Health Resource Guide

Health Services

Cancer Services

#1505 Cancer Etiquette

The Gathering Place

When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer family and friends often wonder, “What do I say, or not say”? Learn some tools for communicating with and supporting a loved one coping with a cancer diagnosis.

Tuesday, February 11
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

SJMC, Building 2, Auditorium B
29000 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: 877-597-6348

SJMC Breast Health Program

The St. John Medical Center Breast Health Program offers a variety of comprehensive services. Whether a patient is healthy or has been diagnosed with a breast abnormality or breast cancer, she can receive the resources and education needed to promote and maintain breast health. Through this program, patients of all ages can turn to our highly qualified and compassionate Breast Health Coordinator, Joyce Forristell, CBNP-IC, for support, guidance and information.

For information - 440-827-5459

#1504 Introduction to Meditation

Lydia Gadd, MA, LPCC-S SJMC Director of Community Outreach

Learn and experience basic meditation techniques to help you better manage stress and live a healthier life. Must attend all four sessions

Thursdays, February 20, 27, March 6, 13
4:00 p.m.

SJMC Community Outreach,
29160 Center Ridge Road, Suite R, Westlake
RSVP: 877-597-6348

Cost: $20 per series at time of class
SJMC Employees: Free; must bring ID badge

#1506 Look Good/Feel Better

Sponsored by The American Cancer Society, The National Cosmetology Association and The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation

Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite and strength. It doesn’t have to take away her self-confidence. Look Good/Feel Better is a free program that teaches beauty techniques for cancer patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of treatments. Our Look Good/Feel Better program is like a make-over for the spirit.

Tuesday. January 28 & March 25
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

UH Seidman Cancer Center
960 Clague Road, Westlake
RSVP: 440-250-2001


Monday, February 24 & April 28
1:00 - 3:15 p.m.

The Gathering Place West
800 Sharon Drive, Westlake
RSVP: 216-595-9546

Health Talk: Learn about Lymphedema and Treatment

#1533 Lymphedema: Come and Learn about Lymphedema

Christine Zitello, OTR/L, CMT, LMT

We will discuss who can be affected by lymphedema and how it is treated.

Thursday, March 20
6:00 p.m.

Westlake Family Health Center
26908 Detroit Road,Suit 300,Westlake
RSVP: 877-597-6348

STAR Cancer Rehab Program

Only thirty percent of cancer survivors get the rehabilitation services they need after treatment. Certified Diane Washburn, PT and Christine Zitello, OTR/L, certified lymphedema therapist, can treat pain, fatigue and weakness that may occur.

Call 440-414-6050 for more details on our STAR (Survivorship Training And Rehab) or lymphedema programs.

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