Classes

Workshop

Sponsored by Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Aging Adult Services’ Memory Support Program, this is a small interactive group workshop for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This free evidence-based workshop will help you learn concrete skills to better manage stress and challenging behaviors.  Registration is required.

 

The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wednesdays for 4 consecutive weeks
No classes in June.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Basement Floor, Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE 

For more information, call: 650-721-8500
New
Workshop

Helping a loved one through cancer treatment can be stressful.  The Caregiver Workshop gives caregivers and family members skills and resources to help with:

  • Understand cancer and its treatments
  • Cope with stress
  • Deal with changing family roles
  • Meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient
  • Improve their own mental and physical health
  • Seek out and take advantage of community resources

Registration required.  Call or email us.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Online

FREE

Next Date: 10/22, 12/9
To register or for questions, call or email us 650-725-9456
Class

Chair Reiki sessions help you relax, reduce stress or discomfort, and decrease pain. In this technique, while sitting in a chair, the Reiki practitioner either gently puts his/her hands on your shoulders, head and upper parts of the body or holds the hands slightly above your body in various positions to help your energy flow more easily. Reiki is very relaxing and often promotes a sense of peace and well-being.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

Every Monday & Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
No sessions in June

Every Thursday
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
No sessions in June, 7/2

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
3rd Floor Patient Lobby & Infusion Center
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

For more information, please call 650-721-8500
Class

Learn what every cancer patient needs to know about lymphedema - what causes it, the early signs and symptoms, how to decrease your risk, and what resources are available.

Registration required. To register click register or call us.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Second and fourth Mondays of the month
No class: 11/23, 12/28

TELEPHONE

Getting Here »

Free

Class

Special online offering

Click here for more information.


If you are interested in learning more about nutrition as you begin treatment, this class is for you!   A cancer dietitian will teach you about nutrition-related side effects from cancer treatment.  This class is for patients diagnosed within the last year or are less than 2 weeks into their cancer treatment.  Patients and caregivers are welcome to attend together.  Registration required.

Stanford Cancer Center

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
No in-person classes until further notice.

Stanford Cancer Center South Bay

2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
No in-person classes until further notice.

1st & 3rd Friday of the month
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
No in-person classes until further notice.

Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare

2nd Wednesday of the month
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
No in-person classes until further notice.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

No in-person classes until further notice.

Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room 2105
Palo Alto, CA 94305
650-725-9456

Stanford Cancer Center South Bay
2589 Samaritan Drive
3rd Floor, Room 3300
San Jose, CA 95124
669-233-2807

Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare
5725 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Resource Center - Suite 270
Pleasanton, CA 94588
925-734-3315

FREE

New
Class

If you are interested in learning more about nutrition as you begin treatment, this self-guided class is for you!  This information is for patients diagnosed within the last year or less than 2 weeks into their cancer treatment. 

To get started, see Resources section below. 

  • Download and review the class slides.  
  • If you have general questions about this content, call to schedule an appointment with a cancer dietitian.

The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

15 minute appointments by telephone are available as follows:

Tuesday: 2nd & 4th of the month
No appointments:11/24, 12/22
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Thursday: 1st & 3rd of the month
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Friday: 1st & 3rd of the month
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Telephone

FREE

Class

Stanford Health Care's Supportive Care Program and Department of Radiation Therapy are excited to offer a weekly class introducing cancer patients to the Radiation Therapy Experience. We understand that the news of needing radiation, in the fight against your cancer, can be frightening and stressful. Your radiation therapy team is here to ease your mind, guide you, and answer all your questions about the entire process.

Registration required.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

No in-person classes until further notice.
Every Tuesday

FREE

For more information, please call: 669-233-2807
Class

Online Class

We know that there is a lot to think about and learn when you need radiation therapy. You may be wondering what radiation therapy is, what the experience is like at Stanford Health Care, and how to prepare. You may also be wondering how you will manage treatment along with work, school, responsibilities, relationships, and life in general.  

This is why we have created an online radiation therapy experience program to help you feel informed, comfortable, and confident with your external beam radiation treatment at Stanford Health Care. 

This program will answer many of your questions, including:

  • What is the radiation therapy like at Stanford Health Care and what is the process?
  • What are the side effects and how can I manage them?
  • Why do I need to have a simulation visit and how do I prepare for that?
  • Who will I see when I go for my radiation therapy?
  • When will I find out my radiation therapy schedule?
  • What should I do if I don’t understand something?
  • How can I cope with the feelings and emotions that I have?

What you’ll learn

  • What radiation therapy is and how it treats cancer  
  • About radiation therapy experience at Stanford Health Care:
    - How to prepare for the treatment experience
    - What to expect and do during treatment
    - What comes next after treatment

Online health class for learning how to prepare and what to expect before, during and after your radiation therapy experience at Stanford Health Care. Best of all, this flexible, digital program is available any time - simply click on the link.

Class

Are you or someone you care for about to start chemotherapy for the first time?  An experienced oncology nurse provides up to date information about your chemotherapy, biotherapy or immunotherapy along with a tour of the infusion center.

Registration is required. Call us.

Class Presentation:

Managing and Understanding Your Chemotherapy (English PDF)

がん治療の 管理とその理解 (Japanese PDF)

Cómo afrontar y entender su quimioterapia (PDF Español)

Quản lý và Hiểu biết về Điều trị Ung thư của quý vị (PDF Vietnamese)

Video:

Oncology Nurse Chris Tucker Talks About Chemotherapy.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

10/19: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
10/29:    3:30pm – 5:00pm

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness Events

Fitness

Ai Chi is an active relaxation program, using a combination of deep breathing and slow, broad movements in flowing continual patterns.  Performed in shallow warm water, it has been shown to improve balance, decrease fatigue and pain, and positively affect many chronic conditions.  

Registration required.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Friday’s for 6 consecutive weeks:
No classes in June

De Anza Cupertino Aquatics

1080 S. De Anza Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95129

FREE

To register, call: 650-721-8500
Fitness

This chair ­­­yoga class is designed to safely provide caregivers and patients with a set of moderate, stretching, strengthening, and balance exercises. This yoga sequence proceeds with gentle breathing, attitude bolstering, warmups, and standing balances (with chair support). For deepening relaxation, it uses a mindfulness bell to promote one-pointed focus.

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.

To better prepare you for this online offering, the following items are recommended:

  • A sturdy upright chair, such as a dining table chair.
    - Preferable one that doesn't swivel or have wheels
    - Your feet should touch the ground
  • Folded blanket or thin pad on the seat for comfort. 

The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Every Wednesday
No class: 9/9, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30

ONLINE

FREE

Fitness

This class is designed specifically for Parkinson’s patients. In each session, a professional cycling instructor guides participants through an hour-long workout on a stationary bike. Brain connectivity, balance and everyday activity are all improved through cycling. No previous experience with cycling or spin classes is necessary. This program is supported by a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Registration required.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Every Tuesday and Thursday
for 8 consecutive weeks
No classes in June

Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center

285 Santa Teresa Street
Stanford, CA 94305

Parking:
Roble Field Garage
287 Santa Teresa Street
Stanford, CA 94305

FREE

To register call: 650-721-8500
Fitness

Our classes are based on the innovative Dance for PD program designed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group. Using this method, professional dancers draw on their unique expertise to help people with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers engage sight, sound, touch, thought, and imagination to inspire movement and expression. Dancing in chairs, at a barre, or standing, experienced teaching artists lead participants in an enjoyable blend of modern dance, ballet, and social dancing. While strengthening, balancing, and moving in rhythm to live music, people with PD also experience the power of dance and music to sharpen attention, inspire, and empower. 

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.

Dance at Home
For an online library of dance videos that you can do at home, click here.

To watch the Stanford Medicine video of Dance for Parkinson's, click here.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Every Monday and Friday
No class: 9/7, 9/11, 11/23, 11/27, 12/21,12/25, 12/28, 1/1

Zoom

FREE

For more information, call or email us. 650-721-8500

Set your short term memory up for long term success with the Dance to Remember classes. This program entails physical exercise, socialization, and memory exercises which are all beneficial to your memory. Participants will engage with various types of dancing that will accommodate seniors in the early stages of memory loss (Mild Cognitive Impairment). Periodically throughout the class participants will partner up and ask each other questions about each other, and at the end try to remember their partners answers. This is a wonderful program for anyone experiencing early signs of memory loss that would like to be proactive about slowing the rate of memory or loss or improving their memory.

Walk-ins welcome.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Every Friday thru 11/9/19

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Wellness Room 1511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

Next Date: 11/9
For more information, please call 650-721-8500
Fitness

Weekly classes to focus on core strength, functional movement and stability. The class uses bands and an individual’s own body weight to enhance range of motion, flexibility, balance and strength.

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.

