Exercise Makes a Difference: A Personal Journey by Jen Boyce

My Personal Journey with Lymphedema and Exercise (presented at the Feb 27, 2016 NWLC Self Care Class by Jen Boyce, OTR/L, CLT, breast cancer survivor, lymphedema patient) After my double mastectomy and axillary dissection, I had trouble regaining my shoulder range of motion so was referred to a physical therapist who also happened to be a … Continue reading Exercise Makes a Difference: A Personal Journey by Jen Boyce

Next Lymphedema Support Groups

Day: 2nd Saturday of every month Time: 11am-1:00 pm May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12 Talking with others and getting needed support is key to living with lymphedema. Join us for sharing and educational presentations focused on living with this challenging condition. Meetings provide a safe and non-judgmental environment to give and receive support. Sponsored by the Northwest Lymphedema Center.

Reflections from the 2016 Harmony Hill Retreat

From May 23-25, NLN Interim Executive Director and CEO Patricia Egan attended a retreat hosted by the Northwest Lymphedema Center at the Harmony Hill Retreat Center in Washington. The following is her report from the event. In the tranquil, healthful setting of Harmony Hill near Hood Canal, Puget Sound, a group of 25 patients, therapists, … Continue reading Reflections from the 2016 Harmony Hill Retreat

A Patient Reflects on Harmony Hill Lymphedema Retreat

Five months after attending the Second Annual Lymphedema Retreat, I have returned to Harmony Hill with the question: What difference has it made? Harmony Hill, a destination for Cancer Programs and Wellness Education (www.harmonyhill.org), is closed for another gathering at the moment, but I am staying nearby and will walk over again to retrace steps. … Continue reading A Patient Reflects on Harmony Hill Lymphedema Retreat

  A Special Retreat for Men & Women Living With Lymphedema May 23-25, 2016 Join us for three days devoted to men and women living with lymphedema. This retreat, offered at no cost to participants through the generosity of our Retreat Sponsors and Harmony Hill Retreat Center, is designed to educate, recharge and inspire those … Continue reading

A Patient Reflects on Harmony Hill Lymphedema Retreat

Five months after attending the Second Annual Lymphedema Retreat, I have returned to Harmony Hill with the question: What difference has it made? Harmony Hill, a destination for Cancer Programs and Wellness Education (www.harmonyhill.org), is closed for another gathering at the moment, but I am staying nearby and will walk over again to retrace steps. … Continue reading A Patient Reflects on Harmony Hill Lymphedema Retreat

2015 Lymphedema Retreat at Harmony Hill Another Huge Success!

Lynn Fass, patient educator and NWLC Board President shared a brief synopsis of the retreat:  Julie and I feel the Retreat was a huge success. Many expressed that it was "life changing".   It brought tears to my eyes when I sat in the Harmony Hill Circle of 23 women living with lymphedema. What an awesome support … Continue reading 2015 Lymphedema Retreat at Harmony Hill Another Huge Success!

2015 Lymphedema Retreat at Harmony Hill Another Huge Success!

Lynn Fass, patient educator and NWLC Board President shared a brief synopsis of the retreat: Julie and I feel the Retreat was a huge success. Many expressed that it was "life changing". It brought tears to my eyes when I sat in the Harmony Hill Circle of 23 women living with lymphedema. What an awesome … Continue reading 2015 Lymphedema Retreat at Harmony Hill Another Huge Success!