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Cancer Educational Wellness Series

Portrait of a mature couple spending quality time together outdoors

UF Health Palliative Care is offering Our Cancer Educational Wellness Series helps promote health and quality of life for cancer patients and their families.

The class is offered on the fourth Monday of each month from 1:30PM to 2:30PM.

How to attend

Wellness series archives

2022

2021

2020

UF Health Palliative Care would like to give a special thank you to the Climb for Cancer Foundation for supporting this program.

Patient resources

Websites

  • The Legacy Center
    Offers service to guide individuals to identify and communicate core values and experiences that have given their lives meaning.
  • The Legacy Guide
    Carol Franco and Kent Lineback website.
  • Ethical Will
    Barry Baines’ Website, with advice, workshops, trainings, a newsletter, etc.
  • Sacred Conversations
    Boston-area coach Donna Krone offers coaching and workshops for creating legacy letters..
  • Story Circle
    Membership organization for women who want to document their lives and explore their personal stories through journaling, memoir, autobiography, personal essays, poetry, drama, and mixed-media.
  • Story Corps
    Provides Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of their lives.
  • Turning Memories
    Soleil Lifestory Network. Turning Memories into Memoirs: helping people write personal and family stories.
  • Your Ethical Will
    Based on The Wealth of Your Life Guide; offers coaching and writing help for creating an ethical will.

Books

  • Albom, Mitch, Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lessons (Doubleday, 1997)
  • Angelou, Maya, Letter to My Daughter (Random House, 2008)
  • Baines, Barry K. MD, Ethical Wills: Putting your Values on Paper (Perseus Books, 2006)
  • Burgess, Gloria, Dare to Wear Your Soul on the Outside: Live Your Legacy Now (Jossey-Bass, 2008)
  • Elgin, Duane and Coleen LeDrew, Living Legacies: How to Write, Illustrate, and Share Your Life Stories (Conari Press, 2001)
  • Franco, Carol and Kent Lineback, The Legacy Guide: Capturing the Facts, Memories, and Meaning of Your Life (J. Tarcher/Penguin, 2006)
  • Freed, Rachael, Women’s Lives, Women’s Legacies: Passing Your Beliefs & Blessings to Future Generations (Fairview Press, 2003)
  • Joy, Meredith, My Last Wishes: A Journal of Life, Love, Laughs & a Few Final Notes (HarperCollins, 2007)
  • Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth & David Kessler, Life Lessons: Two experts on death and dying teach us about the mysteries of life and living (Scribner, 2000)
  • Ledoux, Dennis, Turning Memories into Memoirs: a Handbook for Writing Life Stories (Soleil Press, 2005); The Photo Scribe: A Writing Guide: How to Write the Stories Behind Your Photographs (Soleil Press, 2008)
  • Luskin, Fred, Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness (HarperCollins, 2002)
  • Lustbader, Wendy, What’s Worth Knowing (Penguin Press, 2002)
  • Markova, Dawna, I Will Not Die an Unlived Life: Reclaiming Purpose and Passion (Conari Press, 2000)
  • McCord, Bill, The Gift of You: How to Tell Your Loved Ones Who You Really Are (Chicago Review Press, 2004)
  • O’Kelly, Eugene, Chasing Daylight: How my Forthcoming Death Transformed my Life (McGraw Hill, 2006)
  • Palmer, Parker J., Let your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation (Harper Collins. 2000)
  • Pausch, Randy and Jeffrey Zaslow, The Last Lecture (Hyperion, 2008)
  • Spence, Linda, Legacy: A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Personal History (Swallow Press/U. of Ohio Press, 1997)
  • Schachter-Shalomi. Zalman and Ronald S. Miller, From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A profound New Vision of Growing Older (Warner Books, 1997)
  • Seale, Alan, Soul Mission, Life Vision: Recognize Your True Gifts and Make Your Mark in the World (Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC, 2003)
  • Shaiman, Barbara Greenspan, Live Your Legacy Now! Ten Simple Steps to Find Your Passion and Change the World (iUniverse, Inc., 2009)
  • Turnbull, Susan B., The Wealth of Your Life: A Step-Step Guide for Creating Your Ethical Will (Benedict Press, 2005, available through www.yourethicalwill.com.

Resources from ML Newhouse and D Krone, 2010