Sharing the Knowledge
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Conference Check-in – Continental Breakfast-–Exhibit Hall
Welcome - Jill Mack, 2016- Board of Directors Chair
Lymphedema & Breast Cancer: Comprehensive Reducing Your Risk
AnnElise Kryszak, OTR, CLT
There’s still a lot to be learned about lymphedema, and there’s no way to predict who will develop it. But there are things you can do to care for your arm and breast area to reduce your chances and preventing lymphedema.
AnnElise Kryszak, OTR, CLT, is a treating therapist and educator specializing in advanced practices in Lymphedema Management. AnnElise has been a practicing therapist for 34 years and a Lymphedema Specialist for 15 years. AnnElise is also certified in the Comprehensive Lymphedema Treatment for American Health Care, studying and mentoring directly with Judy Purtell, OTR, CLT. She has also studied with Linda Miller, PT, CLT, of Philadelphia, who is recognized for her specialty of working with Upper Extremity Breast Cancer Patients.
Break/Exhibits – Exhibit Hall
Lymphedema Preventative Measures and Exercises
Leanne Widen, RD, RYT
Occupational & Physical Therapist Lymphedema Continuing Education
AnnElise Kryszak, OTR, CLT
Lunch- Breakroom Hall A/Exhibits - Exhibit Hall
Sexual Health & Menopause: Helping Cancer Survivors with their Quality of Life
Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF
Stephanie Faubion, MD, FACP, NCMP, IF, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and director of Executive and International Medicine and of the Office of Women's Health at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and the medical editor of The Menopause Solution. Dr. Faubion’s work is published in peer-reviewed journals, and she regularly speaks on women’s health topics including menopause and sexual health.
Sexuality after Cancer
Ellen Barnard, MSW
Ellen Barnard MSSW is a sex educator and counselor whose work focuses on helping individuals and their partners experience the intimacy and sexual pleasure that they desire. She is also the co-owner of A Woman's Touch Sexuality Resource Center, a place offering education and products to support and enhance sexual health and pleasure.
This workshop will give you the opportunity to share your questions and concerns about sex and intimacy as a breast cancer survivor and we will work together to make sure you go home with the tools and ideas that will help you create the intimate life you want in your "new normal".
Tai Chi and Qigong
Lorrie Ann Formella, Masters in Organizational Psychology, Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader Certificate, 200 Hour Integral Qigong and Tai Chi Certified
3:00 p.m. Infinite Boundaries Alumni – Coffee and Cookie Reunion
Past retreatants are invited to stay for a coffee and cookie reunion, catch up and check in with those who attended the retreat with you!