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Attend the Colon Cancer Couples Retreat

For patients living with metastatic colorectal cancer and their partners

WHEN:   October 11-13, 2013

WHERE:  BonSecours Spirituality Center

                 1525 Marriottsville Road
                 Marriottsville, MD 21104

WHAT:   This program is offered at no cost to the patients and their partners. Space is limited. Place registration through contacts below

The goals of this program include:

  • Provide couples an opportunity to share and network with others facing the same challenges. 
  • Provide a program designed to ease psychological distress for the patient and the spouse.  
  • Facilitate interactions in an environment that is comfortable and conducive to open frank discussions about emotional impact of metastatic colorectal cancer on the patient, spouse and other family members.
  • Explore the resources couples need to physically, financially and emotionally cope with metastatic colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment.
  • Incorporate humor as part of the retreat content that provides a means for stress reduction.
  • Introduce a variety of methods and techniques that can be used for stress relief and improve quality of life (Yoga, physical activity, meditation, nutrition, positive thinking).
  • Provide a spiritual discussion for those seeking this type of connection.

 

For more information please contact:

Eden Stotsky-Himelfarb, RN
410-502-3098 or eden@jhmi.edu

Amy Hacker-Prietz, PA-C
410-955-6981 or ahacker1@jhmi.edu

Beth Onners, RN
410-502-2800 or onnerbe@jhmi.edu

Gina  Norton, RN
410-614-5948 or rnorton1@jhmi.edu

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