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Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, July 15, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, July 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic and Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: CLL Society hosts a group for all City of Hope patients.   Group meets once a month, alternating between the 3rd Monday from 7-9 pm, PT, and the 3rd Saturday from 10 am-12pm, PT. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Any City of Hope CLL patient and their caregivers. R.S.V.P.: To join, please complete a brief form by visiting: https://cllsociety.org/support-group-sign-up-form-city-of-hope/ For more information please visit: https://cllsociety.org/venue/city-of-hope/. Monday, July 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home!

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Look Good Feel Better Live! Virtual Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: LGFB Alliance Skin Care and Makeup Workshops with Complimentary Kits Look Good Feel Better Live! virtual workshops provide valuable information and connection for women undergoing cancer treatment. This online experience offers live instruction and tips for dealing with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment during one-hour, online workshops. Top Look Good Feel Better beauty professional volunteers guide a group of participants in skin care and makeup application, or the use of wigs, scar… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients. Sponsors: Positive Image Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: For more info or to sign-up for a class visit: https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops/ Use referral code CI91010 when registering  Questions?  Call Positive Image Center at 626-218-3842. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. VIrtual Workshop. For more info visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 16, 2024, 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.

Medicare Overview Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn more about the Medicare coverage and options.  Led by Center for Health Care Rights (CHCR). Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Presenters: Led by Center for Health Care Rights. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients, their families, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center, Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Register by visiting:  https://www.cityofhope.org/PatientPrograms or contact Biller Resource Center at 626-218-2273 or BIllerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Virtual Workshop. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Clase de alta de Transplante para Cuidadores

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information or hctdischargeclass@coh.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Contact: Madeline Santoyo 626-218-2523 or Tina Patatanyan 626-218-9938. 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 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing.

Arts Program - Arts and crafts class for patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join us to learn a new craft during this monthly arts and craft class. Each class will feature a different topic. July topic:  The Art of Poetry-Using the Power of Words to Heal.  A writing workshop open to patients, caregivers, and the cancer community.  All supplies are included and no previous experience is required. This is an instructor-led class. Stop by to create, chat with others, or have some “me” time! . Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care. R.S.V.P.: To reserve your spot call the Biller Resource Center at 626-218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. In-Person! Hope Village Office Activity (Classroom) City of Hope Duarte Location 1500 E. Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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 18, 2024, 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 Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, July 22, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, July 22, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Orange County. Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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 24, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comfort of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Look Good Feel Better Live! Virtual Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: LGFB Alliance Skin Care and Makeup Workshops with Complimentary Kits Look Good Feel Better Live! virtual workshops provide valuable information and connection for women undergoing cancer treatment. This online experience offers live instruction and tips for dealing with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment during one-hour, online workshops. Top Look Good Feel Better beauty professional volunteers guide a group of participants in skin care and makeup application, or the use of wigs, scar… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients. Sponsors: Positive Image Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: For more info or to sign-up for a class visit: https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops/ Use referral code CI91010 when registering  Questions?  Call Positive Image Center at 626-218-3842. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. VIrtual Workshop. For more info visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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 25, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Excelencia definida por pacientes - Sea parte de El Concilio, consejo de pacientes y familias

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Conozca los consejos de pacientes y familias de inglés (PFAC) y español (El Concilio), Aprenda sobre su impacto en City of Hope y como ser un miembro. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Phone Number: Para obtener más información, póngase en contacto Becky Andrews 626-218-5978 o bandrews@coh.org. Who Should Attend: City of Hope pacientes y cuidadores. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Patient, Family & Community Education, Department of Supportive Care Medicine. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Evento de reclutamiento: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. en el patio de Helford Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010.

Excellence Defined by You - Join the Patient and Family Advisory Council

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Stop by our recruitment event and meet patient and caregiver advisors from Patient and Family Advisory Council and El Concilio.  Learn about their impact at City of Hope and how you can join! Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Phone Number: For more information, please contact Becky Andrews at 626-218-5978 or email bandrews@coh.org. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Patient, Family & Community Education, Department of Supportive Care Medicine. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Helford Clinical Research Hospital Patio Duarte Location.

