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1/17/2020

Bridge to Wellness: A Two-Step Wellness Program for Cancer Survivors


Green Bay – HSHS St.  Vincent Hospital Cancer Centers and Prevea Health are pleased to announce Bridge to Wellness, a two-step wellness program for cancer survivors, beginning Feb. 5, at Western Racquet and Fitness Club, 2500 S. Ashland Ave. in Green Bay.
 
  • Step 1 of Bridge to Wellness will introduce the benefits of exercise and nutrition and the role each play in living a healthy lifestyle as a cancer survivor. Sessions will be held each Wednesday, Feb. 5 to March 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sessions will explore cancer nutrition myths and truths, relationships after cancer, yoga and more.
 
  • Step 2 of Bridge to Wellness is open to those who have completed Step 1, or have graduated from a previous Bridge to Wellness program. The sessions will build upon the knowledge and gains participants have made as well as introduce new activities. Sessions will be held each Wednesday, April 22 to May 27, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.   
 
Any and all cancer survivors in the region who have been approved by their oncology teams are encouraged to participate. Participants must undergo a pre-assessment prior to starting each step of the program. Pre-assessments for Step 1 will take place Jan. 27 to 31 and Step 2 from April 13 to 17.
 
The cost to participate in Step 1 is $65 and for Step 2, $35. Each participant, plus a guest, will receive a complimentary membership to Western Racquet and Fitness Club for the duration of the program.
 
To register, call (920) 433-8488 or visit: www.stvincenthospital.org/bridge
 
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About HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Cancer Centers
HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Cancer Centers includes the largest group of oncologists in Northeast Wisconsin and provides patients access to state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment technologies, as well as multiple supportive therapies at five locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin. It has been accredited by the Commission on Cancer for more than 55 years and is recognized as an Integrated Network Cancer Program – the highest level of accreditation possible for a non-teaching hospital. With decades of experience and a passion to provide patients the best care possible, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Cancer Centers works directly with the National Cancer Institute to bring people in the Northeast Wisconsin region access to the newest, leading-edge cancer clinical trials, drugs and prevention studies. For more information, visit
www.stvincenthospital.org/cancer.
 
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/.
 

Media Contacts


Angela Deja
Public Relations Coordinator
angela.deja@hshs.org
(920) 272-3360

Dana Jermstad
Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager
dana.jermstad@hshs.org
(920) 429-1752
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