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Cancer: Thriving and Surviving

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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.

Virtual self-management classes are interactive and informative.

Virtual classes offer all the benefits of an in-person class from your laptop or computer screen. You’ll join a meeting and be able to interact with the instructor and others as you learn about ways to deal with your particular health issue effectively. Don’t put off taking care of your health. Sign up for a virtual class today.

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.


Program

Location

Date & Time

Availability

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center
    1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave.,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Fri
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 9, 2022
    • Sep 16, 2022
    • Sep 23, 2022
    • Sep 30, 2022
    • Oct 7, 2022
    • Oct 14, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center
    1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave.,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Fri
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jun 17, 2022
    • Jun 24, 2022
    • Jul 1, 2022
    • Jul 8, 2022
    • Jul 15, 2022
    • Jul 22, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    Virtual

    Open to:

    General Public

    NCC County

    NCC County

    Wed
    3:00pm - 5:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • May 18, 2022
    • May 25, 2022
    • Jun 1, 2022
    • Jun 8, 2022
    • Jun 15, 2022
    • Jun 22, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • 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

    Thu
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jun 2, 2022
    • Jun 9, 2022
    • Jun 16, 2022
    • Jun 23, 2022
    • Jun 30, 2022
    • Jul 7, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Lillian Smith Senior Center
    410 Main St., Clayton, DE 19938

    Kent County

    Location:

    410 Main St.,
    Clayton, DE, 19938

    Kent County

    Thu
    1:00pm - 3:30pm

    Sessions:
    • May 19, 2022
    • May 26, 2022
    • Jun 2, 2022
    • Jun 9, 2022
    • Jun 16, 2022
    • Jun 23, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    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
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 13, 2022
    • Sep 20, 2022
    • Sep 27, 2022
    • Oct 4, 2022
    • Oct 11, 2022
    • Oct 18, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Milford Senior Center
    111 Park Avenue, Milford, DE 19963

    Kent County

    Location:

    111 Park Avenue,
    Milford, DE, 19963

    Kent County

    Mon
    12:30 - 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jul 11, 2022
    • Jul 18, 2022
    • Jul 25, 2022
    • Aug 1, 2022
    • Aug 8, 2022
    • Aug 15, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Middletown-Odessa-Townsend Jean Birch Senior Ctr
    300 S Scott St, Middletown, DE 19709

    NCC County

    Location:

    300 S Scott St,
    Middletown, DE, 19709

    NCC County

    Mon
    10:30 am -1:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Aug 22, 2022
    • Aug 29, 2022
    • Sep 12, 2022
    • Sep 19, 2022
    • Sep 26, 2022
    • Oct 3, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    2800 Silverside Road (at Silverside Church),
    Wilmington, DE, 19810

    NCC County

    Wed
    12:00 pm- 2:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Jun 1, 2022
    • Jun 8, 2022
    • Jun 15, 2022
    • Jun 22, 2022
    • Jun 29, 2022
    • Jul 6, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    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
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 12, 2022
    • Sep 19, 2022
    • Sep 26, 2022
    • Oct 3, 2022
    • Oct 10, 2022
    • Oct 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Indian River Senior Center
    214 Irons Avenue, Millsboro, DE 19966

    Sussex County

    Location:

    214 Irons Avenue,
    Millsboro, DE, 19966

    Sussex County

    Wed
    1:00pm - 3:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Jun 8, 2022
    • Jun 15, 2022
    • Jun 22, 2022
    • Jun 29, 2022
    • Jul 6, 2022
    • Jul 13, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    2400 N Broom Street,
    Wilmington, DE, 19802

    NCC County

    Wed
    2:00 - 4:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 14, 2022
    • Sep 21, 2022
    • Sep 28, 2022
    • Oct 5, 2022
    • Oct 12, 2022
    • Oct 19, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

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