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LAO Virtual Support Group Oct 20

  • 20 Oct 2021
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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LAO Virtual Support Group 

October 20th, 3pm (EST)


This month we will be hosting a virtual support group consisting of only lymphedema patients! This will be a great opportunity to share and discuss personal lymphedema management skills that we have each developed over the years. 


We have launched a monthly lymphedema support group created for and by people with lymphedema.  We come together to share information, hopes, fears, successes and hardships in a safe space to co-create support and growth. 

We launched this initiative for March 6th, 2021 in honor of World Lymphedema Day, this monthly event will be facilitated by a volunteer member lymphedema therapist from across Ontario. 

Facilitators are here to guide and support the group. 

Guiding principles:

  1. We are based on self-help and mutual support

  2. We believe in learning from each other 

  3. We believe in positive and non-judgmental attitudes

  4. We believe in all voices being heard 

Opening the group:

  1. Introduce facilitators

  2. Explain mute/unmute

  3. Explain using chat features and raise hand to talk

  4. Start with an icebreaker (tell us where you are from and where your lymphedema is)

Our goal is that everyone gets and gives support. Please use positive language. We hope to see you there!

First 24 people to register may attend!

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