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Cancer: Thriving and Surviving

Daughter hugging her dad who is a cancer survivor

Get the tools you need to live a healthier life.

The physical, emotional, and mental effects of cancer can be a real struggle. This evidence-based program helps those affected by cancer to live a healthier life. Learn how to take care of your health, set priorities, and enhance relationships with loved ones and your health care team.

Participants will learn:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep
  • Appropriate exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • How to communicate effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition tips
  • How to pace activity and when to rest
  • How to evaluate new treatments

Programs

Register for a free six-week self-management program.

Please browse our offerings below. For more information or questions about program registration, please call 302-990-0522.


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Program

Location

Date & Time

Availability

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    19 Lambson Lane, Rose Hill Comm Ctr,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Thu
    9:30am -12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 13, 2022
    • Jan 20, 2022
    • Jan 27, 2022
    • Feb 3, 2022
    • Feb 10, 2022
    • Feb 17, 2022

    Canceled

  • Cancer

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Sellers Senior Center
    2800 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

    NCC County

    Location:

    2800 Silverside Road,
    Wilmington, DE, 19810

    NCC County

    Wed
    12:00pm - 2:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 12, 2022
    • Jan 19, 2022
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022

    Canceled

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center- Room 5
    1121 Forrest Ave, Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Fri
    9:30 am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 14, 2022
    • Jan 21, 2022
    • Jan 28, 2022
    • Feb 4, 2022
    • Feb 11, 2022
    • Feb 18, 2022

    Canceled

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    2400 N Broom Street,
    Wilmington, DE, 19802

    NCC County

    Wed
    2:00 - 4:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 12, 2022
    • Jan 19, 2022
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022

    Canceled

  • Diabetes

    Virtual

    Open only to:

    State Employees & Pensioners

    Virtual

    County

    County

    Wed
    1:00pm-3:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022
    • Feb 23, 2022
    • Mar 2, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Cape Henlopen Senior Center
    11 Christian St, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

    Sussex County

    Location:

    11 Christian St,
    Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971

    Sussex County

    Tue
    1:00pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 11, 2022
    • Jan 18, 2022
    • Jan 25, 2022
    • Feb 1, 2022
    • Feb 8, 2022
    • Feb 15, 2022

    Canceled

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Newark Senior Center
    200 White Chapel Dr, Newark, DE 19713

    NCC County

    Location:

    200 White Chapel Dr,
    Newark, DE, 19713

    NCC County

    Mon
    12:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Feb 7, 2022
    • Feb 14, 2022
    • Feb 21, 2022
    • Feb 28, 2022
    • Mar 7, 2022
    • Mar 14, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Howard Weston Senior Center
    1 Bassett Ave, New Castle, DE 19720

    NCC County

    Location:

    1 Bassett Ave,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Wed
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022
    • Feb 23, 2022
    • Mar 2, 2022

    Canceled

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    330 E Main St,
    Newark, DE, 19711

    NCC County

    Wed
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 12, 2022
    • Jan 19, 2022
    • Jan 26, 2022
    • Feb 2, 2022
    • Feb 9, 2022
    • Feb 16, 2022

    Canceled

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Peoples Settlement Senior Center
    408 E 8th St, Wilmington, DE 19801

    NCC County

    Location:

    408 E 8th St,
    Wilmington, DE, 19801

    NCC County

    Fri
    12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 14, 2022
    • Jan 21, 2022
    • Jan 28, 2022
    • Feb 4, 2022
    • Feb 11, 2022
    • Feb 18, 2022

    Canceled

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Windsor Apartments
    500 N. Walnut St., Wilmington, DE 19801

    NCC County

    Location:

    500 N. Walnut St.,
    Wilmington, DE, 19801

    NCC County

    Tue
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 11, 2022
    • Jan 18, 2022
    • Jan 25, 2022
    • Feb 1, 2022
    • Feb 8, 2022
    • Feb 15, 2022

    Canceled

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Absalom Jones Senior Center
    310 Kiamensi Rd, Wilmington, DE 19804

    NCC County

    Location:

    310 Kiamensi Rd,
    Wilmington, DE, 19804

    NCC County

    Mon
    9:30am-12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 24, 2022
    • Jan 31, 2022
    • Feb 7, 2022
    • Feb 14, 2022
    • Feb 28, 2022
    • Mar 7, 2022

    Canceled

  • Chronic Disease

    Virtual

    Open only to:

    State Employees & Pensioners

    Virtual

    County

    County

    Thu
    10:00am-12:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Feb 10, 2022
    • Feb 17, 2022
    • Feb 24, 2022
    • Mar 3, 2022
    • Mar 10, 2022
    • Mar 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Chelten Apartments
    431 Old Forge Road, New Castle, DE 19720

    NCC County

    Location:

    431 Old Forge Road,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Fri
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 14, 2022
    • Jan 21, 2022
    • Jan 28, 2022
    • Feb 4, 2022
    • Feb 11, 2022
    • Feb 18, 2022

    Canceled

  • Chronic Pain

    Virtual

    Open only to:

    State Employees & Pensioners

    Virtual

    County

    County

    Tue
    10:00am-12:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Jan 11, 2022
    • Jan 18, 2022
    • Jan 25, 2022
    • Feb 1, 2022
    • Feb 8, 2022
    • Feb 15, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Cancer

    Virtual

    Open only to:

    State Employees & Pensioners

    Virtual

    County

    County

    Fri
    1:00pm-3:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Feb 25, 2022
    • Mar 4, 2022
    • Mar 11, 2022
    • Mar 18, 2022
    • Mar 25, 2022
    • Apr 1, 2022
    Register

    Seats available