To better prepare you for this online offering, the following items are recommended:

  • Weights (1, 2, 3 lbs), water bottles, or cans of soup 
  • Resistance bands
  • Yoga block or tissue box 
  • Small exercise ball
  • Throw pillow 
  • Yoga mat, towel, or blanket
  • Yoga strap, belt, scarf, or necktie
  • Bolsters or large cushions from couch or outdoor furniture 
  • Small towel
  • Mirror (full length) or large mirrors in area where you are working out
  • Water bottle for hydration 
  • Solid surface to help with balance and modified push-ups (dining room chair, kitchen table, island, or wall)

Not all items will be used in each class.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Every Tuesday
No class: 9/8, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29

Zoom

FREE

Fitness

Experienced and certified exercise specialists are available to meet with you to develop an exercise plan. Sessions are one-hour and follow-up phone calls are included.  Registration required.

Now offering telephone consultations. 

Click here for details.


Every Wednesday - Cancer Center South Bay
11:30am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm
No in-person consultations until further notice.

Every Thursday - Cancer Center Palo Alto
10:30am; 11:30pm; and 12:30pm
No in-person consultations until further notice.

Every Friday - Redwood City Outpatient Center
12:30pm and 1:30pm
No in-person consultations until further notice.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

Gentle yoga postures are introduced to improve total body conditioning, increase mobility and range of motion, improve circulatory flow, and relieve muscle tension. These classes are for students who can get on the floor without help.

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

Every Tuesday - REGISTER
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
No Class: 9/8, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29

Every Thursday - REGISTER
9:30 am - 10:30 am
No Class: 11/26, 12/24, 12/31

Zoom

Free

Fitness

Special online offering

See webpage for details.


Hatha yoga is a gentle, relaxing practice that provides an effective way to reduce stress, manage treatment side effects, relieve pain, regain health and attain peace of mind.

No reistration necessary, just drop in.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

No in-person classes until further notice.
Every Friday

Stanford Health Care ValleyCare

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Resource Center, Suite 270
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Getting Here »

FREE

For questions, call: 925-734-3315
Fitness

Mat yoga is for clients who can get up and down without another person's assistance. Caregivers are welcome to attend. Attendees will be guided through stretches and circulatory warm-ups, a complete set of joint-mobilizations, and several strengthening exercises, supplemented with classical yoga asanas (positions), and finishing with a few minutes of progressive relaxation. Brief mindfulness practice and a final healing affirmation are offered.

Walk-ins welcome.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Every Friday through 8/30/19
No class: 5/31, 7/5

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Wellness Room 1511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

For more information, call 650-721-8500
Fitness

This class is designed to bring your awareness to your body, breath and mind (mindfulness) while stretching and strengthening the body with gentle yogic movements with or without yoga props and chair support. We will end each class with guided meditation to relax the body and calm the mind. Patients, family members, and caregivers are welcomed. No prior experience is necessary.

Walk-ins welcome.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Every Monday
No class: 1/21, 5/27

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Wellness Room 1511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

*12/10 Ground Floor, Room 0511

Getting Here »

FREE

For more information, call 650-721-8500
Fitness

A cardiovascular fitness class that combines dance arts, martial arts, and mindfulness. NIA tones your body while transforming your mind. Each workout brings mindfulness to your dance movement experience leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced.

No registration necessary, just drop in.


 The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

No in-person classes until further notice.
Every Wednesday

Oshman Family Jewish Community Center

3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Free

For questions, call: 650-725-9456
Fitness

This exercise program is designed specifically to target PD symptoms. Exercise moves performed in this class are the building blocks for everyday movement and are performed with large amplitude, high effort, and attention to action in multiple postures. There are two class options depending on the participants’ physical strength and mobility. 

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Every Tuesday - REGISTER
No class: 9/8, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29

Every Thursday - REGISTER
No class: 9/10, 11/26, 12/24, 12/31

Zoom

FREE

To register or for more information, call 650-721-8500
Fitness
Hosted by Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

In this class, people of all ages and stages can engage in exercises that enhance their ability to tap into their vital life force energy (Qi) via skillful application of an ancient and time-established Chinese healing exercise craft (Gong). We will work on mindful breathing, movement, posture, coordination and energetic flow, weaving in meditative and mindful awareness to enhance vitality. Come join us and gain greater vitality, relaxation and transformation in mind, body, spirit, and emotional whole-person well-being.

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.

To learn more about the Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, click here.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Every Thursday
No class: 11/26, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31

Zoom

FREE  

For more information, call 650-721-8500

This deeply relaxing and restful class will use restorative yoga poses done primarily on the floor with the support of bolsters, blankets, blocks and chairs. Designed to nurture, nourish and renew the body, mind and spirit.

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.

To better prepare you for this online offering, the following items are recommended:

  • Yoga mat (optional)
  • Blanket or large beach towel 
  • Yoga bolster or bed pillows (2) 
  • Yoga blocks (2) or throw pillows from your couch or bed 
  • Eye pillow or hand towel to place over your eyes
  • Folding chair or dining chair
  • Access to a wall

What patients say:

"For the period of time I am there, I feel calm and energetic.  You are surrounded by friendly people." - M. I.

"I would highly recommend Restorative Yoga, and have, to many friends going through cancer. I tell them it's a wonderful way to find peace in a storm and to be supported, both by the teacher and the place." - T. M. L.

"It gave me confidence to get back into group classes- look forward to coming whenever I can." - M. O.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

Every Monday - REGISTER
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
No class: 9/7, 11/23, 12/21, 12/28

Every Wednesday - REGISTER
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
No class: 9/9, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30

Zoom

FREE

Fitness

Supported by the American Parkinson Disease Association, this class teaches Argentine Tango as an exercise for improving movement and balance for adults with Parkinson’s.  Through musicality and movement of Tango patterns, you are taught to become more aware of your center of balance and body movement while having the enjoyment of dancing.

Students must able to walk onto the dance floor to join the class.  No previous experience in Tango or any other form of dance is necessary.  The class is open for anyone from a beginner through experienced dancer along with their partners (bringing a partner is preferred but not necessary). 

Registration required.  Click REGISTER or call us.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Every Wednesday
No classes: 9/9, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30

Zoom

For an online library of dance videos that you can do at home, click here.

FREE

For quesitons call: 650-721-8500
Fitness

Special Online Offering

Tuesdays & Thursdays
Registration required. Click here for more details.


This Tai Chi class will help build balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength and can be performed by anyone regardless of age or physical condition. Tai Chi strengthens the body, quiets and calms the mind and emotions, and improves overall health and well-being. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Every Tuesday   Every Thursday
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
No classes in June
  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
No classes in June, 7/2
Stanford Neuroscience Health Center
213 Quarry Road
Wellness Room 1511
Palo Alto, CA 94304
      Ladera Oaks
3249 Alpine Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
 


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

Every Tuesday & Thursday
No in-person classes in June.

Offered at two locations.

FREE

For more information, call 650-721-8500
Fitness

Tai Chi is a slow, graceful and rhythmic exercise. It stretches and tones the body, increases strength, flexibility, and balance, and helps reduce stress and anxiety. The step-by-step teaching makes it easy to learn and follow. The friendly and positive atmosphere will help you achieve the goals of finding peace of mind and harmonizing internal energy.

No in-person classes until further notice.

Every Monday          Every Thursday
1:45pm - 3:15pm    12:00pm -1:00pm
     
YogaSource   Ladera Oaks
16185 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos, CA 95032
  3249 Alpine Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028

 


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

Every Monday & Thursday
No in-person classes until further notice.

Free

New

This online Tai Chi class will help you build balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength and can be performed by anyone regardless of age or physical condition. Tai Chi strengthens the body, quiets and calms the mind and emotions, and improves overall health and well-being.   

Registration required.  Click REGISTER or call us.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

Every Tuesday - REGISTER
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
No class: 9/8, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29

Every Thursday - REGISTER
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
No class: 9/10, 11/26, 12/24, 12/31

Zoom

FREE

Fundamental yoga practices such as alignment, steadiness, and breathing are designed to assist survivors in rebuilding strength, awareness, grace and balance. 

Registration is required.  Click REGISTER or call us.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Every Wednesday
No class: 9/9, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30

Zoom

Free

Fitness

Yoga for Strength will incorporate the mindful practices of yoga, breath work and meditation to build physical, mental and emotional strength and stamina. In the process, the class will help increase mental and physical flexibility, loosen tight and painful muscles, and create an opportunity to relax. The class is appropriate for all levels and will utilize both chair and standing postures.

Registration required. Click REGISTER, or call us.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Neuroscience Supportive Care Program

 

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Every Tuesday
No class: 9/8, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29

Zoom

FREE

For more information, call or email us. 650-721-8500
Fitness

Yoga is a total body conditioning activity.  It can increase mobility and range of motion, improve circulatory flow, and relieve muscular tension.  These classes are now available for patients from the comfort of their own home!  

Registration is required.  To register, click register and complete the form.


Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga postures are introduced to improve total body conditioning, increase mobility and range of motion, improve circulatory flow, and relieve muscle tension. These classes are for students who can get on the floor without help.

Mondays
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


Restorative Yoga

This deeply relaxing and restful class will use restorative yoga poses done primarily on the floor with the support of bolsters, blankets, blocks and chairs. Designed to nurture, nourish and renew the body, mind and spirit.

