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July 2019

July 2019 SWELL GROUP Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

July 16 @ 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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July 2019, Meeting of UW Medicine/ Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

July 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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Every Lymphededema patient needs to keep moving!  And to be aware of numbness or weakness.                                                                       Part I Presentation on Lower Body Neuropathy Becci Parsons is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practioner and dancer with 40 years of experience in the movement arts.  She teaches community Awareness…

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June 2019

Summer 2019 Lymphedema Self-Care Class for Patients and Caregivers

June 22 @ 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 a special collaboration when Diana Kincaid, will join our experienced instructors, Lynn Fass, Registered Nurse and Certified Lymphedema Therapist, and Julie Venn, Certified Lymphedema Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Garment Fitter, to present the Summer Self-Care Class! Diana Kincaid was formerly Faculty President of the Seattle Massage School, and has served in a variety of leadership roles locally and nationally while maintaining her own practice specializing in medical conditions including Lymphedema and Cancer, emphasizing injury rehabilitation and chronic…

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June 2019 SWELL GROUP Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

June 18 @ 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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June 2019, Meeting of UW Medicine/ Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

June 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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Diana Kincaid---who will also be guest lecturing this month in the Self-Care Class on June 22nd---has taught in a variety of settings; held both local and national leadership roles regarding therapeutic massage, ethics and standard setting; and still practices based on her training at the Foeldi-Klinik in Hinterzarten, Germany.  In this presentation, Diana will share her most recent research and book writing efforts related to fascia. A fascia---according to wikipedia---is a "band or sheet of connective tissue, primarily collagen, beneath…

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May 2019

May 2019 SWELL GROUP Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

May 21 @ 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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May 2019, Meeting of UW Medicine/ Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

May 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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Please join us for this substantive program and heartfelt tribute to Elaine Eigeman. In the first hour, Melony Handran, Medical Advisor for for the Pacific Northwest, for Essity, a BSN Medical Company---which includes Jobst, Jovi-Pak and Farrow products---will present about her activities regarding lymphedema care and treatment. https://www.bsnmedical.com/bsn-medical.html In the second hour, we are going to remember and celebrate Elaine Eigeman, who died peacefully at home on April 24th with her husband, Daniel Schalke at her side, after battling the…

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April 2019

April SWELL Group Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outpatient Rehab at Overlake Hospital, 1417 116th Avenue Northwest, Suite 110
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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Meetings are designed to meet the 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. Presentation information forthcoming.

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

April 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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Presentation by Tony Leahy, J.D., Executive Director for Consumer Education Training Services (CENTS), a statewide nonprofit organization founded to help people protect their financial situations.  Tony will speak about the CENTS special financial education programs to help patients and their families address money challenges related to medical situations including cancer---training developed in collaboration with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Their program pairs patients with Certified Financial Planners and the Patient Advocate Foundation, to strategically and practically address 'financial toxicity'---the…

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March 2019

March SWELL Group Meeting at Overlake Cancer Center

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outpatient Rehab at Overlake Hospital, 1417 116th Avenue Northwest, Suite 110
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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Meetings are designed to meet the 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 topic will be “Lymphedema Management Through Gentle Exercise” by Meryl Shier, Certified Lebed Instructor.

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