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Support Groups & Education

The Kettering Health Network provides many different support groups and services - from cancer support to caring for an aging parent. Our support groups provide comfort, education, and resources to patients and their families. Learning about your cancer can be overwhelming and you may have many questions-we are here to help and talk about it with your care team and with the people close to you.





Calendar of Events
Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Tuesdays, March 5 thru April 30, 2019 from 6-8PM at Kettering Cancer Care – 1st floor

This is a 9-week scripture-based support group looking at how our Christian faith can impact a cancer journey. This group uses the Cancer Companoins materials designed by Karen Tripp, LFMT.

Patients, survivors, and care partners are all welcome. $10 suggested donation for the workbook (couples can share)

Call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873) to register so we can notify you of any changes.


Description:

Navigating the Breast Cancer Journey class

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 1-3PM, Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor unless noted

This free class is for anyone newly diagnosed with breast cancer and includes an overview of breast cancer disease processes, treatment options, and resources such as certified oncology nurses, lymphedema therapist, wellness expert, breast cancer survivors, support groups, and more. Friends and family members are welcome. Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancellations. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

CLIMB:  Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery

Wednesdays, March 27 – May 1, 2019, 5:30-7PM

Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

A 6 week program for children ages 5 – 12 whose family member has cancer.  Using conversation and creative projects, our trained professionals will present this program developed by The Children’s Treehouse Foundation.  Focus will be on the child’s strengths and the program will increase his/her ability to cope with stress associated with the illness. Call DeAnn Gallatin MS, LSW at (937) 395-8720 to register and for more information


Description:

Thursdays, 4:30-5PM, Kettering Cancer Center  - 1st floor classroom

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Heartfulness Institute.

Heartfulness Institute is a non profit educational organization for wellness and training. It is affiliated with the UN Peace Program to promote peace, harmony and balance in individuals and there by in our community. All services are offered free of charge. Heart based meditation has immense benefits for over all health and well being.  Taking few minutes a day to center ourselves will restore us to a calm state of being.  No experience or advance registration is required.


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Integrative Medicine Classes

1st Monday, 12N-2PM October-March, 6-8PM April-September

Kettering Cancer Center 1st floor

Caring Touch massage therapy, Relax and Restore, Reflexology, and Aroma Therapy classes will be offered


Description:

Tuesdays, March 5 thru April 30, 2019 from 6-8PM at Kettering Cancer Care – 1st floor

This is a 9-week scripture-based support group looking at how our Christian faith can impact a cancer journey. This group uses the Cancer Companoins materials designed by Karen Tripp, LFMT.

Patients, survivors, and care partners are all welcome. $10 suggested donation for the workbook (couples can share)

Call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873) to register so we can notify you of any changes.


Description:

CLIMB:  Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery

Wednesdays, March 27 – May 1, 2019, 5:30-7PM

Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

A 6 week program for children ages 5 – 12 whose family member has cancer.  Using conversation and creative projects, our trained professionals will present this program developed by The Children’s Treehouse Foundation.  Focus will be on the child’s strengths and the program will increase his/her ability to cope with stress associated with the illness. Call DeAnn Gallatin MS, LSW at (937) 395-8720 to register and for more information


Description:

Thursdays, 4:30-5PM, Kettering Cancer Center  - 1st floor classroom

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Heartfulness Institute.

Heartfulness Institute is a non profit educational organization for wellness and training. It is affiliated with the UN Peace Program to promote peace, harmony and balance in individuals and there by in our community. All services are offered free of charge. Heart based meditation has immense benefits for over all health and well being.  Taking few minutes a day to center ourselves will restore us to a calm state of being.  No experience or advance registration is required.


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Nutrition Class

Second Mondays, 1–2 p.m. Kettering Cancer Center, First floor classroom

This free class is for anyone who has questions or wants to learn more about the role of nutrition during your cancer journey.

Class is led by Allison Dunanway, RDN, CLT, from Maple Tree Cancer Alliance. Advanced registration is not required.


Description:

This is a free support group for brain tumor patients, not limited to cancer. Family members, friends, and caregivers are welcome. Offered on 2nd Mondays from 7-8:30PM at Kettering Medical Center Nelson 4 on ground floor. Call  Marilyn Reed RN 937-298-4339 x 55299 or DeAnn Gallatin, MS, LSW 937-395 -8720 for more information.


Description:

Tuesdays, March 5 thru April 30, 2019 from 6-8PM at Kettering Cancer Care – 1st floor

This is a 9-week scripture-based support group looking at how our Christian faith can impact a cancer journey. This group uses the Cancer Companoins materials designed by Karen Tripp, LFMT.

Patients, survivors, and care partners are all welcome. $10 suggested donation for the workbook (couples can share)

Call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873) to register so we can notify you of any changes.


Description:

Navigating the Breast Cancer Journey class

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 1-3PM, Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor unless noted

This free class is for anyone newly diagnosed with breast cancer and includes an overview of breast cancer disease processes, treatment options, and resources such as certified oncology nurses, lymphedema therapist, wellness expert, breast cancer survivors, support groups, and more. Friends and family members are welcome. Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancellations. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

CLIMB:  Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery

Wednesdays, March 27 – May 1, 2019, 5:30-7PM

Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

A 6 week program for children ages 5 – 12 whose family member has cancer.  Using conversation and creative projects, our trained professionals will present this program developed by The Children’s Treehouse Foundation.  Focus will be on the child’s strengths and the program will increase his/her ability to cope with stress associated with the illness. Call DeAnn Gallatin MS, LSW at (937) 395-8720 to register and for more information


Description:

Thursdays, 4:30-5PM, Kettering Cancer Center  - 1st floor classroom

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Heartfulness Institute.

