Lourdes Offers Free Holistic Retreat for Cancer Patients
Thursday, September 3, 2009
WILLINGBORO, N.J. (September 3, 2009) -- The Cancer Center at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County is sponsoring a free seminar, Peaceful Refuge: A Day-Long Retreat for Cancer Patients, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at the Francis House of Prayer in Westampton, New Jersey.
Designed to provide a day of stress relief for patients coping with a diagnosis of cancer, the program will offer participants information on complementary therapies that may be beneficial throughout their treatment and recovery. Topics will include acupuncture, holistic nutrition and relaxing yoga. In addition, participants can enjoy a seated chair massage.
The program includes a light breakfast and lunch. Space is limited, and registration is required. To register or to request additional information, call (609) 835-5432. Directions to the Francis House of Prayer are available at www.fhop.org/directions.
Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, a 249-bed community hospital, is part of Lourdes Health System, which includes Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden. Lourdes Health System is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y., and is a member of Catholic Health East, a health system with 34 hospitals in 11 eastern states. More information is available at www.lourdesnet.org and at www.che.org.