Create Your Best Life Events

Join us for virtual CREATE YOUR BEST LIFE EVENTS scheduled every month!

 

Let’s Talk Lymphedema!

Join us Saturday, April 24th at 10 a.m. (CT) on ZOOM

Have you ever wondered what you can do to lower your chances of developing lymphedema? What to look for? Or when to seek help? Come find the answers to these questions and more! Join us from the comfort of your own home to talk to an expert about all things lymphedema. In this interactive session you will learn everything from prevention and precautions to the signs of onset and how to treat it. Any and all questions are welcomed and encouraged!

Join us Saturday, April 24th at 10AM (CT) with Lauren Robins, OTD, OTR/L, CLT.

Lauren Robins received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Creighton University and her Masters in Healthcare Operations Management from Nebraska Methodist College.  Lauren specializes in Cancer Rehab, Breast Cancer Rehab, and the treatment of Lymphedema. Lauren’s purpose is to serve her patients with cancer through improving access to services and advocating to the broader healthcare community of the importance of physical and emotional rehabilitation before, during, and after a diagnosis of cancer. She has been a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) for over 10 years and is practicing lymphedema management with her private practice in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Everyone with an interest in this side effect of cancer treatment is welcome to attend!

 

CREATE YOUR BEST LIFE EVENTS are FREE but a $10 donation per session is appreciated. Once registered, you will receive a link to our Zoom event including a meeting number and password.

Register Here

 

If you have questions, please email Kelly Mand, A Time to Heal Program Manager at kellymand@atimetohealfoundation.org.

Online Event Schedule

2021 Create Your Best Life Events

  • Introduction to Functional Medicine: From Surviving to Thriving – Cassie Krause, APRN
    Description: Functional Medicine focuses our attention on the body as a whole: mind, body and spirit. Explore the research supporting holistic strategies that assist overall health, and learn to truly thrive through a foundation of a healthy lifestyle. [January 16, 2021 10:00 a.m. to Noon]
  • “Just in Case”. . . Finding Your Courage to Engage in Advance Care Planning – Melissa Teply, MD
    Description: Preparing for unexpected and potentially life-threatening medical emergencies can be daunting and emotionally draining. Learn what advance care planning is, why it’s important, and how you can communicate your wishes to your loved ones and medical providers. [February 6, 2021 10:00 a.m. to Noon]
  • Conscious Self Care – How Resonance Informs Our Choices – Amy Camie, CCM
    Description: This fresh, inspiring program expands perceptions of self-care through a combination of therapeutic harp music, personal experiences and a clear understanding of vibrational resonance. Discover how resonance informs our choices; how our energetic presence affects those around us, and why it’s important to take care of ourselves, especially as we care for others. Learn simple and effective ways to support yourself throughout the day. [March 13, 2021 10:00 a.m. to Noon]
  • Let’s Talk Lymphedema! – Lauren Robins, OTD, OTR/L, CLT
    Description: Have you ever wondered what you can do to lower your chances of developing lymphedema? What to look for? Or when to seek help? Come find the answers to these questions and more! Grab your coffee and join us from the comfort of your own home to talk to an expert about all things lymphedema. In this interactive session you will learn everything from prevention and precautions to the signs of onset and how to treat it. Any and all questions are welcomed and encouraged! [April 24, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.]
  • [May 8, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.] – More information coming soon!

 

 

2020 Create Your Best Life Events

  • A Walk with Cancer – Amy Camie, CCM. [September 19, 2020 10:00 a.m. to Noon]
  • Who Is This New ME? Coping with Changes in Body, Brain and Emotions – ATTH Founders Stephanie Koraleski, Ph.D., and Kay Ryan, Ph.D., RN
    Description: Body image, chemobrain and anxiety often continue to bother cancer survivors after treatment ends. ATTH founders discuss mindset and practical strategies that can help survivors cope with and overcome these challenges. [October 17, 2020 10:00 a.m. to Noon]
  • Eat 2 Succeed: Change Your Diet and Change Your Life – Lisa Garrett, BS, MS, Nutritionist
    Description: “I’m tired all the time” and “I don’t feel good” are complaints that can result from poor nutrition. Discover what balanced meals, supplements and other techniques can do to improve your energy and health. [November 14, 2020 10:00 a.m. to Noon]
  • Acupuncture: Another Tool in Your Toolbox for Healthy Living – Sara Kowalik, L.Ac, acupuncturist
    Description: Learn about the benefits of acupuncture, a safe, natural and effective technique that relieves pain and stress, and restores health. Recent research suggests acupuncture may provide clinical benefits for cancer patients with treatment-related side-effects, including nausea and vomiting, post-operative pain, cancer-related pain, chemotherapy-induced leukopenia and fatigue. [November 14, 2020 10:00 a.m. to Noon]
  • Healthcare Ethics 101: An Introduction to Medical Decision-Making – Jacob Dalke, BSBe, HEC-C
    Description: Nearly every area in medicine has an ethical aspect, from the beginning to the end of life. Discover more about how healthcare professionals balance decision-making while striving for the best possible outcome for every patient. [December 12, 2020 10:00 a.m. to Noon]