Mondays
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Wednesdays
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Yoga Basics

Fundamental yoga practices such as alignment, steadiness, and breathing are designed to assist survivors in rebuilding strength, awareness, grace and balance.

Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Chair Yoga:

This chair ­­­yoga class is designed to safely provide caregivers and patients with a set of moderate, stretching, strengthening, and balance exercises. This yoga sequence proceeds with gentle breathing, attitude bolstering, warmups, and standing balances (with chair support). 

Wednesdays
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Gentle Pilates

Practicing core stability can improve your range of motion, reduce musculature pain, improve back strength, and increase flexibility. The mindfulness aspect of this training renews energy, reduces stress and anxiety, and rejuvenates awareness of the body, mind, and spirit. This is the first step to regaining overall physical confidence and comfort.

Fridays
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


Four different classes to choose from.

FREE

For questions, call or email us: 650-725-9456

Lectures

Speaker: Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT

Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT is the director of the support programs at Stanford's Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Center. She has developed and led a number of counseling and health education programs for patients and facilitates support groups for infertility, third party reproduction and a mind body program.

Please join us for an informational session evening to learn how to improve your communication skills with your partner as you go through fertility treatments.

  • Improved listening skills
  • Symptoms of a "stressed" couple
  • Differences in how men and women cope with infertility
  • Tips for supporting your partner in ways that feel helpful
  • Strategies for maintain a healthy relationship when going through difficult times.
  • Principles of a strong relationship

For more information, please navigate to the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center. If you are interested in more personalized information about our programs, please call Penny Donnelly RN, LMFT, at 650-723-6408 or email pdonnelly@stanfordmed.org.

Private and couples counseling also available, with NO charge for the first session.

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center
Suite 200

900 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Free Event

For questions, call Penny Donnelly: 650-723-6408 (option 1)
Speaker: Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT
  • Characteristics of resilient people
  • How to cultivate resilience
  • Mindfulness and "staying present"
  • Eliciting the relaxation response
  • Spirituality, Health, and Coping

For more information, please navigate to the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center. If you are interested in more personalized information about our programs, please call Penny Donnelly RN, LMFT, at 650-723-6408 or email pdonnelly@stanfordmed.org.

Private and couples counseling also available, with NO charge for the first session.

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center 
Suite 200

900 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Free Lecture

For questions, call Penny Donnelly: 650-723-6408 (option 1)
Speaker: Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT

Couples considering pursuing 3rd party reproduction- ovum donation, sperm donation, or the use of a gestational carrier have some important decisions to make over what they will share with others, and most importantly their intended child. This lecture focuses on what the current research has shown us about disclosure and how to best go about the process to best meet the needs of your family.

For more information, please navigate to the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center. If you are interested in more personalized information about our programs, please call Penny Donnelly RN, LMFT, at 650-723-6408.

Private and couples counseling also available, with NO charge for the first session.

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center

900 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Suite 200

To RSVP, call Penny Donnelly: 650-723-6408 (option 1)
Lecture
Presenter: Linda Suk, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health Clinician

When patients come into a therapy room, they are curious about other patient’s experience- how other patients deal with the unexpected change overload, tolerate the distress of uncertainty while questioning the usefulness of talk therapy when it does not change the reality of having cancer. The lecture will demystify what happens behind the closed door. It will examine the psychological impact and the emotional changes of moving through various stages of cancer. It will also explore how patients have created a successful blueprint to integrate management of cancer while finding a way to continue on with their lives. Guidance will be provided in identifying therapy resources and how to find a point of entry for accessing therapy support.

Registration required.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

 

6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Lecture postponed.
New date to be determined.

Cambrian Branch Libary

1780 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA

FREE

To register call: 699-233-2807
Class

This 3-part series aims to empower you and your loved ones to seek out and have access to care which recognizes your individuality and helps you pursue the goals that matter most to you. Please join us as we discuss the support and resources available to you through this lecture and workshop series. You can attend the parts that are of interest to your, or attend all three!

For more information or to register, click on the link to each part.

Part I:
 
    Advance Care Planning and What You Need to Know Now
February 4, 2020

Part II:
 
  Transdisciplinary Care in Palliative Care: Why You Want Spiritual Support and Social Work on Your Team
April 16, 2020 Postponed. New date to be determined.
 
pPart III:   Palliative Care Myths, Misconceptions, and Setting the Record Straight
June 11, 2020

The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

Various dates, times, and locations.
For more information or to register, click on the link to each part.

FREE

Programs and Services

Event


Featuring Special Guests:

Nationally Recognized Celebrity Chef Doreen Colondres

Internationally Celebrated T1 DM Iron Man and Triathlete Eric Tozer

  • Free Diabetes Risk Assessment and Screening
  • Nutrition Education
  • Food Demonstrations
  • Living Healthy with Diabetes Guidelines
  • Latest Diabetes Technologies and Research
  • State of the Art Wellness Tools
  • Exhibit Booths featuring Diabetes Product & Equipment
  • Diabetes Advocacy & Prevention Groups
Thursday, November 14, 2019
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Stanford Health Care 
300 Pasteur Drive (Ground Floor Atrium) 
Stanford, CA 

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FREE

Event
  • Free Diabetes Risk Assessment and Screening
  • Nutrition Education
  • Diabetes Prevention Tips
  • Food Demonstrations
  • Living Healthy with Diabetes Guidelines
  • Up-to-date Diabetes Technologies
  • State of the Art Wellness Tools
  • Exhibit Booths featuring Diabetes Product & Equipment
Thursday, November 14, 2019
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Stanford Health Care Emeryville
5800 Hollis St
3rd floor Conference Room
Emeryville, CA 94608 

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FREE

Chair massage is offered to patients and their families to relieve stress, reduce pain, and anxiety while waiting for medical treatment.

15-minute massage session for $20.00


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program providesclasses, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

 

Wednesdays

Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
1st Floor, Clinics A-F

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15-minute massage for $20

Call or email us for more information: 650-725-9456

Healing Partners provides FREE Healing Touch sessions to men and women diagnosed with cancer who are under the active care of a physician - regardless of where they are being treated, and at any stage of treatment or post treatment. Each participant is paired with a highly trained Healing Touch volunteer who provides these free sessions.

Healing Touch is a gentle, non-invasive form of energy work that promotes deep relaxation, and reduces stress. Other benefits of Healing Touch include managing the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation including fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, pain, and lymphedema.  It also compliments other forms of cancer treatments.

Registration is required.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

Once a week for 4, 6, 8, or 12 consecutive weeks.

Each session is 1 hour.

Sessions are held in healing studios, spas, etc.

Locations in: San Francisco, Burlingame, San Mateo, San Carlos, Half Moon Bay, Redwood City, Stanford, Mountain View, Los Altos, Campbell, San Jose, Carmel Valley, Seaside, and Monterey

Free

For questions or to register, call: Elizabeth Blackman 650-725-9461
Led by: Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT

Penny Donnelly, RN LMFT is the director of the support programs at Stanford's Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Center. She has developed and led a number of counseling and health education programs for patients and facilitates support groups for infertility, third party reproduction (donor egg, donor sperm, use of gestational carrier), and weight loss. Her programs reflect genuine caring, support and guidance. We have also recently implemented a designated group for single women exploring fertility preservation or parenting.

This dedicated group is for women that are overweight and would like to focus on Health and Wellness to improve their success with fertility treatments.

For more information about our fertility programs, please navigate to the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center. If you are interested in more personalized information about our programs, please email IVFnurse@stanfordmed.org.

Private and couples counseling also available, with NO charge for the first session.

Dates and Times TBD

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center
Suite 200

900 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Free Program

Service

Learn techniques to reduce the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.  This American Cancer Society service is open to female cancer patients in active treatment.

Registration required.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Stanford Cancer Center

875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room CC2105
Palo Alto, CA 94305

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Free

Next Date: 7/16, 9/17, 11/19
To register call: 650-725-9456
Class

Learn what every cancer patient needs to know about lymphedema - what causes it, the early signs and symptoms, how to decrease your risk, and what resources are available.

Registration required. To register click register or call us.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

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2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Second and fourth Mondays of the month
No class: 11/23, 12/28

TELEPHONE

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Free

NOTE: Our program is currently full. We are no longer accepting applications and do not have a waiting list.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Stanford Health Care!

Students must be 18 years old, high school graduates, and available for 12 weeks (between June – August). Students are required to volunteer for 2 shifts on a weekly basis (shifts are 3-4 hours long). All requirements must be completed prior to the first day of volunteering.

Roles

Volunteers serve in four ways:

  • Assisting staff in patient care areas
  • Providing information and service to patients and families
  • Assisting in an clerical or office environment
  • Providing Community Support (for example, work and assist aging adults)

Time Commitment

The minimum is 2 shifts per week (3-4 hours per shift) for 3 months.

Volunteering with Children

Please contact the Volunteer Services Department at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital by calling 650-497-8696, or visit www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/volunteer.

How to Become a Volunteer

  • Volunteer requirements will include the following:
  • Orientation
  • In-person interview
  • Criminal background check
  • On-line training modules
  • Health screening (TB test / vaccines)

Twelve weeks between June and August.

