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July 2018

July SWELL Group Meeting on the Eastside

July 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outpatient Rehab at Overlake Hospital, 1417 116th Avenue Northwest, Suite 110
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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The July meeting is the start of Cancer Lifeline managing the SWELL group support meetings. Mary Ellen Shands is the Clinical Program Manager at Cancer Lifeline and will be responsible for overseeing SWELL's support group program. Rachel Stapleton, a social worker in private practice in Kirkland, will be taking Magdalena Pertoldova's place as facilitator. Rachel and Mary Ellen will be at the July meeting. Magdalena was concerned about the future of SWELL after her departure and so she was thrilled…

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July 2018 Meeting of the Cancer Lifeline Lymphedema Support Group

July 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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We'll be meeting again at our new location on the campus of Northwest Hospital at the Medical Arts Building, Room 112.  Note that parking in the adjacent lot is free on Saturdays! Presentation for this meeting is forthcoming....

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June 2018

Summer 2018 Self-Care Class for Patients and Caregivers

June 30, 2018 @ 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 our experienced health educators in collaboration with our partners at Cancer Lifeline in Seattle, Washington.  In addition, this class will Include a special demonstration of and class participation in Healthy Steps by accomplished Lebed Method instructor, Barbara Miller. http://www.gohealthysteps.com/ REGISTER at http://cancerlifeline.org     For questions, contact the organizer, Basha Brownstein, directly at 206.297.2500  

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June SWELL Group Meeting on the Eastside

June 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outpatient Rehab at Overlake Hospital, 1417 116th Avenue Northwest, Suite 110
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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This will be Magdalena's last meeting. She will be moving back to the Czech Republic in July. Magdalena's passion, expertise and support to people dealing with lymphedema will be greatly missed. She always brought a positive presence to the meetings. We wish Magdalena the best in her new chapter in life! The good news is that Cancer Lifeline will be taking over the Swell support group meetings. The structure of the meetings will remain the same, partly having speakers and…

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June 2018 Meeting of the Cancer Lifeline Lymphedema Support Group: INSURANCE CONSIDERATIONS

June 9, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States

In this, our second meeting at the Medical Arts Building at Northwest Hospital, we will learn about the Insurance Considerations and Options for Lymphedema Care from Laurie Jones, Board Co-Chair of the Northwest Lymphedema Center.  Note that free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Medical Arts Building---and the new time 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. We will also be celebrating Dianne Graham, MA, LMHC, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who is one of the original founders of this…

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May 2018

May 2018 SWELL GROUP Meeting on Eastside

May 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outpatient Rehab at Overlake Hospital, 1417 116th Avenue Northwest, Suite 110
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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Join us as we share and discuss issues related to living with lymphedema. Speaker to be announced. Please note that for May the meeting will be the third Wednesday of May instead of the second Wednesday. Regular second Wednesdays of the month meetings will resume in June.

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May 2018 Cancer Lifeline Lymphedema Support Group: 1st Meeting at Northwest Hospital! New Time too!

May 12, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Medical Arts Building, Room 112, Northwest Medical Hospital and Medical Center, 1530 North 115th Street
SEATTLE, WA 98133 United States
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Please join us for our first meeting at the MEDICAL ARTS BUILDING, ROOM 112, on the NORTHWEST HOSPITAL CAMPUS!  Please note that our meeting time is also changing to 12:30-2:30 pm. This move celebrates a new collaboration between our Cancer Lifeline partner and Northwest Hospital.  We are extremely happy to have been chosen as one of the programs that will be part of their combined efforts! Note that parking in the lot adjacent to the Medical Arts Building is free on…

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April 2018

April Eastside Swell Group Meeting

April 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outpatient Rehab at Overlake Hospital, 1417 116th Avenue Northwest, Suite 110
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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At the April Swell Group meeting we are pleased to have two speakers, Dr. Laura James, ND and Linda McGill, LMT. Both practice at the Red Cedar Wellness Center in Bellevue.  Dr. James is a graduate of Tufts University and Bastyr University’s Naturopathic Medicine Program. With a focus on women’s health, Dr. James provides alternative medicine services to women across the generations.  She  counsels patients on whole foods nutrition, botanical medicine, nutritional supplements, and lifestyle modifications to attain optimum mind-body balance.…

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Spring 2018 Self-Care Class for Lymphedema Patients and Caregivers

April 7, 2018 @ 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 in collaboration with our partners at Cancer Lifeline in Seattle, Washington.   REGISTER at http://cancerlifeline.org       For questions, contact the organizer, Basha Brownstein, directly at 206.297.2500  

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March 2018

March 2018 SWELL GROUP Meeting

March 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outpatient Rehab at Overlake Hospital, 1417 116th Avenue Northwest, Suite 110
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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  Research shows that exercise helps lymphatic fluid move through the lymphatic system. Exercise stimulates the muscles to contract and push lymph fluid through the lymphatic vessels. This can reduce swelling. Magdalena will demonstrate exercises that are appropriate and safe for people with lymphedema.

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