Events

Upcoming events

    • 21 Sep 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM (EDT)
    • 85
    Register

    The Lymphedema Association of Ontario is commencing our

     2020 Virtual Fundraiser – are YOU willing to participate?

    OR DONATE NOW! 


    Join us for a CHALLENGE: LYMPHEDEMA


     Special presentation with Dr. Rob Rutledge and Dr. Gabriela Ilie, Connection, intimacy and healthy sexuality after Cancer, September 21st at 7 pm


    Zoom event 

    SIGN UP NOW! 


    We will also be hosting events through the next month

     stay tuned for updates on our site and more details to follow! 

              


    Dr. Rob RutledgeMD, FRCPC is a Radiation Oncologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, specializing in breast, prostate and pediatric cancers. He is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. 

    In 1999, Rob co-created the ‘Skills for Healing’ Cancer Weekend Retreats. These weekend support groups teach a powerful and integrated approach to the cancer diagnosis and ways to heal at levels of body, mind and spirit. To date, over 2000 people have attended one of 64 retreats in 30 cities across Canada and abroad. 

    Rob is the CEO and Chair of the Healing and Cancer Foundation, a Registered Charity that freely offers educational videos, documentaries, and live and webcasted seminars. He is co-author of the book The Healing Circle, which captures the teachings and inspirational stories from the weekend retreats. 

    Rob has received a Cancer Care Nova Scotia Award for Excellence in Patient Care, and Doctors Nova Scotia presented him with a Health Promotion Award in recognition of his contribution to physician health and health promotion in cancer patients. 


    www.healingandcancer.org

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    Dr. Rutledge is presenting in partnership with Dr. Gabriela Ilie.


    Dr Ilie a Soillse Scientist in Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Research at Dalhousie University, Psychology Professor, and Certified Relationships Workshop Facilitator.


    Her research focuses on improving the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer through interventions that speak to all aspects of living (e.g. mind, body, social connection, intimacy and psychological growth), improve patient education, empower patients and inform the standards of patient care.


    Dr. Ilie was nominated twice TVO’s Best Lecturer and has been interviewed nationally and internationally by media about her research. 



    • 28 Sep 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM (EDT)
    • 100
    Register

    The Lymphedema Association of Ontario is commencing our

     2020 Virtual Fundraiser – are YOU willing to participate?

    OR DONATE NOW! 


    Join us for the another virtual event CHALLENGE: LYMPHEDEMA

    Monday September 28th, 7 PM for an hour long Exercising with Ann DiMenna Zoom class

    Grab a yoga matt and some water and 

    SIGN UP NOW! 


    We will also be hosting events through the next month

     at 7 pm, stay tuned for updates on our site and more details to follow! 

    Ann is currently the Clinic Director and owner of Markham Lymphatic Centre, a multidisciplinary clinic located in Markham, Ontario. Ann brings expertise from a wide variety of therapy settings, including hospital, home care and private practice orthopedic settings.  Ann is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, where she received a degree in Biochemistry, as well as the University of Toronto, where she

    received a degree in Physiotherapy.  Ann has extensive expertise in treating

    complex injuries and managing complex health issues with precise problem-solving skills. 

    Over the years, Ann has continued to add to her clinical expertise with post-graduate training in orthopedic manual therapy, McKenzie back care techniques and many other courses.  In 2008, Ann completed post-graduate training in Combined Decongestive Therapy and is fully certified to treat patients with lymphedema.  She has developed and taught post-graduate continuing education courses including a Head and Neck training course.  She is a sought-after public speaker for lymphedema associations, hospital staff, patient education sessions, international conferences and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.  One of Ann’s most recent accomplishments was writing the book “The Complete Lymphedema Management and Nutrition Guide”, which is designed to educate patients about self-management strategies.  She looks forward to working with patients from near and far to help them learn to manage their lymphedema and take back control of their symptoms!