Stanford Children's Hospital (Stanford Children's Health)

725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Must be at least 18 and a high school graduate.

Call Stanford Children's Health: 650-497-8696

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Stanford Health Care!

NOTE: Our Summer program is currently full, we are no longer accepting applications and do not have a waiting list.

High school students (age 16 and over) who are interested in volunteering on a year-round basis starting in Fall 2014 should periodically check back for future updates.

Eligibility

Students must be at least 16 years old in order to begin completing the requirements. The next opportunity to begin completing requirements will be Fall 2014.

Volunteer Opportunities and Roles

Volunteer opportunities include: Gift Shop, Information/Navigation Desk areas, and administrative areas. Students are not allowed to shadow, observe, or conduct research. Students placed throughout Information Desk areas provide escort, directions, or run errands. Gift shop volunteers will be assisting customers, stocking, etc.

Time Commitment

The minimum commitment is one shift per week (2-3 hours per week) on a year-round basis starting Fall 2014.

Volunteering with Children

Please contact the Volunteer Services Department at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital by calling 650-497-8696, or visit www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/volunteer.

How to Become a Volunteer

Students must attend an orientation, interview, and training. Dates for Fall 2014 will be tentatively scheduled in August, please check back on a periodic basis.

  • Attend orientation / information session
  • Attend interview (in-person)
  • Provide health screening (TB test / vaccines)
  • Complete online training
  • Submit two letters of reference

One shift per week (2-3 hours per week) starting Fall 2014.

Stanford Children's Hospital (Stanford Children's Health)

725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Must be at least 16 years of age.

Contact Volunteer Services at Stanford Children's Health: 650-497-8696
Service

Special online resources

American Cancer Society - Tender Loving Care
Wigs and hair loss products at affordable prices.

Milano Collection
Free personalized virtual wig consultations.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

FREE

Support Groups

Led by: Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT

Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT is the director of the support programs at Stanford's Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Center. She has developed and led a number of counseling and health education programs for patients and facilitates support groups for infertility, third party reproduction (donor egg, donor sperm, use of gestational carrier), and weight loss. Her programs reflect genuine caring, support and guidance. We have also recently implemented a designated group for single women exploring fertility preservation or parenting.

This group is for those exploring or moving towards using donor egg, donor sperm, or using a gestational carrier. We explore the many educational, emotional, ethical, and logistical considerations. 

For more information, please navigate to the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center. If you are interested in more personalized information about our programs, please email IVFnurse@stanfordmed.org.

Private and couples counseling also available, with NO charge for the first session.

Dates and Times TBD

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center
Suite 200

900 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Free Event

Support Group

At Stanford, we have treated over 1,000 acoustic neuromas over the last 20 years with surgery and radiosurgery. The Stanford Cyberknife Program is one the most active and experienced Cyberknife programs for acoustic neuromas in the U.S.

Acoustic neuroma, also known as vestibular schwannoma, is a slow-growing benign tumor that develops on the nerve that connects the ear and the brain. The tumor usually starts growing in the internal auditory canal, and presses against the hearing and balance nerves as it grows.

If you have been diagnosed with acoustic neuroma, and have questions or wish to explore treatment options and coping strategies with other patients and clinical experts, please join us for upcoming Stanford Acoustic Neuroma Support Group meetings.

The meetings are free of charge, and are a great resource for patient education and resources available to acoustic neuroma patients and families. Support group meetings will be co-moderated by acoustic neuroma patients. The meetings consist of 20 minutes speaker presentation, 20 minutes patients' presentations of their own experiences, and open forum for discussion. Also, leading Stanford Neurosurgeon and acoustic neuroma expert Steven D. Chang, MD, will join for a Q&A session at the end of each meeting.

Next Topic:

Feb 5, 2020: "Atypical presenting symptoms for acoustic neuromas and how to manage them" by Steven Chang, MD

Past Talks:

Nov 6, 2019: 
"Acoustic Neuroma Panel Discussion" with Steven Chang, MD and Antonio Meola, MD

May 1, 2019: "Controversies in the Diagnosis and Management of Acoustic Neuromas" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

Feb 6, 2019: "Balance therapy and treatment of balance related issues secondary to Acoustic Neuromas" by Hiroyasu Sugihara, PT, DPT and Pamela Triano, PT, NCS

Nov 1, 2018: Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentations: Challenging Cases and Panel Discussion" by Gordon Li, MD and Antonio Meola, MD, moderated by Steven D. Chang, MD

May 3, 2018: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentation and Panel Discussion" by Geoffrey Appelboom, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, and Steven Hancock, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology, moderated by Steven D. Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

February 1, 2018: "Anxiety, Depression, and Coping with the Diagnosis of Acoustic Neuromas" by M. Bret Schneider, MD, Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

November 2, 2017: "Long term results of Cyberknife Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuromas" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

August 3, 2017: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentation and Panel Discussion" by Geoffrey Appelboom, MD, Hilary Bagshaw, MD and Antonio Meola, MD, moderated by Steven D. Chang, MD

May 4, 2017: "Common Eye Problems and Optimal Eye Care Related to Acoustic Neuroma" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

February 2, 2017: "New data in the medical literature regarding acoustic neuroma treatments" by Steven Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

November 3, 2016: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentation and Panel Discussion" by Geffrey Appelboom, MD, and Navjout Chaudhary, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, moderated by Steven D. Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery

August 4, 2016: "Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Facts and Controversies" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford

May 5, 2016: "Hearing Aids for Acoustic Neuroma Patients," by Matthew Fitzgerald, PhD, Chief of Audiology, Stanford University

February 4, 2016: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentations and Panel Discussion" by Christopher Bilbao, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, and Clement Ho, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology. Moderated by Steven D. Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery.

December 3, 2015: "Balance Function in Acoustic Neuroma Patients" by Joyce Chadderdon, PT, NCS, Stanford University

October 1, 2015: "Myths and Facts Regarding the Management of Acoustic Neuromas" by Steven Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery

August 6, 2015: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentations and Panel Discussion" by Christopher Bilbao, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, and Scott Soltys, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology. Moderated by Steven Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery

June 4, 2015: "Controversies in the Diagnosis and Management of Acoustic Neuromas" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

April 2, 2015: "The Genetics of Acoustic Neuroma" by Achal Achrol, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

February 5, 2015: "The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Three Different Surgical Approaches for Acoustic Neuroma Surgery" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

December 4, 2014: "Treating Balance Issues with Vestibular Therapy" by Joyce Chadderdon, PT, NCS, Senior Physical Therapist, Stanford Health Care

October 2, 2014: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentations and Panel Discussion" by Gordon Li, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, and John Oghalai, MD, Department of Otolaryngology. Moderated by Steven Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery

August 7, 2014: "How Acoustic Neuroma Pre-Treatment Symptoms Respond After Treatment" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

June 5, 2014: "Current Status of Hearing Aids for Patients with Acoustic Neuromas", by Gerald Popelka, PhD, Department of otolaryngology, Stanford University School of Medicine

April 3, 2014: "The Role of a Neuro-oncologist in the Management of Acoustic Neuroma Patients" By Reena Thomas, MD, Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine

February 6, 2014: "Coping with the Diagnosis of Acoustic Neuroma", by Bret Schneider, MD, Psychiatrist and Consulting Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

December 5, 2013: "History of Acoustic Neuroma Treatments with a Q&A", by Dr. Robert Jackler, MD, Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University.

October 3, 2013: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentations and Panel Discussion"

June 6, 2013: "Questions to Ask Yourself When Seeking Treatment for Your Acoustic Neuroma", by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

April 4, 2013: "Understanding Radiation: What It Is and How It Works", by Iris Gibbs, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine

February 7, 2013: "Causes and Treatments for Tinnitus", by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

December 6, 2012: "Common Eye Problems and Optimal Eye Care Related to Acoustic Neuroma", by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

October 4, 2012: "Acoustic Neuroma Case Presentations and Panel Discussion", by Iris Gibbs, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology; Nikolas Blevins, MD, Professor of Otolaryngology; and Gordon Li, MD, Assisstant Professor of Neurosurgery

August 2, 2012: "Dealing with Balance through Vestibular Therapy", by Joyce Chadderdon, Vestibular Physical Therapist

June 7, 2012: "Treatments for Acoustic Neuromas - Myths and Facts Regarding the Different Options" by Steven D. Chang, MD Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

April 5, 2012: "Anxiety, Depression, and Coping with the Diagnosis of Acoustic Neuromas" by M. Bret Schneider, MD, Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

February 2, 2012: "Current Status of Hearing Aids for Acoustic Neuroma Patients" by Gerald R Popelka, PhD, Professor and Chief of Audiology, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University

December 1, 2011: "Nutrition and Nutritional Supplementation in patients with Acoustic Neuromas" by Alison Ryan, Registered Dietitian, Stanford University Medical Center

October 6, 2011: "Causes and Treatment of Headaches in Acoustic Neuroma Patients" by Dr. Michael Leong, MD, Assistant Professor, Stanford Pain Clinic, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford

August 4, 2011: "Update from the 2011 Natational Acostic Neuroma Association Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio" by Dr. Scott Soltys, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford

April 7, 2011: "Controversies in Diagnosis and Management of Acoustic Neuromas" by Steven D. Chang, MD Professor Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

February 3, 2011: "Vestibular Therapy for Management of Balance Disorders in Acoustic Neuroma Patients" by Diron Cassidy, MPT Good Samaritan Hospital

December 2, 2010: "Tinnitus in Acoustic Neuroma Patients" by John S. Oghalai, MD Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University

October 7, 2010: "Hearing Tests and Hearing Aids for Acoustic Neuroma Patients" by Gerry Popelka, PhD, Stanford Audiologist

August 5, 2010: "Current Medical Literature on Acoustic Neuroma" by Scott Soltys, MD, Stanford Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncologist

June 3, 2010: "Balance Issues and Treatments in Acoustic Neuroma Patients" by Nikolas Blevins, MD, Stanford Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

April 1, 2010: "Current Treatment Modalities for Acoustic Neuroma" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Stanford Professor of Neurosurgery

August 4, 2016: "Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Facts and Controversies" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

No in-person group until further notice.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Basement, Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Free parking in outdoor lots on Sweet Olive Way.
Permits are not required after 4 p.m.