Managing Side Effects of Treatment: What About Stuff That Isn't Medication? Herbal Therapy and Integrative Medicine

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Thursday, July 25, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home! Connect via Zoom.US Meeting ID: 794 832 2908 No passcode required.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, July 29, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, July 29, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Look Good Feel Better Live! Virtual Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: LGFB Alliance Skin Care and Makeup Workshops with Complimentary Kits Look Good Feel Better Live! virtual workshops provide valuable information and connection for women undergoing cancer treatment. This online experience offers live instruction and tips for dealing with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment during one-hour, online workshops. Top Look Good Feel Better beauty professional volunteers guide a group of participants in skin care and makeup application, or the use of wigs, scar… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients. Sponsors: Positive Image Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: For more info or to sign-up for a class visit: https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops/ Use referral code CI91010 when registering  Questions?  Call Positive Image Center at 626-218-3842. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. VIrtual Workshop. For more info visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Each month features a different topic:July 30: Intermittent Fasting and Prostate Cancer. Linda Hang, Clinical Dietitian, City of Hope  August 27: Annual Prostate Cancer Research Update   Dr. Tanya Dorff, Division Chief, GU Disease Program, City of Hope   September 24: An Introduction to Integrative medicine Services at City of Hope Dr. Richard Lee, Director of the Cherng Family Center for Integrative Oncology October… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Prostate patients and their spouses/partners. R.S.V.P.: Must RSVP to receive a unique zoom link:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Join from the comfort of your home. This group meets virtually via Zoom.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, August 1, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Consejos de Alimentacion Durante Tratamiento Del Cancer (In Spanish)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Phone Number: Questions call 626-218-2273 or PatientEducation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, their caregivers and the community. Sponsors: Division of Patient Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine in collaboration with Department of Nutrition. R.S.V.P.: To RSVP please visit CityofHope.org/PatientPrograms. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, August 1, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. In-person at the Duarte location. Northwest Building, Biller Resource Center Room 1102 located down the hall from Starbucks.

Virtual City of Tour

Join us for a comprehensive system overview of City of Hope. This virtual tour is presented on the first Thursday of each month at 3pm. Agenda: Comprehensive System Overview. Presenters: Latascha Johnson Specialist I Immersive Experience & Tour Strategy. Sponsors: Experience & Event Strategy. Who Should Attend: All. Contact: CityofHopetours@coh.org. Email: Cityofhopetours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Register by email to cityofhopetours@coh.org. The link to join the tour will be provided at registration. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Thursday, August 1, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. MS Teams.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 5, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 5, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, August 5, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

You Lost Your Hair, Now What? Scalp Care Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join City of Hope’s Experts From the Positive Image Center for a Scalp Care Workshop. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. R.S.V.P.: To RSVP visit https://cityofhope.org/PositiveImage For more information contact Maiya Spinks at 626-218-9105 or mspinks@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. In-person at the Duarte location, Biller Patient and Family Resource Center.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 7, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, August 7, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Contact: Madeline Santoyo 626-218-2523 or Tina Patatanyan 626-218-9938. 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 7, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, August 8, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Managing Side Effects of Treatment: Living With, Through and After Cancer - Survivorship

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Thursday, August 8, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home! Connect via Zoom.US Meeting ID: 794 832 2908 No passcode required.

Chinese Americans Cancer Health Education Virtual Support Group 愛友樂活加油站 (Mandarin)

Agenda: Hosted by the American Cancer Society Chinese Unit and the City of Hope Asian Pacific Community • To bring hope and support for patients and families who are battling cancer • To celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer • To look good and feel better with exercise, health education, support and other activities. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: 626-535-3983. Email: syeung@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, Survivors, Families Members are Welcomed. R.S.V.P.: syeung@coh.org. Cost: Free. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Saturday, August 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 12, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, August 12, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 13, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 13, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, August 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 14, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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… Contact: Jenny Lu at jenlu@coh.org. Phone Number: 626-218-8407. Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients. 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 14, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, August 15, 2024, 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 and Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: CLL Society hosts a group for all City of Hope patients.   Group meets once a month, alternating between the 3rd Monday from 7-9 pm, PT, and the 3rd Saturday from 10 am-12pm, PT. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Any City of Hope CLL patient and their caregivers. R.S.V.P.: To join, please complete a brief form by visiting: https://cllsociety.org/support-group-sign-up-form-city-of-hope/ For more information please visit: https://cllsociety.org/venue/city-of-hope/. Saturday, August 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home!

