Wellness program for cancer survivors begins March 5

February 03, 2020
Kohler, Wis. – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital and Prevea Health are offering Anew Bridge to Wellness – a 12-week series designed to help cancer survivors find healing and wellness – in collaboration with Sports Core.
 
Anew Bridge to Wellness will be held every Thursday from March 5 through May 21, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Sports Core, 100 Willow Creek Dr. in Kohler. Participants will learn about exercise, nutrition and making healthy choices as cancer survivors. They will also meet one-on-one with a cancer exercise specialist and dietitian.
 
Series topics include:
 
  • Introduction to cardio and strengthening
  • Cancer nutrition
  • Planning a workout
  • Mindful eating
  • Foods that fight cancer
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Basic yoga and flexibility
  • Stress management
Any and all cancer survivors in the region who have been medically approved by their oncology teams are encouraged to participate in Anew Bridge to Wellness. The cost is $100, and each participant will receive a complimentary membership at Sports Core for the duration of the program.
 
Those wishing to participate in Anew Bridge to Wellness must register by March 1 at www.stnicholashospital.org/Bridge, or by calling (920) 884-5774.
 
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About HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has been delivering high quality health care to Sheboygan and its surrounding communities since 1890. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, 24-hour emergency care, digestive health, orthopedics, cardiac, home health and hospice care. The hospital’s primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of high quality and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.  An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. To learn more, visit www.stnicholashospital.org.
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org.  For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.
 
About Prevea Health
Founded in Green Bay, Wis. in 1996, Prevea Health is a health care organization that provides high-quality, primary and specialty health care in 80+ locations across Northern, Eastern and Western Wisconsin in clinic and hospital settings. It is partnered with six Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals across Wisconsin to provide patients a system of highly-coordinated care, close to home: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan; HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls; HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire; and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. For more information, visit www.prevea.com.
 
 
 
 
Contact:
Angela Deja, Public Relations Coordinator
(920) 272-3360

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