Moncton Information Day 2015

This event took place on April 11, 2015.

Presentations from the event can now be found below.

Event Details

Saturday April 11, 2015: 8:30am - 12:00 Noon
Theatre A, Moncton Hospital
135 MacBeath Avenue;  Moncton, NB

There is no cost to attend this unique and informative event.

Agenda

9:15am - 10:15am: Lori Graham - Personal Trainer, Cancer Exercise Specialist; Powerhouse Fitness Studio

The importance of exercise before, during and after cancer and surgical treatments

During this presentation participants will learn about the overall benefits of many forms of exercise as well as how exercise helps to alleviate pain, helps with sense of well-being and the importance of lymphatic drainage after lymph node removal.

10:45am - 11:45am: Dr. Rebecca Mills - Clinical Neuropsychologist; Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation

Living with Brain Tumours: Mindfulness-Based Strategies

During this presentation, participants will learn about factors that impact quality-of-life for brain tumour patients, and will offer strategies how to incorporate acceptance through mindfulness.

Speaker Bios

Lori Graham - Personal Trainer, Cancer Exercise Specialist; Powerhouse Fitness Studio
I have been extremely active in the fitness industry for over 8 years. I began as a boxing coach and eventually took courses to gain certifications in personal fitness, group fitness, resistance training, TRX instructor and recently as a Cancer Exercise Specialist.

Dr. Rebecca Mills - Clinical Neuropsychologist; Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation
Dr. Rebecca Mills attained her PhD in Clinical Psycholgy at the University of British Columbia. She has worked as a clinical neuropsychologist at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitiation for over 15 years, providing interdisciplinary team-based assessments and interventions to a variety of adults with neurological illnesses and injuries. She also has a passion for training graduate students, and runs a nationally-accredited internship program for graduate students in clinical psychology.

Presentations from Moncton Information Day 2015

 

 

What Past Participants Have to Say About Moncton Information Day

“Great info session! Well balanced presentation with great information. Time well spent!”

“Thank you! These days help me and remind me that I am not alone. They are also very positive and give me various points on things I can try.”

“Everybody was so nice, comfortable, inviting. Lots of information.”

 

To learn more about Information Days please contact:

Susan Ruypers
Research Program Specialist
sruypers@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext 240

 

 

 

 

 

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