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Free ‘Cancer Survivorship and Wellness’ Event for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers


This free event is a way to celebrate those who have survived, inspire those recently diagnosed, recognize caregivers for their support and unite the community.

Speakers include author and cancer survivor Heather Carter and licensed clinical social worker Emily Lane. Laila Kim, YMCA health and wellness director, will lead gentle stretching and yoga exercises, while Erin Zepp, Memorial Health dietitian and culinary medicine coordinator, will demonstrate ways to add healthy nutrients to the diet. Sexual health counselor Kaylie Caswell will discuss cancer’s impacts on sexual health and intimacy. Guests can also participate in massage and Reiki therapy with Priscilla Riley and her team.

Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is required by June 15. Register online at or by calling 217-788-4400.