213 Quarry Road
Basement, Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

FREE

Support Group

This group offers a safe place with other people who may be having experiences similar to your own.  Learn more about available supportive services and how to cope. 
Made possible with support from the ALS Association Golden West Chapter.

Walk-ins welcome.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

2nd Thursday of the month
No in-person group until further notice.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Wellness Room 1511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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FREE

For more information, call 510-342-9313
Support Group

Hosted by Northern Californa Amyloidosis

This group is for all amyloidosis patients in Northern California.  Guest speakers include our medical experts and researchers.


Join us in a supportive environment to share experiences, concerns, and knowledge of amyloidosis. Open to patients, families, and support. Available on a limited basis.

No matter what form of amyloidosis you have, it is a serious, life-changing disease. Little can be more important for patients and their loved ones than to learn from other patients and their families.

We are proud to collaborate with the Northern California Amyloidosis Support Group, comprised of amyloidosis patients and their families.

This group meets four times per year, allowing patients and their families to learn more about the disease, swap stories, and support one another.


Meetings are held quarterly from 10am to 2pm on a Saturday in these months and locations:

  • January - John Muir Hospital Ball Auditorium in Walnut Creek, 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
  • July - John Muir Hospital Ball Auditorium in Walnut Creek, 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
  • October - John Muir Hospital Ball Auditorium in Walnut Creek, 440 Broadway, Room 2B

 

The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

Please contact the support group facilitator for actual dates and to RSVP for a meeting.

Support Along the Way

Losing weight takes a strong commitment on your part, and undergoing bariatric surgery as a significant part of a weight-loss program, is a major undertaking. While it's something you can do alone, there's absolutely no reason you have to – or should. We've found that to be truly successful both in the short- and long-term, it's best to have plenty of help and support along the way. And not just from your family and friends.

The Stanford Center for Bariatric Surgery offers you the opportunity to participate in numerous meetings and support groups before and after surgery to help contribute to your successful outcome. The different groups provide a friendly forum for people who are considering or have already had weight loss surgery. We offer education about the surgery, guidelines for nutrition, exercise and emotional well-being during the preparation and recovery process. The groups also involve our patients who have gone through the procedures, or who will be soon.

Patient groups are particularly helpful as they can share their experiences and provide the encouragement and reinforcement you need to succeed in changing your lifestyle behaviors. Here is a sampling of some of the meetings and groups at your disposal. Feel free to contact us regarding any of them.

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group Meetings

The Stanford Weight Loss Surgery (WLS) Support holds meetings on the second Wednesday of each month from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Blake-Wilbur Conference Room. Please contact the meeting facilitator or the clinic Patient Care Coordinator for meeting specifics, confirmation of date, and location.

These meetings are facilitated by a licensed professional. Discussions includes health goals, dietary requirements, exercise expectations, psychological preparation, role of family, short and long-term challenges, pre-op and post-op phases, etc.

When: Second Wednesday of each month
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Blake Wilbur Conference Room
Administered by: A licensed professional
Contact Information: Patient Care Coordinator at 650-736-5800

Each month features a special topic, followed by a Q&A. Samples of some topics include:

  • Dietary Requirements – Staying On Track - RD
  • Exercise Expectations – The Other Half of Equation - OT
  • Post-Operative Course – What to Expect -  MD
  • Psychological Adjustment – How to Cope - MSW
  • Plastic Surgery – Body Re-Modeling - MD
  • Social Events – Walk for Obesity

During these meetings, if desired, you will be assigned a Bariatric Surgery "Buddy" who can help you through the process and keep you on track.

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group Meetings

Held in: Blake Wilbur Conference Room
Date: Second Wednesday of each month
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Blake Wilbur Building (Bariatric Surgery)
Garden Level

900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »
For more information, call Bariatric Surgery: 650-736-5800
Support Group

This group provides encouragement, hope, education, information, and support to all bladder and kidney cancer patients, family members, and caregivers. The group is available to those newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment, or recovering. Now offered online via Zoom.

Registration required.  Contact Elizabeth Kerr, MSW at 650-308-6274 to register.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Second Thursday of the month

ONLINE

FREE

Next Date: 8/13, 9/10, 10/8, 11/12
For questions call: 650-308-6274
Support Group

Weekly classes to provide patients and caregivers support, education and resources for physical, spiritual, psychological and nutrition related aspects during hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT).  The classes are facilitated by specialists in the areas of physical therapy, spiritual care, social work and nutrition.

The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »



The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Every Wednesday
No in-person groups until further notice. 

Stanford Cancer Center

875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room CC2104
Palo Alto, CA 

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Free

For questions, please call: 650-529-5942
Support Group

Our goal is to support individuals with brain injury in the mid-peninsula community. We host peer support group meetings to provide opportunities for individuals & caregivers to connect and learn from one another. We welcome individuals of all backgrounds and their friends and families.

For more information, visit ssbi.stanford.edu.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Meets select Saturdays
No group in June.

Hoover Pavilion

211 Quarry Road
Room 408
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

For more information, call 650-319-6110
Support Group

This group host social workshops on the weeks in between Brain Injury Peer Support meetings. In these workshops, participants are split into small groups and focus on a specific aspect of living with a brain injury.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Meets select Saturdays
No workshop in June.

Hoover Pavilion

211 Quarry Road
Room 408
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

For more information, call 650-319-6110
Support Group

Come share your story, get important medical updates, and learn about coping with symptoms and psychological changes. This group is for patients and families.

Registration required. To register, complete the Online Registration Form, or call us.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Supportive Care Program.

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

ONLINE

FREE

New
Support Group

Women diagnosed with breast cancer may feel overwhelmed with worry and fears. This group is for women who are in or just starting treatment.

For more information call 925-734-3315 or email CancerSupportiveCare@StanfordHealthCare.org


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
No class: 9/10, 11/26, 12/24

ONLINE

FREE

For questions please call 925-734-3315
New

 

Are you caring for a loved one with cancer? Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you want to talk to someone? Would you like to speak to others going through the same experience, or would you like to just take a moment for yourself?

Come join us for our new Cancer Caregiver Support Group. This is an ongoing peer-led group offering emotional, educational, psychosocial and spiritual support.

For more information call 925-734-3315 or email CancerSupportiveCare@stanfordhealthcare.org


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1st and 3rd Thursday of the month

ONLINE

FREE

For questions, please call: 925-734-3315
Support Group

 

This educational and support program is designed for people with cancer and their loved ones. Participants learn how to manage their health to keep active and improve their lives. No registration is required.

For more information call 925-734-3315 or email CancerSupportiveCare@StanfordHealthCare.org


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Every Tuesday
No class: 9/8, 11/24, 12/22, 12/29

ONLINE

FREE

For questions please call 925-734-3315

Providing caregivers of adult patients with an opportunity to discuss challenges, learn new coping strategies, and strengthen support.

Meeting dates and topics for 2015:

  • April 8, 2015 – Caring for the Caregiver: Coping and Stress Management
  • June 10, 2015 – Understanding Nutrition and Medication Needs
  • August 12, 2015 – Caring for the Caregiver: Recog-nizing Caregiver Burnout
  • October 14, 2015 – Impact of Illness on Relation ships and Intimacy
  • December 9, 2015 – Caring for the Caregiver: Coping and Stress Management

Please join us! Refreshments will be served!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Boswell Building
1st Floor, Room H0139

300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Getting Here »

Call for details about any upcoming groups.

Next Date: 6/10, 8/12, 10/14, 12/9
For questions about the Transplant Caregiver Support Group, please contact Caitlin West / Melissa Calnon: 650-445-8867 / 650-454-7684
Facilitated by: Meg Dvorak, LCSW (Adult CF Social Worker)

The Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge is a new building located at the far end of the main hallway of Stanford Hospital (from the main entry, go right and walk all the way to the end—the building is on the left)

See monthly email for details on topic and room assignment. Download an informational PDF about the group.

