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City of Hope Biller Patient and Family Resource Center’s attentive and caring staff and volunteers work as a team, welcoming patients and their relatives and friends into a warm environment with unique services and events.

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Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, May 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, May 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, May 23, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Express Yourself Through Art!

Agenda: FOR PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS Join us as we utilize the creative process of art to enhance your day.  Sessions involve drawing, collage, crafts and more.   Art Therapy can: Improve physical and emotional well-being , Increase positivity , Relieve stress and anxiety , Enhance relaxation No previous experience required, everyone is welcome. Presenters: Led by Kiene Landry, LMFT, ATR-BC, Registered Art Therapist. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope patients and their caregiver. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register, visit:  https://patientart.eventbrite.com After registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.   For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at the Biller Resource Center, 626-218-CARE (2273) or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No additional Charge. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. Sessions are offered virtually! For more info visit patientart.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, May 26, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, May 30, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, May 30, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, May 30, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

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City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Monthly topics will be led by City of Hope experts. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Patients, Caregivers, and the Community. R.S.V.P.: Please feel free to contact:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. This group meets virtually.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant?  Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient & Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-8400 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, June 6, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, June 6, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, June 6, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Agenda: Many patients with metastatic breast cancer have said they have a difficult time finding groups that address their unique needs.  This group was created with you in mind. ​ Benefit from the wisdom of patients and our clinical experts.  Join us for medical updates and a safe space to share with others.  , Engage in living a meaningful life despite the uncertainty that metastatic breast cancer can bring. Practice effective techniques for open and honest communication with your medical team and loved… Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients.   If you are interested in caregiver resources please contact the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at (626) 218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required. Please call Jenny Lu at 626-218-8407 to receive personalized participation code or link. Cost: Free. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, June 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, June 13, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, June 13, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Express Yourself Through Art!

Agenda: FOR PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS Join us as we utilize the creative process of art to enhance your day.  Sessions involve drawing, collage, crafts and more.   Art Therapy can: Improve physical and emotional well-being , Increase positivity , Relieve stress and anxiety , Enhance relaxation No previous experience required, everyone is welcome. Presenters: Led by Kiene Landry, LMFT, ATR-BC, Registered Art Therapist. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope patients and their caregiver. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register, visit:  https://patientart.eventbrite.com After registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.   For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at the Biller Resource Center, 626-218-CARE (2273) or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No additional Charge. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. Sessions are offered virtually! For more info visit patientart.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant? Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-2682 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, June 16, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Agenda: Sponsored by the CLL Society, this group provides education and support and offers the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others. Group offered monthly, alternating between Saturdays and Mondays.  Saturdays 10 am - Noon Mondays 7 - 9 pm 2022 Schedule: Monday March 21 Saturday April 16 Monday May 16 Saturday June 18 Monday July 18 Saturday August 20 Monday September 19 Saturday October 15 Monday November 21 Saturday December 17. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community.  Everyone is welcome. Sponsors: CLL Society and the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to obtain registration information. Cost: No Charge. Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. This group will be held on-line. Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to find out how to join this meeting. For more info visit cllsociety.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, June 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, June 20, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, June 20, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Agenda: “At City of Hope you and your family are part of the medical team.  Learning how to solve problems and communicate together will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from your medical care.” — Joanne Mortimer, M.D. Benefit from the wisdom of past patients, caregivers, research and our clinical experience: Gain knowledge about specific techniques to enhance open and honest communication , Learn practical behaviors that will strengthen your relationship , Practice effective problem… Contact: Lynne Thomas, MSW. Phone Number: 626-218-8406. Email: lythomas@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients and their Significant Others. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is greatly appreciated.  For more information and to register, please contact Lynne Thomas at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Lynne Thomas for more information at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Agenda: Prepárese para llevar a su ser querido a casa después del trasplante. • ¿Qué hace un cuidador por un paciente después del trasplante? • ¿Cómo preparará la comida y limpiará la casa? • ¿A quién puede pedirle ayuda? • ¿Qué recursos tiene para cuidar mejor a su ser querido? Aprenda cómo cuidar de sí mismo mientras cuida de otros. • Maneras prácticas de reducir el estrés • Consejos para el cuidado personal • Evite el cansancio. Phone Number: La clase la da un enfermero y un trabajador social clínico. Comuníquese con la oficina de Trabajo Social al 626-218-2282 si tiene preguntas. Presenters: Jackelene Valdez B.S.N. R.N. C.P.H.O.N. Nurse Coordinator Lucia Lemus M.S.W. L.C.S.W. Clinical Social Worker. Sponsors: Patrocinado por el Departamento de Medicina de Cuidados de Apoyo. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, June 23, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, June 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, June 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, June 27, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Express Yourself Through Art!

