CBMS and click the link for the guide. For more information, call 440-324-0480.
Ongoing Support Groups
Breast Cancer: 6:30 p.m. • July 13
Head & Neck Cancer (meets quarterly): 6-7:30 p.m. • July 1
Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma Family Support Group: 6-7:30 p.m. • July 20
Men-to-Men Cancer Group: 10 a.m. (new time) • July 11, August 8, September 12
Holistic Classes Now Available to Community Members
If you do NOT have a cancer connection, but are interested in learning new tools to help you enhance your health and quality of life, The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit is now offering a limited selection of programs to the general community for a fee. Payment may be made at the class. Registration required – 440-324-0488.
Introduction to Meditation
Meditation is a simple, effective way to relax and reduce stress through breathing techniques and imagery. This one-hour class will introduce you to the basics of meditation and allow you to experience, firsthand, peace of mind and relief from anxiety. You will be able to take the skills you learn and apply them to reduce stress in your daily life. Materials will be provided. Registration required by calling 440-324-0488.
Tuesday, July 28, 5:30 p.m. OR Tuesday, September 8, 2 p.m. Fee: $20
Other services for those touched by cancer:
Gentle Exercise, Stress Reduction & Relaxation
Chair Yoga • Meditation
Introduction to the Labyrinth • Art Journaling • Nature Cards • Journaling • Zentangle® • Fireside Book Club
Individual Support Services
By appointment, call 440-324-0480
Comfort Touch • Estate Planning • Individual and Family Supportive Counseling • Living Will & Healthcare Power of Attorney • Spiritual Care