Classes, Events, Support Groups

Events and Classes

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 8:00am

Taking Cancer Care to Heart - Understanding the effects of cancer treatment on cardiovascular health

Sponsored by Rush University Medical Center, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology

Saturday, Oct. 19
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rush University Medical Center
Searle Conference Center - Brainard Room 542
1725 W. Harrison St., Professional Building, Elevators II
Chicago, IL

Thanks to advances in diagnosis and treatment, today more people are surviving cancer. But some of the therapies that can help you become cancer-free can also damage your heart. This can lead to new heart problems or make existing conditions worse.

Join us to learn more about the complex relationship between cancer care and heart health - from how specific cancer treatments can affect the risk of cardiovascular issues, to the importance of caring for your heart during and after cancer treatment. You'll hear from a range of experts and get a patient's perspective.

Breakfast and Meet & Greet - 8 to 8:55 a.m.
Presentations and Panel Discussions (Q&A) - 9 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Lunch and Networking - 12:10 to 1 p.m.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 8:00am

Taking Cancer Care to Heart - Understanding the effects of cancer treatment on cardiovascular health

Sponsored by Rush University Medical Center, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology

Saturday, Oct. 19
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rush University...

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 6:30pm

A bunion is a bony bump at the base of the big toe that can cause extreme pain and instability in the foot. Learn about the latest nonsurgical and surgical treatments for bunions.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 2:00PM

Have you or a loved one been affected by breast cancer? Join us for a special event, in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Hear from Rush breast cancer experts, and learn more about the latest in comprehensive breast screening and breast cancer treatment.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 9:30am

Come for a free evaluation to see if you have hearing loss and could benefit from treatment.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

Learn more about depression and anxiety, including the symptoms, differences and how they are related.

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Support Groups

Join us on the 1st Monday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00pm

***Starting July 2nd, this group will begin to meet every Monday!!

Rush Oak Park and Wellness House have partnered together to provide support and information as you navigate your cancer journey.
This group provides an opportunity for people experiencing cancer to share information, connect with others in similar circumstances and improve coping skills. Registration is not required and program is offered at no cost.

For additional information, contact Sherri Wick, Oncology Social Work Navigator at 630.654.5198 or swick@wellnesshouse.org

Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month, 6 to 8 p.m.

This group meets the second Saturday of every month (except August) at Rush Oak Park Hospital in the Centennial Room.

The program is an educational and support group for both care-partners and patients. More advanced patients are welcome, though the group is not exclusive to patients at...

This support group is for women affected by heart disease as well as women interested in heart disease prevention. It is run by WomenHeart, a national organization dedicated to advancing women's heart health through advocacy, community education and patient support.

This support group is for women affected by heart disease as well as women interested in heart disease prevention. It is run by WomenHeart, a national organization dedicated to advancing women's heart health through advocacy, community education and patient support.