BHS In the Community
|Wellness Program Offered for Breast Cancer Patients|
|December 14, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BMC WOMEN’S IMAGING CENTER OFFERS POST-BREAST CANCER WELLNESS PROGRAM
PITTSFIELD, MA – The Women’s Imaging Center at Berkshire Medical Center is presenting an eight-week wellness program for those who have undergone breast cancer treatment, featuring exercise, nutrition information and stress reduction techniques. The program is being offered on Tuesdays from January 4th through February 22nd from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the BMC Medical Arts Complex, 5th Floor Classroom.
Facilitators for the program are Marsha Schulte, Registered Dietitian at BMC; Kim Murdock, RN, from the Women’s Imaging Center at BMC, Lisa Avery, Radiologic Technologist at BMC and Jenna Grelle Laramee, RN, Certified Personal Trainer.
The program will stress weight stabilization, reduction of discomfort, healthy eating habits, stimulating the immune system, handling stress and increasing energy, while making new friends and having fun. The program will feature six weeks of light exercise, including dance and stretching, one week of nutrition instruction and one week of stress reduction.
The cost for the eight-week program is $30, with financial assistance available. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. To reserve a space for this program, call Kathy Hart, RN, at the Women’s Imaging Center at BMC, 413-395-7965 or register online at www.berkshirehealthsystems.org.
This program is funded by a grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation.