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After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group

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For more information or to RSVP, please call 315-624-5764 or email

Saturday, September 9, 2017

How to Attain Healing, Relaxation and Improve Attitude
11 a.m
St. Luke's Home Community Room on the St. Luke's Campus
Louise White Speaker, Teacher

Louise White, formerly Wrate, has been teaching and speaking on positive thinking, attitude and healing for over 45 years. An English teacher retired from New Hartford and the Adult Learning Center for Refugees, she has given classes and workshops on Psychocybernetics and Dr. Bernie Siegal's Love Medicine and Miracles for as many years to nurses, athletes, realtors, educators, etc. The main topics to be addressed will be how to attain goals, such as healing, relaxation, maintaining health, and how to improve attitude- the key to healing. Humor, an important factor in all our endeavors will also be under discussion.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Improving Wellness and Quality of Life in Cancer Survivorship
11 a.m.
St. Luke's Home Community Room on the St. Luke's Campus
Dr. Margaret J. Celebi, PT, DPT, CLT
Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Research supports the positive impact that Rehabilitation Services can play in Cancer Survivorship, to include the importance of early detection and treatment of Lymphedema. Join us for Dr. Celebi’s presentation on Lymphedema and information on a variety of Rehabilitation Services that are available to assist the Cancer Survivor in improving health, wellness, function, and overall quality of life. Dr. Celebi has over 37 years of experience as a Physical Therapist, and 14 years as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Russell Sage College and earned her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University. She obtained her Lymphedema Certification through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies in 2003. She is the former Director of Rehabilitation Services at Valley Health Services and Presbyterian Home, and is currently working as a Senior Lymphedema Therapist at MVHS Faxton Campus. Dr. Celebi is passionate about Cancer Survivorship, and is dedicated to assisting individuals to find ways to improve their quality of life. She is committed to educating the healthcare community and public to minimize the effects of Cancer treatment and the complications of lymphedema.


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