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Community Meetings Coping With the Holidays

When:   Thursday, November 14, 2013
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where:   Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Click here to listen to the podcast of this event.

During this free community meeting, Eucharia Borden, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C helped you

  • discover ways to manage your feelings during the holidays
  • get answers to questions you may have about taking care of yourself and enjoying the holiday season while balancing the complex emotions associated with breast cancer
  • learn strategies for sharing these concerns with those closest to you to help you feel more connected with, and supported by,the ones you love

About Our Speakers 

Eucharia Borden, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C is a certified outpatient oncology social worker at Lankenau Medical Center in Pennsylvania, pursuing her passion for working with those living with chronic illnesses including mental illnesses,HIV/AIDS, and—for the past 6 years—adults diagnosed with cancer (in both inpatient and outpatient settings).

Eucharia was a recipient of the 2012 Look Good…Feel Better® State Sunrise Award for Pennsylvania’s East Central Division for her work with the Look Good Feel Better Program, through which licensed cosmetologists and beauty professionals volunteer to teach women affected by cancer how to cope with hair loss and skin changes. She is also 1 of 150 social work professionals participating in this year’s ExCEL in Social Work (Excellence in Cancer Education and Leadership) Program and is a member of the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW), serving on the Membership Committee.

Continuing to share her extensive understanding of the social and emotional challenges of living with a disease, Eucharia serves as a spokesperson for Reimagine, the first company of its kind to offer an online platform that addresses “the other half of care” for those affected by cancer.  She teaches a 10-week online coping skills training course called Pillars4Life™, currently offered at 21 hospitals across the country through a LIVESTRONG Foundation Community Impact Project grant. Eucharia has found her purpose serving others, providing support and being that beacon of light in the darkness.

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