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 19, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, August 19, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 20, 2024, 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.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Clase de alta de Transplante para Cuidadores

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 20, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information or hctdischargeclass@coh.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 21, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, August 21, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Contact: Madeline Santoyo 626-218-2523 or Tina Patatanyan 626-218-9938. 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 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing.

Arts Program - Arts and crafts class for patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join us to learn a new craft during this monthly arts and craft class. Each class will feature a different topic. All supplies are included and no previous art experience is required. This is an instructor-led class. Stop by to create, chat with others, or have some “me” time! . Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care. R.S.V.P.: To reserve your spot call the Biller Resource Center at 626-218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 21, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. In-Person! Hope Village Office Activity (Classroom) City of Hope Duarte Location 1500 E. Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, August 22, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Managing Side Effects of Treatment: Beam Me Up! Radiation Therapy

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Thursday, August 22, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home! Connect via Zoom.US Meeting ID: 794 832 2908 No passcode required.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 26, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, August 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Each month features a different topic:August 27: Annual Prostate Cancer Research Update   Dr. Tanya Dorff, Division Chief, GU Disease Program, City of Hope   September 24: An Introduction to Integrative medicine Services at City of Hope Dr. Richard Lee, Director of the Cherng Family Center for Integrative Oncology October 29: Reducing the cost of Prostate Cancer Care. A panel of experts at City of Hope November 26: Sleep… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Prostate patients and their spouses/partners. R.S.V.P.: Must RSVP to receive a unique zoom link:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Join from the comfort of your home. This group meets virtually via Zoom.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, August 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 28, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Orange County. Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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 28, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comfort of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, August 28, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, August 29, 2024, 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 Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 2, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 2, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, September 2, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 3, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 3, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

You Lost Your Hair, Now What? Scalp Care Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join City of Hope’s Experts From the Positive Image Center for a Scalp Care Workshop. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. R.S.V.P.: To RSVP visit https://cityofhope.org/PositiveImage For more information contact Maiya Spinks at 626-218-9105 or mspinks@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 3, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 3, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, September 3, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 4, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, September 4, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Contact: Madeline Santoyo 626-218-2523 or Tina Patatanyan 626-218-9938. 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, September 4, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, September 5, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Virtual City of Tour

Join us for a comprehensive system overview of City of Hope. This virtual tour is presented on the first Thursday of each month at 3pm. Agenda: Comprehensive System Overview. Presenters: Latascha Johnson Specialist I Immersive Experience & Tour Strategy. Sponsors: Experience & Event Strategy. Who Should Attend: All. Contact: CityofHopetours@coh.org. Email: Cityofhopetours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Register by email to cityofhopetours@coh.org. The link to join the tour will be provided at registration. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Thursday, September 5, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. MS Teams.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 9, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 9, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, September 9, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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, September 11, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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… Contact: Jenny Lu at jenlu@coh.org. Phone Number: 626-218-8407. Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients. 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, September 11, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, September 12, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Managing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment: Nausea, Heartburn, Indigestion, Upset Stomach, Diarrhea--Gastrointestinal Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Thursday, September 12, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home! Connect via Zoom.US Meeting ID: 794 832 2908 No passcode required.

Chinese Americans Cancer Health Education Virtual Support Group 愛友樂活加油站 (Mandarin)

Agenda: Hosted by the American Cancer Society Chinese Unit and the City of Hope Asian Pacific Community • To bring hope and support for patients and families who are battling cancer • To celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer • To look good and feel better with exercise, health education, support and other activities. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: 626-535-3983. Email: syeung@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, Survivors, Families Members are Welcomed. R.S.V.P.: syeung@coh.org. Cost: Free. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Saturday, September 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 16, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, September 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic and Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: CLL Society hosts a group for all City of Hope patients.   Group meets once a month, alternating between the 3rd Monday from 7-9 pm, PT, and the 3rd Saturday from 10 am-12pm, PT. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Any City of Hope CLL patient and their caregivers. R.S.V.P.: To join, please complete a brief form by visiting: https://cllsociety.org/support-group-sign-up-form-city-of-hope/ For more information please visit: https://cllsociety.org/venue/city-of-hope/. Monday, September 16, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home!

