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9 - Staying Well While Staying Home

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Release Date: 03/28/2020

Week 5 - Greatfully Well - Program Wrap Up show art Week 5 - Greatfully Well - Program Wrap Up

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

This is the final episode in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment! During our final episode Dr. Torelli recaps much of what we discussed in the series including: Who is responsible for our physical treatment vs. emotional and behavioral contributions to well-being. How we might recognize our emotional triggers and responses. Suggested ways to continue changing our habits to improve health and well-being. Here’s our Gratitude Action steps for this week: 1. Continue your gratitude journal! 2....

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Greatfully Well - Week 4: Gratitude, Mindfulness and Well-Being show art Greatfully Well - Week 4: Gratitude, Mindfulness and Well-Being

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

It's Great When You're Grateful! This is week 4 in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment. This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers. All participants receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal. This program is designed for you to do “on your own”, or with a virtual group meeting...

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Greatfully Well - Week 3: Gratitude and Self Acceptance show art Greatfully Well - Week 3: Gratitude and Self Acceptance

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Life's Great When You're Grateful! This is week 3 in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment. This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers. All participants receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal. This program is designed for you to do “on your own”, or with a virtual group...

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Greatfully Well - Week 2: Gratitude Practices show art Greatfully Well - Week 2: Gratitude Practices

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

It's Great When You're Grateful! This is week 2 in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment. This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers. All participants receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal. This program is designed for you to do “on your own”, or with a virtual group...

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Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

It's Great When You're Grateful!   We are launching a special 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment.  This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers. The program begins on March 1st! All participants will receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal. This program is designed for...

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15 - COVID Vaccine Info with Dr. Stacy Wentworth show art 15 - COVID Vaccine Info with Dr. Stacy Wentworth

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

We are here today with Dr. Stacy Wentworth, medical director of cancer survivorship at Wake Forest Baptist Health to talk about the COVID-19 Vaccine. We cover the following questions: - What do cancer patients and survivors need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine? - What's the best way to get scheduled for one? - Are there any individuals who should NOT get one asap? - It's confusing that we still have to wear masks and distance after a vaccine. Why? - Should cancer patients and survivors feel good about traveling after being vaccinated? - No one likes to wear a mask, but Dr. Wentworth shares...

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14 - Interview with Dr. Nishat Bhuiyan: Sleep and Cancer Survivorship Study show art 14 - Interview with Dr. Nishat Bhuiyan: Sleep and Cancer Survivorship Study

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

In this interview, Julie talks with Dr. Bhuiyan about the latest study for cancer survivors out of the Mindful Health Lab at Arizona State University. Dr. Bhuiyan also shares information on other wellness studies available to cancer survivors, as well as general tips about sleeping well.  Find information about the study, if you're eligible and register for notification of other studies at Information on Dr. Bhuiyan and the Mindful Health Lab: Information on the lead investigator:    For information on Cancer Services' latest programs visit Calendar:  Registration...

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13 - January 2021 Program Plans show art 13 - January 2021 Program Plans

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Julie and Lindy talk about our upcoming cancer survivorship programs and events that you don't want to miss! * NOTE that in this episode, Julie says her cooking class is on Wednesday, Jan 20th, however we have rescheduled that class for 11am on 1/27. .  Important links:

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Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

This is the recording from the the second day of Survivors Week 2020.  Felicia Dobson, a Patient Advocate at Cancer Services hosts the session on behalf of Cancer Services, Novant Health Derrick L Davis Cancer Center, and Wake Forest Baptist Health Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Dr. Wentworth discusses the most important things that people in cancer treatment need to know, and what cancer survivors should consider when social distancing measures are lifted.

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It's been a week with our new reality and I think most of us are tired of the new words we are using all the time...things like "social distance" and "coronavirus" and "homeschool." At Cancer Services, we are working to maintain our services as much as possible and offering many things online. 

Let us know if you have questions or suggestions on how we can assist you during this time. We are open to ideas!! In the next few weeks, we will be setting up online classes, like Cancer Transitions, from home!  

 

As a reminder: Please call us before you come by the office so we can determine if you need to come or not. We want to keep all our clients safe, and our staff as well. We are happy to talk with you during normal business hours at 336-760-9983. UPDATE ON OFFICE HOURS: We will be open M-Th 9am - 4pm and Friday 9am - 2pm.

 

Be sure you connect with us via the Cancer Services Facebook page and our YouTube channel!  

 

Sign up for our email list HERE.

 

We had to cancel our annual auction, Wrapped Up In Ribbons, which raises 25% of our budget. If you are able, consider helping us make our goal despite the cancellation. FIND OUT MORE HERE!  

 

MOVE MORE. STRESS LESS. Virtual Activity Program: - http://cancerservicesonline.org/movemore/  

Dates: April 1 – May 27

Requirements: Track the time spent doing dedicated physical activity and email to Lindy ([email protected]), our Survivorship Coordinator, each week.

PRIZES: Of course, the best prize of all is feeling good & less stressed! To help motivate you, we will have prizes for participation and grand prize drawings at 4 weeks and 8 weeks. Grand prizes will be delivered by mail, but due to the cost of postage, participation prizes must be picked up.

SIGN UP HERE: http://cancerservicesonline.org/movemore/   

 

Coronavirus quick links:

Relaxation Tools:

  • CBT-I Coach, a free app made by the VA for veterans, which has a series of really excellent meditation and relaxation tools.
  • Insight Timer App and website to assist with anxiety, stress, and relaxation.

NUTRITION IDEAS: 

Check out this podcast interviewing Novant Health Integrative Medicine Doctor, Russ Greenfield regarding the fact that supplements are not proven to boost your immune system.  

 

Med Tuna Salad Recipe: 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING:

 EXERCISE AT HOME:

  • Virginia is one of our volunteers who teaches a dance class for our Spanish speaking clients on Monday nights. She recorded a video for us to dance with her from home! Check it out and get your exercise! Follow along, or make up your own moves. That's the great thing about dancing at home!!
  • Join Angela Gallagher from North Joy Yoga as she teaches her yoga for cancer classes virtually on Wednesdays at 9am and 5pm. If you would like to join these classes, please email Angela at [email protected].
  • This elementary PE teacher from Chattanooga, Coach Wood, is doing a PE video EVERY DAY during the school closings and they are super fun for kids of all ages (yes, that includes kids over 60 years old!!). (PE with Coach Wood) A great way to get your wiggles out each day for about 20 minutes. Check it out.
  • YMCA NWNC is posting workouts every day on their Facebook page. Find your local branch's page here: ymcanwnc.org/yourvirtualymca. You don't have to be a YMCA member to take advantage of this! 
  • Also, the national YMCA offers free online workouts right now! No membership is needed to access the classes. Find them at https://ymca360.org/