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3rd Annual Lymphedema Retreat
May 23, 2016 - May 25, 2016
3rd Annual Lymphedema Retreat for Women & Men at Harmony Hill
To be held May 23-25, 2016
Join us for three days devoted to women & men living with lymphedema. This retreat, offered at no cost to participants through the generosity of our Retreat Sponsors, is designed to educate, recharge and inspire those who are dealing with lymphedema and send them home with self-care skills allowing them to live well with lymphedema.
The 2014 Lymphedema Retreat, sponsored by the Northwest Lymphedema Center, in partnership with Harmony Hill Retreat Center, was very successful and has now become an annual event – to include a blend of lymphedema education, self-care tips and healing in a supportive environment.
The Northwest Lymphedema Center believes that those living with a diagnosis of lymphedema need access to all the tools available for their successful journey from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.
When you attend, plan to:
- Discover the role your education plays in the prevention and management of lymphedema
- Focus on your individual needs
- Learn stress-reduction skills and practice guided imagery
- Experience Manual Lymphatic Drainage therapy
- Attend support group sessions to share and learn with others
- Review compression garments and why they are needed
- Create an advocacy network
- Craft a self-care journal
And much more!
Held in Union, Washington, the campus at Harmony Hill Retreat Center overlooks Hood Canal with a panoramic view of the snow-capped Olympic Mountains. Past retreat participants say: ‘a kind of magical energy envelops you while spending time at this amazing haven’. You will enjoy comfortable rooms, delicious healthy meals, and the opportunity to get peace from the natural setting, gardens and trails.
Attendees receive the three-day retreat – program, lodging and meals, all at no cost.
Space is limited to 20 men and women. The Lymphedema Retreat is offered at no cost to participants. This is possible thanks to the generosity of the Northwest Lymphedema Center, individuals, and business sponsors. To make a donation to support the retreat, click here . To register, click here. For more info: Lymphedema Retreat Flyer 2016