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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, September 17, 2024, 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.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Clase de alta de Transplante para Cuidadores

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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, September 17, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information or hctdischargeclass@coh.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 18, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, September 18, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Contact: Madeline Santoyo 626-218-2523 or Tina Patatanyan 626-218-9938. 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, September 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing.

Arts Program - Arts and crafts class for patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join us to learn a new craft during this monthly arts and craft class. Each class will feature a different topic. All supplies are included and no previous art experience is required. This is an instructor-led class. Stop by to create, chat with others, or have some “me” time! . Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care. R.S.V.P.: To reserve your spot call the Biller Resource Center at 626-218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 18, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. In-Person! Hope Village Office Activity (Classroom) City of Hope Duarte Location 1500 E. Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, September 19, 2024, 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 Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 23, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, September 23, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 24, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 24, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 24, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Each month features a different topic:September 24: An Introduction to Integrative medicine Services at City of Hope Dr. Richard Lee, Director of the Cherng Family Center for Integrative Oncology October 29: Reducing the cost of Prostate Cancer Care. A panel of experts at City of Hope November 26: Sleep Disturbances & Treatment Dr.  Joseph Vega, Assistant Clinical Professor, Supportive Care Medicine, City of Hope… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Prostate patients and their spouses/partners. R.S.V.P.: Must RSVP to receive a unique zoom link:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Join from the comfort of your home. This group meets virtually via Zoom.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, September 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 25, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Orange County. Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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, September 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comfort of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, September 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, September 26, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Managing Side Effects of Treatment: What Do The Numbers Mean? Understanding Blood Counts and Immunosuppression

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Thursday, September 26, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home! Connect via Zoom.US Meeting ID: 794 832 2908 No passcode required.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 30, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, September 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 1, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 1, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

You Lost Your Hair, Now What? Scalp Care Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join City of Hope’s Experts From the Positive Image Center for a Scalp Care Workshop. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. R.S.V.P.: To RSVP visit https://cityofhope.org/PositiveImage For more information contact Maiya Spinks at 626-218-9105 or mspinks@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 1, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. In-person at the Duarte location, Biller Patient and Family Resource Center.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 1, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, October 1, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 2, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, October 2, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Contact: Madeline Santoyo 626-218-2523 or Tina Patatanyan 626-218-9938. 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, October 2, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, October 3, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Virtual City of Tour

Join us for a comprehensive system overview of City of Hope. This virtual tour is presented on the first Thursday of each month at 3pm. Agenda: Comprehensive System Overview. Presenters: Latascha Johnson Specialist I Immersive Experience & Tour Strategy. Sponsors: Experience & Event Strategy. Who Should Attend: All. Contact: CityofHopetours@coh.org. Email: Cityofhopetours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Register by email to cityofhopetours@coh.org. The link to join the tour will be provided at registration. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Thursday, October 3, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. MS Teams.

Gentle Yoga - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes from the comforts of your home. YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia 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.  Free of charge | Registration is required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q For additional questions, please call 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, October 7, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the start of class. For more info visit forms.office.com.

MyCityofHope - Patient Portal Workshop

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join this workshop to learn how to navigate MyCityofHope, City of Hope's patient portal (to access patient records, request appointments, and more, all electronically).  This class will be useful to you after you have signed up for your patient portal.  This workshop will cover topics such as:  How to communicate with your care team , How to view after visit summary and notes  , How to request a new appointment , How to view test results , How to request prescriptions , Who is Lucy? , and more!  This is… Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: This class is for patients, caregivers, proxy users or anyone who would like more in-depth knowledge about MyCityofHope. To join, you must have an active MyCityofHope patient portal. Please visit myCityofHope.org to sign up for your patient portal. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: to RSVP visit https://www.cityofhope.org/Patient-and-Family-Support-Programs. Cost: No Charge. Monday, October 7, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Virtual - Join from the comforts of your home. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Monday, October 7, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Gentle Yoga - In Person

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Mind, Body, and Meditation for Patients and Caregivers YOGA HAS BEEN SHOWN TO • Improve strength and flexibility • Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce fatigue and insomnia COURSE OVERVIEW A gentle yoga class to improve range of motion, flexibility, strength and bone health, all while building resilience and connection between the mind and body. Instructor can tailor exercises to your needs, whether it be chair yoga or exercising on the mat. Free of charge | No previous experience required. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register please call 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit: https://forms.office.com/r/D1M4d2YS9q. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 8, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hope Village Office Activity Room City of Hope Duarte location. For more info visit forms.office.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation - Virtual

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. 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. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. 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.  To register visit www.cityofhope.org/PatientOrientation , For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 8, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Drop-in Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: No appointment required but recommended.  To make an appointment, call Cece Huynh at 626-218-7937 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 8, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. In-Person! Drop-ins Welcome! Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Main Medical Building, Room 1102, down the hall from Starbucks and Pharmacy Duarte Campus.