Past events

14 Sep 2020 CHALLENGE: LYMPHEDEMA 2020 Yoga and Meditation with Maxine Speck
11 Jun 2020 LAO Annual General Meeting For Fiscal Year Ending March 2020
04 Jun 2020 Live LAO webinar: Lymphedema Self-Care Essentials During COVID 19
21 May 2020 LAO Live Professionals webinar: Jobst Farrow Wrap Short Stretch
14 May 2020 Live LAO webinar: Covid & Lymphedema, How to Maximize your Health, Happiness and Immune Function While at Home with Dr. Rutledge
30 Apr 2020 Live LAO webinar: Hot Topics in Lymphedema Research with Ann DiMenna CDT,BSc Biochem,BSc PT
23 Apr 2020 Encore Webinar: Sodium, Fluids and Lymphedema by Jean LaMantia for LAO
09 Apr 2020 A home program for lymphedema management! Presented by Ann DiMenna CDT,BSc Biochem,BSc PT
02 Apr 2020 MLD Self managements techniques with Ann DiMenna CDT,BSc Biochem,BSc PT
11 Mar 2020 LAO Live Webinar Series: Sodium, Fluids and Lymphedema with Jean LaMantia
03 Feb 2020 Lymphedema Education Assessment Program (LEAP) by Appointment Only
20 Jan 2020 Lymphedema Education Assessment Program (LEAP) by Appointment Only
06 Jan 2020 Lymphedema Education Assessment Program (LEAP) by Appointment Only
01 Nov 2019 National Lymphedema Conference
22 Sep 2019 2019 LaSalle/Windsor Walk
03 Jun 2019 Lymphedema 101 - A Learning & Sharing Social Evening
10 Feb 2019 LaSalle/Windsor Support Group & Social Walk
07 Feb 2019 Lymphedema 101 - Eating Well
21 Oct 2018 2018 LAO Walk Toronto
01 Oct 2018 Lymphedema 101 - A Learning and Social Evening
23 Sep 2018 2018 LAO Walk LaSalle/Windsor
07 Jul 2018 COWBOY UP LTD. PRESENTS VON DOELER'S RAM RODEO RUTHERGLEN
19 Jun 2018 2018 LAO Annual General Meeting
06 Mar 2018 WORLD LYMPHEDEMA DAY
12 Feb 2018 Hearth Place Oshawa - Lymphedema Clinic by Appointment
05 Feb 2018 Hearth Place Oshawa - Lymphedema Clinic by Appointment
04 Feb 2018 LaSalle/Windsor Support Group
07 Nov 2017 Lymphedema Awareness Night in Burlington ON
27 Oct 2017 2017 Canadian National Lymphedema Conference
11 Oct 2017 Well Talks: Cancer, Exercise & Lymphedema
24 Sep 2017 2017 LAO AGM&Walk
13 Jul 2017 Kitchener/Waterloo Lymphercise Class
05 Apr 2017 UHN Lymphedema Awareness
21 Mar 2017 Yoga for Secondary Arm Lymphedema Oshawa
06 Mar 2017 WORLD LYMPHEDEMA DAY
23 Oct 2016 2016 Lymphontario AGM & WALK
06 Mar 2016 LYMPHEDEMA DAY
21 Jan 2016 Oshawa Lymphedema Support Group
21 Jan 2016 YOGA for Lymphedema in Oshawa
08 Jan 2016 Brantford Lymphedema Awareness Group
17 Dec 2015 Oshawa Lymphedema Support Group
17 Dec 2015 YOGA for Lymphedema in Oshawa
11 Dec 2015 Brantford Lymphedema Awareness Group
19 Nov 2015 Oshawa Lymphedema Support Group
19 Nov 2015 YOGA for Lymphedema in Oshawa
13 Nov 2015 Brantford Lymphedema Awareness Group
07 Nov 2015 BCLA Lymphedema Conference
23 Oct 2015 Canadian National Lymphedema Conference
15 Oct 2015 Oshawa Lymphedema Support Group
15 Oct 2015 YOGA for Lymphedema in Oshawa
09 Oct 2015 Brantford Lymphedema Awareness Group
17 Sep 2015 Oshawa Lymphedema Support Group
17 Sep 2015 YOGA for Lymphedema in Oshawa
11 Sep 2015 Brantford Lymphedema Awareness Group
20 Aug 2015 Oshawa Lymphedema Support Group
20 Aug 2015 Oshawa YOGA for Lymphedema
21 Jul 2015 The Lymphedema Association of Ontario CHARITY WALK 2015
28 Jun 2015 LE&RN Walk/Run to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases
18 Jun 2015 Lymphedema Support Group Oshawa
18 Jun 2015 Yoga for Secondary Arm Lymphedema Oshawa
03 Jun 2015 LAO Booth at Oncology Day Conference
21 May 2015 Lymphedema Support Group Oshawa
21 May 2015 Yoga for Secondary Arm Lymphedema Oshawa
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