Note: Patients who have B cepacia, MRSA, and multi-resistant organisms may not attend in person. WebEx available for video or teleconference.

First Friday of every month
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge
3rd Floor, Room 304

291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Next Date: 11/7, 12/5
For information, call Meg Dvorak: 650-723-6273
Support Group

Open to anyone wanting to learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Check back for next dates.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Wellness Room 1511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

Support Group

We help to improve the quality of life, for those affected by seizures, by supporting each other and providing access to information to increase epilepsy (seizure) awareness. Patients and/or their loved ones are welcome to attend.

Drop-ins welcome.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Neuroscience Supportive Care Program

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

First Thursday of the month
No in-person group until further notice.

El Camino Hospital - YMCA Building

2400 Grant Road, Room K
Mountain View, CA 94040

FREE

Support Group

A resource for both newly diagnosed patients and women living with ongoing treatment management issues.

No registration necessary, just drop in!


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

First and third Thursdays of the month
No in-person groups until further notice.

Stanford Cancer Center

875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room CC2105
Palo Alto, CA 94305

Getting Here »

5/21: Room CC2104

875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room CC2105
Palo Alto, CA 94305

Free

For questions, please call: 650-575-6685
Support Group

This group provides information and support to those newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment, or recovering from treatment. Family members are welcome.

Registeration is required.   Please email Anyani Partida at apartida@stanfordhealthcare.org to register.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

First Tuesday of every month

ONLINE

FREE

Next Date: 8/4, 9/1, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1

The goal of the Peer to Peer Support Program is to broaden healthcare for patients and families through the unique support and understanding of peer-to-peer mentoring, to foster happier, healthier lives and reduce feelings of isolation.

Peers mentors are carefully selected, trained and supported volunteers. They help other patients and their support circle address the challenges related to a disease or medical condition.

In this program, you are linked with a mentor who shares similar health and life circumstances. Through these trusted relationships, mentors provide support in many ways:

  • They listen to concerns
  • They share personal experiences
  • They serve as a resource for developing coping strategies
  • They provide guidance in negotiating healthcare systems

Peer mentors help patients and caregivers during the difficult waiting period for a donor heart and throughout the transplant process and recovery time.

Stanford Hospital

300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Getting Here »
For more information please contact Anne Heideck LCSW, MPH, Peer to Peer Program Coordinator 650-474-1011
Support Group

If you have been diagnosed with huntington's disease and have questions or wish to explore treatment options and coping strategies with other patients and clinical experts, please join us for an upcoming group meeting.

Available by telephone. See webpage for details.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Second Tuesday of the month
No in-person group until further notice.

First Baptist Church of Palo Alto

305 N. California Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

FREE

To register or for more information call: 650-725-6571
Support Group

If you have Huntington’s disease, or are a family member or caregiver of someone with Huntington’s disease, we welcome you to join our quarterly telephone support group.  We will discuss experiences and challenges living with Huntington’s disease, provide opportunities to ask questions, and share available resources.

Registration is required.
To register, please contact Andrea at andreak@stanford.edu or call 650-725-6571.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Telephone

FREE

Next Date: 9/25, 12/4
To register, or for more information email or call: 650-725-6571
Presented by: Staff from the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service.

This is a quarterly informational session and support group. Families and caregivers are welcome. A continental breakfast will be served.

Session topics:

  • Basics of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD): How it functions and other helpful facts.
  • Support group: Living with your ICD.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Free parking on Saturday

Li Ka Shing Center
Room LK308

291 Campus Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94305

Free registration

Ann E. Thomas Phone: 650-736-6555
Support Group

Offered online via Zoom, this support group is open to patients with leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, myeloma, or myelodysplastic syndromes. This group is designed to provide mutual support and education to members who could benefit from meeting with others whose situations are similar to their own. Family support groups work in conjunction with a patient’s medical treatment. Caregivers, family, and friends are welcome.

Registration is required. Contact Elizabeth Kerr, MSW at 650-308-6274 to register.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

ONLINE

FREE

Next Date: 9/8, 10/13
For questions or to register, please call: 650-308-6274
Support Group

This group discussion seeks to explore, learn, and grow from talking all about the “MS in the room”. You’re invited to come connect with others living with MS, in a friendly environment, where we share, discuss, and support each other’s efforts to manage our health and wellness. Guest speakers for some of the meetings include Stanford medical professionals and MS community resources. Join us, as we strategize how to live fully and live well with MS.

Registration required.  To register, call or email facilitator.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Every Thursday
No group: 9/10, 11/26, 12/24, 12/31

ONLINE

FREE

For more information, call. 415-999-7378
Support Group

This group offers encouragement, hope, education, and emotional support to all lung cancer survivors, family members, or caregivers.

Registration required.  Call 650-353-8571.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

First Wednesday of every month

Zoom

FREE

Next Date: 10/7, 11/4, 12/2
To register or for questions, please call Jenny Bosch, LCSW: 650-353-8571
Led by: Susan Jacobs, RN, MS

This group meets every other month. Approximately 10-15 LAM patients and their families attend meetings, which usually include a guest speaker on topics of interest, as well as time to visit and ask questions.

Every other month

Stanford Hospital

300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Getting Here »
For more information or to register, contact Susan Jacobs, MS, RN: 650-725-8082
Support Group

Are you caring for a loved one with a diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, or a related dementia? You are not alone. Join our telephone support group and connect with others experiencing similar challenges. The group offers a safe space for peer support and to share information and learn about available resources. This support group is facilitated by the Stanford Health Care Neuroscience Supportive Care Program and Sage Eldercare.

Registration required. To register, click the REGISTER ONLINE button and complete the form.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Fourth Wednesday of the month
No group: 11/25, 12/23

FREE

Next Date: 7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28
For questions call: 650-721-8500
Support Group

Do you have a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment or early-stage dementia and seek a supportive environment to connect with others who share similar experiences?  This peer support group meets twice a month and provides a safe space for patients to connect with each other for support, problem-solving, and community.

The Memory Disorders Patient Support Group is facilitated by the Stanford Health Care Aging Adult Service’s Memory Support Program.

If interested, please call 650.213.6261 for more information prior to attending.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month
No in-person meetings until further notice.

 

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Wellness Room 3511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

To register or for more information, call 650-213-6261
Support Group

Join us to learn about the latest treatment options, network with other meningioma patients, and find encouragement and support. Family members, caregivers, friends and interested persons are encouraged to attend.

Registration required.  

The meetings are free of charge and co-moderated by meningioma patients. They consist of 20 minutes of speaker presentation, 20 minutes of patients' presentations of their own experiences, and open forum for discussion. Also, leading Stanford Neurosurgeon, Steven D. Chang, MD, will join for a Q&A session at the end of each meeting.

 


Benefits of attending a local support group include:

  • Communicating in a nurturing, non-judgmental environment with others who have shared a common meningioma experience.
  • Sharing information on dealing with specific problems, overcoming handicaps, and reassuring others that better times lie ahead.
  • Educating and informing each other about the latest meningioma topics of interest.
  • Providing emotional support to all patients, both pre- and post-treatment.

Past Talks:

December 4, 2019: Cancelled

September 4, 2019: "Coping with the diagnosis of a Meningioma​", by Bret Schneider, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

March 6, 2019: "Different Radiation Options for Meningiomas" by Antonio Meola, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University.

December 6, 2018: "How to manage symptoms and side effects related to meningiomas and their treatment" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

September 6, 2018: Canceled

June 7, 2018: "Tricks and techniques to managing meningiomas in difficult locations", by Steven Chang, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

December 7, 2017: "Headaches and seizures in meningioma patients: Presenting symptoms and Management strategies"    by Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford Neurosurgery

June 1, 2017: "Meningioma Case Presentations and Panel Discussion" by Steven Chang, MD and Geoffrey Appelboom, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

December 1, 2016: "New Developments on the Treatment of Meningiomas - News and Results from the 10th International Congress on Meningiomas, June 2016" by Steven D. Chang, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

September 1, 2016: "New Advances in Radiosurgery for Meningiomas" by Geoffrey Appelboom, MD, Stanford University

June 2, 2016: "What causes Meningiomas to develop in the first place?" by Steven Chang, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

March 3, 2016: Meningioma Case Presentations and Panel Discussions" by Clem Ho MD, Stanford Radiation Oncology, and Christopher Bilbao, DO, Stanford Neurosurgery. Moderated by Steven Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

Nov. 5, 2015: "Treatment Options for Memory Loss and Cognitive Problems due to Meningiomas" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

July 9, 2015: "What Does it Mean When You Have Multiple Meningiomas?" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

May 7, 2015: "The Genetics of Meningioma" by Achal Achrol, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University 

March 5, 2015: "Meningioma Case Presentations and Panel Discussions" by Patrick Swift, MD, Clinical Professor of Radiation Oncology, and Gordon Li, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery. Moderated by Steven Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

January 8, 2015: "Managing Dizziness and Balance in Patients With Meningiomas" by Diron Cassidy, Vortex Physical Therapy

