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2/12/2018

Bridge to Wellness® A Program for Cancer Survivors, Starting March 13 in Kohler


Kohler, Wis. – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital and its partner, Prevea Health, are pleased to announce Bridge to Wellness® – a 10-week series designed to help cancer survivors find healing and wellness – in collaboration with Sports Core.
 
Bridge to Wellness will be held every Tuesday from March 13 to May 15, 2018 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the 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
  • Stress management
Any and all cancer survivors in the region who have been approved by their oncology teams are encouraged to participate in 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 Bridge to Wellness must register by Friday, March 2 at www.stnicholashospital.org/Bridge, or, call Tracy Dumke, program facilitator, at (920) 459-4665.
 
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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
Prevea Health’s mission is to care for people with passion, pride, and respect. Founded in 1996, Prevea Health partners with 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, to provide access to more than 200 physicians in more than 60 specialty areas. Prevea has more than 80 locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin and Western Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley region. 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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