2020 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

MARCH

Tuesday, March 3rd, 12pm – Lunch & Learn:  Debunking Hospice Myths

 Presented by Heart of Hospice 

Hospice care provides comprehensive, supportive end-of-life care for patients and their families.  Learn the truths about a vast array of services hospice can provide at this informative session.  

Lunch provided by Heart of Hospice.  Free and open to the public.

Seating is limited.  Call (479) 782-6302 to RSVP

 Wednesday, March 25th, 12pm  Healthy Cooking & Nutrition Education:  Supplements and Fad Diets

Presented by UAMS West Central Center on Aging & Baptist Health Nutrition Counseling Center

Learn how to prepare a nutritious meal for a family of 4 for $10 or less.  

Nutrition presentation will discuss the value and use of supplements and fad diets.  

Seating is limited.  RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED 

Call (479) 782-6302 to RSVP

MAY

Melanoma Monday
Presented by Dr. Sandy Johnson, Johnson Dermatology
Monday, May 18th 8am-2pm Free Skin Cancer Screenings Appointment Required. Call (479) 782-6302
12pm-1pm: The Skinny on Skin Cancer and other Skintastic Issues
Update on skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Question and answer on all skin issues.

Lunch provided by Johnson Dermatology.

Seating is limited. Reservation Required Call (479) 782-6302 to RSVP

APRIL

Thursday, April 2nd, 5-7pm   Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Presented by the UAFS School of Dental Hygiene

April is Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month.  This quick and painless screening involves a physical examination of the mouth.  Early detection can save you life!  Oral cancer screenings are recommended for everyone.  Increase risk of developing cancers of the head and neck are those with a history of tobacco usage and those at increased risk for HPV. 

Appointments are strongly encouraged. 

Call (479) 782-6302 to schedule yours!. 

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.