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Garden Tour Raises Funds for Free Cancer Fitness Program
On May 18, GAMC and the Glendale Historical Society teamed up to raise funds for a much-needed cancer fitness program in the Glendale community. The Glendale Garden Tour featured a tour of 12 beautiful, private gardens in the Glendale area and raised approximately $36,000 to help start a free cancer fitness program here at GAMC.
The staff at GAMC is proud to give our community access to all of the tools that they need to fight and survive cancer. GAMC cancer experts, physical therapists and certified athletic trainers have put together a unique program tailored specifically for cancer patients following surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy, helping them to:
• Recapture lost strength
• Increase muscle mass
• Enhance joint range of motion
• Improve balance
• Regain inspiration and personal power to take an active role in treatment and recovery
The classes, which include a general fitness class and a yoga class, are conveniently located at the Therapy & Wellness Center, with free parking, lockers and changing rooms for participants. And, thanks to the funds raised at the Glendale Garden tour, classes are free to any cancer patient.
Fitness for Cancer Survivors
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10-11 a.m.
Yoga for Cancer Survivors
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1-2 p.m.
For more information on how you can donate to the cancer fitness program at GAMC, call the Healthcare Foundation at Ext. 8055.