Constructive Coping Skills Following Diagnosis with Dr. Doug McCollum
Thursday, October 22, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Individuals differ in how they respond to hearing they have cancer. Doug will summarize how many people respond in negative ways. The resiliency model and what research has found to be the most productive emotional, cognitive, and behavioral ways of coping with cancer will be discussed.
A nearly 3-year cancer survivor, Doug volunteers at Gilda’s Club. He had a 42-year career as a psychologist with a PhD from the U of Iowa.
We will explore the proper care of skin that has been compromised by Chemotherapy, selection and care of wigs, and product do's and don'ts with Lori Caruso, a 35-year veteran of the beauty industry and is certified in Esthetic Oncology.
Child/Teen Creative Sessions with Jacki Olson 10/13/15 Tuesday, October 13, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tap into your creativity as artist Jacki Olson guides you through your own masterpiece using different mediums. In partnership with Living Proof Exhibits. This month’s medium is mixed media. Please RSVP to 563-326-7504 or email@example.com. 17th Annual Noogiefest 10/10/15 Saturday, […]
Gilda’s Run for Laughs 2015 is taking on a new theme and new location with an aim to beat the blues. The annual 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by UnityPoint Health Trinity, will be located in The District of Rock Island on Saturday, April 18th at 9:00 AM. “The District is an exciting cultural hub in the Quad […]
THE BLESSING TREE The Blessing Tree is a gift of love… Every branch holds a wish from the heart, Each day is a gift to be treasured by all… As each gift on this tree…plays a part. It isn’t the cost…that gives value to love or the size of the gift on this tree… It’s […]