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Prostate Cancer Family Support Group

Prostate Cancer Family Support Group

Prostate Cancer Family Support Group

What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. The prostate is a gland found only in males. It makes some of the fluid that is part of semen.

The size of the prostate can change as a man ages. In younger men, it is about the size of a walnut, but it can be much larger in older men.

Some prostate cancers grow and spread quickly, but most grow slowly. In fact, autopsy studies show that many older men (and even some younger men) who died of other causes also had prostate cancer that never affected them during their lives. In many cases, neither they nor their doctors even knew they had it.

Source: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/about/what-is-prostate-cancer.html

About the Prostate Cancer Family Support Group 

Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation’s Prostate Cancer Family Support Group provides a forum to encourage education, support and discussion about various prostate cancer-related topics, including available treatments, managing side effects, and the benefits of diet, exercise and other lifestyle modifications. Members have time to interact with other prostate cancer patients to share their experiences and receive mutual support. 

While the Prostate Cancer Family Support Group usually meets on the Lower Level of the Riverside Medical Clinic’s Main Campus at 7117 Brockton Avenue in Riverside on the second Thursday of each month, during this time due to COVID-19, we have moved our support groups online for the time being.

Virtual meetings are FREE, and participants are welcome from all medical groups. Spouses, partners, adult family members, and close friends are welcome to attend.

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November 2020

Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting

November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Online Support Group – FREE and open to the public Date and Time: Thursday, November 12 at 6:30 PM, PST Topic: Let's Catch Up! How have you been? Join Foundation Program Coordinator, Jeannette Rodriguez, virtually in a zoom video meeting to catch up on health, lifestyle, and home activities. Jeannette will also share needed resources and updates on year-end plans. Register here:  https://bit.ly/supportgroup-pc-nov Virtual support group meetings are FREE and participants are welcome from all medical groups. For questions about…

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December 2020

Cooking with Christina: Holiday Edition – Support Group Virtual Presentation

December 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Online Support Group Presentation – FREE and open to the public Date and Time: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM, PST Special Virtual Presentation: Cooking with Christina: Holiday Edition Guest Presenter: Christina Bauch, Marketing Representative at Home Instead Christina Bauch is the Marketing Representative for Home Instead Senior Care in Riverside. She has a heart for helping people and bringing joy to their lives.  She works to provide solutions to families who are struggling with caring for an aging…

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Support Group Virtual Holiday Bingo Night (Members Only)

December 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Greetings RMCCF Support Group Members! Time is flying by and the holiday season is almost upon us. This year's Holiday Dinner celebration will look different as we continue to observe safety measurements due to COVID-19.  Although we will not be gathering in-person, we still have a FUN TIME planned for you, our dear support group members!  Event Details  We will be hosting a Virtual Bingo Night full of fun and prizes for our members only. Date/Time: December 10, 2020 at…

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January 2021

Step by Step Solutions for Bladder Issues – Prostate Cancer Support Group

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Prostate Cancer Support Group – FREE and open to the public Date and Time: Thursday, January 21, 2020, at 6:30 PM, PST Topic: Step by Step Solutions for Bladder Issues Guest Presenter: Lisa King, The Fulfilled Pharmacist, Life Coach & Amazon Best Selling Author  Speaker Bio: Lisa King is a pharmacist of 32 years. She is a life coach and Amazon Best Selling Author of the book she coauthored with her sister, Tiny Life Changes. She is passionate about health…

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February 2021

RMCCF Support Groups’ Valentine’s Virtual Bingo Night

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

RMCCF SUPPORT GROUPS' VALENTINE'S VIRTUAL BINGO NIGHT Join us on Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 6:00 PM, PST, for an evening of virtual Bingo! Not currently an RMCCF Support Group Member? No problem! Join us for virtual bingo and get to know some of our support group members and learn about upcoming support groups!  EVENT DETAILS: We will be hosting a Valentine's Virtual Bingo Night full of fun and opportunities for connection. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 10, 2021. You…

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March 2021

Mourning Together, Apart: Grief During the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Online Support Group of RMCCF (FREE and open to the public) Date and Time: Thursday, March 11, 2021, @ 6:00 PM, PST Topic: Mourning Together, Apart: Grief During the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic A conversation regarding 👇🏽 ☑️ Covid-19 and our collective experience with loss ☑️ Common reactions to grief after someone has died ☑️ How to cope with personal loss ☑️ How to help someone else who is grieving ☑️ Supporting the children in your life during a…

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Self-Care and Emotional Wellness for Caregivers

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT

Online Support Group Presentation (FREE and open to the public) Date and Time: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, @ 6:00 PM, PDT Topic: Self-Care and Emotional Wellness for Caregivers It is natural to feel angry, frustrated, exhausted, alone, or sad. Caregiver stress — the emotional and physical stress of caregiving is common. Join us to learn about the benefits of self-care to lessen depression and increase coping skills. Remember, you are not alone! Presenters: Mary Hrinko, Program Specialist II and Samica Taylor,…

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April 2021

A Final Act of Love: End-of-Life Advance Care Planning

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Online Support Group of RMCCF (FREE and open to the public) 📑 Helpful Resources & Documents 📑 🔗 About Advanced Healthcare Directives - FAQ's 🔗 Advanced Healthcare Directive (English) - PDF 🔗 Advanced Healthcare Directive (Español) - PDF    A Final Act of Love: End-of-Life Advance Care Planning A conversation regarding 👇🏽 ☑️ Initiating and navigating difficult conversations ☑️ Different types of advance health care directives ☑️ Leaving a legacy of life story and personal philosophy ☑️ Final rites for…

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“Spring Fling” Support Group Virtual Bingo Night

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

You are invited to RMCCF’s “Spring Fling” Support Group Virtual Bingo Night, Thursday, April 22, at 6 PM, PDT. Prizes and a good time are on the agenda for the evening! 😉 Family members are encouraged to join! Please RSVP to Alina@RMCcharity.org, or call (951) 428-4179 Please provide in your RSVP: Name, Email, Phone, # of players BINGO DETAILS  Please plan to meet on ZOOM on your computer/laptop, as well as have a 2nd device (cell phone/tablet) handy to play…

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May 2021

Technology Aids for Caregivers

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Online Support Group Presentation (FREE and open to the public) Date and Time: Wednesday, May 12, 2021, @ 10 AM, PDT  Topic: Technology Aids for Caregivers Presenter: Jennifer S. Lee, Field Project Coordinator & Trainer, Front Porch | Center for Innovation and Wellbeing Webinar Description: At the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing, our mission is to explore innovative uses of technology to empower individuals to live well, especially into their later years. We welcome all caregivers to learn about…

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