November 6, 2014: "Surgical and Nonsurgical Advances for the Treatment of Meningiomas and Other Brain Tumors" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

September 4, 2014: "When meningiomas turn bad: What does it mean to have an atypical or malignant meningioma?" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

July 10, 2014: "How hormones can influence meningioma growth, symptoms, and patient well being" by Lawrence Katznelson, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Endocrinology, Stanford University School of Medicine

May 1, 2014: "The role of a neuro-oncologist in the management of meningioma patients" by Reena Thomas, MD, Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine

March 6, 2014: "Meningioma Case Presenations and Panel Discussion, Including endoscopic surgical approaches" by Jayakar Nayak, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology; Gordon Li, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery; Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

November 7, 2013: "Management of Headaches in Meningioma Patients" by Sheena Aurora, MD, Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine

September 5, 2013: "Which meningiomas should not be treated" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

July 11, 2013: "Meningiomas and Seizures: How to identify and treat seizures in meningioma patients" by George Nune, MD, Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine

May 2, 2013: A live tour of the Cyberknife at Stanford, followed by a discussion of the "Appropriate uses of radiosurgery for the treatment of meningioma" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

March 7, 2013: "Common Eye Problems and Optimal Eye Care Related to Meningiomas and their treatment" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

January 10, 2013: "New Developments on the Treatment of Meningiomas - News and Results from the 8th International Congress on Meningiomas, November 2012", by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

November 1, 2012: "Meningioma Case Presentations and Panel Discussion" by Iris Gibbs, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology; Gordon Li, MD, Assisstant Professor of Neurosurgery; and Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford 

September 6, 2012: "Hormones and their influence on Meningioma prevention and treatment" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford July 12, 2012: "Anxiety, depression, and coping with the diagnosis of Meningiomas" by Bret Schneider, MD, Consulting Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurosurgery, Stanford

May 3, 2012: "Radiation for meningiomas - a discussion of the various types of radiation used to treat brain and spine meningiomas" by Iris Gibbs, MD, Associate Professor, Radiation Oncologist, Stanford

March 1, 2012: "Vestibular Therapy for Management of Balance Disorders in Meningioma Patients - How to treat balance problems and prevent them from returning” by Diron Cassidy, MPT, Physical Therapist, Vortex Physical Therapy and Balance

January 5, 2012: "Management of pretreatment and posttreatment headaches and seizures in meningioma patient" by Dr. Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford

November 3, 2011: "Nutrition and Nutritional Supplementation in patients with Meningiomas" by Erika Connor, Registered Dietitian, Stanford University Medical Center

September 1, 2011: "Meningiomas- epidemiology, symptoms, and treatment options" by Dr. Steven Chang, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

No in-person groups until further notice.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Basement, Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

Free parking in outdoor lots on Sweet Olive Way.
Permits are not required after 4 p.m.

213 Quarry Road
Basement, Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

FREE

Next Date: 9/2, 12/2
To register, or for questions, please call: 650-736-0262
Support Group

Hosted by Bay Area Multiple Myeloma

A support group designed to facilitate the exchange of information between people living with multiple myeloma.

No registration is necessary; please just drop in!


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

No in-person groups until further notice.

Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor
Rooms CC2103-CC2105
Palo Alto, CA 94305

Getting Here »

Free

For questions, call: 650-725-9456
Support Group

An informative webinar for those living with MG and their loved ones. A welcoming place to discuss care management techniques, new drugs, clinical trials, and living life to the fullest.

Registration required.  Click registration button below.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

ONLINE

FREE

For more information, call 650-721-8500
Support Group

A monthly support group open to all pancreatic and gastrointestinal patients and caregivers for education, balance, strength and support.

Registration is required.  Call to register.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Second Wednesday of the month

ONLINE

FREE

Next Date: 9/9, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9
For questions, or to register please call Trish Rancine 650-743-4672
Support Group

The following support groups are open to Parkinson's and Parkinsonism (LBD, PSP, MSA, CBD) caregivers only and are facilitated by a social worker. Please RSVP one day in advance of each meeting so that we can keep the group size small to facilitate discussion.

Registration is required.

To join the meeting reminder email list, go to: http://parkinsons.stanford.edu/mailing_list.html


LOCATIONS
No in-person group until further notice.

Mission Villa Memory Care
995 E. Market St.
Private Dining Room
Daly City, CA 94014
2nd Tuesday of the month
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Silverado Memory Care
Community Library

1301 Ralston Ave.
Belmont, CA 94002
1st Thursday of the month
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
St. Bede's Episcopal Church
2650 Sand Hill Rd.
Library
Menlo Park, CA 94025
2nd Friday & 3rd Tuesday of
the month
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Foothills Congregational Church
461 Orange Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
2nd Tuesday of the month
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.


 

 


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

Dates and times vary by location
No in-person group until further notice.

FREE

To register call 650-724-6090
Support Group

This group is open to anyone interested in learning about Parkinson's. No RSVP is required. The group usually has an expert presenter speaking about an aspect of Parkinson's (diagnosis, treatment options, motor and non-motor symptoms, exercise, etc.) and occasionally has a member discussion-focused meeting.

 


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

 

2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

2nd Wednesday of the month
No in-person group until further notice.

FREE

For more information, call 650-724-6090

The Cancer Supportive Care Program in partnership with Silicon Valley Prostate Cancer offers various support groups throughout the Bay Area.  These support groups give patients an opportunity to discuss their experiences, share ideas and provide support to one another.   Groups and activities are voluntary associations of social support and are meant to encourage and inspire.

Support groups offered by Silicon Valley Prostrate Cancer include:

  • Prostate Cancer education and Support Group
  • Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • San Jose Prostate Cancer Support Group

FREE

Support Group

Open to anyone diagnosed with Parkinson's before age 50. The group has frequent expert presenters and occasional group discussion.

Please call before attending for the first time.

 


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

6:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

2nd Tuesday of the month 
No group in June.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

725 Welch Road
Board Room
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

For more information, call 650-248-7363
Coordinated by: Susan Jacobs, RN, MS

About our Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Our Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group was founded in April 2004 and is coordinated by Susan Jacobs RN, MS. Meetings are held every other month. Guest speakers have addressed topics such as:

  • Experimental Therapies for IPF
  • Updates from International American Thoracic Society (ATS) Meetings
  • The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis IPF Research Questionnaire Results
  • All You Need to Know About Oxygen
  • Exercise and the IPF Patient
  • Quality of Life at the End of Life

Please call Susan Jacobs at 650-725-8083 to confirm date and time as they are subject to change.

Second Monday of every other month
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Center for Advanced Lung Disease
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Room H3143

Getting Here »
Call Susan Jacobs: 650-725-8083
Support Group

Come and join our Sarcoma Support group to help build fellowship and connection between patients who have undergone similar life situations and experiences. Our goal is to provide a venue for patients to share their feelings, insights into their care, their home experiences, and families dealing with their care. It will also provide information from various speakers on selected topics. This group is open to patients, families, and their caregivers.

No registration necessary, just drop in.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Second Tuesday of the month
No in-person group until further notice.

Stanford Cancer Center

875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room CC2102
Palo Alto, CA 94305

Getting Here »

FREE

For questions call: 650-743-4672
Support Group

Peer Support for stroke or brain injury patients and their caregivers

Smart Patients provides a secure, supportive online community where those affected by illness can connect, share questions and concerns, learn from each other and benefit from online peer support. 


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

Online offering

FREE

For information call 650.721.8500
Support Group

Please join us for a friendly and supportive environment for stroke patients, their family and caregivers. This support group, in partnership with the Pacific Stroke Association, will have guest speakers every other month, focusing on a holistic approach to provide wellness to the stroke community.

If you are interested in attending one or more of these presentations, please register by calling 650-721-8500.


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

2nd Thursday of the month
No in-person group until further notice.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Basement Floor, Conference Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

FREE

To register or for more information, call 650-721-8500
Led by: Joshua Fronk, DO, Clinical Instructor, and Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor

When living with a serious illness, palliative medicine can help you live longer and live better. Maximizing both your longevity and quality of life is why you receive your care at Stanford Health Care. This new group facilitated by one of our own Supportive Oncology (Palliative Medicine) doctors will help:

  • Define palliative care and how it can help
  • Discuss non-medical interventions for symptom control
  • Explain advanced care planning
  • Discuss clinic and palliative care community resources

Third Tuesday of the month
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Stanford Cancer Center
2nd Floor, Conference Room CC2105
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Getting Here »

Valet parking provided.

Next Date: 10/20
To questions, call: 650-725-9456
Support Group

Special online offering

2nd Wednesday of the month: 7/8, 8/12
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration is required.  To register, click on the registration form below and complete.


A monthly singing gathering for Korean speaking cancer patients, their families and caregivers regardless of age and religion.

No registration necessary, just drop in.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Now offered online!
No in-person groups until further notice.

FREE

Next Date: 7/8, 8/12
For questions, call Chaplain Resident Rev. Yona Park: 408-966-1149
Support Group

For those who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia, you are not alone! Please join us at Stanford to learn about the new treatment options and to share your experience with others going through similar situations.