Agenda: FOR PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS Join us as we utilize the creative process of art to enhance your day.  Sessions involve drawing, collage, crafts and more.   Art Therapy can: Improve physical and emotional well-being , Increase positivity , Relieve stress and anxiety , Enhance relaxation No previous experience required, everyone is welcome. Presenters: Led by Kiene Landry, LMFT, ATR-BC, Registered Art Therapist. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope patients and their caregiver. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register, visit:  https://patientart.eventbrite.com After registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.   For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at the Biller Resource Center, 626-218-CARE (2273) or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No additional Charge. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. Sessions are offered virtually! For more info visit patientart.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Monthly topics will be led by City of Hope experts. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Patients, Caregivers, and the Community. R.S.V.P.: Please feel free to contact:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. This group meets virtually.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, June 30, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 4, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, July 4, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, July 4, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant?  Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient & Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-8400 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, July 11, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, July 11, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Express Yourself Through Art!

Agenda: FOR PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS Join us as we utilize the creative process of art to enhance your day.  Sessions involve drawing, collage, crafts and more.   Art Therapy can: Improve physical and emotional well-being , Increase positivity , Relieve stress and anxiety , Enhance relaxation No previous experience required, everyone is welcome. Presenters: Led by Kiene Landry, LMFT, ATR-BC, Registered Art Therapist. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope patients and their caregiver. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register, visit:  https://patientart.eventbrite.com After registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.   For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at the Biller Resource Center, 626-218-CARE (2273) or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No additional Charge. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. Sessions are offered virtually! For more info visit patientart.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Agenda: Many patients with metastatic breast cancer have said they have a difficult time finding groups that address their unique needs.  This group was created with you in mind. ​ Benefit from the wisdom of patients and our clinical experts.  Join us for medical updates and a safe space to share with others.  , Engage in living a meaningful life despite the uncertainty that metastatic breast cancer can bring. Practice effective techniques for open and honest communication with your medical team and loved… Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients.   If you are interested in caregiver resources please contact the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at (626) 218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required. Please call Jenny Lu at 626-218-8407 to receive personalized participation code or link. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 18, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, July 18, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, July 18, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Agenda: Sponsored by the CLL Society, this group provides education and support and offers the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others. Group offered monthly, alternating between Saturdays and Mondays.  Saturdays 10 am - Noon Mondays 7 - 9 pm 2022 Schedule: Monday March 21 Saturday April 16 Monday May 16 Saturday June 18 Monday July 18 Saturday August 20 Monday September 19 Saturday October 15 Monday November 21 Saturday December 17. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community.  Everyone is welcome. Sponsors: CLL Society and the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to obtain registration information. Cost: Free of charge. Monday, July 18, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. This group will be held on-line. Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to find out how to join this meeting. For more info visit cllsociety.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Agenda: “At City of Hope you and your family are part of the medical team.  Learning how to solve problems and communicate together will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from your medical care.” — Joanne Mortimer, M.D. Benefit from the wisdom of past patients, caregivers, research and our clinical experience: Gain knowledge about specific techniques to enhance open and honest communication , Learn practical behaviors that will strengthen your relationship , Practice effective problem… Contact: Lynne Thomas, MSW. Phone Number: 626-218-8406. Email: lythomas@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients and their Significant Others. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is greatly appreciated.  For more information and to register, please contact Lynne Thomas at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Lynne Thomas for more information at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Agenda: Prepárese para llevar a su ser querido a casa después del trasplante. • ¿Qué hace un cuidador por un paciente después del trasplante? • ¿Cómo preparará la comida y limpiará la casa? • ¿A quién puede pedirle ayuda? • ¿Qué recursos tiene para cuidar mejor a su ser querido? Aprenda cómo cuidar de sí mismo mientras cuida de otros. • Maneras prácticas de reducir el estrés • Consejos para el cuidado personal • Evite el cansancio. Phone Number: La clase la da un enfermero y un trabajador social clínico. Comuníquese con la oficina de Trabajo Social al 626-218-2282 si tiene preguntas. Presenters: Jackelene Valdez B.S.N. R.N. C.P.H.O.N. Nurse Coordinator Lucia Lemus M.S.W. L.C.S.W. Clinical Social Worker. Sponsors: Patrocinado por el Departamento de Medicina de Cuidados de Apoyo. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant? Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-2682 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, July 25, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, July 25, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Express Yourself Through Art!

