Virtual Hangouts

Join us on Zoom each month to connect with members of the Unite for HER community and learn something new!

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Treatment Related Menopause

Treatment-Related Menopause Q&A

Dr. Diljeet Singh joins to chat about all things hormone therapy, treatment-related menopause, and answer all of your questions!

 

Cooking Methods 101

Cooking Methods 101

Join the Unite for HER Culinary Dietitian Team for a special Cooking Class Hangout as they demo 4 different ways of cooking so you can try them in your own kitchen!

 

Art Therapy

Art Therapy

Join us for this “Twist Heart” themed class to help support and reconnect you to “love” during the winter season.

Recommended Materials: a few sheets of paper, pastels, markers, crayons, paint/ watercolor, colored pens/pencils.

 

Healthy Hair Hangout

Healthy Hair Hangout

Unite for HER’s Beauty Advisor, Jolene Hart, will chat with guests, Tammy Ball of ACURE and Carly Asare of Lillian’s Lush Organic, to answer common questions around scalp and hair health, including how it’s affected by cancer treatment and what products can help. 

 

Hey Sis Are You OK Part 2

Hey Sis, Are You OK? Part 2

Cassandra Bolding, LPC joins us again talking about how to navigate mental health, deal with symptoms of depression, and the mission of Black Lotus Mental Wellness to provide affordable yoga and mental health services to BIPOC communities. 

Mes de la Herencia Hispana con enfoque en el Movimiento

Mes de la Herencia Hispana con enfoque en el Movimiento

Especialista en Ejercicio para el Cáncer, Paola Giorello, se une para educar sobre la importancia del movimiento con una demostración en vivo. Además, la dietista registrada de UFH, Katheryne Romero, comparte una divertida receta nueva.

Presentado en español.

Recursos:

EL EJERCICIO PARA LA SUPERVIVENCIA DEL CÁNCER

Hispanic Heritage Month - Food and Culture

Hispanic Heritage Month: Food and Culture

Kicking off this Hispanic Heritage Month, Katheryne Romero, RD, LDN leads a cooking demonstration while discussing the food and culture in Hispanic communities.

Presented in English, Spanish subtitles available on YouTube.

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Hey Sis Are You OK

Hey Sis, Are You OK?

Cancer can be a heavy diagnosis to carry. Cassandra Bolding, LPC joins to talk about navigating mental health, dealing with symptoms of depression, and the mission of Black Lotus Mental Wellness to provide affordable yoga and mental health services to BIPOC communities.

Summer Book Club

Summer Book Club

Join us this summer for our first ever Virtual Hangout – summer book club edition! We will be joined by Dr. Nia I. Bailey, West-Philadelphia native and author of the interactive children’s book, Love They Neighbor, a book highlighting a young girl’s mission to feed, clothe, and find fellowship with the unhouse. Plus, UFH Beauty Advisor, Jolene Hart joins to discuss her new book, Well-Rested Every Day.

Grab your books:

Yoga 5 in 5

Yoga 5 in 5

Alison Donley teaches some breath and stretch techniques you can do in just 5 minutes whether you’re at work or at home to promote your spinal health.

For The Love of My Gurls

For The Love of My Gurls

Ricki Fairley, CEO and Co-Found of TOUCH and Hayley Brown, Director of Programs and Partnerships for TOUCH, join us to talk about health disparities in the black breast cancer community, the importance of knowing your family health history, and practicing regular self-checks for your breast health.

Additional Resources:

Unlock Your HERstory

Pet Therapy

Pet Therapy

Lisa Serad, Program Coordinator of the Gerald B. Shreiber Pet Therapy Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia joins to talk all about the health benefits through treatment and recovery of spending time with your furry friends!

Additional Resources:

Pet Therapy Presentation

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Dr. Lynnae Schwartz demonstrates a typical acupuncture session and answers questions about the benefits and uses for acupuncture.

DISCLAIMER: If you are in active or ongoing cancer treatment, or have recently had surgery, please check with your physician or surgeon first before starting acupuncture.

Black History Month Feature on Mindfulness

Black History Month Feature on Mindfulness

We celebrate this Black History Month with outstanding wellness providers Rana Walker and Kevin Hubbard as they lead demonstrations about mindfulness, centering through yoga, counseling, and ecotherapy.

Additional Resources:

Kevin Hubbard Guided Meditation Audio

Dating and Breast Cancer

Dating and Breast Cancer

Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman joins to discuss dating with a breast cancer diagnosis and the relationship dynamic with existing partners or new partners.

Art Therapy

Plantuary Edition

Erica Saunders joins us for a presentation on The Story of BRENDA from a local organization with a focus on Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Plus, a plant-fueled cooking demo from our Registered Dietician, Aubrey.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy

Jacqueline Carmody from Twist Out Cancer joins to lead a therapeutic art workshop in collage building, plus Erin Pellegrin, RD shows us how to make delicious, holiday mocktails.

Potty Talk

Potty Talk

Erin Pellegrin, RD talks about how to manage lower GI side effects and Sarah Murphy talks about the relationship between our brain and gut, and provide techniques for calming our anxiety/stress to help ease GI distress.

Additional Resources:

Mind and Body Tools for Digestion

Potty Talk + Nutrition

Coping with Cancer Emotions with Cynthia Hayes

Coping with Cancer Emotions

Join Cynthia Hayes as she discusses the emotions involved in cancer diagnoses and how to cope. Plus cozy, warm drink recipes with Erin Pellegrin, RD.

305 PINK Pack y Revital Cancer Rehab

305 PINK Pack y Revital Cancer Rehab

Únase a nosotras en una discusión sobre el trabajo después del tratamiento. Una experta de Cáncer y Carreras nos brindará consejos para la vuelta al trabajo. También una fisioterapeuta de ReVital Cancer Rehab nos ensenará a manejar el linfedema. — Patrocinadores educativos de Unite for HER: Patrocinador presentador: West Patrocinaoes de apoyo: Daiichi Sankyo, Merck, y Seagen