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December 2019

May 2020 UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital and Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group Meeting

December 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, UW Medicine/ Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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We use a 'Best Practices' model for Support Groups endorsed by Cancer Lifeline, usually with a visiting speaker on a topic of interest, and then with time for discussion and sharing either before or afterwards led by a specially trained Facilitator, Vivian Foxx.  Welcome to all Lymphedema patients, caregivers, therapists, medical professionals, or others involved in Lymphedema or related care!

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November 2019

November 2019 SWELL GROUP Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Cancer Center Conference Room, 1135 116th Ave NE Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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SWELL GROUP meetings are designed to meet the various needs of people living with Lymphedema. The meetings are varied and may include a guest speaker, people sharing their stories, product information, and techniques for managing Lymphedema. Your family members or significant others are invited to attend as well. There will be a presentation the first hour on Lymphedema Self-Care.

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November 2019, Meeting of UW Medicine/ Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

November 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, UW Medicine/ Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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We use a 'Best Practices' model for Support Groups endorsed by Cancer Lifeline, usually with a visiting speaker on a topic of interest, and then with time for discussion and sharing afterwards led by a specially trained Facilitator, Vivian Foxx.  Welcome to all Lymphedema patients, caregivers, therapists, medical professionals, or others involved in Lymphedema or related care!

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October 2019

Fall 2019 Lymphedema Self-Care Class on Saturday, October 26th

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dorothy O’Brien Center, 6522 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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$100.00

JOIN US FOR OUR SIGNATURE SELF-CARE CLASS! Taught by experienced health educators Lynn Fass, Registered Nurse and Certified Lymphedema Therapist, and Julie Venn, Certified Lymphedema Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Garment Fitter, in a presentation tailored to your specific needs of those of the other participants.  Bring your questions and get them answered! Interested?  Take the next step. Call our Lead Instructor Lynn Fass directly at 206.718.3891 who is standing by to discuss whether this class will fit your needs. If…

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October 2019 SWELL GROUP Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Cancer Center Conference Room, 1135 116th Ave NE Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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SWELL GROUP meetings are designed to meet the various needs of people living with Lymphedema. The meetings are varied and may include a guest speaker, people sharing their stories, product information, and techniques for managing Lymphedema. Your family members or significant others are invited to attend as well.

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October 2019, Meeting of UW Medicine/ Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, UW Medicine/ Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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Taylor Reidel, of Mary Catherine's, will speak about Insurance Coverage for Compression Garments.  Taylor has become an expert in the difficult to master world of health insurance policies regarding reimbursement for garments.  Come find out what is new in insurance coverage! We use a 'Best Practices' model for Support Groups endorsed by Cancer Lifeline, usually with a visiting speaker on a topic of interest, and then with time for discussion and sharing afterwards, led by a specially trained Facilitator, Vivian…

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September 2019

September 2019 SWELL GROUP Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Cancer Center Conference Room, 1135 116th Ave NE Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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SWELL GROUP meetings are designed to meet the various needs of people living with Lymphedema. The meetings are varied and may include a guest speaker, people sharing their stories, product information, and techniques for managing Lymphedema. Your family members or significant others are invited to attend as well.

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September 2019, Meeting of UW Medicine/ Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

September 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, UW Medicine/ Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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Every Lymphededema patient needs to keep moving!  And to be aware of numbness or weakness.                                                                       Part I : Presentation on Upper Body Neuropathy Becci Parsons is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practioner and dancer with 40 years of experience in the movement arts.  She teaches community…

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August 2019

August 2019 SWELL GROUP Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Cancer Center Conference Room, 1135 116th Ave NE Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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SWELL GROUP meetings are designed to meet the various needs of people living with Lymphedema. The meetings are varied and may include a guest speaker, people sharing their stories, product information, and techniques for managing Lymphedema. Your family members or significant others are invited to attend as well. This month's presentation will be “PTSD & Cancer” by Danielle Baird, MSW, LSWAIC.

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August 2019, Meeting of UW Medicine/ Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

August 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, UW Medicine/ Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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Dianne Graham, Counselor, MA, LMHC, is a Psychotherapist in Private Practice who founded this Support Group in 2015 with the collaboration of Cancer Lifeline and the Northwest Lymphedema Center.  Dianne was also the group's Facilitator until mid-2018 when she turned over the reins to Vivian Foxx.  Happily for us, Dianne still attends meetings when she is able to do so.  Dianne has Lymphedema and received a Lymph Node Transfer at the University of Washington Medical Center during her tenure as…

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