Chats for adults
Our live, weekly online chats provide a friendly forum to share experiences and chat with others about anything from the initial phase of diagnosis to treatment and survivorship. This chat is open for you to discuss any issue related to living with NHL: a new diagnosis, treatment decisions, relapse, treatment side effects, emotional toll, fatigue, interpersonal relationships, clinical trials, living with uncertainty, etc.
If you have questions, or suggestions for an upcoming chat, tweet at us or email us at [email protected] National Facilitated by specially-trained, multi-disciplinary teams that includes a Program Supervisor, Recreation Programmers and Personal Support Workers, trained volunteers and gerontology/Recreation students, CHATS’ Adult Day Programs provide seniors with individualized plans of care, a variety of social and wellness activities, companionship, nutritious snacks and lunch, in a safe, friendly and caring environment while addressing social isolation for seniors, and provides respite for caregivers.Activities include exercise, mental stimulation, crafts, outings, relaxation programs, entertainment, health promotion and disease prevention.The online chats are not a replacement for psychotherapy or support groups. Read more about each chat below: Participants must agree to the terms posted on the registration page, including posting truthful and appropriate comments, staying on topic, listening to and respecting others, and protecting privacy. This chat provides a forum for family members and friends to address the stresses and triumphs shared by those caring for someone with a blood cancer. The role of the moderator/facilitator is to provide support and guide conversation, as needed, throughout the chats.
The moderator's role is largely determined by the wants and needs of participants in each chat.
For example, "Diagnosed cases of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder increased almost 4 percent every year from 2000 to 2010 making it the number one mental health concern in children." also understands that children are not the only ones who have ADHD or ADD - it has also become a phenomenon for adults as well.
For example, ADHD "...affects an estimated 4.1 percent of adults, ages 18-44, in a given year." It seems common sense that there would be an adult population with ADHD or ADD; after all, these children who have been diagnosed do grow up.
This chat is open to discuss any issue related to living with myeloma: a new diagnosis, treatment decisions, relapse, treatment side effects, emotional toll, fatigue, clinical trials, living with uncertainty, etc.
PT Register now This chat provides a forum for patients to address the stresses and triumphs shared by those living with myeloma.
The National Council regularly holds Twitter chats on a variety of topics.