• Date/time: May 16th

“Cancer: Thriving and Surviving” is a no-cost six-week workshop starting Wednesday, May 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Dozier Recreation Complex, 2025 Middlebelt Road, Inkster. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is hosting this evidence-based program for people with cancer, cancer survivors, and their loved ones. The interactive workshop, which will be held weekly from May 16 through June 19, features certified leaders to help participants engage in a healthier, more enjoyable life.

This program was designed by the developers of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at Stanford University (referred to as the PATH program in Michigan). Cancer: Thriving and Surviving focuses on the following:

-learning how cancer affects the body

-regaining fitness during and after cancer treatment

-managing stress and pain

-making treatment and complimentary therapy decisions

-developing skills to face an uncertain future

-working and communicating effectively with loved ones and health care providers

To register, please call the NKFM at 800-482-1455 or email PATHprograms@nkfm.org. To find other PATH classes currently held by the NKFM throughout Michigan, visit www.nkfm.org/path.

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