Heartfulness Institute is a non profit educational organization for wellness and training. It is affiliated with the UN Peace Program to promote peace, harmony and balance in individuals and there by in our community. All services are offered free of charge. Heart based meditation has immense benefits for over all health and well being.  Taking few minutes a day to center ourselves will restore us to a calm state of being.  No experience or advance registration is required.


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Tuesdays, March 5 thru April 30, 2019 from 6-8PM at Kettering Cancer Care – 1st floor

This is a 9-week scripture-based support group looking at how our Christian faith can impact a cancer journey. This group uses the Cancer Companoins materials designed by Karen Tripp, LFMT.

Patients, survivors, and care partners are all welcome. $10 suggested donation for the workbook (couples can share)

Call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873) to register so we can notify you of any changes.


Description:

Cancer Support Group - Survivors & Caregivers United

3rd Wednesdays from 1-3PM, Grandview Medical Center, cafe dining room unless otherwise noted

Patients, survivors, and their families and friends are welcome. This group includes guest speakers and discussion topics.

Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873)


Description:

CLIMB:  Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery

Wednesdays, March 27 – May 1, 2019, 5:30-7PM

Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

A 6 week program for children ages 5 – 12 whose family member has cancer.  Using conversation and creative projects, our trained professionals will present this program developed by The Children’s Treehouse Foundation.  Focus will be on the child’s strengths and the program will increase his/her ability to cope with stress associated with the illness. Call DeAnn Gallatin MS, LSW at (937) 395-8720 to register and for more information


Description:

Thursdays, 4:30-5PM, Kettering Cancer Center  - 1st floor classroom

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Heartfulness Institute.

Heartfulness Institute is a non profit educational organization for wellness and training. It is affiliated with the UN Peace Program to promote peace, harmony and balance in individuals and there by in our community. All services are offered free of charge. Heart based meditation has immense benefits for over all health and well being.  Taking few minutes a day to center ourselves will restore us to a calm state of being.  No experience or advance registration is required.


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Tuesdays, March 5 thru April 30, 2019 from 6-8PM at Kettering Cancer Care – 1st floor

This is a 9-week scripture-based support group looking at how our Christian faith can impact a cancer journey. This group uses the Cancer Companoins materials designed by Karen Tripp, LFMT.

Patients, survivors, and care partners are all welcome. $10 suggested donation for the workbook (couples can share)

Call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873) to register so we can notify you of any changes.


Description:

Navigating the Breast Cancer Journey class

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 1-3PM, Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor unless noted

This free class is for anyone newly diagnosed with breast cancer and includes an overview of breast cancer disease processes, treatment options, and resources such as certified oncology nurses, lymphedema therapist, wellness expert, breast cancer survivors, support groups, and more. Friends and family members are welcome. Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancellations. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

CLIMB:  Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery

Wednesdays, March 27 – May 1, 2019, 5:30-7PM

Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

A 6 week program for children ages 5 – 12 whose family member has cancer.  Using conversation and creative projects, our trained professionals will present this program developed by The Children’s Treehouse Foundation.  Focus will be on the child’s strengths and the program will increase his/her ability to cope with stress associated with the illness. Call DeAnn Gallatin MS, LSW at (937) 395-8720 to register and for more information


Description:

Thursdays, 4:30-5PM, Kettering Cancer Center  - 1st floor classroom

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Heartfulness Institute.

Heartfulness Institute is a non profit educational organization for wellness and training. It is affiliated with the UN Peace Program to promote peace, harmony and balance in individuals and there by in our community. All services are offered free of charge. Heart based meditation has immense benefits for over all health and well being.  Taking few minutes a day to center ourselves will restore us to a calm state of being.  No experience or advance registration is required.


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Mondays, 10-11:30AM Kettering Cancer Center – 1st floor classroom

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10-11:30AM Soin Medical Center - ground floor Conference E (beginning April 5 2019)

This free class is for anyone beginning cancer treatment and includes an overview of chemotherapy, biotherapy/immunotherapy, and targeted therapy, common side effects, and resources. Friends and family members are welcome.

Advanced registration is recommended so we can notify you of any changes or cancelations. Please call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873).


Description:

Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Mondays 12N-1PM & Thursday 6-7PM, Kettering Cancer Center - 2nd  floor

This is a free program offered in collaboration with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.  Individual sessions are also available at 6 area locations, including Kettering Cancer Center, Soin Medical Center, and Greene Memorial Hospital.  Please call Maple Tree Cancer Alliance at 937-688-3940 or 937-281-3990 to register or for more information.

Description:

Tuesdays, March 5 thru April 30, 2019 from 6-8PM at Kettering Cancer Care – 1st floor

This is a 9-week scripture-based support group looking at how our Christian faith can impact a cancer journey. This group uses the Cancer Companoins materials designed by Karen Tripp, LFMT.

Patients, survivors, and care partners are all welcome. $10 suggested donation for the workbook (couples can share)

Call KETTERING CANCER CARE 855-500-CURE (2873) to register so we can notify you of any changes.


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