If you have been diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia and have questions or wish to explore treatment options and coping strategies with other patients and clinical experts, please join us for upcoming Stanford Trigeminal Neuralgia Support Group meetings.

The meetings are free of charge and are a great resource for patient and family education. The meetings consist of 20 minutes speaker presentation, 20 minutes patients' presentations of their own experiences, and open forum for discussion. Also, leading Stanford Neurosurgeon, Steven D. Chang, MD, will join for a Q&A session at the end of each meeting.

Past Talks:

February 27, 2019: "Experiencing new onset of facial pain symptoms? Know the facts of the different types of facial pain before making a decision for any surgical procedures", by Steven Chang, MD.  Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University. Co-Director, Stanford Orofacial Pain Program, Stanford University School of Medicine

November 14, 2018: When drug therapy fails, minimally invasive interventional pain therapies are possible options." by Xiang Qian, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Preoperative and Pain Medicine, Co-Director, Stanford Orofacial Pain Program, Stanford University School of Medicine

August 15, 2018: Medical Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia by Meredith Barad, MD, Headache & Facial Pain Specialist

May 16, 2018: Thermal Ablation Treatments for Trigeminal Neuralgia and Facial Pain" by Xiang Qian, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Preoperative and Pain Medicine, Co-Director, Stanford Orofacial Pain Program, Stanford University School of Medicine

February 21, 2018: Vascular Causes of Facial Pain: Glossopharyngeal, Trigeminal, and Geniculate Neuralgia" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

August 23, 2017: "How Different Facial Pain Symptoms Determine Treatment Success Rates" by Steven Chang, MD - Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

May 10, 2017: "Coping with the diagnosis of Trigeminal Neuralgia" by M. Bret Schneider, MD, Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

February 8, 2017: "Overview of Trigeminal Neuralgia Medications" by Niushen Zhang, MD, Dept. of Neurology, Stanford University

August 25, 2016: "Non-surgical procedures for facial pain" by Xiang Qian, MD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pain Medicine Division, Associate Medical Director, International Medical Services

May 11, 2016: "Percutaneous treatments for Trigeminal Neuralgia" by Xiang Qian, MD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pain Medicine Division, Associate Medical Director, International Medical Services

February 17, 2016: "Classification of 7 Face Pain Types," by Steven Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

October 14, 2015: "What Causes the Pain in the Trigeminal Nerve, and How the Different Treatment Options for Trigeminal Neuralgia Work" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

August 12, 2015: "Surgical Options for Facial Pain Syndromes" by Casey Halpren, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University Medical Center

June 10, 2015: "How Previous Procedures for Trigeminal Neuralgia Impact the Success of Second Procedures" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

April 8, 2015: "Medical Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia" by Meredith Barad, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Neurology & Neurological Sciences

February 18, 2015: "Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia using Radiosurgery" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery

October 8, 2014: "Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia with Medications" by Robert Cowan, MD, FAAN, Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences

August 13, 2014: "The Seven Types of Facial Pain" by Steven D. Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery

June 11, 2014: "Innovative Injection Therapies for TN Face Pain" by Dr. Xiang Qian, and “Behavioral Management Strategies for Chronic Pain” by Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, ANP-BC.

February 12, 2014: "Overview of Facial Pain Program"

October 9, 2013: "Novel Treatments of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Facial Pain" by Jamie Henderson, MD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

August 14, 2013: "Anxiety, Depression, and Coping with the Diagnosis of Trigeminal Neuralgia" by Bret Schneider, MD, Psychiatrist and Consulting Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

June 12, 2013: "Management of Facial Pain" by Robert Cowan, MD, Professor of Neurology

April 10, 2013: "Classification of 7 Face Pain types" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery

November 15, 2012: "Facial Pain" by Steven Chang, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

No in-person group in June.

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

213 Quarry Road
Basement, Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

Free parking in outdoor lots on Sweet Olive Way.
Permits are not required after 4 p.m.

213 Quarry Road
Basement, Room 0511
Palo Alto, CA 94304

FREE

Click REGISTER to sign up or for more information, call 650-736-0262
Led by: Penny Donnelly, RN, LMFT

Penny Donnelly, RN LMFT is the director of the support programs at Stanford's Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Center. She has developed and led a number of counseling and health education programs for patients and facilitates support groups for infertility, third party reproduction (donor egg, donor sperm, use of gestational carrier), and weight loss. Her programs reflect genuine caring, support and guidance. We have also recently implemented a designated group for single women exploring fertility preservation or parenting.

This group is for women (or couples) that would like support as they negotiate the "ups and downs" of fertility treatments.  We will share strategies for improved coping including some mind/body modalities. Sharing, restructuring negative or distorted thinking patterns, improving communication skills, and learning the gift of forgiveness and resilience are some sample agendas. The spirit of this on-going and open group is to provide the attendees with a sense of optimism and emotional stability as they undergo treatments and make decisions about fertility options. 

8/12/14 Stress Reduction Strategies    

  • Eliciting the Relaxation Response
  • Twenty things that bring you joy
  • Being "in the flow"
  • Mindfulness – focusing on the present and the foundations of a mindfulness practice
  • Taping into your "inner" wisdom

9/9/14 Making the Most of Your Fertility Treatments

  • Lifestyle Guidelines
  • Staying connected
  • Life Balance
  • Positive thinking and optimism
  • Finding the best in your partner

For more information, please navigate to the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center. If you are interested in more personalized information about our programs, please email IVFnurse@stanfordmed.org.

Private and couples counseling also available, with NO charge for the first session.

Dates and Times TBD

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center
Suite 200
900 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Getting Here »

Free

Support Group

Stanford Diabetes Care Program in collaboration with the Health Library offers a monthly adult group for people with diabetes and their families. Each month an educational offering is provided in an open forum where individuals can share ideas and gain information. Diabetes can be challenging as it impacts many areas of life; it is important to have support. Meet with others who live with diabetes to share and learn. Refreshments will be served. 

Featured Topics for 2020

1/9 Setting New Year’s Goals Magdalena Ford NP CDE

2/20 Finding Reliable Health Information Jean Johnson, MLIS, AHIP

3/12 Meal Planning for a busy life Gina Milano RD

7/9 Getting back on track with Blood Glucose Control Katie Judge RN CNS CDE

8/13 Prevention of Eye Disease, Kidney Disease & Neuropathy Yunzi Gu NP CDE

9/10 Navigating Medication Management Stanford Health Care Pharmacy

10/8 Impact Exercise has on Blood Glucose Marina Basina MD

11/12 Healthy Holiday Eating Leah Groppo MS RD CDE

12/10 Wellness Group Winter Celebration Anna Simos MPH MS CDE

Refreshments served 30 minutes prior to scheduled talk

Registration To register for this free program call (650) 498-7826

Sponsored by Stanford HealthCare Diabetes Care Program & Health Library

Information Contact asimos@stanfordhealthcare.org

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Second Thursday of every month, except 2/20, 4/9, 5/14, 6/11

Stanford Main Health Library
Hoover Pavilion 

211 Quarry Road, #201
Palo Alto, CA 94304

FREE

Next Date: 7/9
asimos@stanfordhealthcare.org 650-498-7826

Workshops

New
Workshop

Helping a loved one through cancer treatment can be stressful.  The Caregiver Workshop gives caregivers and family members skills and resources to help with:

  • Understand cancer and its treatments
  • Cope with stress
  • Deal with changing family roles
  • Meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient
  • Improve their own mental and physical health
  • Seek out and take advantage of community resources

Registration required.  Call or email us.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Online

FREE

Next Date: 10/22, 12/9
To register or for questions, call or email us 650-725-9456
Service

Healing Touch is a holistic energy therapy that supports healing on physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels. Practitioners use light touch to balance, clear, and energize the human energy field so that an individual’s immune system can better support self healing. Healing Touch complements traditional cancer therapy and can support a reduction of anxiety, depression, fatigue and nausea, lymphedema and neuropathy. If you have never experienced a Healing Touch session and want to discover the benefits schedule an appointment today.


The Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

View more classes and events at the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program »

 

VIDEO or TELEPHONE

During these remote sessions Healing Touch providers will connect with you via video or phone for your session, while you remain in the safety of your own home.

Free

Class
Led by: Sandra Deanne and Aileen Aboudi

The Speech Communication Group was created for individuals who have experienced a stroke or other neurological impairment. In a relaxed and informal setting, Stanford’s highly skilled speech language pathologists facilitate the group and provide participants with the opportunity to practice speech, language, and cognitive skills, experience the camaraderie of those with similar challenges, take pleasure in the social aspect of group therapy and have fun. The group also organizes a variety of community outings.

Registration is required. 


The Stanford Supportive Care Program provides free classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all neuroscience patients regardless of where they receive their care.

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

3rd Monday of the month
No in-person group until further notice.

Stanford Hospital

300 Pasteur Drive
3rd Floor, Neuroscience Conference Room H3150
Stanford, CA 94305

Getting Here »

FREE

To register or for more information, call 650-721-8500