2019 Education Sessions

Through a full resource library, specially equipped teaching kitchen and spacious classrooms we offer and host a myriad of educational programs. Join other survivors to get educated about cancer and cancer treatments or to take a fun break and get your mind off of it altogether. Please call (479)782-6302 or (800)262-9917 to let us know if you would like to attend a class.

Thank you for your interest in education programs offered by the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House. Schedule is subject to change. Please RSVP by calling 479-782-6302 or email mailto:info@reynoldscancersupporthouse.org

May

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, May 20, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Sandy Johnson, Johnson Dermatology
FREE Skin Cancer Screenings by appointment-8:00am-11:45am and 1:00-2:00pm

“The Skinny on Skin Cancer and other Skintastic Issues”, 12:00 pm. Update on skin cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Question and Answer period on all Skin Issues. Lunch provided by Johnson Dermatology.

Wednesday, May 30, 12:00 p.m.
Healthy Cooking. Presented by UAMS West Central Center on Aging.

Learn how to cook nutritious and delicious food for your family on a budget. Each class includes a cooking demonstration and prepared meal. Seating is limited, reservation required. Call (479) 782-6302 to RSVP.

June
National Cancer Survivor’s Day-Friday
Thursday, June 13, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
National Cancer Survivor’s Day Celebration at Alma Aquatic Park 731 City Park Road, Alma AR

Free admission to evening waterpark session especially for cancer survivors and their families.  Must have  Pass for admission to the park.  Passes available at the Support House Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm.
Hot Dogs & Beverages at the pavilion at 6:30pm
Provided by Farmers Insurance-Renee Barrow Agency & United Federal Credit Union 

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Thursday, September 27th, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. -Prostate Cancer Screenings sponsored by Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation.

October

NOVEMBER 

Wednesday, November 7th at Noon-Hospice Education Session provided by Heart of Hospice

  • Find out what Hospice is and when is the appropriate time in someone’s illness to call hospice.
  • Who qualifies for Hospice.
  • How is Hospice paid for.

Light refreshments provided by Heart of Hospice.   Session is FREE and open to the public.   Call (479) 782-6302 to RSVP.

Non Traditional Support Groups

All skill levels welcome in the following classes!

Knitting
Join the “KnitWits” on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. for a morning of sitting and knitting.

Get Fit
Support House fitness classes are provided to cancer patients and caregivers at no cost. If openings are available, others may also enroll. Please call the Support House for more information.  These classes are specifically designed for patients in active treatment or post-treatment. All classes are appropriate for beginners and help individuals regain strength, energy, and fitness.

Tai Chi
Tuesdays 9 a.m. (Beginners)  10 a.m. (Advanced) Free to cancer survivors who are registered with the Support House.

Ageless Grace meets Thursdays at 2 p.m.  A simple, playful exercise offered in partnership with UAMS Center for Aging, based on the science of neuroplasticity that used all five areas of the brain and addresses all 21 aging factors in the body.