Agenda: FOR PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS Join us as we utilize the creative process of art to enhance your day.  Sessions involve drawing, collage, crafts and more.   Art Therapy can: Improve physical and emotional well-being , Increase positivity , Relieve stress and anxiety , Enhance relaxation No previous experience required, everyone is welcome. Presenters: Led by Kiene Landry, LMFT, ATR-BC, Registered Art Therapist. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope patients and their caregiver. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register, visit:  https://patientart.eventbrite.com After registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.   For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at the Biller Resource Center, 626-218-CARE (2273) or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No additional Charge. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. Sessions are offered virtually! For more info visit patientart.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Monthly topics will be led by City of Hope experts. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Patients, Caregivers, and the Community. R.S.V.P.: Please feel free to contact:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. This group meets virtually.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 1, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 1, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 1, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant?  Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient & Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-8400 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 8, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 8, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 8, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Agenda: Many patients with metastatic breast cancer have said they have a difficult time finding groups that address their unique needs.  This group was created with you in mind. ​ Benefit from the wisdom of patients and our clinical experts.  Join us for medical updates and a safe space to share with others.  , Engage in living a meaningful life despite the uncertainty that metastatic breast cancer can bring. Practice effective techniques for open and honest communication with your medical team and loved… Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients.   If you are interested in caregiver resources please contact the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at (626) 218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required. Please call Jenny Lu at 626-218-8407 to receive personalized participation code or link. Cost: Free. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 15, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 15, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Agenda: “At City of Hope you and your family are part of the medical team.  Learning how to solve problems and communicate together will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from your medical care.” — Joanne Mortimer, M.D. Benefit from the wisdom of past patients, caregivers, research and our clinical experience: Gain knowledge about specific techniques to enhance open and honest communication , Learn practical behaviors that will strengthen your relationship , Practice effective problem… Contact: Lynne Thomas, MSW. Phone Number: 626-218-8406. Email: lythomas@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients and their Significant Others. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is greatly appreciated.  For more information and to register, please contact Lynne Thomas at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Lynne Thomas for more information at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Agenda: Prepárese para llevar a su ser querido a casa después del trasplante. • ¿Qué hace un cuidador por un paciente después del trasplante? • ¿Cómo preparará la comida y limpiará la casa? • ¿A quién puede pedirle ayuda? • ¿Qué recursos tiene para cuidar mejor a su ser querido? Aprenda cómo cuidar de sí mismo mientras cuida de otros. • Maneras prácticas de reducir el estrés • Consejos para el cuidado personal • Evite el cansancio. Phone Number: La clase la da un enfermero y un trabajador social clínico. Comuníquese con la oficina de Trabajo Social al 626-218-2282 si tiene preguntas. Presenters: Jackelene Valdez B.S.N. R.N. C.P.H.O.N. Nurse Coordinator Lucia Lemus M.S.W. L.C.S.W. Clinical Social Worker. Sponsors: Patrocinado por el Departamento de Medicina de Cuidados de Apoyo. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant? Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-2682 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Agenda: Sponsored by the CLL Society, this group provides education and support and offers the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others. Group offered monthly, alternating between Saturdays and Mondays.  Saturdays 10 am - Noon Mondays 7 - 9 pm 2022 Schedule: Monday March 21 Saturday April 16 Monday May 16 Saturday June 18 Monday July 18 Saturday August 20 Monday September 19 Saturday October 15 Monday November 21 Saturday December 17. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community.  Everyone is welcome. Sponsors: CLL Society and the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to obtain registration information. Cost: No Charge. Saturday, August 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. This group will be held on-line. Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to find out how to join this meeting. For more info visit cllsociety.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 22, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.