Support Connection, Inc. will hold a program “Cooking and Wellness: A Summer Retreat” on Saturday, June 22 from 10 am-3 pm, at Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights, NY. The program is open to people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. To learn more or to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.
The day will begin with a nutrition workshop and some hands-on wholesome cooking. After enjoying a delicious lunch with good company, participants will learn about the use of acupressure as part of a self-care regimen.
Morning session: Learn delicious ways to simplify cooking whole foods. Also learn about food facts, myths and misconceptions; navigating the field of culinary nutrition; empowerment through preparedness; meal planning. Instructor: Emilie Berner, Chef and Coordinator of the Chef Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital.
Afternoon session: Through demonstrations, participation exercises, and discussion, learn concepts and techniques for acupressure and how it can alleviate discomfort. Instructor: Jillian C. Schwartz, LAc., Dipl.O.M., owner of Clearview Acupuncture, and PC. Member at NY Presbyterian Hospital will be the presenter. She works with both inpatients and cancer patients.
SUPPORT CONNECTION, INC. is a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., but through our toll-free hotline and website we serve people throughout the country. Services include: One-on-one peer counseling and support groups, offering women the opportunity to connect with other cancer survivors; Ongoing wellness classes; Holistic health workshops; Public educational programs; Information and referral services; A toll-free cancer information and support hotline (1-800-532-4290.) To learn more, visit http://www.supportconnection.org/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.supportconnection.org/&source=gmail&ust=1560211160359000&usg=AFQjCNG-DVNmnZrtrAQi026RtkMCInZavw" style="color:rgb(17, 85, 204)">www.supportconnection.org or call (914) 962-6402. Support Connection Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support: We’ve been there. We care.