Cancer Activities & Support Groups

Cope with cancer with help from your community in Paradise, California

The cancer center at Adventist Health Feather River has a full time social worker available to assist with psychosocial support, information, community resource referrals and more. Contact Terra Forristel, social worker, at (530) 876-3157.

Art classes with Christine Mac Shane

Art classes are offered for cancer survivors and their caregivers. Classes are held in the Adventist Health Feather River cancer center conference room on Wednesdays, 10-11:30 am. Call Terra Forristel at (530) 876-3157 to register.

Brighter days/bright smiles

Exams and discussions by dermatologists and oral health professionals. This program is held on the first Tuesday of each month at 1:00 in the AHFR Cancer Center Conference Room. "It is our pleasure to serve you and our hope is that we can assist you in making your life more comfortable in even the small ways" says Dr. Richey. Call Terra Forristel at (530) 876-3157 to register.

Look good...feel better

We have advice on makeup and wigs for cancer survivors. This program is held in the Adventist Health Feather River cancer center board room. Call the American Cancer Society (800) ACS-23455 for class schedules.

Sharing the Journey support group

A support group for all cancer patients, caregivers and family members led by Terra Forristel, social worker. This support group meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 3:00-4:30 pm in a room next to Beyond Fitness, 7224 Skyway. For more information call Terra Forristel at (530) 876-3157.

Spiritual care support group

Brad Brown, M.Div., leads a spiritual support group for all those who have been touched by cancer. This group meets in the Adventist Health Feather River cancer center conference room on the first Tuesday of the month at 12:00 p.m. For more information, call Brad Brown at (530) 876-7102

YOCAS

Yoga for cancer survivors. This one-hour class is held every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at Beyond Fitness, located at 7224 Skyway.