Reg­is­tra­tion now open for free can­cer ed­u­ca­tion event

The McLeod River Post - - Family, Farm & Garden -

Peo­ple liv­ing with can­cer are in­vited to at­tend a free Al­berta Health Ser­vices (AHS) event de­signed to help them with life af­ter treat­ment.

Pre­sented by CancerCon­trol Al­berta, Liv­ing Your Best Life with and Be­yond Can­cer will be held Oct. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and is also open to fam­i­lies and friends of can­cer pa­tients and sur­vivors, as well as health­care pro­fes­sion­als.

Top­ics and speak­ers in­clude:

• Eat­ing Well to Live Well: Nu­tri­tion for the Can­cer Sur­vivor

Lind­say Lee, reg­is­tered di­eti­tian

• Liv­ing Well: Pos­i­tive Psy­chol­ogy and Well-Be­ing Kevin St. Ar­naud, psy­chol­ogy res­i­dent

• Phys­i­cal Ac­tiv­ity for Liv­ing Your Best Life

Dr. Nicole Cu­los-Reed, Pro­fes­sor, Fac­ulty of Ki­ne­si­ol­ogy, Univer­sity of Cal­gary

• Hear it from the On­col­o­gist – Late and Long-term Ef­fects

Dr. Dean Ruether, As­so­ciate Pro­fes­sor

The pub­lic can watch the live broad­cast at one of the fol­low­ing lo­ca­tions:

• Cal­gary: Tom Baker Can­cer Cen­tre

• Ed­mon­ton: Cross Can­cer In­sti­tute

• Medicine Hat: Margery E. Yuill Can­cer Cen­tre • Cam­rose: Cam­rose Ad­dic­tion & Men­tal Health Clinic • Bon­nyville: Bon­nyville Health­care Cen­tre • Drumheller: Drumheller Health Cen­tre board­room Grande Prairie: Grande Prairie Can­cer Cen­tre

Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Visit http://bit.ly/book­cancer­pa­tiented or call toll free at

1-855-258-9963. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact can­cer­pa­tient­e­d­u­ca­tion@ahs.ca.

Al­berta Health Ser­vices is the pro­vin­cial health author­ity re­spon­si­ble for plan­ning and de­liv­er­ing health sup­ports and ser­vices for more than four mil­lion adults and chil­dren liv­ing in Al­berta. Its mis­sion is to pro­vide a pa­tient-fo­cused, qual­ity health sys­tem that is ac­ces­si­ble and sus­tain­able for all Al­ber­tans.

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