Tobacco Cessation Support Group

Agenda: Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. R.S.V.P.: To R.S.V.P. call (626) 218-9410 or email smokingcessation@coh.org. For more information, please visit CityofHope.org/smokingcessation. Tuesday, October 8, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Via Zoom: CityofHope.zoom.us.

Assistance with Resources

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Looking for resources to help you while in treatment?  Meet with our Patient Resource Coordinator to learn more about transportation help, how to connect with food banks, how to get started on your disability applications, and more.   Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm Wednesdays 8am-12pm. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To make an appointment, call Tara Mitchell at 626-218-5461 or email ResourceCoordinators@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 9, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Connect with a Resource Coordinator from the comforts of your home.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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, October 9, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Catholic Mass Celebration

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Please join us every Wednesday from noon to 12:45 pm for Catholic Mass Celebration. Phone Number: 626-218-2179. Presenters: Led by Father Okey Jude Uche, Ph.D. M.A. BCC. Who Should Attend: Everyone is welcome For more information please contact Spiritual Care Services at 626-218-3898 or visit www.CityofHope.org/SpiritualCare. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Spiritual Care Services. R.S.V.P.: No RSVP required. Wednesday, October 9, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM. In-Person at the Arthur and Stephanie Blank Interfaith Meditation Center located within the Helford Clinical Research Hospital City of Hope 1500 E Duarte Road Duarte CA 91010. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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… Contact: Jenny Lu at jenlu@coh.org. Phone Number: 626-218-8407. Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients. 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, October 9, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. 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, October 10, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home - Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

Super Foods

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: In-person Event. Phone Number: Questions call 626-218-2273 or PatientEducation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, their caregivers and the community. Sponsors: Division of Patient Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine in collaboration with Department of Nutrition. R.S.V.P.: To RSVP please visit CityofHope.org/PatientPrograms. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, October 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. In-person at the Duarte location. Northwest Building, Biller Resource Center Room 1102 located down the hall from Starbucks.

Managing Side Effects of Treatment: To Eat Or Not To Eat - Nutrition During Treatment

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Thursday, October 10, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home! Connect via Zoom.US Meeting ID: 794 832 2908 No passcode required.

Sex, Cancer and Your Body

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Cancer Center Regions: Los Angeles/Duarte. Agenda: Join City of Hope experts to learn about sexual health during and after cancer treatment.  Find tips and strategies on how to manage challenges that may occur.   Topics Include: Painful sex , Desire and libido , How fatigue affects sex , Intimacy , Challenges during treatment , Vaginal tightness and dryness, This is a class that is offered on a quarterly basis.  Dates of other classes:  January 10, 2025 , April 11, 2025. Virtual/Remote or In-person Event: Virtual/Remote Event. Presenters: Sherry Hite, MOT, OTR/L, Director of Rehabilitation  Lynn Kim Jeong, OTD, OTR/L, Manager, Occupational Therapy. Who Should Attend: A virtual class for women. Sponsors: Department of Rehabilitation. Friday, October 11, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Virtual Class Join on Zoom: City of hope.zoom.us Meeting ID: 6262183326. For more info visit cityofhope.org.

Chinese Americans Cancer Health Education Virtual Support Group 愛友樂活加油站 (Mandarin)

Agenda: Hosted by the American Cancer Society Chinese Unit and the City of Hope Asian Pacific Community • To bring hope and support for patients and families who are battling cancer • To celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer • To look good and feel better with exercise, health education, support and other activities. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: 626-535-3983. Email: syeung@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, Survivors, Families Members are Welcomed. R.S.V.P.: syeung@coh.org. Cost: Free. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Saturday, October 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.