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Touch, Caring and Cancer: A workshop for care-partners and care-givers

Meeting: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 10:00 AM

A workshop for care-partners and caregivers and their loved ones with cancer

At these classes, you will learn detailed massage techniques, including safe and simple instructions that may help to comfort and reduce the side effects of treatment symptoms such as pain, anxiety, fatigue, depression, nausea, neuropathy and difficulty sleeping.

The classes are on
Saturday, September 7 and November 9  
from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. (lunch included)
in the Hurvitz Board Room (located near the gift shop).

Touch for Comfort Care – Oncology Massage for Caregivers is a class for family members, friends and caregivers of someone with cancer. It is intended for use in partnership with your medical team and not meant to treat or diagnosis any medical condition.

The workshop is free, courtesy of the Michael H. Flanagan Foundation.

To Register, contact Judy at 401-247-2220 or

Judy Antonelli is RI & MA licensed and Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Body Work. She has maintained a private practice, A Touch of Health Massage Co. in Riverside, RI since 1991. Judy is highly skilled in therapeutic touch with high standards and a commitment to wellness. As an oncology massage practitioner she also practices at the Adele R. Decof Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Miriam Hospital.

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164 Summit Avenue
Providence, RI 02906

Hurvitz Board Room
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